Pinstripe Alley Podcast Episode 43: Tanaka Time and Pineday

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

All of the sudden. the Yankees have two of the most exciting young starters in baseball, and it's pretty tremendous.

Young talent on this team? Timely hitting? What is this sorcery?

[0:45] Basking in the excellence of Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda
[4:08] Some more thoughts on the full Yankees rotation, in particular the up-and-down CC Sabathia
[8:45] The Yankees' bullpen is hanging in there without David Robertson, so bravo to them. On the downside though, we're not positive that Dellin Betances actually alive
[13:35] Waiting on the returns of David Robertson and Mark Teixeira next week, and considering possible corresponding roster moves
[18:25] R.I.P. Brian Roberts' back
[22:36] The rise of Beltran Force and signs of life from Brian McCann
[25:15] Francisco Cervelli's injury and the call-ups of Scott Sizemore and John Ryan Murphy--who is the first base backup and is the Artist Formerly Known as J.R. now a better defender than Austin Romine?
[30:23] 1890s baseball player or British nobleman?
[34:42] Tweetbag: 2015 rotation possibilities: Lester/Scherzer/Phelps/Banuelos, Tanaka's fake splitter (per Mitch Williams), Dante Bichette Jr.'s early results, Stephen Drew and the qualifying offer system, and the Yankees' third baseman on August 1st
[45:21] Yankee/Mitre of the Week

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