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Today on Pinstripe Alley - 4/16/21

Here’s your rundown at week’s end.

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NYY News: Voit inching towards return

Luke Voit is getting closer to his return; The Yankees power has gone from their strength to a weakness; Three takeaways from the road trip; The Yankees and Rays comment on the tension between them.

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Dissecting Gio Urshela’s day at shortstop

Filling in for the dinged up Gleyber Torres, Gio Urshela played a perfectly fine shortstop against the Blue Jays on Tuesday.

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New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays: Series Preview

The Yankees get a crack at their division foes away from the mausoleum-like confines of the Trop.

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The Yankees always need a large number of relief pitchers to get through a season, and this year is no exception. Could Trevor Lane be the newest addition to the Scranton Shuttle?

Challenging the Yankees’ internal assessments

After holding their internal depth pieces this winter, the Yankees are showing no interest in playing them.

Today on Pinstripe Alley - 4/15/21

Here’s the preview for your Thursday reading.

NYY News: Boone calls mound move “drastic”

Bullpen game likely incoming against Rays; Yankees’ starters putting serious early strain on the bullpen; The new baseball is as confounding as ever; Story could be New York’s missing puzzle piece.

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A Disastrous Opening: The first five Days of the 2017 season

The 2017 Yankees finished one win away from the World Series, but they looked much different at the beginning of the season.

Yankees 4, Blue Jays 5: Judge homered twice... but so did Bichette

Aaron Judge homered twice, but that wasn’t enough offense for the Yankees in their series finale loss.

NYY vs. TOR: Corey Kluber vs. T.J. Zeuch

Can the Yankees pick up a series win over the Jays?

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Yankees 2021 Season Preview: Brooks Kriske

The hard-throwing righty has struggled to stick at the major league level, but has flashed wipeout stuff throughout the minors.

Analyzing Gleyber Torres’s strange start at the plate to 2021

The Yankees’ shortstop has struggled catching up to the heat.

Aaron Hicks and the importance of mental health

After Daunte Wright was killed on Sunday, the outfielder asked to sit out of Monday’s contest.

PSA Podcast Ep. 122: The Gerrit Cole Show (feat. The Yankees)

Gerrit Cole dominates as the offense struggles to stay afloat early on.

Yankees Editorials & Reactions

Bomber Bites

Today on Pinstripe Alley - 4/14/21

The Yankees wrap up their six-game Florida tour.

NYY news: Gleyber’s finger forces him out of the lineup

Gleyber Torres nursing a jammed ring finger; Billy Beane and Brian Cashman’s relationship goes well beyond baseball; MLB trade deadline moved up one day

Yankees 3, Blue Jays 7: But the damage was done

Jameson Taillon was unable to slow the Blue Jays’ offense, while the Yankees couldn’t get anything going against Hyun Jin Ryu.

NYY vs. TOR: Jameson Taillon vs. Hyun Jin Ryu

Jameson Taillon makes his second start for the Yankees, Gio Urshela mans shortstop, and Gary Sánchez bats cleanup.

Early-season weird stats: Yankees edition

Small sample sizes create room for the unthinkable. Let’s have some fun while watching some weird stats and numbers

If Aroldis Chapman’s splitter is here to stay, he could be better than ever

Chappy’s splitty brings the fireballer’s already overpowering package of pitches an element of surprise.

Yankees Minor Leagues & Prospects

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What Jay Bruce teaches us about the shift

Here’s why hitters can’t just "shorten up and take it the other way!"

Yankees 2021 Prospect Preview: Ryder Green

With top-of-the-line power and one of the strongest outfield arms in the system, Ryder Green is a prospect to watch in 2021.

Why don’t some Yankees fans like Giancarlo Stanton?

An attempt to decipher the hostility toward Giancarlo Stanton.

Today on Pinstripe Alley - 4/13/21

Here’s your preview for a Tuesday.

NYY news: Hicks takes a mental health day

Hicks off on Monday; Taillon not bothered by pitching in Dunedin; Cole/Higashioka battery continues to prosper; Jasson Dominguez profiled by MiLB

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Yankees 3, Blue Jays 1: Never count out Gerrit Cole

The Cole/Higashioka tandem was too much for Toronto.

NYY vs. TOR: Gerrit Cole vs. Robbie Ray

A regular season game live from Dunedin, rather than Toronto.