- Any conversation about the Yankees current and future roster usually comes around to the white elephant in the room: age. We all know this, as the presence of A-Rod, Derek Jeter, and Mark Teixeira are probably one of the big reasons why Jesus Montero is still toying around at catcher. What's missing from the conversation is the fact that these decrepit geezers are still pretty good - Jeter was the worst of the bunch at 2.5 WAR last season - and despite the fame, fortune, and affections of famous actresses, these three only wound up being the 4th, 6th, and 7th most valuable Yankee hitters last season. In other words, the transition away from them has already begun.
- This rumor seems to have gotten very little press, but if it's legitimate, it would be a head-scratcher. It was one thing when MLB talked about contracting the Twins and Expos ten years ago - neither team was good, and both had mediocre front offices and stingy owners. Plus, what kind of scheduling issues would come up with an odd number of teams? I could see the Rays getting relocated, but not contracted.
- How bad are the Twins when they play the Yankees? 1962 Mets bad.
- These preseason predictions came in a bit late.
New York Yankees News and Notes: Old Men, Old Ideas, Old Teams
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