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Today on Pinstripe Alley - 4/13/21

Here’s your preview for a Tuesday.

MLB: New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

On the verge of getting swept by the Rays on Sunday, the Yankees were staring right at a 3-6 start to the season. An MLB campaign is obviously very long, but a three-game manhandling by the rival Rays would have felt pretty poor even at the outset. But the Yankees rallied to win that game, and now they’ve put together a win streak. They can run that streak to three tonight, when Jameson Taillon faces off with Hyun Jin Ryu

Today on the site, Dan previews outfield prospect Ryder Green’s 2021 campaign, and Cooper looks at Aroldis Chapman’s splitter usage. Elsewhere, Kevin tries to reason out the vitriol that Giancarlo Stanton receives, and Josh provides some interesting analysis of the shift, through the lens of Jay Bruce’s experience thus far this season.

Today’s Matchup:

New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Time: 7:07 p.m. EST

TV: YES Network, Sportsnet

Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280

Venue: TD Ballpark

Fun Questions:

1. Is Gerrit Cole the favorite for the AL Cy Young Award right now?

2. Do you think the Yankees’ bullpen can keep up this run of dominance?