Alex Eisert is a Pinstripe Alley contributor and lifelong Yankees fan. His writing also regularly appears at FanGraphs and has previously shown up at Pitcher List and Sports Info Solutions. He's especially interested in how and why baseball players make decisions on the field, decision-making being something he struggles with in his own life.
How does Aaron Boone’s temper stack up historically?
Last week, a run of three ejections in 10 games ended in a suspension for the Yankees’ skipper.
Yankees 6, Orioles 9: Catastrophic seventh sinks Yanks
A 5-1 lead fell to pieces in the seventh when the O’s dropped eight, as the Yanks lost a chance to win the series.
NYY vs. BAL: Nestor Cortes vs. Tyler Wells
Cortes will attempt to follow up his best start in a month against another tough AL East offense.
This Week in Statcast — Red-Hot Rizzo
The shift ban is helping the slugging first baseman to one of the best months of his career, but not in all the ways you might expect.
Yankees 0, Blue Jays 3: Weary bullpen, errors spoil Cole’s scoreless start
Gerrit Cole did his best to give the Yankees length, but had to work around some errors, and the weary ‘pen couldn’t hold on after missed opportunities on offense.
NYY @ TOR: Gerrit Cole vs. Chris Bassitt
After a taxing day for the Yankees’ bullpen, they’ll turn to their ace to soak up some innings.
This Week in Statcast: Where’s Oswaldo?
The scuffling switch-hitter has been a major negative on pitches on and around the corners of the strike zone, causing him to pound the ball into the ground.
Yankees 10, A’s 5: Diaz demolition denied
No one Yankee put up a line like the A’s second baseman, but the Bombers as a whole overcame his contributions.
NYY vs. OAK: Clarke Schmidt vs. Drew Rucinski
Schmidt looks to continue improving against a weak Oakland A’s lineup and the captain makes his return.