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The 2022 Red Sox are showing why flexibility is not a prize

Boston’s horrible start is an indictment of a roster designed to save money over prioritizing talent.

NYY News: No panic yet over IKF’s struggles

Aaron Boone is staying confident in Isiah Kiner-Falefa; Are Judge and Stanton building for a 2017 repeat?; Clarke Schmidt appreciative of being promoted back up; Josh Donaldson showing his valuE.

Exploring the Yankees’ early use of their starting pitchers

The starters haven’t been going very deep, but there’s generally been perfectly good reasons for it.

Yankees 2, Rangers 4: Offense can’t cover for rare King mistakes

King gave up the lead following a good Jordan Montgomery start, and Giancarlo Stanton’s homer was the sole source of offense

NYY vs. TEX: Jordan Montgomery vs. Glenn Otto

Jordan Montgomery looks to continue his strong start against the former Yankees prospect Glenn Otto.

The Yankees are making a one-man DH look obsolete

While Giancarlo Stanton has been married to the role in recent years, the flexibility with which the Yankees have used their DH in 2022 will be hard to give up.

NYY News: Healthy, for once

The Yankees have been one of the healthiest teams so far; Anthony Rizzo’s thoughts on his contract and fast start; Joey Gallo’s slow start being driven by bad luck; Anthony Volpe enjoying being a hometown kid in Double-A

The Yankees’ all-defense catching plan is workable — for now

Kyle Higashioka has not hit at all, but he and Jose Trevino have helped the pitching excel.

Hold off on panicking about Gerrit Cole — for now

He hasn’t been as dominant as advertised in recent memory, but he should still be expected to bounce back.

NYY News: Offense hasn’t earned benefit of the doubt

What to make of the early-season hitting problems; how Nestor Cortes dominates with an obviously overwhelming fastball; stories on Austin Wells, Anthony Volpe