Boston’s horrible start is an indictment of a roster designed to save money over prioritizing talent.
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.
The starters haven’t been going very deep, but there’s generally been perfectly good reasons for it.
King gave up the lead following a good Jordan Montgomery start, and Giancarlo Stanton’s homer was the sole source of offense
Jordan Montgomery looks to continue his strong start against the former Yankees prospect Glenn Otto.
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.
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
Kyle Higashioka has not hit at all, but he and Jose Trevino have helped the pitching excel.
He hasn’t been as dominant as advertised in recent memory, but he should still be expected to bounce back.
What to make of the early-season hitting problems; how Nestor Cortes dominates with an obviously overwhelming fastball; stories on Austin Wells, Anthony Volpe