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Gerrit Cole is perfectly fine, post-sticky stuff controversy

Last season’s "sticky stuff" fixation centered unfairly around Gerrit Cole. In the aftermath of the crackdown, Cole’s numbers show that he is still elite.

Giancarlo Stanton is still the king of exit velocity

A closer look at the annual exit velocity leaderboard shows just how unique a player Giancarlo Stanton continues to be.

The Yankees are a better defensive team in 2022

It would be hard for the Yankees to go lower defensively than they did defensively in 2021. They already look better on that side of the ball in 2022.

Lucas Luetge’s cutter is becoming an elite pitch

With a spin rate near the top of the league and above-average horizontal movement, Luetge’s cutter usage has risen for now-obvious reasons.

Has a change in hitting mechanics helped IKF take the next step?

Isiah Kiner-Falefa is off to a better start after adding a leg kick in the offseason to alternate with a more familiar toe-tap approach.

How much has Gleyber Torres really regressed?

Gleyber Torres’s dominance of the 2019 Orioles skewed his offensive numbers and led to unrealistic expectations in the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

Can Jameson Taillon take a leap with his sinker?

Jameson Taillon has used his sinker earlier and more frequently than last year. Can it make him less predictable?

The Yankees’ new catching philosophy

By moving on from Gary Sánchez, the Yankees signal a change in what they value from the catching position.