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Yankees Analysis

The Yankees’ maddening failure to put away the Orioles might haunt them

The rest of baseball thumped Baltimore while New York barely stayed above water.

The Yankees need to manage Chad Green’s innings

The usually reliable right-hander clearly hit a wall, and the team needs to make sure he is healthy and fresh.

Gio Urshela is in danger of going full pumpkin

The hot-corner sensation of 2019-20 has been a shell of his former self at the plate.

The evolution of Aaron Judge in the batter’s box

Judge essentially traded walks for contact in 2021

Whatever happened to the Baby Bombers?

Underperformance by the new core is a key reason for the Yankees’ struggles.

The Yankees rolled the dice with their rotation, and it’s coming back to haunt them

The Yankees pitched well for most of the season, but the lack of depth in the rotation has caught up with them.

Should we have seen the Yankees’ streakiness at the plate coming?

When comparing some traditionally streaky bats to a pair of underperforming players, some key answers become apparent.

Strikeouts are not the cause of the Yankees’ offensive woes

While the Yankees rank near the top of the league in strikeouts, they do not have the effect on productivity that one might think.

Michael King is the best option the Yankees have for an emergency starter

It’s all hands on deck as the Bombers try to cobble together starts in Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon’s absences.

The Yankees’ biggest bois are healthy and together in 2021

Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton have anchored the Yankees’ 2021 season.

The Yankees’ pitching depth is about to be tested again

Crucial injuries are leaving the Yankees’ pitching corps exposed at the worst possible time.

Like many hitters, Gleyber Torres’ power lies in his hips

The Yankees shortstop’s swing is close, but still lacking juice.

The Yankees should be patient with Luis Gil

The righty impressed many with his string of scoreless innings, but as Wednesday reminded fans, he remains a work in progress.

Anatomy of a cold stretch: What made the Yanks lose their winning ways?

The Yankees were once on a 13-game winning streak, but now — yet again — they can’t get out of their own way.

Corey Kluber could better serve the Yankees in the bullpen

It would fit both his skillset and the team’s needs.

How did the shortened season affect 2021 inning distributions?

Coming into the season, many wondered about how the COVID-shortened season might affect pitcher usage in 2021.

Joey Gallo and the anatomy of a slump

The towering lefty has yet to perform as advertised.

Inside Aroldis Chapman’s tumultuous season

The Yankees closer hasn't been quite the same in 2021.

Scintillating Septembers past could serve the Yankees well in 2021

These four Yankees have put together dominant stretch runs in pinstripes before.

Gary Sánchez’s power outage could be due to toning it down too much

The Yankee catcher has only swatted four home runs in July and August combined.

What’s the source of Jameson Taillon’s recent struggles?

His fastball location may be the culprit.

Luke Voit’s swing is undeniably elite

With incredible timing mechanisms in his swing, Voit has hit anything thrown his way this month.

Néstor Cortes Jr. is dominating in truly unconventional fashion

The left-hander’s fastball averages around 90 mph and he doesn’t have elite spin rates, but he’s finding a way to limit damage.

Breaking down the highs and lows of Corey Kluber’s return

There was a lot of good and a lot of bad in Kluber’s first start off the injured list after several months on the IL.

How is Aaron Judge’s center field defense?

Aaron Judge’s ability to play center field at a competent level is the key to the Yankees’ best lineup configuration.

Ranking the Yankees’ five best pitches of 2021

The New York Yankees’ pitching has been excellent this year. Which pitches stand out above the rest?

The three most indispensable players on the Yankees’ roster

The Bombers’ chances of winning it all this year depend on many things, most notably on the health of these players.

There’s no need for concern with Giancarlo Stanton in the outfield

The Yankees should be pleased with how their mammoth slugger has handled his outfield duties.

Crazy Eighths: Brett Gardner and Aaron Judge have been at the heart of the Yankees’ best inning

Two familiar faces seem to be in the middle of the action when it matters late in Yankees games

An abundance of starting pitchers could serve the Yankees well in the playoffs

The Yankees look to have an abundance of starting pitching heading into the home stretch of the season and that will prove valuable come the playoffs.

Does Aroldis Chapman’s posture affect his command on the mound?

Chapman’s job as Yankees closer hangs in the balance, but adjusting his posture could help the pitcher resolve his control issues.

Lucas Luetge is making a name for himself

Another bullpen arm that's doing more than just exceeding the expectations, if that's possible.


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