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Yankees Report Cards

The PSA community grades the 2021 Yankees

We put out a call for fan grades on 20 notable Yankees players. It’s time to check that report card.

How would you grade the 2021 Yankees?

Now, it’s your call to determine which Yankees earned top marks in 2021, and which need extra work over the winter.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Miscellaneous Position Players

The Yankees received mixed results from the players who covered down when the team was hit by injuries and illness.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Rookie Pitchers

Regression from many of their top pitching prospects leaves the farm system in a tricky spot.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Tyler Wade

The results were better than usual for Wade, but a closer look reveals a more complex season.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Luke Voit

The 2020 home run leader did not have a season to remember in 2021.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Andrew Velazquez

One of the best Yankees’ stories for 2021 came from an otherwise random depth piece.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Gio Urshela

Urshela’s regression at the plate in 2021 creates another problem the Yankees must solve this winter.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Gleyber Torres

For the second consecutive season, Gleyber Torres certainly wants to put this year behind him.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Jameson Taillon

Jameson Taillon returned from an almost two-year absence to be a solid mid-rotation starter for the Yankees.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Giancarlo Stanton

After a couple injury hit years, Stanton stayed mostly healthy and mashed in 2021.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Gary Sánchez 

2021 was yet another maddening season of inconsistency from the once-feared hitter.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Joely Rodríguez

The Yankees’ pitching coaches unearthed another midseason bullpen gem in the lefty reliever.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Anthony Rizzo

After coming to New York at the trade deadline, Anthony Rizzo didn’t quite live up to expectations, but helped stabilize the play at first base.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Wandy Peralta

He isn’t flashy or a strikeout artist, but Wandy Peralta was quite solid in his first year with the Yankees.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Rougned Odor

Odor proved his reputation as a flawed, inconsistent hitter is accurate, but he also recorded a number of go-ahead runs and was highly entertaining to watch in 2021.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Darren O’Day

After signing the sidearmer to be a middle relief option, O’Day ended up missing most of the season with injuries.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Jordan Montgomery

In his first 162-game season since his rookie year, the left-hander cemented his role in the middle of the Yankees rotation.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Lucas Luetge

In his first major league stint in six years, Lucas Luetge transformed himself into a rock solid bullpen arm.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Jonathan Loáisiga

Loáisiga was not only one of the Yankees’ best pitchers in 2021, he was one of the top relievers in MLB

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: DJ LeMahieu

DJ had a disappointing 2021 season, but exactly how disappointing may be open for debate.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Corey Kluber

Kluber had the most notable performance of the year for the Yankees.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Michael King

Despite missing a big chunk of time, Michael King turned in a rock solid year in relief.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Aaron Judge

The hulking slugger managed to stay healthy and was, by far, the best position player on the 2021 Yankees.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Clay Holmes

Move over, Joey Gallo and Anthony Rizzo. Clay Holmes was the true prize addition of the trade deadline.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Kyle Higashioka

The Yankees backup catcher continued to display his strengths behind the plate, but failed to take the next step offensively in 2021.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Aaron Hicks

Add 2021 to the long list of injury-shortened seasons for the Yankees centerfielder.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Andrew Heaney

The Yankees certainly get an "F" for this deadline acquisition.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Chad Green

Chad Green was a fine reliever for the Yankees in 2021 —not close to his best version, but still solid.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Luis Gil

Gil’s emergence late in the season gave hope that the Yankees have a future key rotation piece.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Domingo Germán

Despite tantalizing fans with flashes of dominance, Domingo Germán was a middle of the road performer in and out of the rotation for the Yankees in 2021.

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Brett Gardner

Gardner was pressed into more action than expected and played like the 37-year-old he was.

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