Unless the Yankees plan on rocking out a six-man rotation in 2010, one of Phil Hughes/Joba Chamberlain will not be in the starting rotation. Obviously, this is incredibly unlikely and the Yankees will probably stick to the traditional five man rotation. With six starters–Hughes and Chamberlain, along with Sabathia, Burnett, Petttitte, and the newly acquired [...]
From noted Yankee-hater Jeff Pearlman:
OK, maybe doomed is too strong. But, once again, I don’t think Brian Cashman has built a team made for the playoffs. Mainly, the problem is pitching. Starting pitching. As the Atlanta Braves showed us throughout the 1990s, having a load of B+ starting pitchers is fantastic for 90-plus [...]
From Jay Greenberg:
Functionally, the true drama of this 8-2 spurt has been dramatically improved pitching that had knocked .53 runs per game off the Yankees’ ERA. But having contractually obligated themselves to $243 million between CC Sabathia and A.J. Burnett over the next seven years, an ERA of 5.32 hardly is what the [...]
Here are a few interesting links that have been sitting open on my browser all day.
1) Driveline Mechanics has been going through all of the rotations in baseball according to Wins Above Replacement, and the Yankees come in at #1 with 22.3. They have a comfortable margin over their division rivals, with Boston [...]
The New York Yankees have allocated over $60 million on free agents for the 2009 season.
Two of these high-priced players were starting pitchers with top-of-the-rotation stuff in CC Sabathia and AJ Burnett.
Sabathia throws a mid-90s fastball and a knockout slider, Burnett touches 97-98mph with his fastball [...]
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