Will New Stadium Play The Same Way?

The analysis of park factors is something that fans have undertaken on a rudimentary level for years, referring to stadiums such as Coors as hitters’ parks and Shea as being pitcher friendly. Statisticians have been able to distill those park factors into a number on a 100 point scale, with parks above 100 being hitter...

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Andy’s incentives

From the AP (via PA):

Base salary: $5.5 million.

Innings bonuses: $500,000 each for 150, 160 and 170 innings pitched and $750,000 each for 180, 190, 200 and 210 innings.

Roster bonuses: $100,000 for 120 days on the active 25-man roster, $200,000 for 130 days, $250,000 each for 140 and 150 days, and $400,000 each for 160,...

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Jennings: Far-Reaching Impacts For Pettitte Signing

Chad Jennings outlines the players who will be affected by the Pettitte re-signing. Its a must read. The Yankee Triple-A rotation is going to feel crowded, and it could force some starter-to-bullpen conversions.

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Top 30 Yankees Prospects, Spring 2009

I’ve done this for four years now, and this is probably the worst list of prospects that I’m written since before Chamberlain and Kennedy were drafted. That said, there’s a lot of interesting promise on the list, and some names should produce immediate dividends for the Yankees.

The good: We finally have some decent LHPs on...

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