Some Friday links

With the unfortunate demise of (well, at least with regards to posting regularly, anyway) Fack Youk, there’s been a bit of a void in Yankeeland with regards to linkstravaganzas, but thankfully this past week a number of interesting things have turned up that are definitely worth sharing:

- Over at the recently revamped and even-more-awesome-than-it-had-previously-been Pinstriped Bible, Stephani Bee shares her list of Top 10 Yankee prospects. A highly recommended read.

- You’ve almost certainly already seen this, but NoMaas’ Gary Wallace sat down with Yankee Senior Vice President Mark Newman for a second time and conducted another spectacular interview. Must-read stuff here.

- TYU continues to churn out fantastic content, with a post about a hypothetical OF/DH rotation next season, musings on some of Phil Hughes’ struggles, lusting after Hiroki Kuroda and why Joe Girardi is not going anywhere.

- Friend of the blog Matt on Earth has a couple of solid reads up this week, one on the underappreciated Marcus Thames, another speculating on the Yankees’ plans for Brett Gardner and/or Carl Crawford.

- The Captain’s Blog has a great post up about the Yankees’ decision to honor George Steinbrenner in Monument Park.

- Leonora goes prospect-stalking.

- Rebecca gives Kerry Wood his due.

- It’s About the Money has a thought-provoking piece on Race, Baseball and Third Base Coaches.

- Andy at NYaT took a look at whether CC will opt out of his deal after the 2011 season.

- SG at RLYW looks at the Cy Young candidates in his inimitable way.

- Mike Axisa examines the current state of the Yankee rotation.

- Dave Cameron has two unsurprisingly excellent posts up at Fangraphs this week; the first on the best team in baseball, the second on how best to use Fangraphs stats in determining who wins the Cy Young Award.

- And in case you missed it, make sure to check out our Yankees-White Sox series preview.

2 thoughts on “Some Friday links

  1. Thanks for the shout out, Larry.

    You've got some excellent taste. I just finished reading those articles at Fangraphs this morning. They are really well written. The Nomass interview is also very solid.

    Thanks for putting up the Link-A-Round. It's been much needed for a while now.

  2. My pleasure; I miss Jay's comprehensive link dumps. I know this isn't the same, but it's better than nothing.

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