It’s July 1 and your 2014 New York Yankees are a mediocre 41-40. Luckily for them, the rest of the AL East isn’t exactly setting the world on fire so they’re still very much in the thick of things. So far this season the Yankees have scored 326 runs, have allowed 359 runs and according to their Pythagorean W-L (37-44), they should be doing worse than 41-40.
It’s been a very streaky first half for both the team as a whole and for some of the batters so let’s take a look at the offense after their first 81 games.
Here is how they’re hitting as a whole:
Here’s how the lefties are doing:
Here’s how the righties are doing:
How the team is doing against lefty pitchers:
How they’re doing against righty pitchers:
Here’s their best hitter’s heat map for the first half (regulars with over 250 AB):
Here’s their worst hitter’s heat map for the first half (regulars with over 250 AB):
Here’s where their first half home run leader likes his pitches:
By The Numbers
Lefty batters (with CC Sabathia‘s 2 PA’s included) are batting .256/.327/.403/.730 with a .290 BABIP, .321 wOBA and .147 ISO.…