Eric Chavez is back. Why?

Last night, news we all knew would probably break broke. Eric Chavez re-signed with the Yankees for the 2012 season, agreeing to a small, incentive-laden deal to backup Alex Rodriguez and DH on occasion. In doing so, he unofficially closed the book on an exciting 2012 off-season. Per MLB Trade Rumors:

The Yankees have...

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Brandon Laird: Forgotten Infielder

Courtesy of The AP

(The following is being syndicated from An A-Blog for A-Rod)

A little over a year ago things were looking sunny for Brandon Laird.  He was fresh off an MVP season in...

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A Little Bit of a Big Problem

I’m going to come right out and say it: the Yankees have a glaring hole on their big league roster and have for quite some time. No, this is not a new weakness, but it is a weakness that has become increasingly noticeable and yet one this organization does not appear ready to deal with...

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Looking back on all the things I was wrong about

As a blogger, I have to spill a lot of internet ink almost every day. Most of the time I write, I’m writing in retrospect; I’m analyzing some situation that’s already happened or some numbers that are indicative of past events. Naturally, a lot of predictions flow from this. If I notice a certain trend,...

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With Chavez back…

The Yankees expect Eric Chavez back today and that means they will have to make a roster move at some point. The obvious move is to send Brandon Laird back to Scranton so he can play every day while Chavez and Eduardo Nunez split time at...

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A brief musing on process and results

We talk a lot about process and results when it comes to baseball. Obviously, the process is what you do and the results are what happens as a result of the process. The term can be applied a few ways.

We can apply the term when we talk about trades. A trade can be the...

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