Long week. Looking forward to sitting down in my armchair and watching Tanaka dominate tonight. Gotta stop those pesky Mets from taking back the city again. Now onto the links. - On Monday, Chris Mitchell of FanGraphs ran his KATOH projections on Gary Sanchez to see how he stacks up as a Major League hitting prospect now that he's reached the highest level.
- On Tuesday, Nick Ashbourne of BP Bronx commented on Brett Gardner's scary consistency over the last few seasons.
- On Wednesday, William Juliano of The Captain's Blog went back in time and looked at how things would have played out if the Yankees re-signed Cano and C-Grand instead of signing Ellsbury and Beltran.
- Mike Axisa of RAB analyzed the decline in effectiveness of Chasen Shreve's splitter recently and identified that as the potential source of his struggles.
- Daniel Burch of The Greedy Pinstripes mused on what the Yankees should do with Ivan Nova this coming offseason.
- On Thursday, Chad Jennings of LoHud broke down the final 17 games and previewed the potential matchups and advantages/disadvantages for the Yanks.
- On Friday, Scott Davis of Pinstripe Alley compared and contrasted Adam Warren's approaches when he's working as a starter or a reliever.
From the IIATMS team:
- On Monday, EJ explained the flaw in the daily fantasy sports system and what that has inspired him to quit playing.
- Tamar wrapped up the 2015 season for the Triple-A RailRiders, one of 3 Yankee MiL affiliates to advance to postseason play this year.
- On Tuesday, Matt wondered if Rico Noel could sneak onto the postseason roster as a pinch running option.
- On Wednesday, William expressed his frustration with the Yankee offense.
- On Thursday, Susan discussed the changes at the NY Daily News and how they tie into the expansion of the online format for sports news and information.
I couldn't think of a song I actually wanted to use this week, so I'm just throwing up some Robert Palmer. A few of us starting singing this at work yesterday afternoon. Don't ask.
Enjoy your weekends, everybody.