A look at the 2011 Oakland Athletics

Trevor Cahill (Photo: Swingin

Note: For previous Yankee Analyst 2011 team previews, click here.

The 2010 Oakland Athletics (81-81, 2nd place in the AL West) represented quite the dichotomy — on the...

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TYA Trivia Open Thread For 3-6-11

On every weeknight throughout the year, one of the TYA writers will post a trivia question as the nightly open thread. The blog administrators will keep track of the winners, and the commenter with the most correct answers will win a prize that has yet to be decided upon. The answers...

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Rosenthal: Burnett Doesn't Suck

Ken Rosenthal checked in this week with a piece on A.J. Burnett that, while a bit flimsy in its statistical analysis, made two important points. The first:

Yet earlier in Yankees camp, I demonstrated...

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Discussion Questions

One of my favorite non Yankee sites is BBTIA, otherwise known as Baseball Time in Arlington. I’m going to completely rip off their wonderful leader Joey Matschulat here and post some questions of my own.


1. Although many games are televised during spring training, we still miss out on a lot of action, even more...

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Breaking Down Manny Banuelos’ Latest Outing

Yesterday’s Spring Training game against the Boston Red Sox allowed me to get my first glimpse of Manny Banuelos in game action, and it was hard not to come away impressed.  Overall, Banuelos threw 2 scoreless innings, striking out 3 and allowing a double and a walk.  He faced a lineup that was mostly major...

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