The League Championship Series are in the early stages, so we’re weeks away from the realistic deadline. But with each passing game, that deadline for submitting qualifying offers draws closer. I briefly touched on the increase of the QO price to $15.3 million last week and my plan was always to discuss the 2 top Yankee QO candidates in greater detail. We’ll start that plan today with a look at the qualifying offer case for David Robertson.
- Consistent Elite Performance- One of the best relievers in MLB since 2011. 19th in IP (258.0), 5th in Strikeouts (354), 8th in K rate (34.0%), 3rd in Holds (97), 9th in FIP (2.40), 4th in fWAR (7.6).
- Strong 2014 Season- One of the best closers in MLB this past season. Finished T-8th in Saves (39), 10th in K rate (37.1%), T-13th in reliever fWAR (1.7).