Good morning, Yankee fans. Today is the last Friday without Yankees baseball until (hopefully) November. Can you believe it? For as much as some of us, okay, mainly me, complained about how long winter seemed, baseball is just around the corner.
I thought I’d start everyone’s Friday morning off with some links from around the Yankees blogosphere.
First up, Andy McCullough of The Star-Ledger, writes about Curtis Granderson‘s defense. He takes a look at UZR and shows that it might not be all that reliable as a defensive metric. He cites the UZR ratings of other star center fielders and how they vary from year-to-year.
Over at the New York Daily News, Bill Madden writes that Yogi Berra believes “that kid” Eduardo Nunez should get 500 at-bats.
According to one of the group, who talks to him all the time, Yogi has had a recurring theme all winter: “They better find a way to get that kid 500 at-bats.”
I can’t believe I’m saying this but I actually agree that Nunez should probably get more at bats but I don’t want to see him in the field.…