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  1. Evidence suggests the famed "Moneyball" mindset has run its cours...

    Doug Mittler

    Doug Mittler lays out recent evidence suggesting that the teams that have succeeded in recent playoffs and during the regular season are the teams that have a more aggressive approach at the plate, then details why they might have that approach.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  2. Will Yankees spend on pitching?

    Doug Mittler

    It is a knee-jerk reaction to connect the New York Yankees to any high-priced free agent, but that may not necessarily be the case this winter. George King of the New York Post wrote Monday "the early industry vibe is the Yankees aren't going to ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  3. Why middle relievers are as important as ever, and which ones cou...

    Doug Mittler

    Doug Mittler uses recent usage data to show why middle relievers are so important in today's playoffs, then lays out some difference-makers in recent years and which ones could make a difference this year, such as Kevin Gausman.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  4. Headley the next Padre to go?

    Doug Mittler

    UPDATE:The New York Yankees have acquired Headley in a trade with the San Diego Padres, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand. -- The San Diego Padres already have traded away closer Huston Street. Could their third baseman be...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  5. The market for Kendrys Morales

    Doug Mittler

    Baseball's First-Year Player draft is less than a week away, and few people are looking forward to its conclusion more than Kendrys Morales. The draft pick compensation for the free agent first baseman will finally be lifted, automatically lifting h...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  6. Could Yanks eye Drew after draft?

    Doug Mittler

    Baseball's First-Year Player Draft is less than a month away, which is good news for unemployed free agent shortstop Stephen Drew. Once the selection process runs its course in early June, teams looking to sign Drew will no longer be required to s...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  7. Could the Yankees pursue Drew?

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Yankees entered the season with questionable infield depth, and that was before Mark Teixeira landed on the disabled list, Derek Jeter saw his injured quad act up and Brian Roberts experienced some back discomfort. Mix in some other b...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  8. Filling in for Teixeira

    Doug Mittler

    A wrist injury limited Mark Teixeira to just 15 games in 2013. Less than a week into the season, the New York Yankees may again have some issues at first base. Teixeira left Friday's 7-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays after suffering a strained r...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  9. Who backs up Jeter?

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Yankees' master plan at shortstop was for Brendan Ryan to serve as the backup to future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter, who is coming off an injury-plagued season and will need a day off or two at age 39. But Ryan continues to be bothered ...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  10. Yanks' third base options without A-Rod

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Yankees finally got some clarity in the Alex Rodriguez saga on Saturday when arbitrator Fredric Horowitz handed down a 162-game ban to the third baseman for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal. As expected, Rodriguez said he wil...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  11. Tuesday Roundup: high cost of pitching

    Doug Mittler

    Masahiro Tanaka will be a very rich young man once he decides which major league team will benefit from his services. We took a look at which teams will have the best shot at signing the Japanese righthander, who is expected to land a deal north of ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  12. The competition for Masahiro Tanaka

    Doug Mittler

    The Rakuten Eagles confirmed Christmas Day that star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka would be made available via the posting system. Now that the holidays are over, the race to land the Japanese right-hander has begun in earnest, and as is the case with many...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  13. Yanks preparing Tanaka pitch?

    Doug Mittler

    Teams will have until January 24 to make their case to Masahiro Tanaka, but the New York Yankees are already preparing their first pitch to the Japanese sensation. Christian Red of the New York Daily News reports Saturday that the Yankees are one ...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  14. Best fits for Balfour

    Doug Mittler

    Grant Balfour insists there is plenty of interest in his services, even after his two-year $15 million deal with the Baltimore Orioles collapsed over a failed physical. The Australian righthander may be right. Balfour, who has converted 62 of 67...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  15. Grant Balfour on Yankees' radar?

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Yankees have "shown some interest" in free agent closer Grant Balfour, reports Kevin Kernan of the New York Post. Balfour is back on the market after his two-year, $15 million deal with the Baltimore Orioles fell apart over a failed p...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  16. Yanks could benefit from Choo deal

    Doug Mittler

    The Texas Rangers appear to have completed their major holiday shopping a few days before Christmas, reportedly reaching an agreement on a seven-year, $130 million contract with outfielder Shin-Soo Choo. That means the Rangers will, in all likelih...

    Blog | December 23, 2013