Weekly Mailbag: Paxton's Run, The Playoff Infield, and Jonathan Loaisiga's Once and Future Role!

Weekly Mailbag: Paxton's Run, The Playoff Infield, and Jonathan Loaisiga's Once and Future Role!

Man, the hits just keep on coming. This team can’t catch a break when it comes to injuries.  I really thought that we’d get some of the team healthy prior to the playoffs, but right now, we’re playing two men down, one man up.  Between the bad news on Hicks and injuries to Tauchman, Happ, Kahnle, Sanchez, and Encarnacion, it’s getting tough to keep it all straight.  Luckily, the Yankee front office has assembled a ton of depth, probably even more than it realized.  Still, I’d love to talk about a much healthier Yankee roster as we get closer to the playoffs.

Without any further ado, in this week’s mailbag, we’ll talk about James Paxton’s run of excellence, sort through a potential playoff infield lineup, and look at a potential role for Jonathan Loaisiga.  Let’s get at it:

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Weekly Mailbag: Re-Visiting Sonny Gray, Regrets, and an Off-Season Trade Idea!

Weekly Mailbag: Re-Visiting Sonny Gray, Regrets, and an Off-Season Trade Idea!

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend, and I hope all of those who have returned to school/work have had a smooth transition.  At least we’ve had plenty of good baseball to watch since last weekend, and we’ll have more this weekend with the Yankees up in Boston.

Without any further ado, in this week’s mailbag, we’ll re-visit the Sonny Gray trade, explore a possible off-season trade, and talk about Stanton and the playoffs.  Let’s get at it:

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Weekly Mailbag: Re-Visiting the Stanton Trade, Gardy, Monty's Contribution, and the Flip!

Weekly Mailbag: Re-Visiting the Stanton Trade, Gardy, Monty's Contribution, and the Flip!

It’s Labor Day weekend, everyone – a last respite for all of us before the summer ends, school starts, and those of us with jobs have to pay attention a little more.  Shout out to long-time reader, Mark, who asked some really good questions this week.

In this week’s mailbag, we’ll re-visit the Stanton trade, evaluate Brett Gardner now and forever, project Jordan Montgomery’s rest-of-year projection, and remember the Jeter flip!

Let’s get at it:

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Weekly Mailbag: Frazier/Hicks Part III, #21, Who is Mike Ford, and An Under-the-Radar Hitting Prospect

Weekly Mailbag: Frazier/Hicks Part III, #21, Who is Mike Ford, and An Under-the-Radar Hitting Prospect

Wow, you guys really got into the Frazier vs. Hicks conversation! I’ve had fun with the way you guys have challenged me the last few weeks, and we’ve got some really good stuff this week - thanks and keep it coming! You guys have been way more on your games than the Yankees have this week.

Without any further ado, this week’s mailbag will feature round three of the Frazier vs. Hicks discussion, the number 21, digging deeper into Mike Ford’s production, and taking a look at an under-the-radar hitting prospect. Let’s get at it:

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Weekly Mailbag: Frazier vs. Hicks Re-Visited, A Batting Average Quest, and Sanchez's OBP!

Weekly Mailbag: Frazier vs. Hicks Re-Visited, A Batting Average Quest, and Sanchez's OBP!

In this week’s mailbag, we’ll re-visit the Frazier vs. Hicks conversation, look at DJ LeMahieu’s ever-ascending batting average, and fret over Gary Sanchez’s OBP. Let’s get at it:

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Weekly Mailbag: Resting Procedure, Ronald Torreyes, Tulo, and Deivi Garcia (Again)!

Weekly Mailbag: Resting Procedure, Ronald Torreyes, Tulo, and Deivi Garcia (Again)!

I just want to quickly thank all of you for your questions lately - you’re keeping me on my toes! Keep ‘em coming. This week, we’ll talk about the effectiveness of resting players, former fan favorite, Ronald Torreyes, Tulo, and Deivi Garcia (again)! Let’s get at it:

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Weekly Mailbag: Tauchman vs. Frazier, a Surprising Trade Proposal, and My Favorite Pitcher on the Trade Market

Weekly Mailbag: Tauchman vs. Frazier, a Surprising Trade Proposal, and My Favorite Pitcher on the Trade Market

Wow, our readers are definitely in trade mode - a bunch of questions about trades this week, and rightfully so, given that the trade deadline is just a few days away. In this week’s mailbag, we’ll talk about Tauchman vs. Frazier, a surprising trade proposal, and my favorite pitcher on the trade market. Let’s get at it:

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Weekly Mailbag: Maybin, Pitching, Eddy, and Chapman

Weekly Mailbag: Maybin, Pitching, Eddy, and Chapman

We got a bunch of good questions this week - good work, guys and gals! In this week’s mailbag, we’ll talk about Cameron Maybin, the pitching staff, Edwin Encarnacion, and Aroldis Chapman. Let’s get at it:

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