Some Afternoon Links

May 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments
Article Source: Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

Here are some links for you while you wait for the Yankees-Sox series to begin.

– Daniel Moroz from Beyond the Box Score wrote this article for ESPN Insider about Robinson Cano, and how his hot start is no fluke.

Eno Sarris of the Bloomber Sports blog wrote about Phil Hughes’ hot start. Hughes has obviously had some luck—.162 BABIP—but as the article states, he’s also been very good as well.

Earlier, I wrote about the new Shutdown and Meltdown stats. For more on the subject check out this post over at Fack Youk.

Fangraphs takes a look a Brett Gardner and his approach at the plate. They highlight his patience and ability to make contact within the strike zone.

– Here’s some more on the A-Rod-Braden situation, also from Fangraphs.

– The New York media defeated the Boston media 20-3 in their annual media game.

– To avoid falling victim to the SI Cover jinx, the Bubble Wrap company has sent Derek Jeter his own special no. 2 bubble wrap.


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