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81 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - Who is on the bubble t... · 1 reply · +1 points

I think the writer forgot at least one player on the "bubble". With Didi out at least a month the Yankees need both a starting SS and back up. Assume Torreyes is one or the other. Wade is on the bubble as mentioned in the piece. Refsnyder is most likely not the answer although I guess until he's officially out there is still a chance. That leaves Kozma as still on the bubble, IMO.

82 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - Jordan Montgomery coul... · 0 replies · +2 points

That's probably what the Yankees want to see as well since they agreed, according to reports, to give him a start next week. Still there is no denying 4 perfect innings even in a ST game was pretty impressive by the 24 year old prospect.

82 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - Jordan Montgomery coul... · 0 replies · +1 points

Several factors could help Montgomery's cause for a starting spot. 1) None of the other possible starters have distinguished themselves so far. 2) Yankees love "big" pitchers and at 6'6" he's big. 3) He's a lefty and that's a very good thing for YS. 4) Perhaps most important of all he's looked very good this ST.

85 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - New prospects who coul... · 1 reply · +4 points

I think BBD missed James Kaprielian as a possible contributor. He may not be an option until late in the season but do not discount him as a September call up yet.

86 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - The 2020 all homegrown... · 0 replies · +5 points

Amazing list of prospects/talent. Even if only 10 to 20% of them live up to their potential the Yankees are going to be loaded for a very long time.

87 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - Yankees excuse Dellin ... · 0 replies · +1 points

Thank you I see my comment that had been removed is now back up, below.

87 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - Yankees excuse Dellin ... · 2 replies · +2 points

If it's done automatically then the site needs to loosen up whatever triggers it. Oh and btw putting my comment that was removed back up once a human reads it would help convince me there is no "conspiracy".

87 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - Yankees excuse Dellin ... · 4 replies · +1 points

For some reason know only to the censors/moderators my additional reply pointing out that Betances winning his case would cost the Yankees mostly likely in excess of $8MM over the next 3 years in a ripple effect was deleted.

Censorship is never a good thing, when exercised arbitrarily.

87 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - Yankees excuse Dellin ... · 0 replies · +1 points

I would disagree with you about Carter. Let's look at 4 players:
. Holliday, played 110 games in 2016
. Bird, major shoulder surgery in 2016, missed the entire season.
. Austin, exactly 83 ML AB's
. Carter as insurance makes sense, based on the uncertainty of the other 3 players ability to be or stay healthy and or lack of MLB experience.

As for Capuano granted that was a mistake but you don't compound a mistake by trying to justify something else base on that mistake.

87 weeks ago @ Bronx Baseball Daily - Yankees excuse Dellin ... · 0 replies · +2 points

One additional comment you do realize whatever happens on Friday as far as the dollars go has a ripple effect next year and the year after.
E.g.: say Betances wins, his 2018 compensation via arbitration is based on $5MM most likely meaning he will make about $8MM plus. Then in 2019 his compensation via arbitration would be based on $8 MM from 2018 making his 2019 compensation about $11MM plus if not more. So he potentially goes from: $5MM (2017) to $8MM (2018) to $11MM (2019) = $24MM for the 3 years.

Now consider the Yankees win, his 2018 compensation via arbitration is based on $3MM most likely meaning he will make about $5MMplus. Then in 2019 his compensation via arbitration would be based on $5 MM from 2018 making his 2019 compenation closer to $8MM more or less. Sh he potentially goes from: $3MM (2017) to $5 MM in (2018) to $8 MM in 2019) = $16MM or thereabouts over the 3 years.

So that $2MM difference the two parties are in disagreement about this off season could cost the Yankees about $8MM +/- over the 3 years of Betances's arbitration. That my friend is NOT tip money.