With Most Yankees Returning, Team’s Problems Aren’t Going Away
By BILLY WITZ OCT. 9, 2015
... the big question: How will the regular starting lineup, the oldest in baseball, improve as it ages a year? ...
Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Alex Rodriguez all plummeted late in the season, as did Mark Teixeira before he fractured his leg in mid-August. Third baseman Chase Headley, a former Gold Glove winner, made 23 errors, 10 more than his previous career high.
Old players just get older and produce less, partly because they play less whether due to injury or rest to prevent injury.
Brian Cashman should be fired immediately. Friday, October 9, 2015
|Former New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner at his introductory press conference as owner of the Yankees, still image taken from a film dedicated to the public domain per archive.org about the life and times of George Steinbrenner. via Wikimedia Commons|