New York Yankees: How do Yanks stack up against top AL contenders?
Mar 30, 2018, 00:13
Not only did he have an outstanding individual season, but the Yankees also came within one win of the World Series. "From what I can tell, the hunger in these guys is real". For Judge, the key is to avoid they mythical but often relevant sophomore slump.
This should be a battle that goes on for 162 games, and the victor may not be decided until the final series of the season, when the two ancient rivals meet for three games at Fenway Park.
"And with Giancarlo, my biggest concern going in was making sure that he got comfortable early on". Nothing's changing. We've still got to go out there and do our job.
In particular, Boone gets the sense that being sprung from the morose Marlins to the loaded Yankees will be a huge motivator for Stanton.
"That little porch, just put the barrel on it, have a few flipped over", said Stanton, "I'll be fine with it".
When both teams have their full lineups intact, the Yankees will have the better team on the field, while the Red Sox may have the better pitching staff. There were some lulls in the post season, but the big man continues to show discipline at the plate.
For Judge, it's all about consistency throughout the 162-game grind.
"It's still the same", Judge said.
"You never know what the results are going to turn out to be, but as far as the preparation going into the season, I think I was able to progress gradually during spring versus last spring", Tanaka said. You set yourself up to do well and [don't] worry about the expectations or sophomore slump or whatever you want to call it.
The Yankees have long had high hopes for Bird, but he has played a combined 94 games the last two years because of an assortment of injuries.
"I see people that have succeeded, and haven't succeeded, and I just take a little bit from both", said Stanton.
Those two legends combined for 115 homers in the glorious season of 1961 but that total will be in danger thanks to the powerful swings of Stanton (who stands 6-foot-6), Judge (6-7) and the new Yankee Stadium's short porches in left and right field.
Taking on money to acquire talent will more often than not serve a team well, as the Yankees' presumptive opening day designated hitter can confirm. And it certainly is formidable.
Judge, who hit more home runs a year ago than any other rookie in MLB history, joins a roster of Adidas baseball athletes which includes Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs and 2017 World Series champion Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros.
While Ellsbury was not likely to make the starting lineup on Opening Day, Bird is very much a part of the Yankees everyday plans at first base.
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So with what seemed to be a player with all the injury kinks behind him, 2018 looked to be the year of opportunity. While some quality free agent alternatives remain, there's no need for NY to bring in another bat at this time.
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