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Look what people have to say about the RLYW!

CAIRO just takes the Marcels and changes the underlying assumptions and components in a bunch of ways that make the Yankees look better.
-alskor

Wow, two stupid posts in one day. I think you’ve reached your yearly quota.
sabernar

I don’t know if any of you current posters were around for that, but if so, I just can’t understand how you can call yourselves Yankee fans. Pathetic quitters is what you sounded like. Of the lame posts I could stand to read, the only person who had any confidence in the Yankees at that point was a (yeesh) Red Sox fan.
Jeter is King

Quite the attitude you have SG. Maybe you should shitcan this blog and join Steve at WasWatching? Or follow some other stupid team that has made the PS 15 of the last 17 years. Jeez… and some people think Yankee fans are entitled.
OldYanksFan




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Friday, January 20, 2017

NYDN: Yankees batting coach’s plan to make Jacoby Ellsbury a productive hitter again

The Yankees would prefer Jacoby Ellsbury hit the ball - not the catcher’s mitt.

As such, batting coach Alan Cockrell has been working with Ellsbury on moving his contact point 3-4 inches more in front of his body.

Ellsbury set a major-league record last season by reaching base an unfathomable 12 times via catcher’s interference.

“I’ve never seen a guy hit the catcher’s mitt like he did,” Cockrell said Thursday. “I think when (Jacoby’s) contact point was maybe three, four more inches more out front from where it is right now, he can stay on balls. We’re not looking for power production, but he can be a very, very productive hitter.”

I’m not sure they should take away the one skill Ellsbury has left.

--Posted at 10:42 am by SG / 18 Comments | - (0)



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