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Monday, June 05, 2017

Luis Severino’s Breakout Season | FanGraphs Baseball

Before the season, the Yankees appeared to be a club in need of pitching. Their starting rotation ranked just 13th in our preseason Positional Power Rankings, and even the most enthusiastic Severino supporter would have had to admit, given how his 2016 season went, that his was one of the spots that the team would likely have to upgrade. More than two months into the season, New York’s rotation has mostly played to type. They rank 11th in starting pitching WAR, but Severino has gone from weak link to rotation bedrock. If the team can figure out how to get Masahiro Tanaka right, they might not have to trade for any starting pitchers, and Severino is the biggest reason why. The 23-year-old is breaking out in a big way. He’s having the best season of his young career, and is currently one of the best pitchers in all of baseball. Severino is a prime example of why you don’t give up on young players, and the Yankees deserve a lot of credit for standing by their man.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 05, 2017 at 03:09 PM | 0 comment(s)
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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Luis Severino pitches Yanks to win over Royals | MLB.com

Maybe the Yankees are for real.

Jim Furtado Posted: May 25, 2017 at 06:39 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Monday, March 20, 2017

Yankees have to question if Luis Severino belongs in big leagues | New York Post

Severino said he gets in trouble when he rushes.

“I have to practice more in the bullpen,’’ he said of repeating his delivery and not rushing. “Sometimes the pressure of the game, you start thinking about that. I have to keep working.’’

Severino owns a 5.08 ERA this spring.

“You have to be able to slow things down and relax,’’ said Girardi, who in his playing career was always there as a catcher to try to guide the way. “The pressure of pitching in New York, the pressure of pitching in Tampa, Toronto, Baltimore and Boston, there’s pressure pitching there, too, so you have to learn to control your mind and slow things down and make your pitch.’’

Jim Furtado Posted: March 20, 2017 at 06:24 AM | 11 comment(s)
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Saturday, March 04, 2017

Luis Severino hit 99 in outing, but that’s not why Girardi is pleased | New York Post

Once Severino masters his change (and it has the potential to be a really good one) he’s going to be dominant.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 04, 2017 at 08:36 AM | 14 comment(s)
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