Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, August 24, 2021 -- "Pinstripes on Fire"

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"Maybe the biggest factor is health: Giancarlo Stanton has played in 26 of the 27 games, starting 24, hitting .291/.413/.523. Aaron Judge has played in every game, starting 26, hitting .286/.385/.500. Voit came off the IL on August 8, has started 13 of 15 games, and hit .320/.382/.620."