In this feature, we examine how each Yankee is tracking defensively for the season, according to UZR/150. UZR/150 measures how many runs above or below average a fielder would be at that position over the course of 150 games.

Yankees UZR defense

Gardner being negative is certainly surprising, and Tex being negative will likely cause another stir. Don’t kill the messenger. Cano’s surge into positive terrain supports the defensive improvements many have been claiming, however he is getting dinged on range. Yankees as a team are tracking at +1.1 UZR/150.

And for comparison purposes, here’s how the defense looked on May 22nd:

UZR150