Articles by: Chris Saunders

“Tommy John” Claims Another Pitcher

“Tommy John” Claims Another Pitcher

By Christopher Saunders  Alex Reyes could be a once in a generation type talent, could lead this Cardinals franchise to the promise land for years to come. Reyes had it all; ranked the No. 4 overall prospect by Baseball America, […]

by · February 19, 2017 · Sports
NL Home Run King Chris Carter to Yankees

NL Home Run King Chris Carter to Yankees

By Christopher Saunders New York Yankees are adding the National League’s 2016 co-leader in home runs, Chris Carter — who swatted 41 long balls as a member of the Brewers — to their 2017 roster. Despite that, Milwaukee elected to non-tender […]

by · February 7, 2017 · Sports
2017 First Step For The Yankees

2017 First Step For The Yankees

By Christopher Saunders The Yankees have missed the playoffs in three of the last four years, but unlike recent Yankees teams the “baby bombers” as the New York media stamped them could bring Yankees back to relevance once again. During […]

by · January 17, 2017 · Sports
Tomas Nido Proves Hard work Pays Off For Mets

Tomas Nido Proves Hard work Pays Off For Mets

This season, Nido was hitting .320/.351/.470 in High-A with 7 homers and 22 doubles.

by · January 10, 2017 · Sports
Mets Draft from Their Backyard

Mets Draft from Their Backyard

By Christopher Saunders The Northeast usually isn’t known for high end baseball talent — Mike Trout being one of the notable exception — otherwise basketball and football predominate. Things might be changing very soon namely at the University of Connecticut, […]

by · January 6, 2017 · Sports
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Yankees Sheffield Key to The Future

By Christopher Saunders Justus Sheffield was one of the many of prospects shipped in by Brian Cashman at this year’s trade deadline. Behind outfielder Clint Frazier, he was the second most significant asset acquired in exchange for  reliever Andrew Miller. […]

by · December 16, 2016 · Sports
Yankees Rookie James Kaprielian Is Wise Beyond His Years

Yankees Rookie James Kaprielian Is Wise Beyond His Years

By Christopher Saunders James Kaprielian entered the 2016 season as the odds-on favorite to be the first pitcher in his draft class to make the Big Show. After throwing in the low-90s at UCLA, he was clocking at 99 mph […]

by · December 13, 2016 · Sports
New Team, “Old Face” — Ruben Tejada Signs With Yanks

New Team, “Old Face” — Ruben Tejada Signs With Yanks

By Christopher Saunders The Yankees have agreed to a minor league contract with free-agent infielder Ruben Tejada, agent Peter Greenberg confirmed to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Tejada will also have an invite to spring training as well. Tejada, 27, has spent […]

by · December 12, 2016 · Sports
New York Yankees' Clint Frazier finds groove with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders | MiLB.com News

Yanks Frazier Future In Bronx

By Christopher Saunders When the New York Yankees dangled closer Andrew Miller at this year’s trade deadline and made it very clear they wanted a legit top three prospect in return for miller services. When they dealt him to the […]

by · December 9, 2016 · Sports
What Holliday Means for Future in New York

What Holliday Means for Future in New York

By Christopher Saunders While Matt  Holliday isn’t the same player he was early in his career with the Rockies or Cardinals, he is still a very productive player both on and off the field. However, the bigger picture is worth […]

by · December 6, 2016 · Sports
Gleyber Torres in the Arizona Fall League. Credit: Ryan "Moose" Morris

Yankees Next Derek Jeter?

Is Gleyber Torres the Yankees Next Derek Jeter? By Christopher Saunders The prize catch of the Arodis Chapman trade is nineteen year old shortstop Gleyber Torres, who was named the MVP of the 2016 Arizona Fall League despite being the […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Sports
Yankees must trade Michael Pineda

Yankees must trade Michael Pineda

  By Christopher Saunders Michael Pineda has disappointed Yankees fans for one too many years beginning in 2012. That season was cut short by a tear in his shoulder during spring training and missed the entire year.  A year later, […]

by · November 25, 2016 · Sports
Yankees Prospects  — Who Are They

Yankees Prospects — Who Are They

By Christopher Saunders Unless you’ve been living under a rock since August 1st, the New York Yankees have traded veterans for inexpensive top of the line talent. To sum it all up, the Yankees have acquired fourteen prospects due to numerous trades […]

by · November 21, 2016 · Sports
Yankees Building towards the Future

Yankees Building towards the Future

By Christopher Saunders Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has worked some magic during the regular season acquiring key assets to replenish the farm system.  In all, Cashman has acquired fourteen prospects via trade since the Aug. 1st trade deadline. The […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Sports
Decoding Baseball’s PTBNL

Decoding Baseball’s PTBNL

By Christopher Saunders When prospects are traded during the July 31st trade deadline many people following major league baseball only focused on the big name prospects switching clubs. What many people don’t realize, however, is that some of the best […]

by · November 16, 2016 · Sports