Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Wait a second.  At first look the Yankees are in playoff position and this was supposed to be the season of rebuilding and looking at next year, or the year after. But the youngsters have put […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Fordham University head athletic trainer Vinny Porricelli, ATC, CSCS, who has worked with Fordham student-athletes for the past 35 years, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Porricelli’s retirement will be effective August 25, 2017.  “We are immensely grateful to Vinny for […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Yoenis Cespedes, NY Mets

Cespedes Fails to Deliver Again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor You can say this is expected with the New York Mets and their season of 2017. The come from behind wins have been few and that was the situation again Monday night at Citi Field in […]

by · July 18, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Loss of Pineda: Decision Time for the GM

Yankees Loss of Pineda: Decision Time for the GM

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor If this was another year when the New York Yankees were in a rebuilding mode than the season ending injury to righthander Michael Pineda would go as another loss. But the Yankees are not rebuilding in […]

by · July 15, 2017 · Sports
From: Kerut EK, Kerut DG, Fleisig GS, Andrews JR. Prevention of Arm Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers. J La Med Assn 2008; March/April

Magic Pitch Counts Have Ruined Baseball

By William Coppola Remember when the Boston Celtic’s John Havlicek was the best sixth man on those championship teams back in the 60’s and 70’s? Maybe it is time for baseball to look to something similar, as in a sixth […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
TM Hanks Yanks Dominate on All-Star Tuesday

TM Hanks Yanks Dominate on All-Star Tuesday

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor At Randall’s Island Park Tuesday afternoon it was an all-star day win for the TM Baseball Training Academy Hanks Yanks 16u team as they dominated the Razorbacks with a 18-3 win.  Led by the  home run […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
NY Yankees All-Star Aaron Judge at the home run derby. Credit: Mira Soto

All-Star Game: A Showcase for MLB

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The ballgame did count Tuesday night in Miami.  It had nothing to do with home field advantage in the World Series and that’s a good thing because the traditional way to decide the Fall Classic in […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Have Trade Ability Towards Deadline

Yankees Have Trade Ability Towards Deadline

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Three weeks from the non-waiver trade deadline and Yankees GM Brian Cashman will not sit still. That wheeling and dealing is a trademark of Cashman and the Yankees and this time they will be buyers and […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports
Credit: Brandon Colon

Baby Bombers Split Two With Cyclones

By Brandon Colon The Staten Island Yankees played a Minor League doubleheader, which meant both games would only go 7 innings. After last night’s win against rival the Brooklyn Cyclones the Baby Bombers came in with a seven-game winning strike […]

by · July 9, 2017 · Sports
Hanks Yanks T M Baseball Academy 12U Select Team. Photo Credit:  T M Baseball Academy

TM Baseball Academy 12U Select Wins Yorktown Tournament

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor TM Baseball Academy 12u Select team won their first major tournament under the Hanks Yanks banner this past weekend at the annual Yorktown Tournament up in Putnam County. Manager Joe Werner won his third tournament with […]

by · July 6, 2017 · Sports
AL All-Stars NY Yankees Gary Sanchez (left) and Aaron Judge (right). Photo Credit:  Cesar Diaz/

Yankees Judge and Sanchez Expect to Shine in Miami

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor These are the Yankees and they are accustomed to being represented in the MLB All-Star game. Next week the results of a good first half to the season and the rise of their youngsters will be […]

by · July 4, 2017 · Sports

Cabrera And Mets: All Content Again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Before it can be said that Asdrubal Cabrera was not a happy camper eight days ago when he was asked to command second base, well think again. Because this has been a part of a New […]

by · July 2, 2017 · Sports
Photo: Brandon Colon

Pitching Continues to be Dominant for SI Bombers

By Brandon Colon The Staten Island Yankees were back at home in Richmond County Bank Ballpark after a short three-game game road trip in Vermont against the Lake Monsters. The Baby Bombers would win the first game of the series […]

by · July 2, 2017 · Sports
Gleyber Torres in the Arizona Fall League. Credit: Ryan "Moose" Morris

Expert Opinion on Yankees Gleyber Torres Injury

By Brandon Colon Gleyber Torres is an up-and-coming shortstop in the New York Yankees organization. Torres was acquired last year with other prospects and Adam Warren from the Chicago Cubs for Aroldis Chapman who eventually won the World Series with […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Sports

Slow Death of Pay-Per-View Boxing Begins With Pacquiao on ESPN

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It was inevitable and  boxing promoters are beginning to see the picture when Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO welterweight title tomorrow night from Australia. It has nothing to do with Pacquiao and his continued quest at […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Sports