Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Negron: Batboy Tales

Negron: Batboy Tales

By Ray Negron Domingo German was incredible in his first start as a Yankee: He threw six no hit innings and was as cool as a cucumber Sunday afternoon in the Bronx.   Germans outing reminded me of a start that […]

by · May 7, 2018 · Sports
MLB Hosts Elite Invitational Tryouts

MLB Hosts Elite Invitational Tryouts

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Harris Park recently was the site for aspiring players and the opportunity to attend MLB Elite Development Invitational or the MLB Break Through Series in Vero Beach Florida. Over 47 players attended the tryouts. Scouts […]

by · May 7, 2018 · Sports
Negron: Batboy Tales

Negron: Batboy Tales

By Ray Negron Opening Weekend For Little League: While the New York Yankees were taking care of business beating the Cleveland Indians 5-3 in the Bronx, Yankees super scout Ceasar Presbott and me were in Brooklyn at the opening of […]

by · May 6, 2018 · Sports
Matt Harvey No Longer Mets Drama

Matt Harvey No Longer Mets Drama

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Matt Harvey is no longer an issue for the Mets and the drama is over. Instead manager Mickey Callaway and the Mets  have to figure how to win again and getting shut out three times […]

by · May 6, 2018 · Sports
Negron: Batboy Tales Continued

Negron: Batboy Tales Continued

By Ray Negron Hal’s Pride In Team I was walking through the hallway of the George M Steinbrenner offices in Tampa.  I ran into John Sabaen, the long time special assistant to the Steinbrenner family. I asked John how Hal […]

by · May 5, 2018 · Sports
Yankees Continue To Cruise With Rookie Impact

Yankees Continue To Cruise With Rookie Impact

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Manager Aaron Boone said he has not been shocked about the impact two rookies, Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar have contributed to the Yankees success 32 games into the season. And when Andujar got his […]

by · May 5, 2018 · Sports
Mets Say They Will Keep Fighting With Jake Down

Mets Say They Will Keep Fighting With Jake Down

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor This was the last thing the Mets expected and that was a loss of Jacob deGrom Wednesday night at Citi Field. Forget about the Mets losing their second straight to the Atlanta Braves and in […]

by · May 3, 2018 · Sports
Mets Take Note of Fast And Rebuilding Braves

Mets Take Note of Fast And Rebuilding Braves

By William Coppola The two teams you don’t want to play right now in baseball are the NY Yankees and the Atlanta Braves. The first place Mets saw their Eastern Division lead shrink to a half game lead now over […]

by · May 2, 2018 · Sports
Negron: Batboy Tales

Negron: Batboy Tales

By Ray Negron Hank Swings for kids: Hank Steinbrenner received an award from Bronx and Brooklyn youth organizations including Hanks Yanks in the Bronx and Quebradilla little league in Brooklyn. Ray Aguila, President of Puerto Rico USA Imports says that […]

by · May 1, 2018 · Sports
Villa Nets Milestone Goal

Villa Nets Milestone Goal

New York City FC’s David Villa Scores 400TH Career Goal  New York City FC captain David Villa scored his 400th career goal for club and country Sunday night against FC Dallas from the penalty spot in the 36th minute in a 3-1 win over […]

by · April 30, 2018 · Sports
Daniel Jacobs Continues His “Miracle”

Daniel Jacobs Continues His “Miracle”

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Daniel Jacobs does not make it look easy and Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn Maciej Sulecki made the former WBA champion work to get a unanimous decision. He becomes the mandatory challenger […]

by · April 29, 2018 · Sports
Fordham Football All-American Drafted By Cardinals

Fordham Football All-American Drafted By Cardinals

Fordham’s Chase Edmonds Selected by Arizona in Fourth Round of NFL Draft Running back becomes highest drafted Ram since 1943  Fordham University running back Chase Edmonds was selected today by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round (134th overall pick) […]

by · April 28, 2018 · Sports
Home School Baseball Training Registration Ongoing

Home School Baseball Training Registration Ongoing

Baseball Training Institute Begins Registration For Home School Program  Bronx, New York:  Enrollment is ongoing for the initial Baseball Homeschool program at the Baseball Training Institute in the Bronx that begins in late August for age/grades 9-12. The Baseball Training […]

by · April 28, 2018 · Sports
“Big Baby” Miller Is That Unknown Heavyweight

“Big Baby” Miller Is That Unknown Heavyweight

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor They talk about Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder in their quest to unify the heavyweight championship titles and it appears that mega fight is getting close to be a reality. And Thursday afternoon in New […]

by · April 27, 2018 · Sports
NEGRON: STADIUM DAYS

NEGRON: STADIUM DAYS

By Ray Negron Cashman Likes Double play Duo’s Praise for Gleyber: When I brought it to Brian Cashman’s attention the praise given to one of his star pupils, Gleyber Torres, from the greatest double play combination in the history of […]

by · April 25, 2018 · Sports