Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Gant, once a Met, Was the Better Pitcher for the Braves

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Matt Harvey was coming off three straight good outings on the mound for the New York Mets. The Atlanta Braves tied for the worst record in the majors with the Minnesota Twins came to Citi Field […]

by · June 18, 2016 · Sports
Nobody Does It Better: Karpin Scores 1,000th Game

Nobody Does It Better: Karpin Scores 1,000th Game

  By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Milestones are a part of baseball on the field but up in the press box at Citi Field Tuesday night Howie Karpin achieved one that does not get noticed. The senior official scorer in […]

by · June 16, 2016 · Sports

Mets Fans Don’t Panic: Injuries Happen and the GM will make the moves

After a 4-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday night at Citi Field, the replica of last season was more apparent.

by · June 15, 2016 · Sports
Negron captures the game and more in the community

Negron captures the game and more in the community

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   Ray Negron arrived from Yankee Stadium and entered the doorway of the TM Baseball and Softball Training Academy on Seabury Avenue in the Bronx.  The special consultant to owners of the New York Yankees who […]

by · June 13, 2016 · Sports

Tigers run into a resurgent Sabathia: Yankees keep rolling

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor A month ago there was that prevailing losing attitude about the New York Yankees.  It was seen on the field, in the clubhouse and most of their enthusiastic fans forgot that not even a third […]

by · June 11, 2016 · Sports

Angels Latest Team to spark Yankees Offense

  By Rich Mancuso / Sports Editor Monday evening the New York Yankees started a stretch of 18-games on their schedule and the lone team with an above .500 record are the Detroit Tigers who visit the Bronx for three […]

by · June 9, 2016 · Sports

Muhammad Ali Was “The Greatest” and Never Was There A Debate

By  Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Bert Randolph Sugar the late boxing author and historian wrote about Muhammad Ali in his book “The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists: “The boxing world was his stage. This playful and boastful fighter became the […]

by · June 5, 2016 · Sports
Felix Verdejo an Christopher Diaz train on 151st street in The Bronx ,New York. Photo by Peter Amador for Top Rank Boxing.

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 2]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 2] A special report from Rich Mancuso, Sports Editor       Felix Verdejo and Christopher Diaz brought their training camp to East 151st street in the South Bronx last Saturday. To the delight […]

by · June 3, 2016 · Sports
From the Bronx to Orlando: T M Baseball

From the Bronx to Orlando: T M Baseball

From the Bronx to Orlando: T M Baseball By Rich Mancuso, Sports Editor  Orlando FL: Down in central Florida where Disney World and the resorts are a reason to imagine, Tony Melendez and his wife Jessy are in a reality […]

by · June 3, 2016 · Sports
Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1] On Saturday, Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo joined his upcoming opponent Chris Diaz at a South Bronx street fair.   Both fighters appeared together to promote their upcoming June 11 fight on […]

by · May 31, 2016 · Sports
June 11 Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video]  

June 11 Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video] 

Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video]  Boxer Felix Verdejo joined his opponent Chris Diaz to promote their upcoming June 11 fight taking place on the eve of National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. [en Espanol]

by · May 31, 2016 · Sports, Video

Sports Flashback: Gio Gonzalez, Travis d’Arnaud

Nats pitcher Gio Gonzalez does not have an answer for his success pitching against the Mets at Citi Field.

by · May 30, 2016 · Sports

There was no DH issue with A-Rod and Beltran: Not this Friday Night

By Rich Mancuso St. Petersburg, Fla. –  It would have been the strong pitching of Masahiro Tanaka Friday night for the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field that was a cause for optimism. The righthander threw seven shutout innings on […]

by · May 28, 2016 · Sports
Ready for an Impact on ESPN Deportes New York

Ready for an Impact on ESPN Deportes New York

It all makes for good radio and starting this Thursday evening, ESPN Deportes New York is their new home as they host 1050 Impact.

by · May 23, 2016 · Sports
Noah Syndergaard, NY Mets pitching ace. Credit: bloggingmets.com

Noah, Closer, and Homerun ball: But Mets may need more

After getting his fifth win of the season Sunday afternoon at Citi Field in leading the Mets to a 3-1 win and three-game series sweep over the Milwaukee Brewers, Noah Syndergaard is Mets ace.

by · May 23, 2016 · Sports