Post Tagged with: "MLB"

The Aaron Boone-Yankees Era Begins

The Aaron Boone-Yankees Era Begins

By Ray Negron When Reggie Jackson left the Yankees after the 1981 season, he went to the California Angels on a five year free agent deal. During Reggie’s time there I would visit him quite often. The Angels weren’t the […]

by · December 6, 2017 · Sports
Sonny Gray pitching against the Rays. NY Yankees - MLB.com (screengrab)

CM Espinal Congratulates NY Yankees on Extending Safety Netting

On May 10, 2017 Council Member Espinal first introduced legislation requiring NYC major and minor league ballparks to extend protective netting. Following the Yankee’s announcement on Sunday that the team will significantly expand their protective netting at Yankee Stadium, Council […]

by · October 2, 2017 · News, Sports
Indians set MLB record in win over Royals

Indians set MLB record in win over Royals

Cleveland Indians set MLB record with 22nd consecutive win, a 5-2 victory in 10 innings over the Kansas City Royals. Comeback in the 9th. #Walkoff in the 10th. The @Indians won't stop winning. pic.twitter.com/j9OvOSYEbA — MLB (@MLB) September 15, 2017 […]

by · September 15, 2017 · News, Sports
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

Michael Pineda: Yankees Unexpected Hero Almost Does It on Opening Day

By Rich Mancuso /Sports Editor Michael Pineda was sharp and there is no other word to describe the New York Yankees righthander and on Opening Day in the Bronx it was almost perfection. He was perfect through 6.2 innings before […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Sports
MLB Preview: For Mets and Yanks There Will Be A Different Tune

MLB Preview: For Mets and Yanks There Will Be A Different Tune

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Never ask this columnist how it will all transpire for the two baseball teams in New York. Some thrive on predictions but at the end of September the final standings at times have the experts shaking […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Sports
Jeruys Familia, NY Mets

Familia Suspension: Mets Will Survive And Baseball Got It Right

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor You can put this all in perspective when it comes to the 15-game suspension imposed by MLB on Mets closer Jeurys Familia for violating the League domestic violence policy. The Mets got a break and Familia […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Domestic Violence, Sports
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How Best to Remember Jimmy Rollins MLB Career

By Steven Simineri Coming off a stint last October as an in-studio analyst for TBS’s major league baseball post-season coverage following stints with the Dodgers and the White Sox in 2015 and2016, respectively, 38-year old Jimmy Rollins is in camp with the […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Sports
Tim Tebow Puts Sports In The Proper Perspective

Tim Tebow Puts Sports In The Proper Perspective

By Luis Vazquez There are many things that have been said about Tim Tebow, a former two-time NCAA football champion for the Florida Gators now aspiring professional baseball player trying to secure a job with the New York Mets. But […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Sports
What’s On Second: Change for Baseball

What’s On Second: Change for Baseball

By William Coppola (Tampa, Florida) The other day in Yankee camp, Didi Gregorius and Starlin Castro put on a home run display that had the no admission crowd (estimated 673), on their feet cheering. They loved it. Maybe during the regular season, batting […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Sports
Former NY Yankee Mike Mussina

Mike Mussina: Hall of Fame voting appears to be trending in right direction

By Steven Simineri When Mike Mussina called it a career following his first 20-win campaign in 2008, longtime Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who doesn’t just throw around compliments, said that all of Mussina’s accomplishments “represent a Hall of Fame career.” […]

by · January 5, 2017 · 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
Will the Mets Touch “The Hot Stove?”

Will the Mets Touch “The Hot Stove?”

By William Coppola Looking at the New York  Mets, I see an organization filled with talented young pitchers at the Major League level. They have scouted and developed their pitchers very well. Just think of what the odds are in […]

by · November 15, 2016 · Sports
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New York Yankees, Bartolo Colon could be an ideal fit in free agency

This story was originally published on Outside Pitch MLB Just like in recent seasons, New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman doesn’t figure to be a huge factor in free agency. While it’s unlikely he won’t give out any Major League deals […]

by · November 9, 2016 · Sports
Jeruys Familia, NY Mets

MLB Needs to Lead on Domestic Violence Issues

MLB Needs to Lead on Domestic Violence Issues  By Christopher Saunders Major League Baseball has taken a hard line toward domestic violence cases since establishing its joint domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse policy with the Players’ Association in […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Sports