Articles by: Chris Saunders

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
The Yankees Future Starts Now

The Yankees Future Starts Now

  By Christopher Saunders The New York Yankees are rebuilding their team. The process began at the 2016 trade deadline, when a few of their key players were dealt away.  Those traded included Andrew Miller, Aroldis Chapman, Ivan Nova, and Carlos Beltran. […]

by · November 15, 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
David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox Retires.

Future is Now in Bean Town

  By Chris Saunders When the Red Sox lost to the Cleveland Indians in the ALDS there was sadness and disappointment all wrapped up in one ball. With the retirement of David Ortiz, who was the face of the franchise […]

by · October 31, 2016 · Sports
When Will The NFL Ever Take Domestic Violence Seriously?

When Will The NFL Ever Take Domestic Violence Seriously?

When Will the NFL Ever Learn From Previous Responses To Player Domestic Violence? By Christopher Saunders   Today, one of the league’s marquee franchises will take the field at London’s Twickenham Stadium for a date designed to showcase this great […]

by · October 24, 2016 · Sports
New York Yankees pitcher James Kaprielian (90) and pitcher Brady Lail (87) work out at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Photo Credit: Kim Klement, USA TODAY Sports

Three NY Yankees Prospects To Watch In 2017

Three NY Yankees Prospects To Watch In 2017 By Christopher Saunders The August 1, 2016 trade deadline will likely end up being viewed as one of the most important turning points in recent  NY Yankees history. For the previous two […]

by · October 22, 2016 · Sports
Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins

Jose Fernandez: A Heart Even Bigger Than the Diamond

A Heart Even Bigger Than The Diamond By Christopher Saunders   Early Sunday morning on September 25th,  Fernandez and two friends passed away in a boating accident near Miami Beach. When Jose Fernandez, age 24, pitched anything was possible. He was […]

by · September 29, 2016 · Sports
Tebow Scores Baseball Tryout

Tebow Scores Baseball Tryout

Tebow’s Transition Tryout  By Christopher Saunders Tim Tebow has received another offer to play professional baseball, although this one is much less serious than his previous offer. The Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League offered Tebow a baseball contract on […]

by · September 1, 2016 · Sports
Greg Golson, OF, New Britain Bees (ALPB)

Former Yankee Greg Golson Has The Right Attitude

Former Yankee has the right attitude By Christopher Saunders Greg Golson originally from Austin, Texas,  is in his first season with the Bees.  He arrived in New Britain anxious to be a major contributor to the new team. He  began playing […]

by · June 3, 2016 · Sports

Former #1 Baseball Pick Making Comeback

The journey through the minor leagues for third baseman Josh Vitters of the Bridgeport Bluefish is similar to that of many of his teammates.

by · May 30, 2016 · Sports
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 22:  Jonathan Albaladejo #63 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dug out during a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 22, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Former Yankees Leaving a Mark in Bridgeport

Former Yankees Leaving a Mark in Bridgeport By Christopher Saunders Prior  to  Friday night’s game against the New Britain Bees,  the Bridgeport Bluefish were three and five, two games below .500. With the help of former Yankee right-handers ,starting pitcher […]

by · May 5, 2016 · Sports
Old Faces, New Places

Old Faces, New Places

Old Faces, New Places By  Christopher Saunders I’m  sure you know by now that baseball is back.  Every crack of a bat and pop of a glove brings joy to fans of the sport, young and old alike.  For some […]

by · April 24, 2016 · Sports
Matt Buschmann, Arizona Diamondbacks

Matt Bushmann: Never Say Never

Never Say Never By Christopher Saunders This story touched me in such a way that I felt the need to write about it.  This is the story of Matt Buschmann. It is the story of perseverance, tenacity, and belief in […]

by · April 17, 2016 · Sports
Déjà vu all over again? Can the Yankees surprise?

Déjà vu all over again? Can the Yankees surprise?

Déjà vu all over again? By Chris Saunders  It’s starting to become a trend in baseball.  The team that made the biggest splash the previous season gets deemed “WS” contender.  In 2015 it was the Padres, who exchanged future assets […]

by · April 16, 2016 · Sports