Articles by: Rich Mancuso

Yankees Statement regarding Domingo German Domestic Violence Situation

Yankees Statement regarding Domingo German Domestic Violence Situation

STATEMENT FROM THE NEW YORK YANKEES RE: PLACEMENT OF DOMINGO GERMÁN ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE UNDER THE JOINT MLB-MLBPA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE POLICY   “We fully support all measures being undertaken by the Commissioner’s Office pursuant to the Policy on Domestic Violence. We support […]

by · September 19, 2019 · Sports
NY Yankees pitcher Luis Severino. Credit: Wikipedia

Severino returns; Betances Setback For Yankees

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Luis Severino made his anticipated return on the mound Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium and the right-hander left little doubt about not being effective in his first start of the season. He threw four shutout […]

by · September 18, 2019 · Sports
Coppola: Let Them Pitch

Coppola: Let Them Pitch

By William Coppola- Contributing Sports Columnist Enough is enough with all this analytical stuff when it comes to pitch counts in professional baseball. Pitchers arms will not fall off if they pitch nine innings. Nolan Ryan, Steve Carlton, Jim Palmer and […]

by · September 16, 2019 · Sports
Pitching And Raji Davis; Mets Still Wild Card Hunting

Pitching And Raji Davis; Mets Still Wild Card Hunting

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor This was vintage Jacob deGrom Saturday night at Citi Field. It was also Seth Lugo and Justin Wilson out of the bullpen. And it was Rajai Davis, the veteran who came off the bench and […]

by · September 15, 2019 · Sports
All The Right Buttons For NYCFC

All The Right Buttons For NYCFC

By Carlos De Jesus IV- Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports The Bronx Blues displayed another level of versatility as they vanquished Mitias Almeyda’s San Jose Quakes 2-1 at Yankee Stadium Saturday afternoon. Despite going down one at the 20th minute, […]

by · September 14, 2019 · Sports
Not A Good Weekend Start For Mets

Not A Good Weekend Start For Mets

By William Coppola/ Contributing Sports Columnist Bronx Chronicle Dodgers vs Mets. Clayton Kershaw vs Noah Sunderdaard. Western division champs vs a team with a legitimate shot at the wild card. So what is all the talk in the press box, […]

by · September 14, 2019 · Sports
Patience Is A Virtue For A Rookie On NYCFC Roster

Patience Is A Virtue For A Rookie On NYCFC Roster

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor NYCFC gained another point and held first place in the Eastern Conference of the MLS with a 1-1 draw against Toronto Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. Sean Johnson stopped a penalty kick in the late […]

by · September 12, 2019 · Sports
We Always Remember This Day

We Always Remember This Day

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor You remember this day September 11, 2001, as if it was yesterday. How can we forget. The events on a sunny and vibrant September morning and for many of this generation a day turned into […]

by · September 11, 2019 · Sports
Decision Time Worked For Mets And The Manager

Decision Time Worked For Mets And The Manager

By Rich Mancuso./ Sports Editor Todd Frazier drove in all three runs Tuesday night at Citi Field and a 3-2 win for the Mets over the Diamndbacks kept their NL wild card hopes alive. But this was one of those […]

by · September 11, 2019 · Sports
Sep 7, 2019; New York, NY, USA; New York City FC forward Jesus Medina (19) scores a goal against New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner (30) during the second  half at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC’s Next Man Up Mentality Paying Dividends

By Carlos De Jesus IV: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports “I’ve never played centre back before on a professional team” claimed a chuckling Keaton Parks “but I stayed focused and listened to Maxim (Chanot)” Those remarks put into perspective what was […]

by · September 7, 2019 · Sports
Opener In Yankees Plans?

Opener In Yankees Plans?

By Rich Mancuso. Sports Editor Tuesday evening the Yankees hit five home runs and James Paxton on the mound tied his season high with  12 strikeouts to go along with seven scoreless innings. The Yankees followed a similar format Wednesday […]

by · September 5, 2019 · Sports
Bronx native, Scoochie Smith attempts to drive past Fordham's Antoine Anderson, during A-10 match at Fordham University in the Bronx, on Tuesday evening January 31, 2017. (Robert Cole)

Fordham Basketball Schedule Released

NEWS FROM FORDHAM UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS The full 2019-2020 Fordham University men’s basketball schedule was released today. It features three televised Atlantic 10 contests and an appearance in the 2019 Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. Fordham will play 18 of […]

by · September 4, 2019 · Sports
Sep 28, 2017; Bronx, NY, USA;  New York Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray (55) pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Paxton and Home Runs; Yankees Getting The Proper Punch

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor James Paxton was at his best on the mound in the Bronx Tuesday night. The Yankees hit five home runs, two again from Gary Sanchez and own a Major League record 13 players with at […]

by · September 4, 2019 · Sports
Mets Appoint New Scouting Director

Mets Appoint New Scouting Director

The New York Mets today announced that the club has named Bryn Alderson the team’s Professional Scouting Director and Jeff Lebow, Assistant Director, Professional Scouting. “Bryn and Jeff are talented members of the baseball operations department,” Mets Executive Vice President […]

by · September 3, 2019 · Sports
Fordham Opening Loss At Home Can Only Make Them Better

Fordham Opening Loss At Home Can Only Make Them Better

By Carlos Dejesus IV: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports The Fordham football team opened their season at home with a nail-biting 26-23 loss to CCSU on Saturday night. Despite the loss there was plenty of progress made from an abysmal 2018 […]

by · September 1, 2019 · Sports