Articles by: Rich Mancuso

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - FEBRUARY 26: J.D. Davis #28 of the New York Mets bats against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning of a Grapefruit League spring training game at First Data Field on February 26, 2019 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The Tigers won 14-4. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Davis And Nimmo Offer Mets Holiday Cheer And Optimistic About Coming Season

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Brandon Nimmo played Santa and J.D. Davis was the elf Tuesday at the Mets annual Kids Holiday party held at Citi Field in the Foxwoods Club. The event has become a highlight of the Mets […]

by · December 4, 2019 · Sports
Needs For Mets And Yankees Before Winter Meetings Begin

Needs For Mets And Yankees Before Winter Meetings Begin

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor One week from tomorrow the baseball world will convene in San Diego for the annual Winter Meetings. The agenda at these meetings have become more business dealings for Major League Baseball and the trade market […]

by · November 30, 2019 · Sports
New York City FC Signs Academy Product Tayvon Gray Who Becomes First Bronx Native To Sign With NYCFC

New York City FC Signs Academy Product Tayvon Gray Who Becomes First Bronx Native To Sign With NYCFC

 New York City FC today announced that Homegrown defender Tayvon Gray has signed his first professional contract with the Club becoming the first Bronx native to sign with NYCFC.  Gray said: “I’m very excited to sign with New York City FC. I’m a Bronx kid and […]

by · November 26, 2019 · Sports
World’s Best Kovacs, Crouser To Take Their Best Shots in 113th NYRR Millrose Games

World’s Best Kovacs, Crouser To Take Their Best Shots in 113th NYRR Millrose Games

PHOTO CREDIT: John Nepolitan Joe Kovacs and Ryan Crouser, the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 shot put athletes, will return to The Armory to compete in the 113th NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday, February 8, 2020.The most celebrated indoor meet will highlight many of the world’s […]

by · November 25, 2019 · Sports
Coppola: More Baseball In the Swamp?

Coppola: More Baseball In the Swamp?

By William Coppola: Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports Orlando Magic co-founder Pat Williams held a press conference to announce his campaign to bring an expansion MLB team to the city of Orlando. The name for the team would be the Orlando Dreamers.Yikes! […]

by · November 24, 2019 · Sports
Castle Hill Little League Clinics

Castle Hill Little League Clinics

FREE CASTLE HILL LITTLE LEAGUE/ CASTLE HILL RBI WINTER BASEBALL CLINICS/WORKOUTS HAVE BEGUN!! The Castle Hill Little League/ Castle Hill RBI Winter Baseball Clinics/Workouts will begin on Saturday, November 23rd at the Monsignor Scanlan High School Fieldhouse located at 915 […]

by · November 21, 2019 · Sports
It Was Business For The Yankees As Ellsbury And Bird Are Aware

It Was Business For The Yankees As Ellsbury And Bird Are Aware

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Jacoby Ellsbury? Greg Bird? We never got to know their capability in Yankees pinstripes.   The Yankees made roster moves Wednesday evening and perhaps they should have been sent out of town sooner.   Of course […]

by · November 21, 2019 · Sports
Fordham Basketball And Homecoming In The Bronx

Fordham Basketball And Homecoming In The Bronx

By William Coppola: Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports With the end of the baseball season, I look forward to college sports. Football and basketball in particular. For my first basketball game this season at Fordham University on the Rose Hill campus in the […]

by · November 17, 2019 · Sports
Coppola: Astros, Send Them To The Moon!

Coppola: Astros, Send Them To The Moon!

By William Coppola- Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports So what is the biggest story today, the impeachment inquiry in our nations capital or the Hoston Astros being exposed as cheaters? I’m going with the Astros. Washington has already had enough […]

by · November 15, 2019 · Sports
Cy Young And A Teammate Is Jacob deGrom

Cy Young And A Teammate Is Jacob deGrom

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Now you can place Jacob deGrom in that category of dominance. There won’t be a debate about the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner in that category of being a top pitcher in the game […]

by · November 14, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Name Matt Blake Pitching Coach

Yankees Name Matt Blake Pitching Coach

The New York Yankees have announced that Matt Blake has been named the club’spitching coach. Blake, 34, joins the Yankees’ Major League staff after four seasons with the Cleveland Indians (2016-19), where he was recently promoted to Director of Pitching Development. He had […]

by · November 14, 2019 · Sports
Offseason Begins For Yankees And Making Moves

Offseason Begins For Yankees And Making Moves

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Aaron Boone could have won the 2019 AL Manager of The year but he was the runner up to the Twins’ Rocco Baldelli. Boone was deserving with a team that overcame a  MLB record 30 […]

by · November 12, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized
Drew Hunter Returning to The Armory Where He Achieved Legendary Status

Drew Hunter Returning to The Armory Where He Achieved Legendary Status

Cover Photo: John Nepolitan Drew Hunter’s return to The Armory on Saturday will be especially gratifying for two reasons.For one, he will be working alongside high school track & field athletes as an instructor at The Armory Indoor Track & Field Camp at The Armory New […]

by · November 12, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized
Ivy League Win In Bronx Goes To Dartmouth

Ivy League Win In Bronx Goes To Dartmouth

By William Coppola- Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports The setting alone for this Ivy league football game between Dartmouth and Princeton at Yankee Stadium on a crisp 43 degree day in the Bronx, only added to the rich tradition these two […]

by · November 10, 2019 · Sports
NYCFC And Head Coach Part Ways

NYCFC And Head Coach Part Ways

New York City FC today announced that the Club and Head Coach Domènec Torrent have mutually agreed to part ways. Torrent replaced Patrick Vieira as New York City FC Head Coach in June 2018 and helped guide NYCFC to a […]

by · November 8, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized