Articles by: Rich Mancuso

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Babyn Bombers lose second straight game at home (SI)

By Brandon Colon The Staten Island Yankees looked to bounce back after a 7-3 loss Wednesday night to the Aberdeen Ironbirds (Baltimore Orioles Affiliate). Although they have lost six of their last 10 games the Baby Bombers (26-16) still have […]

by · August 6, 2017 · Sports
The Yankees acquired RHP Sonny Gray and int'l signing bonus pool money from Oakland for Dustin Fowler, James Kaprielian and Jorge Mateo. Credit: @YankeesPR

Gray a win for Yankees in trade

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Sonny Gray is the what the Yankees needed and it means bright days in the Bronx. Because the Yankees have done the unexpected it is obvious why this was a move that had to be made […]

by · August 1, 2017 · Sports
Dominican Baseball Team Arrives in Bronx

Dominican Baseball Team Arrives in Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor They have a hero in the Dominican Republic: Albert Pujois, the future Hall of Famer currently with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Los Trinitarios, a baseball organization from Santo Domingo arrived in the Bronx this […]

by · July 29, 2017 · Sports
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Yankees: At Trade Deadline Have Prospects to Offer

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Four days and the complexion of teams will change with the non-waiver trade deadline. Sellers, buyers, and rumors is all you have to know and the Mets showed Thursday they will sell with Lucas Duda now […]

by · July 28, 2017 · Sports
Let’s Make A Deal: Baseball Trade Deadline Nears

Let’s Make A Deal: Baseball Trade Deadline Nears

By William Coppola Baseball is the only professional sport that has these built-in days of excitement from beginning to end. The year never really ends as we go from the winter meetings for general managers, followed by the team winter meetings, […]

by · July 28, 2017 · Sports
NY Yankees closer, Aroldis Chapman

Yankees Not Done Dealing: They’re In It To Win

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Wait a second.  At first look the Yankees are in playoff position and this was supposed to be the season of rebuilding and looking at next year, or the year after. But the youngsters have put […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Head Athletic Trainer At Fordham Retires

Fordham University head athletic trainer Vinny Porricelli, ATC, CSCS, who has worked with Fordham student-athletes for the past 35 years, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Porricelli’s retirement will be effective August 25, 2017.  “We are immensely grateful to Vinny for […]

by · July 20, 2017 · Sports
Yoenis Cespedes, NY Mets

Cespedes Fails to Deliver Again

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor You can say this is expected with the New York Mets and their season of 2017. The come from behind wins have been few and that was the situation again Monday night at Citi Field in […]

by · July 18, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Loss of Pineda: Decision Time for the GM

Yankees Loss of Pineda: Decision Time for the GM

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor If this was another year when the New York Yankees were in a rebuilding mode than the season ending injury to righthander Michael Pineda would go as another loss. But the Yankees are not rebuilding in […]

by · July 15, 2017 · Sports
From: Kerut EK, Kerut DG, Fleisig GS, Andrews JR. Prevention of Arm Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers. J La Med Assn 2008; March/April

Magic Pitch Counts Have Ruined Baseball

By William Coppola Remember when the Boston Celtic’s John Havlicek was the best sixth man on those championship teams back in the 60’s and 70’s? Maybe it is time for baseball to look to something similar, as in a sixth […]

by · July 13, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
TM Hanks Yanks Dominate on All-Star Tuesday

TM Hanks Yanks Dominate on All-Star Tuesday

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor At Randall’s Island Park Tuesday afternoon it was an all-star day win for the TM Baseball Training Academy Hanks Yanks 16u team as they dominated the Razorbacks with a 18-3 win.  Led by the  home run […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
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
Yankees Have Trade Ability Towards Deadline

Yankees Have Trade Ability Towards Deadline

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Three weeks from the non-waiver trade deadline and Yankees GM Brian Cashman will not sit still. That wheeling and dealing is a trademark of Cashman and the Yankees and this time they will be buyers and […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Sports
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Baby Bombers Split Two With Cyclones

By Brandon Colon The Staten Island Yankees played a Minor League doubleheader, which meant both games would only go 7 innings. After last night’s win against rival the Brooklyn Cyclones the Baby Bombers came in with a seven-game winning strike […]

by · July 9, 2017 · Sports
Hanks Yanks T M Baseball Academy 12U Select Team. Photo Credit:  T M Baseball Academy

TM Baseball Academy 12U Select Wins Yorktown Tournament

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor TM Baseball Academy 12u Select team won their first major tournament under the Hanks Yanks banner this past weekend at the annual Yorktown Tournament up in Putnam County. Manager Joe Werner won his third tournament with […]

by · July 6, 2017 · Sports