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Coppola: Will 60 -Game Season Give Us The Next DH Star?

Coppola: Will 60 -Game Season Give Us The Next DH Star?

By William Coppola: Bronx Chronicle Sports Now that we will finally see some kind of baseball this year, will we see anything different? Obviously the answer is, Yes. There will only be 60 games. We will see a runner at second […]

by · June 24, 2020 · Sports
Coppola:  Michael Corleone: “It’s Not Personal, Just Business.”

Coppola: Michael Corleone: “It’s Not Personal, Just Business.”

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Here is what bothers me about what I feel baseball did in this draft and what kids in high school and college can expect in the future as MLB begins a 20 round […]

by · June 14, 2020 · Sports
Yankees Select C Austin Wells on the First Day of the 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft

Yankees Select C Austin Wells on the First Day of the 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft

With their first-round selection (28th overall) of the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, the New York Yankees selected C Austin Wells out of the University of Arizona. Wells, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound catcher, hit .357/.476/.560 (99-for-277) with 85R, 21 doubles, 7 triples, 7HR, […]

by · June 11, 2020 · Sports
Alex Santos Projected To Be Top MLB Draft Pick From The Bronx

Alex Santos Projected To Be Top MLB Draft Pick From The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor “Alex Santos is one of the Top high school players In the nation.” Comment from a high ranking NL baseball official who monitors every prospect and words about Alex Santos. The Mount St, Michael Academy […]

by · June 5, 2020 · Sports
Owners Or Players?

Owners Or Players?

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor When boxing promoters begin the process of a mega fight the negotiations of earnings begins at a 50/50 split. There are other elements in the process as they bargain and usually it becomes a 60/40 […]

by · May 15, 2020 · Sports
With Obstacles Baseball Should Look At Next Year

With Obstacles Baseball Should Look At Next Year

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor “They want to play but there are obstacles”   That quote comes from a high ranking baseball official when asked about the potential or any start to the 2020 MLB season.  He speaks with MLB […]

by · May 4, 2020 · Sports
We Miss Baseball And Could Be Shutout

We Miss Baseball And Could Be Shutout

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  Like you, I am starving to see baseball. I miss the crack of the bat and sound of the crowd as a home run is hit out of the yard. From a personal perspective there is […]

by · April 22, 2020 · Sports
Realistic Is MLB Plan To Resume Won’t Work

Realistic Is MLB Plan To Resume Won’t Work

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Logistics say that Major League Baseball games being played in Arizona  will be difficult to save the 2020 season. In other words this is complicated towards gearing for a June 1 start. Lets be realistic […]

by · April 7, 2020 · Sports
Baseball On Hold And That Is Secondary

Baseball On Hold And That Is Secondary

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor We look at the situation and sports are shut down. Sports, as much as we use as a diversion, is secondary at this point as the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis is here for the time being. […]

by · March 25, 2020 · Sports
We Wait With Sports In The Dark

We Wait With Sports In The Dark

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Fordham did not get the opportunity to pull of an upset. Neither did other conference teams or the field of 68, as March Madness and the NCAA Tournament was suspended. All of sports is in […]

by · March 13, 2020 · Sports
Possible Impacts On Sports With Coronavirus Virus Cases

Possible Impacts On Sports With Coronavirus Virus Cases

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor With the number of coronavirus cases increasing there is also a watch and cautious approach that could impact sports in New York. Already major sporting events have been suspended or closed to the public in […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Sports
Yankees Name RHP Deivi Garcia and 1B Chris Gittens Winners of the 2019 Kevin Lawn Awards

Yankees Name RHP Deivi Garcia and 1B Chris Gittens Winners of the 2019 Kevin Lawn Awards

The New York Yankees announced that right-handed pitcher Deivi García and first baseman Chris Gittens were named winners of the 2019 Kevin Lawn Award as the Yankees’ minor league “Pitcher of the Year” and “Player of the Year,” respectively.   The annual awards are […]

by · March 7, 2020 · Sports
Until Further Notice Judge Is Not The Face

Until Further Notice Judge Is Not The Face

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor “I don’t see him ready for Opening Day because of the time frame.”  So what is wrong with Aaron Judge? What is the status of Giancarlo Staton. We do know, Yankees GM Brian Cashman provided […]

by · March 4, 2020 · Sports
Gleyber Back At Short And Expected To Hit Home Runs

Gleyber Back At Short And Expected To Hit Home Runs

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Gleyber Torres hit his first home run of the spring Saturday afternoon. The Yankees expect a lot of those long balls to be hit as Opening Day awaits in three weeks.   The home run went […]

by · March 1, 2020 · Sports, Uncategorized
Yankees Will Find A Way With Injury Setbacks

Yankees Will Find A Way With Injury Setbacks

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor One after another and injuries as it was last year for the Yankees. They set the MLB record for injured players last season, 30, and replacements were capable of getting them 100 wins and a […]

by · February 27, 2020 · Sports