Post Tagged with: "MLB"

What If? Fallout of Latest MLB Scandal and Mets’ dismissing Carlos Beltran

What If? Fallout of Latest MLB Scandal and Mets’ dismissing Carlos Beltran

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports editor and contributing writer William Coppola “He said I/m beginning to think that baseball is fake and there is no honesty among baseball players.” A comment above from an 11-year old Little League ballplayer as relayed […]

by · January 16, 2020 · Sports
in game six of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Coppola: Does MLB Punishment of Astros Fit The Crime

By William Coppola: Contributing Columnist Bronx Chronicle Sports Wow, MLB has come down hard on the cheating Houston Astros after a through investigation into their use of electronic devices, a bat and a garbage pail to steal signs during the […]

by · January 13, 2020 · Sports
Third Base Story Awaits Yankees

Third Base Story Awaits Yankees

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Gio Urshela or Miguel Andujar? That will the storyline when the Yankees assemble in Tampa for Spring Training in four weeks. Urshela and the Yankees reportedly agreed to a one-year contract of $2.475 million on […]

by · January 12, 2020 · Sports
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When Baseball Smells Like A Dead Fish

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports So much has been said about baseball having to be fair over the past number of years. Who ever said baseball has to be fair? You’re out or safe because an umpire says so. […]

by · January 9, 2020 · Sports
Betances Remains Home; Is Mets Bullpen Now The Best?

Betances Remains Home; Is Mets Bullpen Now The Best?

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Dellin Betances said Thursday at Citi Field about the Mets, “I’ve heard a lot of good things about the organization. I’m excited. I’m already at home.” And it did not take long for Betances, now […]

by · January 2, 2020 · Sports
Cole Contract Could Be A Yankees Risk

Cole Contract Could Be A Yankees Risk

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Go back to October and the Yankees failures with their at bats were the major and contributing factors coming up short again to the Houston Astros. It was not Masahiro Tanaka, Luis Severino, James Paxton, […]

by · December 11, 2019 · Sports
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Tic Tic Toc The Mets Are On The Clock

By Williams Coppola: Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports Only 68 days until pitchers and catchers report to their spring training complexes in 2020. It’s nice to watch that count down every winter. Thank goodness my granddaughter is still playing travel ball in California. […]

by · December 5, 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
Nationals Win Was Historic And Here Is Why

Nationals Win Was Historic And Here Is Why

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Alex Cora managed the Red Sox to a World Series championship last October and Wednesday night Dave Martinez became the second Latino manager in two years to do the same with the Washington Nationals.  But […]

by · October 31, 2019 · Sports
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Coppola: Water Cooler Talk Of The Day

By William Coppola- Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports Well slap me silly and call the Coast Guard. Did we just see what baseball used to look like last night? There was actually water cooler talk this morning about a baseball […]

by · October 30, 2019 · Sports
Coppola: That Darn Strike Box

Coppola: That Darn Strike Box

By William Coppola: Contributing Writer Bronx Chronicle Sports Balls and strikes in this World Series have become a focal point on too many pitches and the whole game has become too technical in how we watch it. Fractions of an […]

by · October 28, 2019 · Sports
Yankees Are Ready For Astros Or Rays

Yankees Are Ready For Astros Or Rays

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Make all the comparisons, analyze all the stats and if the upset minded Rays don’t finish off the Astros we are back to a rematch in the Bronx and in Houston of a classic ALCS […]

by · October 10, 2019 · Sports
Coppola: The Wacky World Of Baseball

Coppola: The Wacky World Of Baseball

By William Coppola: Contributing Writer/ Bronx Chronicle Sports Wow, what a wild playoff season so far. When the heavily favorite Astros play the “How are they even still playing” Tampa Bay Rays tonight, in what will be the final game of their […]

by · October 10, 2019 · Sports
Hubie Brooks: Mets Alumni’ Program And His Visit

Hubie Brooks: Mets Alumni’ Program And His Visit

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The organization that saw what Hubie Brooks had as a ballplayer was the New York Mets and it came at a time as a third overall round draft pick in 1978. Then the Mets were […]

by · September 28, 2019 · Sports
Home Field Is Yankees Goal With Division Clinched

Home Field Is Yankees Goal With Division Clinched

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Bronx, NY: The  business of clinching their first division title since 2012 has been accomplished as it was Thursday night for the Yankees.There are four more steps to go in a quest for a 28th […]

by · September 21, 2019 · Sports