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The Missing Mets Culture (Phoyo: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports_
Posted in Analysis Mets New Era Sandy Alderson Steve Cohen

Mets New Era: Alderson/Cohen Dialing In On Minor League Development

Mets fans rejoice. Led by Sandy Alderson, the New Era envisions the entire organization in one frame, focusing on Minor League teams. The Mets system-wide…

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Yankee Stadium in the rain (Photo: Brad Mangin)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Rotation Yankees 2020 Stretch Run

The Yankees Current Backslide Into Playoffs Eerily Reminds Of 2000 Team

The 2020 Yankees were losers of seven straight, then winners of ten in a row. Now this, 5-5 in their last ten. Who are these…

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Sandy Alderson Rejoins The Mets (Seth Wenig/Associated Press)
Posted in Analysis Steve Cohen

Steve Cohen Has A Plan – Alderson Is Only The Start – Finally – Leadership!

Steve Cohen is coming out swinging, and he’s going for the fences. Sandy Alderson is a home run, and there’s more to come. Steve Cohen…

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Steve Cohen - Brodie Van Wagenen: Mets 2021 Team? (NY Post)
Posted in Analysis Mets Starting Staff 2021

Mets: Two Free Agent Starting Pitchers To Zero In On For 2021

The Mets need a starting rotation overhaul to seriously compete in 2021. Here’s an obvious choice plus a sleeper or two to consider. The Mets…

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Yankees Seeking That Elusive 28th
Posted in Analysis Yankees Playoff Rotation 2020

Yankees Playoff Rotation: Who’s Going To Start That Critical Third Game?

The Yankees playoff rotation is set for the first two games of the Wild Card Series. After that, Boone ponders – who comes next? The…

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Gary Sanchez Flails at another pitch (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
Posted in Analysis Gary Sanchez

Gary Sanchez: Quietly But Efficiently, The Yankees Are Casting Him Aside

The Yankees are quietly writing off Gary Sanchez. Long overdue, perhaps, but this is a baseball story with many human layers. Gary Sanchez, more than…

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DJ LeMahieu - AL Batting Title Contender (NY Times)
Posted in DJ LeMahieu

DJ LeMahieu: You Can Believe It – A Batting Title Means Little To Him

DJ LeMahieu won a Batting Title as a player in the National League. He’d like to win another one – who wouldn’t? But he’s not…

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Brian Cashman - Yankees Playoff Roster
Posted in Brian Cashman MLB 2020 Playoffs Schedule Yankees Playoff Roster

Yankees Playoff Roster – Quarantined Taxi-Squad Opt-Outs Loom

The makeup of the Yankees playoff roster must be announced by next week. Like everything else this year, it’s about jumping through hoops. The Yankees…

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