Author: stevecontursi

I am an amateur writer with a passion for baseball and all things Yankees and Mets.
Yoenis Cespedes - Goodbye and good riddance
Posted in Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes: Once An Outlier Always An Outlier – Anyone Surprised?

Yoenis Cespedes is a troubled little boy who takes flight in the night, leaving his team in a state of fright for his well-being. Goodbye…

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Gary Sanchez, An all too familiar sight (Photo: Newsday)
Posted in Analysis Brian Cashman Gary Sanchez Yankees 2020

Yankees Catchers Are One For The Season – Really, Brian?

The Yankees continue to perform, and the outlook is excellent. The same cannot be said for their catchers. This should be a flashing red light…

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Posted in Analysis MLB Coronavirus Yankees Corona virus 2020

Yankees Commonly Violate MLB Safety Protocol – So What, Commissioner

The Yankees are chronic violators of MLB’s Safety Practices, and they don’t have a leg to stand on if they deny it. Forgive them for…

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Rob Manfred feeling the Stress of 2020 (Dallas Morning News)
Posted in 2020 MLB season Editorial Yankees 2020

Yankees Sizzle While Commish Bristles With Empty Threat To End Season

While the Yankees are jumping off to a sizzling start, Commissioner Rob Manfred threatened to shut the season down. Did he forget who he works…

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Posted in 2020 MLB season Yankees 2020 Yankees Corona virus 2020

Yankees: Meet Their Most Valuable Non-Player – Ben Tuliebitz

The Yankees have several behind-the-scenes “players,” who without them, the team could not function. Stretched beyond limits this year, meet Ben Tuliebitz. Yankees union rep…

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Stanton and Hicks tweak Trump (AP)
Posted in Analysis Stanton and Hicks - The Protest

Stanton And Hicks Take Us Beyond The Vacuum Of 1968 Raised Fists

Stanton and Hicks, Carlos and Smith – athletes from different generations – each with a message to send. Black Lives Matter and Black Power –…

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MLB 2020 Season (Photo by Mark CunninghamMLB Photos via Getty Images)
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Corona Strategy MLB Coronavirus

How The MLB 2020 Season Is Turning From A Sprint To A Marathon

The MLB 2020 season is not a week old, and already it feels like what is supposed to be a two-month sprint, instead it is…

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Randy Levine, Yankees President (USA Today)
Posted in Randy Levine Yankees Front Office

Randy Levine: Always There To Remind Us The Yankees Aren’t Perfect

Randy Levine, the Yankees Team President, is a newsmaker only sporadically. But when he decides to throw his weight around, it always comes with a…

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