Author: stevecontursi

I am an amateur writer with a passion for baseball and all things Yankees and Mets.
Gary Sanchez Flails at another pitch (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
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Gary Sanchez: Taking Up Space And Lost In Space

Gary Sanchez – once an outlier, always an outlier. An eccentric, an anomaly, a non-conformist – pick your adjective, but never say he plays like…

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Matt Harvey - Another chance with the Royals (Alexandra-Villa Newsday)
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Matt Harvey Gets A New Lease On His Baseball Career With Royals

Matt Harvey’s downward trending career took a tick up yesterday when he signed a minor-league deal with the Kansas City Royals. Is the Dark Knight…

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MLB TV Networks - Is This All There Is?
Posted in ESPN MLB telecasts MLB no fans in stands MLB TV Network Broadcasts

MLB TV Networks Missing Chance To Offer A New Dimension To Baseball

MLB TV networks, amid games played with no fans, have a chance to offer a unique perspective putting fans “in the game.” Will they be…

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Gerrit Cole - All He Was Expected To Be
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Gerrit Cole: Not Quite A Masterpiece, But Damn Close

Gerrit Cole, Brian Cashman’s “White Whale,” is now officially the ace of the Yankee’s staff. And more than the $324 million – it’s “that look”…

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MLB: The Wait Is Over And We Have Our Game Back
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MLB Media Restrictions And How They Affect The Coverage We’ll Get

MLB, in its effort to play thru a pandemic, has been forced to impose several restrictions on team beat reporters. Can they still do their…

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Mets Sale: Alex Rodriguez and Vincent Viola - the man with the bucks (Getty images)
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Mets Sale: In A Twist, The Only Thing Left Is For A-Rod To Be Derek Jeter

The Mets sale is going to another round of bidding. A-Rod is tapped out. Would Rodriguez be satisfied as a minority owner like his rival,…

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Citi Field surrounding blight
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Mets Sale Is Secondary To A Chance For NYC To Correct A Big Mistake

The Mets are moving ever closer to a sale of the team. But where is Mayor DeBlasio’s interest in a side deal with the bidders…

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MLB 2020: A test of jumping through hoops (
Posted in 2020 MLB season Analysis MLB Corona Strategy

2020 MLB Season: Good Things Come To All Ye Who Wait

The 2020 MLB season is within reach, and on Thursday, it’s game on. Who would have thought? A season like no other is upon us,…

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