Category: Analysis

Mickey Mantle - The Mick
Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle: Lost boy, womanizer, Hall of Famer, alcoholic and more

Mickey Mantle wore life on his sleeve. He hid nothing from us, the good, bad, and the ugly. He had a reason to be so…

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Cashman and Boone trying to figure it out (N.Y. Post: Charles Wenzelberg)
Posted in Analysis MLB Corona Strategy Yankees Corona virus 2020

Yankees: Scavenging for news and the quest for nuggets amidst the lull

As the Yankees organization is engulfed with coping with the sweeping changes COVID-19 has thrust on everyone, there is some baseball news to report on….

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Giancarlo Stanton - Injured Again (NorthJersey.com)
Posted in Analysis

Yankees: Power Outage (Giancarlo Stanton) is nothing to worry about

The Yankees will be suffering from a power outage when the season opens. But this team is a whole lot more than Giancarlo Stanton –…

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Aaron Boone - Tempering the anger (Sarah Stier / Getty Images)
Posted in Aaron Boone Analysis Astros Cheating Scandal

Aaron Boone: A struggle with personal rage and a need to temper his team

Aaron Boone knows the rewards and risks are high as manager of the Yankees. In the wake of the uproar among his players, 2020 promises…

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Aaron Boone and disgraced Alex Cora (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary

Yankees treading fine line between rightful anger and eyes off the target

The Yankees remain on the prowl with daily shots taken at the Astros and Commissioner Manfred. But when is the line crossed from motivation to…

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Michael Bloomberg Mets Owner - Why not? (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)
Posted in Analysis Mets Commentary

Mike Bloomberg: Buy the Mets using a mere four percent of your net worth

Mike Bloomberg has always had a philanthropic connection to New York City. Be a hero to Mets fans. It’ll only cost you lunch money to…

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Francisco Lindor deal rejected by Mets (AP)
Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Player Extensions

Mets wisely reject Lindor deal keeping payroll options open thru 2024

For once, the Mets are wise, not cheap, in rejecting the deal for Francisco Lindor. The non-deal keeps payroll options open for key player extensions……

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Mets on the cuspice of ownership change (Photo: marketwatch.com)
Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Culture

Mets: This can no longer be fun or challenging for Brodie Van Wagenen

The Mets hierarchy tends to destroy the hopes and dreams of people who opt to join “The Team.” Brodie Van Wagenen could be the next……

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