Category: Analysis

Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets new manager

Mets: Okay, no problem – How about we try this again (Luis Rojas)

The Mets have their man, and as they say – the third time’s a charm. He’d better be because a lot is riding on the…

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Posted in Analysis MLB Editorial

MLB: Tanking and sign-stealing is cheating – why is tanking left untouched?

Tanking in MLB is cheating on the same level as sign-stealing. And yest, MLB turns a blind eye towards tanking.

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Posted in Aaron Judge Analysis Hal Steinbrenner Yankees 2020 Yankees Luxury Tax

Yankees: Party’s over, it’s time to turn attention to contract extensions

The Yankees have already blown past the luxury tax threshold for 2020. Next year promises to be the same or worse unless contract extensions are…

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Posted in Analysis Brodie Van Wagenen Mets 2020 Mets Commentary

Mets: The count on Van Wagenen is 0-2 – how will he fare with Rojas

The Mets and, in particular, their GM Brodie Van Wagenen heard the drumbeat building for Luis Rojas. He succumbed, and he better have gotten it…

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Posted in Analysis Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter: Okay, no mas – he deserves unanimous election to the HOF

Derek Jeter is on the cusp of being only the second player to win election to the Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously. It’s not a…

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Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary

The Mets idle, Dusty says first come first served and Hensley might jet

The Mets, meaning Van Wagenen, appear to be starting from scratch to hire a manager. No one is waiting for them, and they could be…

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Posted in Aaron Boone Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary Yankees Starting Pitching

Yankees: A six-man rotation makes perfect sense – why not try it?

The Yankees have talked about using a six-man rotation from time to time, but tradition has always squashed the idea. A plan to try it…

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Posted in Analysis Brodie Van Wagenen Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Culture

Mets: A funny thing has happened on the way to the 2020 season

The Mets 2020 season is off the rails even before the season begins. And the 26 players in the clubhouse are now bit players in…

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