Category: Analysis

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 nine 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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Mets Fans Hanging In There? (Photo: unclemikes musings.com
Posted in Analysis Mets Culture Mets losing season

Mets Losing Season – How Did They Manage To Do It Again?

Ho-Hum – it’s been another Mets losing season for Mets fans to suffer through. Who gets blamed? No one, because this was a team effort….

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Michael Conforto: Contract Extension Is In Play
Posted in Analysis Michael Conforto

Michael Conforto: Steve Cohen’s Chance To Make The Big Splash – Or Not

Michael Conforto, by any standard, is having a career year in a losing effort for the Mets. “The Steve’s” are set to battle for his…

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Luke Voit: An MVP 2020 Season
Posted in Analysis Luke Voit

Luke Voit: The AL MVP Candidate Has Entered Into Rarified Yankees Air

Luke Voit has quietly reached a plateau that makes him synonymous with Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle. Phenomenal is the only way to describe it….

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