Category: Analysis

1994 MLB player's strike
Posted in Analysis MLB Editorial

MLB Analysis: Players and owners testiness spells trouble ahead

There’s more than meets the eye when the Players Association fired a shot across the bow by objecting to the Commissioner’s plans to speed up…

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MLB: Coming soon to a NL ballpark near you – The DH

Some things like the next earthquake along the San Andreas Fault are inevitable. Mark the Designated Hitter in the National League in the same column….

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MLB Commissioner, Rob Manfred (Photo: Sporting News)
Posted in Analysis MLB Editorial

MLB Editorial: “I don’t care if I ever get back” and Rob Manfred

The pitch clock is coming to major league baseball this season, even if commissioner Rob Manfred has to slam it down everyone’s throat. What’s next…

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Original Photo (2007)
Posted in Analysis Yankees

Yankees: What’s up with their fixation on Yu Darvish?

 When it comes to the Yankees, I have come to learn it is not a good idea to question the decisions Brian Cashman makes as…

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Original Photo: Steve Contursi
Posted in Analysis New York Yankees

Yankees: Arbitration done, $20 Million to spend, and Manny Machado

The arbitration process in MLB can be divisive and unsettling if carried to completion. This season, the Yankees have avoided that scenario opening up new…

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Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees Starter Photo Credit:
Posted in Analysis Brian Cashman Yankees Yankees 2018

Yankees: Tanaka’s opt-in makes life easier for Cashman

The Yankees and most everyone living on planet earth were not surprised by Masahiro Tanaka‘s decision to keep $67 million in his pockets instead of…

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Yankees manager? Brian McCann would be a wise choice

The Yankees vacancy for a manager is naturally drawing a lot of attention around the world of baseball. Brian Cashman is keeping the selection process…

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Subway Stop Yankee Stadium (Photo Credit: Steve Contursi)
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Yankees: Jacoby Ellsbury to Seattle? – The time has come today

The Yankees, ever since signing Jacoby Ellsbury to a gazillion dollar contract following the 2013 season, have rued the day they made that decision. Ellsbury,…

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