Category: MLB Analysis

The MLB calendar ticks on amidst questions yet to be answered
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Coronavirus

MLB: More questions than answers about the season, here’s a few more

MLB is suitably distracted by the immediate impact of COVID-19 and the need to keep step with the CDC. But soon, these questions will need…

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Yankees lone fan before season halt (NY Post)
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Coronavirus

Yankees: Coping with the bane of any ballplayer – no routine to follow

The Yankees are giving players any number of options as to how they spend their time during this season’s intermission. That could be a mistake….

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Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary MLB Analysis

Beltran: A peculiar definition of cheating and a character flaw that did him in

Carlos Beltran is a fallen hero who turned out to be merely mortal. A  small part of his character betrayed him and, I’m afraid, made…

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Posted in Derek Jeter Mariano Rivera MLB Analysis

Sorry, but Derek Jeter cannot be put on the same plane as Mariano Rivera

Derek Jeter will be formally inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in July. Unanimous or not, though, he’ll never be on the same plane…

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Yankees: Big spenders - Hold on (Photo: The Ringer)
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Yankees Payroll

The Yankees are money misers far beyond the always criticized Mets

The Yankees are the cheapest team in baseball. You thought the Mets were, right? Nope, and here’s the ugly data to prove it… The New…

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MLB get married to sports gambling (Photo Carl Ayre)
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial

Will the MLB marriage to sports gambling mean justice for Pete Rose

MLB’s agreement with DraftKings, the internet’s portal to sports gambling, should be enough to pardon Pete Rose. Or so you would think… Major League Baseball…

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MLB - A disease shared with the NBA
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial

How MLB and the NBA share a life threatening disease – the “Bomb”

MLB and the NBA offer different skill sets, different fan bases, and distinct playoff systems. But they also share a common fault – the overreliance…

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Domingo German: Small man looking "big" on the mound (Photo: NY Times)
Posted in Domingo German MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Yankees Commentary

Yankees: Domingo German – Okay, it’s done – but in no way is it settled

The Yankees or anyone else alive and breathing today can’t be surprised by MLB’s 81-game suspension of Domingo German. But it’s still not settled… Yankees…

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