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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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Gleyber Torres, New York Yankees
Posted in New York Yankees Yankees 2018

Yankees sponsor show and tell battle in Spring Training

The Yankees will have little to offer the 60 some players they will invite to Spring Training this year regarding finding a spot on the…

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Jacob deGrom, New York Mets
Posted in Mets Mets 2018

Mets Fans: Let us rejoice for all that we (do) have

The Mets front office is such an easy target these days it’s not even fun anymore. But for once, let us rejoice and take a…

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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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The Cheapskates: Mets Owners Fred and Jeff Wilpon Photo Credit: Politico
Posted in Mets free agent signings New York Mets

Mets: When you shop in the bargain basement, you get what you pay for

Just when I was beginning to have some hope for the Mets and Sandy Alderson, my dream was shattered by the team’s addition of Adrian…

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The Old Yankee Stadium Original Photo by Steve Contursi
Posted in Joe Girardi New York Yankees Uncategorized Yankees Yankees 2018 Yankees 2018 manager

Joe Girardi: Good man, wrong man, wrong place, wrong time

Hindsight, they say, is always twenty-twenty. And never is that truer than the case of Joe Girardi and the decade he spent as manager of…

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