Giancarlo Stanton - Yankees Albatross (Photo: New York Daily News)
Posted in Giancarlo Stanton Yankees 2020 Yankees Analysis

Are the Yankees being stubborn or just plain stupid with Giancarlo Stanton

The Yankees inherited Giancarlo Stanton on a whim by Brian Cashman and a wish by Derek Jeter to clear the deck. What in the hell…

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Snow-bound Citi Field NYC 12/3/2019 (Photo: nj.com)
Posted in Analysis Brodie Van Wagenen Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Trade Possibilities

Mets: It’s so eerily quiet – sort of makes you wonder, doesn’t it?

What are the Mets and Brodie Van Wagenen up to? Is the eerie quiet a buildup to something big – or does indecision once again…

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Mets All-Star Jeff McNeil (Photo: Mets Merized)
Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary MLB Rule Changes

On how the Mets and MLB rules will crush Jeff McNeil’s future earnings

Mets 2019 All-Star Jeff McNeil may or may not realize it yet, but he is destined to become a victim of the team and MLB…

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Gleyber Torres: Yankees candidate for extension (Photo: usatoday.com)
Posted in Gleyber Torres MLB Contract Extensions Yankees 2020 Yankees Analysis Yankees Payroll

Yankees: How long will it take them to extend their rising star Gleyber Torres

By now, the Yankees have to know Gleyber Torres is the real thing. The smart business move says to extend him sooner rather than later……

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Mets Marcus Stroman in the 2020 spotlight (Photo: thespun.com)
Posted in Mets Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets Starting Pitching

The Mets need more from Marcus Stroman and Steven Matz – a lot more

The Mets have a solid starting rotation. But to take the next step, Marcus Stroman and Steven Matz need to be better than the .500…

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J.A. Happ - Yankees likely trade candidate (Photo: Pinstripe Alley)
Posted in Analysis Clint Frazier Yankees 2020 Yankees Analysis Yankees Rumors

Three Yankees almost certain to be traded this winter – and why that’s so

The Yankees, going into 2020, do not have a surplus of talent. But they do have tradeable talent they can use to supplement and support…

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MLB scouts collecting all that data (Photo: perfectgame.org)
Posted in Analysis MLB Analysis MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

MLB’s collision between Statcast, data gathering, and the 20-second rule

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred will do anything to speed up baseball, including the use of a 20-second clock. Pity those poor statisticians if it happens……

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Joe Girardi linked to ex-Yankees (Photo: inquirer.com)
Posted in Analysis Joe Girardi

Yankees reunion in Philadelphia led by Joe Girardi reportedly underway

If former Yankees manager Joe Girardi has his way, several of his past players will be moving two hours down the road to Philadelphia… When…

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