Yankees vs. Astros 2019 ALCS (Photo: twitter.com)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary

Yankees: Sign-stealing or not they have no one to blame but themselves

The Yankees have a rippling current surrounding the team, suggesting something was stolen from them. Not the case – nowhere even close… Yankees players and…

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Carlos Beltran - Sign-stealing cloud (Photo: New York Post)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary

The Mets have no credibility if they don’t dismiss Carlos Beltran

The Mets are in the line of fire of a bullet Carlos Beltran barely dodged. Alas, to remain credible as a franchise, they have no…

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Citi Field - Home of the New York Mets (Photo: Trip Advisor)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets free agent signings

Mets: Upgrade needed for backup catcher – Russell Martin fits the bill

The Mets have checked the box for a backup catcher with a name. But an upgrade is needed, and Russell Martin is a perfect fit…

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MLB's trumped up attentance problem (Photo: Lynne Sladky/Associated Press)
Posted in MLB Editorial MLB Rule Changes

MLB: On why the decline in ballpark attendance will continue

Major League Baseball attendance is trending downward. A multitude of reasons prevail. But in the end, does it really matter? MLB is witnessing the ongoing…

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41 Seaver Way, the new address of Citi Field (Photo: Newsday)
Posted in Baseball Hall Of Fame David Wright Mets Commentary New York Mets History

Mets: Is Tom Seaver the first and last legitimate NY Met to make the HOF

The Mets have produced only one legitimate full-bred player who resides in Cooperstown. Will Tom Seaver be the first and last Mets player in the…

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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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Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary Yankees Luxury Tax

Yankees: What must it feel like to be J.A. Happ these days

The Yankees have a poorly kept secret; they’d rather not have J.A. Happ and his $17 million for the 2020 season. Wonder what’s going through…

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Yankees cup runneth over (Photo: New York Magazine)
Posted in Analysis Yankees 2020 Yankees Luxury Tax

Yankees: Already $50 million past the threshold – Luxury Tax be damned

The Yankees, if the tax were due today, would owe MLB a cool $22 million for blowing by the luxury tax threshold. Coming up –…

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