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Posted in Analysis Baseball Commentary MLB "Openers"

Analytics Reign: Changes Coming Head-On For Callaway And Boone

Some say Major League Baseball is tethered to the past and therefore it will never catch up to the role analytics plays in the game…

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Gleyber Torres, New York Yankees
Posted in A Baseball Story Gleyber Torres New York Yankees

635 Days – The Wait For Gleyber Torres More Than Worth It

For impatient Yankees fans, the wait to see Gleyber Torres in pinstripes seemed to take forever. In the face of the storm, Brian Cashman and…

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MLB Tools of the Trade
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Trends In MLB

MLB Trends: On The Expedited Disappearance Of Position Players

The idea in Major League Baseball (MLB) of having eight players assigned to positions in the field has never made much sense to me from the…

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Sonny Gray, New York Yankees
Posted in Analysis New York Yankees Yankees Yankees 2018

Yankees Road Trip From Hell Ends In Texas – Then Schedule Toughens

The Yankees road trip from hell ends on Wednesday against the Rangers, followed by a scheduled day off. When the team returns home, things will…

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New York Dail;y News Back Page May 19, 2018
Posted in Analysis Editorial Jacob deGrom New York Mets

The Mets Are (Reluctantly) Facing Franchise Changing Decisions

How bold are the New York Mets? Change that, since they haven’t been bold in decades, how bold can the Mets be in saving, not…

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Didi Gregorius, Shortstop New York Yankees
Posted in A Baseball Story Baseball Commentary Didi Gregorius New York Yankees

Yankees Fans: Stop The Talk – Didi Gregorius Isn’t Going Anywhere

Baseball fans are noted for their fickleness. Love me today, hate me tomorrow. But all this talk about the Yankees replacing Didi Gregorius with that…

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Negro Leagues Museum, Kansas City
Posted in A Baseball Story Baseball Commentary New York Yankees Yankees 2018

Four Days Without Yankees Baseball – Rehab Begins Tonight

For Yankees fans, this four-day break from games has seemed interminable. No box scores to check, no breaking news about this player or that player,…

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Yoenis Cespedes, New York Mets (Photo: New York Post)
Posted in Baseball Commentary Mets Commentary New York Mets Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes On The DL Again Smells Of More Mets Spin

The news from Mets camp that Yoenis Cespedes was being placed on the DL list for an indeterminate period was not surprising as much as it…

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