Jason Vargas - A 21st Century Pitcher (Photo: Deadspin)
Posted in Analysis Mets Trade Deadline MLB Trade Deadline Yankees Trade Deadline Needs

Jason Vargas Is The next CC Sabathia. Who Gets Him – Mets or Yankees?

Jason Vargas, much like his colleague in the Bronx, has figured it out. No longer a thrower, with no flash he just gets the job…

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Facebook Readers Sound Off On Me And A Healthy Exchange Occurs

Members of the Baseball Life Facebook Group sound off on yours truly, Steve Contursi, regarding the article below. Rough going, but ultimately rewarding… You write…

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Posted in A Baseball Story Baseball Writer Mets 2019 Mets Commentary Mets Culture

Mets Game Thursday: Anticipating A Live Look From Citi Field

I’ll be at the Mets game on Thursday afternoon and filing a report the next day. Following are “assignments” I’m giving myself… UPDATED –  FRIDAY,…

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Posted in A Baseball Story CC Sabathia MLB Trade Deadline Yankees Playoffs

Yankees/Twins Monday Night: A Microcosm Of A Typical Playoff Game

The Yankees/Twins game Monday night displayed all of the elements of a typical playoff contest. One team wins while the other can only wonder why……

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Noah Syndergaard, Starting Pitcher, New York Mets (Photo: New York Daily News)
Posted in A Baseball Story Mets Trade Deadline Noah Syndergaard

Is Noah Syndergaard Trying To Talk His Way Out Of New York?

By now, Noah Syndergaard knows you don’t bite the hand that feeds you. Not the hand that signs your checks, the hand of the New…

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Posted in A Baseball Story Mets 2019 Mets Commentary

The Mets Are Playing A Better Brand Of Spirited Baseball

The Mets are finally putting all the noise aside. No big win streaks, they look and feel better, both as a team and individually… The…

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Posted in Yankees 2019 Yankees Trade Deadline Needs

As This Yankees Team Continues To Roll, It’s Time To Unplug The Phones

The Yankees unrelenting trade deadline theme remains bent on adding starting pitching. Unplug the phones, Brian. We’re good to go. This Yankees team, when play…

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Reader’s Comments: On Zack Wheeler And The Mets Organization

Reader’s comments stemming from today’s article titled, The Mets: An Organization Where The Players Run The Asylum, are biting and incisive… I thrive on reader’s…

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