Ronald Torreyes, New York Yankees
Posted in A Baseball Story Baseball Commentary New York Yankees Trends In MLB Uncategorized

Yankees Ronald Torreyes: The Victim Of A Blemish On MLB Today

It was a decision no one wanted to make, and ultimately it fell to Aaron Boone to tell Ronald Torreyes he was to report to…

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Stickball on NYC Streets (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
Posted in Analysis MLB Trade Deadline New York Mets New York Yankees

Mets And Yankees Stand By: Sellers Already Posturing For Trade Deadline

Trade deadline be damned, teams are already posturing and have let it be known a close-out sale is pending. Barring a sudden downturn, the Mets and…

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Hanley Ramirez, Boston DFA
Posted in Mets 2018 Mets free agent signings New York Mets

The Mets Need To Take An Immediate Flyer On Hanley Ramirez

This afternoon, the Boston Red Sox announced they had designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment. The New York Mets and Colorado Rockies would seem to be…

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A Pendulum And Baseball Photo Credit: PR Boutique
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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