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Overtime: On Jose Fernandez

Overtime: On Jose Fernandez

September 27, 2016

By Jack McLoone No one had more fun playing baseball than Jose Fernandez. The fact that I just used “had” to talk about a 24-year old is the saddest thing I have ever had to write. When writing about any h...

A Third Team in New York?

A Third Team in New York?

September 22, 2016

By Peter Valentino During last year’s All-Star break in Cincinnati, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred commented on many different topics, including the idea of expansion and the stadium dilemmas with the Tampa Bay Rays. ...

The Third Baseman Era

The Third Baseman Era

September 22, 2016

By Matthew Michaels We are unknowing witnesses to a bright spot in baseball history in regards to third base. The hot corner stands alone as the least represented position in Cooperstown, but in the modern game, elite t...

Han-Ram Dooms Yankees

Han-Ram Dooms Yankees

September 22, 2016

By Drew Casey  After this past weekend in Boston, you can bet the Yankees asked whether there is indeed an “I” in team. Entering a four-game set last Thursday at Fenway Park, the Bronx Bombers were just t...

Roberts’ Tough Decision

Roberts’ Tough Decision

September 14, 2016

By Matthew Michaels Few, if any, events in sports are more compelling and attention-worthy as a perfect game. Pitchers will push themselves through anything to be one of the select few to be eternall...

The Angels Should Trade Mike Trout

The Angels Should Trade Mike Trout

September 14, 2016

By Peter Valentino  At the beginning of the year, not many people had the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim doing a whole lot this year. Their pitching staff is rather geriatric and their ...

Overtime: On the New York Mets

Overtime: On the New York Mets

September 13, 2016

By Sam Belden These mid-2010s New York Mets teams are a strange breed. Clearly, they’ve had some talented players, but that hasn’t stopped them from experiencing long stretches of poor play and hi...

Will We See October Baseball in New York?

September 6, 2016

By Drew Casey Nearly seven months ago, pitchers and catchers reported for Major League Baseball spring training. It marked the end of the absence of America’s pastime since the Royals handled th...

A Tribute to Vin Scully

A Tribute to Vin Scully

September 6, 2016

By Matthew Michaels  As the visionary class of 2020 embarks on its journey to lead Fordham into an ever brighter future, the dodransbicentennial is as good a time as any to reflect on the men and women of the pa...

Mets Offense Flowers Early

Mets Offense Flowers Early

May 4, 2016

By Jack McLoone  Until they acquired Yoenis Cespedes at the trade deadline, the 2015 Mets had a listless offense with a dominant pitching staff. In the first half, they ranked third to last in base...

PEDs Remain Major Problem for MLB

PEDs Remain Major Problem for MLB

May 4, 2016

By Matthew Michaels  The Steroid Era in baseball is over. Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds are Major League hitting coaches. Alex Rodriguez is 40 years old and a redeemed happy-go-lucky designated hitter. ...

How Much Better is This Year’s Mets Team?

How Much Better is This Year’s Mets Team?

May 4, 2016

By Peter Valentino  On April 12, the Mets sat in fourth place with a 2­-5 record. It concerned Mets fans everywhere that they were losing to the Phillies and the Marlins, but it was nothing to raise comm...

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