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In Defense of Joe Girardi

In Defense of Joe Girardi

October 18, 2017

By Peter Valentino After mismanaging Game 2 of the ALDS, Yankees fans expressed their anger with manager Joe Girardi loudly. Many called for him to be fired after the series was over, which was supposed to come relatively soon, un...

Making the MVP Case for Altuve

Making the MVP Case for Altuve

October 18, 2017

By Evan Biancardi It’s hard to argue with those who say that Mike Trout is the game’s best player, and while his consistent MVP-type numbers may solidify his claim, one can easily make the case for another player...

Starting Off on a Bad Foot

Starting Off on a Bad Foot

October 11, 2017

By Evan Biancardi For years now, baseball analysts have stressed the importance of a team’s bullpen and the ability to turn a wild card team into a World Series champion. There’s no debating the effectiveness of the guys pitching ...

Bombs and Bullpen

Bombs and Bullpen

October 4, 2017

By Peter Valentino A lot of Mets fans were disappointed in the returns on the trades made in July and August of this year. Essentially every trade return was some level of relieving prospect and while most Mets fans were underwhelmed wi...

The 2017 Mets Disaster

The 2017 Mets Disaster

October 4, 2017

By Dominic Capone Calling the New York Mets’ season a disappointment would be too lenient. Preseason predictions labeled them World Series contenders, but they grossly underachieved. Finishing the 2017 campaign 20 ...

MLB Postseason Underdogs

MLB Postseason Underdogs

October 4, 2017

By Evan Biancardi The Major League Baseball regular season is officially over, and the postseason is in full swing. 10 teams vie for a trip to the Fall Classic, but only two make it. While it is truly anybody’s rac...

Boys With the Strength of Men

Boys With the Strength of Men

September 27, 2017

By Dominic Capone Rookies are the future of baseball. With every at-bat and defensive opportunity, they are being analyzed and scouted. Teams, media and fans want to see if they are the next Mike Trout or Bryce Harper, a homegrown ...

Giancarlo Stanton, Head of His Class

Giancarlo Stanton, Head of His Class

September 26, 2017

By Evan Biancardi This past week, Major League Baseball set a new mark for the most total home runs hit in a single season, surpassing the record of 5,693 hit 17 years ago. Whether the outbreak of home runs these pas...

What Do The Mets Have To Lose?

September 20, 2017

By Peter Valentino Deep in the throes of one of the worst drop off seasons in franchise history, the Mets are sitting on a media gold mine, as Tim Tebow stumbles into the offseason and into the college f...

And If We Win Again Tomorrow…

September 20, 2017

By Evan Biancardi It would be impossible to talk about baseball this week without mentioning the Cleveland Indians’ 22-game winning streak. One night after surpassing the 2002 Oakland Athletics’ American Lea...

22 Straight, In Context

22 Straight, In Context

September 20, 2017

By Dominic Capone A fan base has never had a real reason to be happy after a loss, but that all changed this past Friday in Cleveland. As everyone now knows, the Cleveland Indians went on a “lit...

Where The Wild Teams Are

Where The Wild Teams Are

September 12, 2017

By Peter Valentino The one thing I have gathered from the addition of the Wild Card games to the playoff format in 2012 is that almost every year, the two leagues have polar opposite matchups ...

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