I recall hearing somewhere that hitting a round baseball with a round bat squarely was the hardest thing to do in sports. Now that we measure launch angles and swing speeds and MPH of every ball hit fair or foul, I think we can say a lot of folks have
Dominic Smith has lost weight again and had a battle with sleep apnea. He’s ripping it up in spring and has deserved to stay until the bitter end and until the Mets make a final decision on who makes the Opening Day roster.
Spring training stats are fool’s gold. So, I
Another spring, another spring training for the Yankees of New York. All of them have had special meaning for baseball’s greatest franchise. Perhaps none was more special than for the ’27 team, best in baseball history.
Comfortable among the high and mighty or the ordinary, friendly with the press, moving around
I was reminded recently of how long I’ve been watching baseball. In looking at the Blue Jays troika of hitters in their farm system, Bo Bichette, Caven Biggio, and Vlad Jr., it dawned upon me that I was not only a big fan of their fathers but that I was in
Take Me Out to The Ball Game: Popular Music and The National Pastime exhibit here at the GRAMMY Museum opens on March 14th through the fall of 2019.
Barry Zito was a top-notch pitcher in major league baseball for 15 seasons. During that time, he won the Cy Young in 2002
"He'd give you the shirt off his back. Of course, he'd call a press conference to announce it." - Catfish Hunter
"Off the record, he's a piece of shit."–Billy Martin
Out of the blue, the man who once seemingly made headlines all the time came out of the shadows recently to dominate
Baseball has been slagging a bit. Even this season has started off without a bang thanks to Manny Machado (Padres) and Bryce Harper, waiting to sign. Harper finally signed and it’s a record haul, $13 years, $330 million dollars (people in Philadelphia will now remember where they were when this
It’s that time of year where hope spring eternal for fans of baseball teams and for Yankee fans there is a long and special history of magical and amazing moments. Just a sampling follows:
1905-1906: After spending two springs in Atlanta, manager Clark Griffith moved his team to Alabama in
It’s nice to have starting pitching. It’s arguable that having great starting pitching wins championships. The Mets didn't during the time they had Matt Harvey (gone), Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, and Zack Wheeler. There was a time a few years ago that most smart fans knew they would
The Robinson Cano trade looks great on paper in the short term so Mets general manager, Brodie Van Wagenen got instant points with the fanbase. The problem is he was so busy that the offers he made that weren’t accepted, were for the best, but that was just dumb luck.