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.
This is the time of year for sports book giving and getting. Below are the top choices from your favorite critic.
THE PATS by Glenn Stout and Richard A. Johnson (Houghton Mifflin $35.00, 365 pages) gets my vote for the best sports book of 2018. Detailed, carefully crafted, filled with fun,
No Heavy Lifting is the latest tome from Rob Simpson, sometimes author, always a morning radio host on Sirius NHL Network Radio. Versed on all sports, this book shows off his versatility and fun nature as he toured around the world chronicling many of his adventures.
ECW Press has a winner
This isn’t R.A. Dickey we’re talking about here. That trade was explainable, and Noah Syndergaard was a part of that deal. Top prospect, Travis d’arnaud was the jewel of the deal. At least that’s what the Mets thought and so far it’s been the opposite and it will stay that
With the recent announcement of a new class of inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame, the skeletons in the closet come front and center once again.
Pete Rose and and "Shoeless Joe" are becoming baseball's odd couple - both ineligible for the Hall of Fame because of a lifetime ban,
Feeling it after winning another world championship, champagne-soaked Boston players let it all hang out as some sang along off-key the Yankee theme song “New York, New York” that blasted forth from a boombox.
It was just the latest salvo in the great rivalry – Yankees versus Red Sox.
The first game
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are both unrestricted free agents. Teams with a lot of money should think twice before hiring either of these players. One team, the Philadelphia Phillies, should stay far, far away.
Manny Machado doesn’t hustle. Saying he doesn’t hustle is an understatement. Phillies fans used to get
With all the hype and hoopla about today’s mainly over-rated baseball players, with all the fuss about launch angles and shifts, “bullpenning” and instant replay over and over again by the non-stop talkers in the TV booths and on the field of play, it is refreshing to flash back to
With the Sox on the cusp of winning another World Series, with fans all over New England savoring the time, a look back to 1912 provides a marvelous historical treat.
Business in Boston virtually shut down on September 23, 1912, as 100‚000 cheered the Red Sox returning from a western trip
On July 16, 1889, Joseph Jefferson Wofford Jackson was born into a poor family in Greenville, South Carolina. He never learned to read or write. By the time he was six years old, he worked as a cleanup boy in the cotton mills.
By age 13, he labored amidst the din