Yusei Kikuchi the latest Japanese pitcher who has come to the states to get a job in major league baseball. He’s a lefty with a lot of pitches who can throw 98. He got permission from the Seibu Lions to come over because under the rules he wouldn’t have been
QUEENS, NY (September 25, 2018) - Former NY Mets All-Star Edgardo Alfonzo spent a lively afternoon with 6th and 7th graders at Queens Community House (QCH)’s Beacon Program at JHS 190 in Forest Hills on Monday, answering questions, playing catch, and signing autographs for everyone in the room.
Alfonzo, nicknamed “Fonzie,” is considered by many to be the best second baseman in Mets history. He posted a career 29.5 WAR,
Back in 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa’s home run race sparked the sport. Years later we’d learn why, but it did put a focus on what used to be “America’s Pastime”. Now fast forward to 2018 and the Cy Young race is keeping the sport afloat and I’ll explain
Earlier this season Phillies manager, Gabe Kapler used a position player to pitch. At that time people were wondering why? Then that settled down for a while until yesterday’s 24-4 drubbing at the hand of the Mets.
So far this season he’s had position players pitch six innings. Four appearances and
MLB has played a lot of exhibition games in places like Puerto Rico, Japan, and Australia. They have a lot more places targeted in the future but for now Williamsport, PA will be the next game up.
The Phillies and Mets will meet for a Sunday in-season game. Tickets aren’t available
When the Mets decided they could compete next year and that’s why weren’t trading Jacob deGrom or Zack Wheeler, they promptly went out and lost 25-4 to the Washington Nationals.
The likelihood of the Mets signing Jacob deGrom to a team-friendly deal after the season he’s having is the longest of
I never thought I’d have to write this article. The Mets should fire Pat Roessler. I’ll pause and wait for a second. Now that you’re composed you can see this is the right decision.
The job of a hitting coach is to connect with the entire team and make hitters better.
Skip Lockwood is a delight and so is this book. Sports Publishing has a winner here. Skip had a good career in baseball and he’s very open and honest in this book. It all starts with a terrific foreword by Hall of Fame pitcher, Fergie Jenkins.
Here’s how he intended to
So many people have watched baseball over the years. Most think they can manage, and I think many could, if they listen to their coaching staffs. In the 21st century a manager is supposed to be a “people person”. He has to make sure he connects with his players and
In my world, I thought Noah Syndergaard was the Mets best pitcher last season. He’s already been named the opening day starter and he came into camp looking great. Oh, wait. He put on 17 pounds of muscle and now “panic city” is back.
The worry is he looks too big,