Before I Root for Philadelphia

An article by posted on October 28, 2009 0 Comments

To those of you who for some reason seem to think that hearing the Yankees fans chirp is more annoying than our division rival winning their 2nd World Series title in a row, I say to you the following:  I would root for Apollo Creed to not get up in Rocky IV after being physically […]

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Two Things in Baseball Should Be Fixed

An article by posted on October 28, 2009 0 Comments

Now that we’re deep into the baseball postseason and we Mets fans are enduring a great match up that we frankly all hate in the World Series, I think it’s time to mention two things that MLB needs to work on this off-season. First of all, the umpiring has never been great, but the fact […]

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Is Hiring Mark McGwire In The Best Interest Of Baseball?

An article by posted on October 28, 2009 0 Comments

The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Mark McGwire will be their hitting coach next season, replacing Hal McRae. Mark McGwire is back in baseball, reunited with Tony La Russa as the St. Louis Cardinals’ hitting coach. McGwire was not at the news conference at Busch Stadium, but La Russa and general manager John Mozeliak […]

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Hey A.J. Burnett – We Want Pie Too

An article by posted on October 28, 2009 0 Comments

Including the playoffs, A.J. Burnett has had 17 opportunities to throw pie in the faces of happy Yankee players who have delivered “walk off” hits.  The last time was last Sunday at around 12:30 AM in game 2 of the ALCS, when he “pied” Jerry Hairston, who had singled and scored the winning run on […]

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A Hot Stove Full Of Rumors, Hints and Allegations

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments

It’s only October, but the Hot Stove Season is fired up and ready to go. Just make sure you don’t get too close to the stove or you could get burned. Us Mets fans will have it bad again this off season as sports pundits like Jon Heyman, Ken Rosenthal, and others are gearing up to go […]

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Could Ike Davis Be Mets 2010 First Baseman?

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments

Before we get started, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself.  My name is Eric Stashin and I run www.rotoprofessor.com, a fantasy baseball website that has been around since January 2007.  We cover all of baseball and I hope to bring some of that here to all of you.  On top of that, […]

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Sports Talk Radio – Time For A Nap

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments

Sports talk radio has gotten so boring in New York, that I rarely listen anymore.  Five minutes of Mike Francesa is too much.  Believe it or not, I’d rather listen to Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. As history has recorded, July 1, 1987 marked the birth of WFAN and 24 hour sports talk radio.  At […]

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October 27, 1986: The Dream Has Come True

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments
October 27, 1986:  The Dream Has Come True

Two days ago, I wrote about the twenty-third anniversary of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.  Miraculous as that game was, all it did was force a seventh and deciding game.  Do you remember seeing the replay of Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk waving for the ball to stay fair in the 1975 World […]

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Red Sox To Make Offer For Carlos Beltran?

An article by posted on October 26, 2009 0 Comments

On Sunday, I was surprised to read an article from Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald which started out as a knock on Red Sox centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who has fallen out of his good graces because of his UZR rating. His column takes a surprising twist when he suggests that Carlos Beltran would be a […]

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Does Aubrey Huff Make Sense For The Mets?

An article by posted on October 26, 2009 0 Comments

With the news coming out over the weekend that the Detroit Tigers do not intend on bringing back slugger, Aubrey Huff, next season; the Mets now have another potential candidate to play first base next season. The soon-to-be 33 year-old first base seems like a perfect fit to bridge the gap between the incumbent, Daniel […]

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