Tag: Yankees

We Need To See More Of Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
We Need To See More Of Fred Wilpon

I figured Mets owner Fred Wilpon would be around Tradition Field Monday afternoon considering commissioner Rob Manfred was in Port St. Lucie. What you didn’t expect was for Wilpon to talk with manager Terry Collins in his office for about 20 minutes after the game. Collins said Wilpon would be a regular presence during spring training. Let’s […]

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Kevin Long’s Job Is To Keep Granderson From Becoming Jason Bay

An article by posted on March 7, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long’s Job Is To Keep Granderson From Becoming Jason Bay

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post says that the main reason the Mets brought in new hitting coach Kevin Long is because they are betting he can get Curtis Granderson to be the explosive hitter he once was with the Yankees during the 2011 and 2012 seasons when he crushed 84 home runs, drove […]

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Kevin Long Dishes On Lagares, Granderson, Murphy

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Long Dishes On Lagares, Granderson, Murphy

New Mets hitting coach Kevin Long spoke with reporters for about 20 minutes on Saturday morning in Port St. Lucie. You can read his full comments on ESPN New York, but I  wanted to cherry pick and share his views on the following three Mets players which I thought were quite compelling. He compared Juan […]

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Granderson Sets A Positive Tone, Believes Mets Can Take Back New York

An article by posted on February 24, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Sets A Positive Tone, Believes Mets Can Take Back New York

I read yesterday that the Mets full squad was already in camp on Monday, two days before the mandatory reporting date. I don’t know what that means in the grand scheme of things, but I think it says a lot about the makeup of the team and their commitment. I really like the mix of […]

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Even In Defeat, A-Rod’s Still A Winner

An article by posted on February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Even In Defeat, A-Rod’s Still A Winner

Alex Rodriguez‘s handwritten apology letter released to the media yesterday was a joke. It was authentic A-Rod: cold, unforgiving, and insincere. In a letter that should be the most humble apology we’ve ever heard, he didn’t explain himself. He didn’t even say what he did. He called his steroid use “the mistakes that led to my […]

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Aragorn Challenges Mets To Fight On And Do Their Best

An article by posted on February 15, 2015 0 Comments
Aragorn Challenges Mets To Fight On And Do Their Best

Hollywood movie star Viggo Mortensen, best known for his role as Aragorn in the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings, summed up his views on the Mets for the New York Post. “The Mets are always going to be fighting the Yankees for attention in New York because they don’t have the money […]

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Yoan Moncada Cleared To Sign With Any MLB Team

An article by posted on January 31, 2015 0 Comments
Yoan Moncada Cleared To Sign With Any MLB Team

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the agent for Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, received the necessary notification from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Friday night stating that his player is now an unblocked national. In other words, this now clears the way for Moncada to sign with any MLB team […]

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Yankees and Stephen Drew Agree To One-Year Deal

An article by posted on January 7, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees and Stephen Drew Agree To One-Year Deal

The New York Yankees and Stephen Drew have agreed to a one year deal worth $5 million dollars according to reports by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and David Lennon of Newsday. The deal is pending a physical. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports adds that Drew’s contract includes up to $1.5 million in incentive bonuses, […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

An article by posted on December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers Bovada, cast the Mets with 25/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the White Sox, Yankees and Royals. Twelve other teams were favored in front of them with the Dodgers, Red Sox and Nationals the heavy favorites, respectively. Los Angeles Dodgers – 15/2 Boston […]

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Hot Stove: Royals Sign Alex Rios, Yankees Sign Chase Headley

An article by posted on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Royals Sign Alex Rios, Yankees Sign Chase Headley

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Kansas City Royals and outfielder Alex Rios have agreed to terms on a one-year, $11 million deal. Rios, 33, spent last season with the Texas Rangers, hitting at a .280/.311/.398 clip, with 30 doubles, 8 triples and 4 home runs. He tallied 54 runs batted in while […]

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