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Dave Schneider8 days ago
Worst MLB Teams to Win the World Series
Winning the World Series is the epitome of every baseball team. Seasons are filled with teams that seem destined for greatness or disappointment, only to surprise everyone. Some of the best teams, lik...
Rich Monetti10 days ago
Former Somers Pitcher Provides Bio-Mechanical Clinic to Keep Young Arms Healthy
Even though former Somers High School standout pitcher Dan Zlotnick believes the premium on velocity has undone many major league pitchers, he’s all for elevating the mercury at home plate. He just kn...
Dave Schneider12 days ago
Most Beautiful Ballparks in the US
There are 30 different Major League ballparks between the US and Canada. While each ballpark has its own geological features and amenities, some are in need of a major renovation, such as Tropicana Fi...
Rich Monetti13 days ago
Hate the Red Sox? This Yankee Fan Doesn’t Understand
I began watching baseball in 1973 and simply followed my lineage in adopting the Yankees as my team at the age of nine. Flirting with first place briefly that year, three Bobby Murcer home runs deposi...
Rich Monetti13 days ago
Mariano Rivera Brings Energy to Appearance at Acura of Bedford Hills
Professional athletes have two things in abundance that most of us do not: time and money. Inevitably, inertia must draw them to causes and foundations, and Mariano Rivera is no different than any oth...
My 2018 MLB Season Predictions for the National League
The 2018 MLB season has started yesterday and 30 teams all have the hope of playing deep into October and win a world championship. The offseason was made with some significant moves and some teams co...
Quinn Allen23 days ago
It's Time for Byron Buxton to Break Out as a Star
When Byron Buxton was drafted second overall by the Twins in 2012, Minnesota's future got extremely brighter in a heartbeat. Buxton has extremely loud tools in all aspects of the game. He can run, hit...
Dave Schneider25 days ago
Best Opening Day Performances in MLB History
Baseball players and fans long for Opening Day. In addition to being the first day of the regular season, it's also the beginning of careers and rookie debuts. Some Opening Day performances are unforg...
My 2018 MLB Season Predictions for the American League
The 2018 MLB season is just around the corner! In two days, a new season of baseball will start and 30 teams will all have the hope of playing deep into October and win a world championship. The offse...
Isaac Johnsona month ago
Braves Country
America’s team, The team of the 90s, the Bravos, the Atlanta Braves. My grandfather’s team, my father’s team, my team. I grew up during the Chipper reign, starting at the tail end of the Braves's 14 y...
Rob Gordona month ago
Best Rookie Seasons in MLB History
It's incredibly difficult to break into professional sports. In baseball, the chances of even making it to the major leagues are slim to none. But for those blessed with enough talent, they will be re...
Dave Schneidera month ago
Why the Yankees Will Disappoint This Year
When the New York Yankees traded for last year's NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton, they became the unanimous pick to win the World Series this season. With Stanton now complementing Aaron Judge, last year's R...
Nick Paronia month ago
Worst Managers in MLB History
It's unfair to pin all of a baseball team's struggles on the manager. Sometimes it can be a good thing when a team struggles. It shows that the team is growing. It's about how the team reacts to this ...
Mathew Kentnera month ago
Toronto Blue Jays 2018 Season
The Toronto Blue Jays 2018 season looks like it will be a good season, if the preseason is an indication on how it is going to be. They have nine wins and 11 losses in the preseason. And they have bee...
Quinn Allena month ago
Toronto Blue Jays Have Bright Future With Prospects Vlad Guerrero Jr and Bo Bichette
The Toronto Blue Jays have had several productive seasons in the past few years, advancing to an ALCS in 2015 and losing in the division series in 2016. Last year, though, was a disappointment for Tor...
Twins Preview
Last year, the Minnesota Twins shocked Major League Baseball with a historical turnaround and a run to the American League Wildcard Game. The Twins went from being the worst team in baseball with over...
Quinn Allen2 months ago
Shohei Ohtani Has a Brighter Future on the Mound
Shohei Ohtani is a franchise-changing player. Tons of Major league clubs were bidding for the Japanese star, with the LA Angels eventually signing Ohtani. Major League Baseball hasn't seen a two-way s...