It was inevitable that Major League Baseball’s Statcast machine would be broken. How apropos that the majors’ Home Run leader did it. Friday night’s game featured a memorable moment from a battle between the New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners. At least, it was noteworthy on the Yankees’ side. CC Sabathia got his ninth … Continue reading Major League Baseball: Statcast’s Broken Judgment
It’s Derek Jeter Week for the New York Yankees. His number will join the esteemed list of Yankee players at Monument Park on May 14. The Yankees will face the Houston Astros on that date in Yankee Stadium. It’s eerily similar of how the Yankees are now as opposed to Jeter at his best. The … Continue reading Aaron Judge: the new Face of the New York Yankees?
What is happening in New York City? The first few weeks of Major League Baseball have proven to be very intriguing. The Chicago Cubs began their campaign for another World Series run. The Boston Red Sox are working out their star-studded rotation. And many teams are adjusting to new faces in new places. Ironically enough, … Continue reading New York Baseball: The Youth Movement
Gary Sanchez is creating quite the name for himself since he received the call to the big leagues. The rookie catcher from the New York Yankees set a home run record. He hit 11 out of the ballpark in his first 23 games. No one in MLB history has ever done that. Sanchez is batting … Continue reading New York Yankees: The Curious Case of Gary Sanchez
The New York Yankees and its fans are in unfamiliar ground: the future. It began with August 1st’s MLB Trade Deadline, when the Yankees split up the renowned “No Runs-BMC” (Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman). Chapman was the first dealt to the Chicago Cubs for a rich package. Miller brought the Yankees a … Continue reading New York Yankees: Welcome to the Future
In the year 2001, Major League Baseball witnessed the beginning of a phenomenon from Japan. Ichiro Suzuki signed with the Seattle Mariners after nine years with the Orix Blue Wave. He’s the first Japanese position player to sign with a Major League team. Since then, the rest is history. Ichiro went on to win the … Continue reading Ichiro Suzuki: Baseball’s True Hit Man
Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra passed away early Wednesday morning. He will be missed. What can be said about Yogi Berra? Should we discuss how he won ten World Series titles with one franchise in the Yankees? Should we talk about his service for the U.S. Navy in World War II? Should we mention he was … Continue reading Remembering Yogi Berra: 1925-2015