New York Yankees

Chad Green Tommy John
Lewis Masella - May 22, 2022

The New York Yankees suffered a big blow to their relief corps this weekend. Veteran pitcher Chad Green is done for the season and likely beyond, as he requires Tommy John surgery. Green has been one of the team’s more reliable relief pitchers for several years. With Aroldis Chapman struggling again, the last thing that […]

Benjamin Sabin - May 3, 2022

Do you remember when you were young and your grandpappy used to take you down to the lake? He would wake you early in the morning before the sun rose. You would eat a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs and slug down a glass of orange juice. He filled up his thermos with scalding […]

Defending Champions
Caleb Begley - Apr 30, 2022

The life of defending champions, in any sport, is never easy. This is especially true at the beginning of the next season. Either one begins said campaign hotter than the surface of the sun or colder than the Arctic Ocean. There are very few middling or even mediocre starts to seasons right after winning major […]

Yankees fans trash
Lewis Masella - Apr 26, 2022

Saturday should have been a great day to be a New York Yankees fan. They came back in dramatic fashion to walk off the Cleveland Guardians by a score of 5-4. Unfortunately, disgraceful fan behavior tainted the victory. It began when Cleveland left fielder Steven Kwan was shaken up on a game-tying double by Isiah […]

Lewis Masella - Apr 23, 2022

Record-wise, the New York Yankees could be doing a lot worse to start off the 2022 season. They currently sit one game out of first place in the AL East with an 8–6 record. New York has won two of four series thus far, losing one and splitting another. With that said, a major problem […]

Yankees-Red Sox Series Recap
Lewis Masella - Apr 11, 2022

The 2022 season got off to a fairly auspicious start for the New York Yankees. Facing their arch-rival, the Boston Red Sox, who knocked out the Bombers in last year’s AL Wild Card Game, New York took two out of three games this weekend. Although they couldn’t complete the sweep Sunday by virtue of stranding […]

Justin Merrlles - Apr 10, 2022

Sunday night baseball is back! In the first Sunday night game of the season, the Boston Red Sox (0-2) will play the New York Yankees (2-0). Tonight’s game will conclude a three-game series from Yankee Stadium. So far in this series, the New York Yankees won Friday 6-5 in 11 innings and followed that up […]

al east
Jeremy Breland - Apr 7, 2022

The AL East will be a dominant force in baseball this year. The division possesses four teams, all capable of winning 90 games or more this season. Just like in 2021, there figures to be a battle for playoff contention among the top four teams in this division. Only the lowly Baltimore Orioles figure to […]

Yankees Preview
Lewis Masella - Apr 6, 2022

Spring training is wrapping up, and the MLB regular season is almost upon us. That means it’s time to look at what the season might bring for each team. One of the toughest teams to preview for 2022 is the New York Yankees. The Bombers suffered a disappointing ending last year and had a relatively […]

Dan Jaycox - Mar 18, 2022

According to multiple reports, the New York Yankees are sending Luke Voit to the San Diego Padres in exchange for Justin Lange. The addition of Voit adds another first baseman and potential designated hitter to the mix for San Diego. Voit brings serious thump when healthy, but his numbers were down across the board in […]

Isiah Kiner-Falefa
Jeremy Breland - Mar 15, 2022

The New York Yankees have found their newest shortstop in Isiah Kiner-Falefa. The 26-year-old was acquired as part of a blockbuster trade between the Yankees and the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Along with Josh Donaldson, Kiner-Falefa looks to help shore up an infield that struggled defensively in 2021. While not as flashy a name as Trevor […]

Lewis Masella - Mar 14, 2022

The New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins swung an enormous trade Sunday night. New York acquired third baseman Josh Donaldson and shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa, along with rookie catcher Ben Rortvedt. Catcher Gary Sanchez and third baseman Gio Urshela are headed to Minnesota. It is the first major offseason move by the Yankees post-lockout. The Yankees […]

Yankees Spring Training
Lewis Masella - Mar 11, 2022

With the lockout finally over, it’s nearly time to play ball once again. In light of the shortened timeframe, MLB has announced an updated spring schedule for all 30 teams. The New York Yankees have 18 spring training games on the schedule, starting on March 18. The games will run through April 5, and the […]

Paul O'Neill
Lewis Masella - Mar 1, 2022

The New York Yankees recently announced they will retire the number 21 of Paul O’Neill this August. A fan favorite during his nine years in the Bronx, “The Warrior” will join the ranks of 22 other Yankee greats in Monument Park. O’Neill had a very successful stint in New York, helping the team win four […]

Yankees All Time Team
Jeremy Breland - Jan 23, 2022

It isn’t hard to create a lineup filled with the greatest players to ever play for the New York Yankees. Perhaps the hardest part of it all would be constructing this lineup to fulfill everyone’s egos and desires. All in all, it would be arguably the deepest and most talented lineup in history. This is […]

Lewis Masella - Jan 11, 2022

The MLB lockout has left a bad taste in the mouths of every baseball fan. Fans of the New York Yankees, however, received a double dose. Leading up to the anticipated lockout, a free agent frenzy ensued among several clubs. As many appealing targets went off the board, the Yankees surprisingly stood pat. It’s possible […]

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Scoreless Outing

Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on May 26. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […]

Dodgers Diamondbacks

Dodgers 14, Diamondbacks 1 PHOENIX, May 26 — The Los Angeles Dodgers smacked 24 hits en route to a 14–1 blowout victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday night. This hit output tied the Diamondbacks franchise record for most hits allowed, set September 2, 2002, against the Dodgers in a 19–1 loss. That game was famous […]

Reds rookie pitcher
Jim Marshall - May 22, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds‘ rookie pitcher Alexis Díaz is giving the fans something to cheer about. Their team currently has the worst record in baseball, which now sits at 14–30. However, he is proving to be reliable and appears to have earned the confidence and trust of manager David Bell. Never a Top Prospect Cincinnati Reds […]

Anthony Walsh - May 22, 2022

Ray Liotta, known for his iconic movie roles, passed away earlier today at 67 in the Dominican Republic. Ray appeared in one of the most popular baseball movies ever made, ‘Field of Dreams’. In the movie, the 1919 White Sox along with many other baseball legends come out from cornfields in Iowa to play baseball […]

Mike Ursery - May 22, 2022

Joe Musgrove will need a new contract after the 2022 MLB season. Keeping him in his current locale may not be all that easy for the San Diego Padres.  The seventh-year pitcher had yet another quality start over the weekend, pitching seven shutout innings in a 2-1 Padres win over the San Francisco Giants. Musgrove’s […]

Braden Herb - May 22, 2022

Going into the 2022 season, expectations for Jeremy Pena were very high. Those inside the Houston Astros organization were excited about the young prospect. Hopes were high for Pena, and they had to be, given that the team was content with letting Carlos Correa leave in free agency. Correa is one of the most revered […]

Rays Closer Committee
Jim Marshall - May 22, 2022

The Tampa Bay Rays‘ closer committee (bullpen-by-committee) is once again proving to be top notch. It is one of the things keeping this team in the race for a playoff spot. Also, the closer-by-committee they are using is once again proving naysayers wrong, as it shows they have mastered this strategy to their advantage. What […]

Pignatano's Passing
Joe Rini - May 22, 2022

Joe Pignatano’s passing caused a moment of reflection for  New York baseball fans. Nurturer of tomato plants and relief pitchers for the New York Mets, he passed away on May 23 in Naples, Florida. He was 92 years old. A veteran of six major league seasons, this former catcher coached for 20 years in the […]