Led by Ike Davis and Jose Reyes, The New York Mets offense has come alive during their recent four-game winning streak, scoring 27 runs over that stretch. Whether or not that streak continues against better competition — the Houston Astros and Arizona Diamondbacks are two of the worst franchises in the National League — remains to be seen.
As the trying days of September lie ahead, the New York Yankees need to finish strong down the stretch in order to fend off the young Tampa Bay Rays and secure their second straight AL[…]
With the Yankees officially shutting down Nick Johnson for the season, basically ending his New York career, Austin Kearns’ role just got a bit bigger. Mainly being used as the first outfielder of the bench,[…]
With the status of Francisco Rodriguez’s career as a member of the New York Mets still in limbo, the question now becomes who should inherit the closing mantle? Using a bullpen by committee, Jerry Manuel[…]
With the recent waiver wire deal that sent veteran Rod Barajas to the bright lights of L.A, the New York Mets have ushered in the Josh Thole Era behind the plate. Thought of as the[…]
Once of the brightest prospects in all of baseball, Mets outfielder Jeff Francouer has fallen on hard times.
As the trade deadline approaches, contenders will look to fill specific needs to aid them down the stretch run. Blessed with otherworldly starting pitching and a Hall of Fame lineup, the Yankees only have one[…]
With the return of Carlos Beltran slated for the Mets’ upcoming game on Thursday, the New York lineup will have a very different look come the weekend. Jerry Manuel’s plan is for the former All-Star[…]
With All-Star week set to begin, Major League baseball once again faces questions on snubs, selections, and the significance of this Mid-Season Classic. Coming in the American League has won the last 7 games and[…]
The month of June has been unkind to A.J Burnett and his ERA. Coming into the month the Yankee righty was sporting a 3.72 earned run average, but after his last start on June 26[…]