In the latest episode of “Gotham Baseball Live,” I spoke with Newsday’s Erik Boland, who is down in Tampa with the Yankees in Spring Training. …
We can’t do much with spring training scores and stats, which makes March a painful baseball purgatory where the qualitative trumps the quantitative and, yep, we might just have to put number-crunching on hold for the good old fashioned eye test. With a shade under two weeks until Opening Day, here’s mine regarding some of the Mets most hotly debated topics.
The Wilpons and general manager Sandy Alderson value Collins as a loyal lieutenant who has put his ego aside and walked the organizational line without creating waves.”
The Thunder closed out May at home with two rehab appearances and a walk-off win, against the team with the best Eastern League record.
Infielder Corban Joseph was optioned to Triple-A camp this weekend. He spent 2011 with Double-A Trenton hitting .277 in 131 games, leading the team in hits (138) runs batted in (58). With that kind of success it was hard to imagine him returning to Trenton, despite a need to improve defensively.
The Yankees need a big start from an inconsistent starter to stay alive.
BaseballDigest.com takes a look at just how good the Phillies have been this year.
The Yankees have received production from unexpected places, a key ingredient to any team’s playoff success.
Austin Romine rises to the occasion in his second season at Double-A Trenton.
BaseballDigest.com takes a look at how the National League East made out at this year’s MLB non-waiver trade deadline.