FRESH OUT THE DELI PODCAST: Episode 4, Being A Beat Writer

Troy Provost-Heron (@Troy_Provost) talks about his job as a beat writer for MLB, the difference between covering the New York Mets and the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Mets’ struggles this season.

2016 MLB Preview: NL East

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) New York Mets 89-73 Projected Record A dominant Mets rotation–made up of five young starters with the ability to strike out 200 guys a year and consistently post ERAs under 3.00 across the board–was something that had been forecast for the last three or four seasons, but with devastating injuries to Matt HarveyContinue reading “2016 MLB Preview: NL East”

2015-2016 Offseason MLB Trade Reviews

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) Athletics acquire OF Chris Coghlan Cubs acquire RHP Aaron Brooks With the Dexter Fowler signing imminent, the Cubs traded away Chris Coghlan, who was slotted to be a fifth outfielder at best. Aaron Brooks isn’t much of a return, but pitching depth is more valuable to them at the moment thanContinue reading “2015-2016 Offseason MLB Trade Reviews”

Yankees Lose, But Season Not A Loss

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) The Yankees’ 2015 season crashed and burned in three hours last night, as they were shut down by the Houston Astros in the wild card play-in game. It was a bad matchup on paper, with Cy Young front runner Dallas Keuchel dominating the lefty-heavy Yankees lineup two previous time already inContinue reading “Yankees Lose, But Season Not A Loss”

#9. The New York Yankees: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#9. The New York Yankees Team Ace: C.C. Sabathia Most Valuable Position Player: Robinson Cano Breakout Candidate: Michael Pineda Notable Offseason Additions: Kevin Youkelis, Travis Hafner, Mariano Rivera (Injury) Notable Offseason Losses: Nick Swisher, Russell Martin, Raphael Soriano, Eric Chavez, Raul Ibanez, Alex Rodriguez (Injury), Mark Teixeira (Injury), Curtis Granderson (Injury) Biggest Team Weakness: ThirdContinue reading “#9. The New York Yankees: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings”

#25. The New York Mets: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#25. The New York Mets Team Ace: Johan Santana Most Valuable Position Player: David Wright Breakout Candidate: Matt Harvey Notable Offseason Additions: Travis d’Arnaud, Shaun Marcum Notable Offseason Losses: R.A. Dickey, Jayson Bay Biggest Team Weakness: Outfield