Yankees draft lefty reliever; can he pitch for us this weekend?

Considering Brian Cashman's terrifying effect on LH relief pitchers - he steals their souls and keeps them in a vault buried next to Big Papi's jersey, below Yankee Stadium - our first round top pick in yesterday's draft, Jacob Lindgren ought to go into hiding. He's a steely-eyed closer from Mississippi State, up for a bunch of national college rah-rah awards...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Royce Ring Back With Mets As Pitching Coach With GCL

Adam Rubin of ESPN NY reports that former Mets reliever Royce Ring is back with the organization as Gulf Coast League pitching coach. Ring, 33, briefly pitched last season for the independent Long... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Most July veteran “dumps” net little to nothing in return

After every Mets loss, as I am sure it now applies to Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Chicago and of course in Miami and Houston, the talk always heats up about what veteran players could be traded before the July 31st trading deadline. The ones leading the conversation, usually a beat writer or outspoken fans on twitter, make this out to be the greatest thing in the world...
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

This Week in Yankees History (12/18-12/24)

<div style="font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",serif; text-align: center;">This Week in Yankees History<div style="font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",serif; text-align: center;"> <div style="font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",serif; text-align: center;"> December 18th - December 24th<div...
Via Sliding Into Home
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Padres Hire Omar Minaya

Maybe it wasn’t above-the-fold news, but Mets fans probably took notice: the San Diego Padres hired Omar Minaya last week. After interviewing with the Angels for the once-open general manager job, this might seem like a step back for Minaya. The fit might also seem strange, considering current Padres GM Josh Byrnes‘ pedigree in statistics-based analytics. In the end, though,...
Via Fangraphs
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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