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New York Yankees Intentionally Pass On History
New York Yankees Intentionally Pass On History
Home team fans always want to see a victory. On days like Thursday afternoon in Detroit, when the Tigers hosted the New York Yankees in the final game of the three-game series, some in attendance were there for another reason as well, history. Sometimes history has to wait as a result of the opposing team's strategy to win the game and let's just say, that made the Comerica Park faithful less than happy.
Blueprint For New York Jets Turnaround May Change Quickly
Blueprint For New York Jets Turnaround May Change Quickly
Fans of NFL gossip and rumors love mid-April. The Draft is next Thursday and the New York Jets, with 2 picks in the top 10 in 2022, are in the midst of many of those whispers. Wednesday afternoon, within a few hours of each other, ESPN reported that San Francisco 49ers All Pro wide receiver Deebo Samuel and Arizona Cardinals All Pro quarterback Kyler Murray were both tied to the New York Jets.
New York Yankees Facing Another $250 Million Dilemma
New York Yankees Facing Another $250 Million Dilemma
Weeks after New York Yankees star outfielder Aaron Judge turned down a contract extension worth north of $230 million, Pinstripe general manager Brian Cashman is facing another money problem. This time the issue isn't with spending money, it's with money already spent. Tuesday night was a great win on the field for New York but individually there are some glaring costly issues.
Amos Lee Puts The Egg In Albany On A Slow Simmer
Amos Lee Puts The Egg In Albany On A Slow Simmer
Folk, rock and soul performer Amos Lee returned to The Egg in downtown Albany on Monday night. The singer/songwriter has played the venue before and seemed right at home as he stopped by with a few more friends. The six-piece accompaniment was a departure from the previous solo-acoustic shows that the performer had played in Albany. The multi-talented ensemble added a unique depth to his wide ranging vocals.
A Cloud That Hangs Over The New York Mets Clubhouse
A Cloud That Hangs Over The New York Mets Clubhouse
The New York Mets are rolling. Going into Tuesday's double-header with the San Francisco, the Amazin's are off to a great start under new skipper Buck Showalter with an impressive 7-3 record. Timely hitting and great pitching are the perfect formula for success. However, the veteran manager of over two decades in the dugout knows that simple things can derail a great team. One of those things is chemistry.
Bottom Of New York Yankees Batting Order A Big Win For Boone
Bottom Of New York Yankees Batting Order A Big Win For Boone
So many things have to go right for a good team to beat another good team in Major League Baseball. New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is faced with two of his strong defensive positions, shortstop and catcher, being light on the offensive side. Going into Thursday night's game, shortstop Isaiah Kiner-Filefa and catcher Kyle Higashioka were a combined 2 for 35 on the season.
New York Mets Knock Phillies Prospect Into F-Bomb Shot At Fans
New York Mets Knock Phillies Prospect Into F-Bomb Shot At Fans
Philadelphia fans are known for being tough. Whether you are on the visiting team or a home player, Philly fans can be a bit rough. Remember when they booed Santa Claus at an Eagles game? Prior to the New York Mets falling apart in the 8th inning of Monday's game against Philadelphia, it was one of the Phillies own that was directing his ire at the fans.
New York Mets Citi Field Unveils ‘The Franchise’ On Friday
New York Mets Citi Field Unveils ‘The Franchise’ On Friday
Many New York Mets fans had a tremendous problem when the team's former owners failed to pay homage to the Amazin's franchise when they constructed Citi Field prior to 2009. The atrium is dedicated to Brooklyn Dodger star Jackie Robinson, the seats are New York Giants' Polo Grounds green but there was a bigger problem. Something, rather someone was missing.
How Did 9 New York Yankees Grade In Opening Series With Sox?
How Did 9 New York Yankees Grade In Opening Series With Sox?
In 2022, every American League East victory is going to be crucial for the New York Yankees. That's why Sunday night was so important. Even though there are 159 games left for the Pinstripes, manager Aaron Boone knows this division will decided by a few games or less. A three game sweep would have been sweet but Boston showed that they too plan to stick around this season with their 4-3 victory in series finale.
Ex-New York Mets Superhero “Thor” Wearing #34 Special for Angels
Ex-New York Mets Superhero “Thor” Wearing #34 Special for Angels
The colors and the name across the chest were new. The long blonde hair on the 6' 6" frame was all too familiar. Former New York Mets right-handed pitcher, Noah Syndergaard threw his first regular season pitches for his new team on Saturday. He wore number 34, like he did with the Mets. However, an Angels player had not worn that number in 13 years, exactly.
Scary Moment For New York Mets Fans, As Nats Take Down Polar Bear
Scary Moment For New York Mets Fans, As Nats Take Down Polar Bear
New York Mets first-baseman Pete Alonso is never afraid to get his uniform dirty. In the fourth inning, the burly Home Run Derby champion tried to score from first on a double to the wall by new teammate Eduardo Escobar. Fleet of foot, Alonso is not. He was gunned down by Washington shortstop Alcides Escobar on a perfect throw to the plate. But that wasn't the worst of it in Game 1 of 2022 for the Polar Bear, as he is nicknamed.
Has A New Yorker Ever Won The Masters?
Has A New Yorker Ever Won The Masters?
The simple answer is, yes. Many golf historians will tell you that the legendary Walter Hagen was the best golfer ever to come out of the Empire State. Hagen's 11-major championships put him in third place on the all-time list behind Jack Nicklaus with 18 majors and Tiger Woods with 15. However, the Rochester, New York native only played in one Masters tournament in 1936 and tied for 11th place.
Cashman Turns To Sears To Stock New York Yankees Bullpen
Cashman Turns To Sears To Stock New York Yankees Bullpen
Opening Day of the Major League Baseball season is a few countable hours away. New York Yankees general manager, Brian Cashman, is tweaking the final undecided spots on his roster. Surprisingly, Cashman parted with a valuable left-handed reliever in Joely Rodriguez in his rare exchange with the Mets for righty reliever Miguel Castro on Sunday. It seems like a move that should benefit both teams.
This Will Determine New York Mets Opening Day Starter For Buck
This Will Determine New York Mets Opening Day Starter For Buck
Back in November, when New York Mets owner Steve Cohen and general manager Billy Eppler decided on Buck Showalter as the next Mets manager, deciding on who would be the Opening Day starter for the New York Mets, seemed like a problem for a later date. Well, the day has come and circumstances not foreseen a week ago, have clouded the skipper's choices.
Rock Icon Graces New York’s Radio City Music Hall For Celebration
Rock Icon Graces New York’s Radio City Music Hall For Celebration
Growing up near New York City, performers that played Radio City Music Hall were given instant prestige. My first rock music show at the historic venue was October 29, 1980. The Grateful Dead were on their historic 8-night tour in New York City prior to 8 nights in San Francisco, from which they made two live albums, "Reckoning" and "Dead Set."

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