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10 MLB players off to scorching hot starts
April 15th, 2017 at 12:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Apr 11, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) hits a three RBI home run against the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning at Citizens Bank Park.  Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The 2017 MLB season isn't even two weeks old, yet some players...

How big of a free agent misstep is Jacoby Ellsbury?
April 15th, 2017 at 8:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Ellsbury contract continues to be an issue for the Yankees.  Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports As his fourth year in New York begins, it's hard to believe that Jacoby Ellsbury is, at best, an afterthought on the Yankees. In 2011, then on the Red Sox, Ellsbury was a near...

CTBNL | Observations and decisions for the Mets
April 14th, 2017 at 3:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** LIVING IS EASY WITH EYES CLOSED, MISUNDERSTANDING ALL YOU SEE Last season, after the Mets made the disappointing decision to acquire Jose Reyes to play third base, he hit a solid .267/.326/.443 in 60 games. The average major league third baseman was a little better than that, but given...

Matt Harvey leaves start with tight left hamstring
April 11th, 2017 at 10:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Apr 11, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning at Citizens Bank Park.  Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Matt Harvey's night ended early on Tuesday, with a leg ailment being the culprit. The Mets pitcher was...

Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest
February 19th, 2017 at 11:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's a general fact of life in Major League Baseball that some teams simply have more difficult roads to the postseason than others do. In 2016, the American League East produced three playoff teams and a fourth with a record over .500, while the Chicago Cubs won the National League...