Tagged: ‘New York Mets’

Report: Tom Glavine, Mitt Romney’s son working together to buy Marlins
April 20th, 2017 at 6:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Another bidding team for the Marlins boasts one of baseball's all-time great pitchers. Gregory J. Fisher-USA TODAY Sports Something about the Miami Marlins provides an allure to former MLB greats and members of prominent Republican families. Tagg Romney, one of former GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney's sons, has joined...

10 MLB players off to scorching hot starts
April 15th, 2017 at 12:39 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 8:25 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...

Palladino: Small Samples From 2016 Haven’t Defined Bruce, Judge
April 12th, 2017 at 6:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Ernie Palladino» More Ernie Palladino Columns Jay Bruce and Aaron Judge may sit at two ends of the baseball spectrum, but they're teaching the same lesson. Whether they're longtime veterans or promising prospects, don't define players by small samples. Both the Yankees and Mets nearly made that mistake in...

MLB revenue crosses $9 billion, average team’s value up 19%
April 11th, 2017 at 6:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's never been better to be an owner of a Major League Baseball team. According to the annual valuation rankings from Forbes, the average value of an MLB franchise jumped 19% in the past year thanks to local TV deals, rising profits and MLB's expanded focus on branching out with...