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Jay Bruce Is Back In Orange and Blue

In Baseball by Sue KolinskyLeave a Comment

Duel position player Jay Bruce returns to the Mets after a brief affair with the Cleveland Indians. The former Cincinnati slugger who was looking for a lavish long-term contract settled on a three-year deal worth $39 million. After an anemic offensive start in 2016, Bruce proved his bat wasn’t broken in his sophomore season, carrying the Mets injury plagued line-up …

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What Does the Future Hold for the Marlins?

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The MLB Winter Meetings wrapped up last week and the Miami Marlins are having arguably the most eventful offseason in the league. Back in early October an investment group led by Bruce Sherman and New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter purchased the Marlins. Ever since the sale, the ownership group has been raising eyebrows over their decisions.  The Marlins have said …

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My Discontent With The Mets Winter Meetings

In Baseball by Sue Kolinsky

The Winter Meetings in Miami have come and gone and all the Mets acquired was a lot of hot air and Anthony Swarzak, a right-handed journeyman reliever with a 23-30 record and career 4.22 ERA. Of all the bullpen pitchers who were on the market, Brandon Morrow being one, it’s just the latest moronic move by owners Fred Wilpon and …

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Yankees Land Big Fish

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

Remember when people were referring to the 2017 New York Yankees as the “Baby Bombers”?  Well they grew up an deserve the title of “Bronx Bombers”.  After missing the World Series by just one game, the team put the entire American League on notice that they are not done.  Early this morning, baseball insider Jon Heyman announced that the team …

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Judge and Bellinger Take Top Rookie Honors

In Baseball by Aly Riley

It was quite the 2017 season for MLB rookies. Records were broken, baseballs were smashed, and ultimately, it would be a great chase for who would take home the prize for best rookie in the game. Six finalists; three from the American League and three from the National League would be vying for the prize. But, in two unanimous decisions, …

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The Baseball World Mourns Roy Halladay

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

Yesterday the sports world learned about the tragic passing of pitching legend Roy Halladay.  Halladay, who pitched for both the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies, was killed in a plane crush.  It was a private plane that crashed into the Gulf of Mexico while he was allegedly doing tricks, according to TMZ.  He was the only one in the …

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Astros’ Gurriel Mocks Dodgers Pitcher in Dugout

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

It has been a fantastic postseason for Major League Baseball, until last night.  Houston first baseman Yuli Gurriel smacked a home run off of Dodgers’ pitcher Yu Darvish in the second inning.  Darvish was having a terrible outing, giving up four runs and lasting less than two innings.  Darvish’s poor performance, however, is not the story from Game 3. It …

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American League Wild Card Game Preview

In Baseball by Aly Riley

The 2017 MLB postseason is about to kick off and it will be an all-out battle for the ultimate prize, the World Series trophy, at the end of October. First up, the two Wild Card games must take place. Tonight’s matchup will be between the New York Yankees and the Minnesota Twins in the Bronx in what will be an …

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Aaron Judge Makes MLB History

In Baseball by Aly Riley

The New York Yankees have punched their ticket to the 2017 postseason, but that’s not the only bright spot in the chase for their 28th World Series title. Rookie phenom Aaron Judge made MLB history on Monday afternoon when he not only passed, but set a record for most home runs in a rookie season with fifty! Judge has been …

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Red Sox Admit to Using Apple Watches to Steal Signs

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

A Boston team caught spying on a New York team, sound familiar?  Well Tom Brady nor Bill Belichick are involved in this story.  The Boston Red Sox have confirmed that the team did indeed steal signs during their series against the New York Yankees.  While stealing signs is nothing new in baseball, the Red Sox went super modern and used …