One writer's opinion about the "tough love" shown to fans of Boston, New York, and Philly teams. I maintain that the Yankees historical winning tradition makes us the worst of those.
Put together a little race of plodding outfielders, and Giancarlo finished fourth. If you wouldn’t let Nelson Cruz, Kyle Schwarber, or Joc Pederson roam your outfield, you shouldn’t allow Stanton to do so either.
This brilliant nine-strike performance was just the Yankees' ninth immaculate inning in franchise history. Cortes left the game in the sixth with a career-best 12 K's. Way to go, #NastyNestor.
The Yankees and Red Sox played a chaotic affair (as seemingly always), and this one stretch on to the 11th. The hero turned out to be former MVP and Yankee newcomer Josh Donaldson! His single gave the Yankees their first Opening Day walk-off since 1957. Now how about, say, 120 more wins like that? Am I unreasonable? Who is to say?
Need to focus on Freddie Freeman
1995 is a little forgotten due to the 1996 championship but it was awesome to see Don Mattingly play at a high caliber towards the end of the season and into the playoffs
Sweet Lou should make the Veterans Committee Ballot this fall. He missed by 1 vote, the last time he was eligible on the same ballot where Lee Smith & Harold Baines were elected
A fun article about Donnie Baseball’s peak seasons & his 80s Topps cards
The Era/Veteran Committee ballots have been released The Early Days ballot has Allie Reynolds & also Lefty O’Doul who briefly played for New York The Golden Days ballot has Roger Maris & also Jim Kaat who spent about a year and half in pinstripes Reynolds & Maris aren’t the best candidates on their respective ballots but it’s nice to see them make the ballot & have their achievements recognized
Was about time I guess