Hot on the heels of Stephen Strasburg committing his future to Washington, the New York Yankees flexed their financial biceps to secure the services of the former Pirates and Astros workhorse, Gerrit Cole. The deal will earn the 29-year-old anRead more
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What is the collective noun for a group of terrible contracts?
My first thought was an albatross. These sort of contracts used to be called “player-friendly”, but now they are dismissed by clubs and the media as bad deals. We can all see that as teams become more analytically savvy, fewerRead more
The Mets Approach to the Deadline? Donut Ask Us
Welcome to BF&N David Brindle… With the New York Mets’ season slipping further into mediocrity as the trade deadline approaches, there are sure to be inbound calls aplenty at the Citi Field offices. After a sensational 11-1 start, Mickey Callaway’sRead more
Why that player on your team might be the MVP – NL East version
Yesterday (March 31st, 2017), SunTrust Park opened its gates for the very first time, as the Atlanta Braves hosted the New York Yankees in an exhibition game to mark the start of a new era at the $1.1 billion ballpark. TheRead more