Monday , 21 April 2014

Sports Beat: Mets No Longer Like Ike


NEW YORK - It seemed to take forever but Mets general manager Sandy Alderson finally traded first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates. I asked Alderson at a hastily arranged press conference in the box of the Citi Field press conference following the trade whether he was able to get maximum value for Ike considering that the Pirates knew (a) ... Read More »

Braves Win 7-5; Ervin Santana Continues To Mystify Mets


Flushing, NY - The two starting pitchers, Bartolo Colon and Ervin Santana, possess a number of similarities. Both are major league veterans, Colon since 1997 and Santana since 2005. Both are natives of the Dominican Republic. Both have had their ups and downs during their lengthy careers in the majors. Each has pitched superlatively and been chosen to be on an ... Read More »

Braves Win 6-0; Aaron Harang No-Hits Mets for 7 Innings

Image Credit: Cesar Diaz

Flushing, NY- Aaron Harang has found new life in his right pitching arm in his 13th major league season. The 35 year-old signed a one year contract with the Braves on March 24. He pitched for the Cleveland Indians early in Spring Training, but did not remain with the club. He recalled, “I worked that hard all off-season, hoping a ... Read More »

Ike Davis Will Benefit With A Trade To Pittsburgh

Image Credit: Bill Menzel

NEW YORK – Ike Davis is no longer a New York Met and it is time to move on. Prior to their game against the Atlanta Braves Friday evening at Citi Field, Davis was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-handed relief pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named later. The significance is the Mets no longer have ... Read More »

2014 MLB Preseason Predictions Failed Fast [Weekend Report]

Image Credit: Bill Menzel

NEW YORK – Just two weeks into the season and the 2014 MLB preseason predictions are already wrong. Neither the Washington Nationals nor the Los Angeles Dodgers are invincible. The Milwaukee Brewers, led by a revived Ryan Braun, have meshed into the cream of the National League. Masahiro Tanaka is the real deal. And the injury-riddled Atlanta Braves still have ... Read More »

Yankees Defeat Cubs 2-0 In The Second Game Of Their Double-Header [PHOTOS]

Image Credit: Daniel Budasoff

Bronx, NY - Latino Sports photographer Daniel Budasoff covered Wednesday night’s game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium. The Bronx Bombers prevailed 2-0 over the Cubs in front of 40,073 spectators. NEW YORK YANKEES NOTES • The Yankees went 6-3 on their now-completed nine-game homestand, sweeping a series for the first time in 2014…are 2-0 ... Read More »

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