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Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

What to do about First Base? The Yankees came into the season knowing that their young “first baseman of future” Greg Bird had already been ruled out for the season due to injury meaning that the Yankees would not have a strong backup option for their aging slugger Mark Teixeira. Fast forward two months and the Yankees are really in ... Read More »

Around NY Sports with Mike Lalor: Mets Edition

After losing 4 of 6 on a short home stand against the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox, the New York Mets (29-23, 2nd NL East) head out on the road for a 3-city, 10-game road trip. The Mets will start this weekend on Friday night in Miami against Don Mattingly’s improved Marlins, before swinging back north and ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

All statistics referenced are as of Friday, May 20, 2016 prior to the start of the Yankees contest. Stray Stat Observations Edition No player on the Yankees roster is even hitting .280. No player on the Yankees active roster has an .800 OPS. The Yankees team average is .237. In all of MLB, the Yankees are ranked 25th or worse ... Read More »

Elitism Aside, The Yankees Have Won, For Now

By Kurt Smith of In case you were out of town in the weeks leading up to baseball season, the Yankees have a new policy regarding entry into the ballpark: no print-at-home tickets. Fans must get real tickets, scan them on their mobile device or watch the game on TV. The move took away the most convenient option for ... Read More »

NY Sports with Mike Lalor: Super Bowl Edition

On Sunday, February 7th, the Carolina Panthers (NFC) and Denver Broncos (AFC) will meet in Super Bowl “L” (50) at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Kickoff is planned for 6:30pm Eastern time, and the game will be broadcast on CBS. Veteran, versatile play-by-play man Jim Nantz will have the call supported by his analyst partner, former New York Giant ... Read More »

NY Sports Report with Mike Lalor

As we reach the final weekend in January – the lull weekend between the NFL’s Conference Championship games and Super Bowl – there are less than three weeks (20 days as of Saturday) remaining before baseball pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. For many in the Northeast recovering from Winter Storm Jonas or dealing with Lake Effect snow, that ... Read More »

Sports Thoughts with Mike Lalor: Baseball HOF & Resurgent Knicks

Baseball Hall of Fame Congratulations to Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza who were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWA). Both are extremely deserving, and Ken Griffey, Jr. set a new standard for percentage of voting obtained, with 99.3% (437 out of 440); the previous record was held by ... Read More »