Friday, August 7, 2020

Load ‘Em Up with Joe Rivera (2/1/16)

A case can be made for every division to be the most difficult this season - however, these are the three division races that could be the most fun to watch.

Load ‘Em Up with Joe Rivera (2/15/16)

With baseball season inching closer and closer, which teams will emerge victorious from the National League?

ACAA AL East Week 4 Recap

The Follow-Up: Philadelphia Phillies: 6-0 – Andres Blanco: .444 / 1 HR / 2 RBI Sure, Blanco’s numbers in the home run and RBI column aren’t staggering, but for the six games that he played, he only had nine at-bats and surely made the most of them. The Phillies swept the Nationals easily, and also swept the Cleveland Indians last week,...

Load ‘Em Up with Joe Rivera (5/16/2016)

Stepping Up to the Plate With another week in the books, we have guys making it into the history books, guys getting sucker punched and Bartolo Colon hitting dingers. Oh yeah, the season is in full swing (no pun intended). First Base: Scherzer, Nats, cementing contender status With the Nationals and the Mets set to face-off on Tuesday in a series that...

Home Runs are Back in New York – Queens Style

For a while the only team in New York known for hitting home runs were the Yankees, they even have a nickname based off of it. But while, should-be Yankee slugger, Mark Teixeira struggled to put the ball in play in Tuesday’s 5-3 loss to the Diamondbacks, the Mets continued to homer their way to wins. Solo shots off the bats...

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals Series Recap

The New York Mets played host to the divisional rival Washington Nationals for the first time in 2016. There was very little good, a lot of bad, and quite a bit of ugly. Game 1: Syndergaard vs Scherzer Following a sweeping at the hands of the Rockies in Colorado, the Mets headed home to Citi Field, sending Noah Syndergaard to the...

The Dark Knight has lost control of Gotham

There was a time not too long ago when having Matt Harvey on the mound meant a win for the New York Mets. The same cannot be said today for the former ace. Harvey’s disastrous season continued Tuesday against the division rival Washington Nationals. In only five innings of work, Harvey allowed five runs on eight hits and only struck out...

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals Series Recap

The New York Mets went to Washington looking to give the Nationals a taste of their own medicine after losing two of three to their NL East rivals last week. After sweeping the Brewers over the weekend, the Amazins' hoped round two with Washington would fall more in their favor. Game 1: May 23, Colon vs Gonzalez The series opener pitted...

Chase Utley Has Become Gotham’s Greatest Villain

New York is no stranger to superheroes and villains. The city has served as a backdrop in many clashes between good and evil in comics for decades, but the eternal struggle has not been limited to pop art panels in the weekly issues of Marvel and DC. The “good guy vs the wrongdoer” narrative has managed to be applied to...

Why Mets Fans Need To Thank Chase Utley

It has many names: the ‘slide’ rule, the ‘Utley’ rule, the ‘soft’ rule, etc. It is the rule that keeps runners from sliding into the opposing baseman on second base. In October 2015, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chase Utley slid hard into second base, colliding with the New York Mets’ Ruben Tejada. Tejada was carted off of the field and...
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