Friday, August 7, 2020

Overview of the classic Subway Series

Subway Series
The Subway Series between the Yankees and Mets represents one of the most popular lopsided rivalries in all of sports. Over the past two decades, these two teams have managed to provide fans all across the country with a high level of excitement no matter how much the Yankees win.

The Yankees are not getting Noah Syndergaard or Jacob deGrom

Mets
The New York Yankees have the farm system but they will not be landing Noah Syndergaard or Jacob deGrom at this year's trade deadline.

Major League Baseball first round mock draft

MLB Draft
The MLB Draft will take place June 4-6, with the Detroit Tigers making the first overall pick. Take a look at Armchair MLB's mock draft before the first round airs on MLB Network on Monday, June 4 at 6 p.m. EST.

Armchair MLB All-Star game ballot

MLB All-Star Game
As we enter the month of June, the MLB All-Star Game is just over a month away. Today, we submit our own ballots for the American League and National League —paying special attention to sabermetrics.

The struggles of small market teams in Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball
Market size impacts every major sport, however Major League Baseball's absence of a hard salary cap makes it especially difficult for small market teams to reach the success of baseball's royalty.

If Matt Harvey does not like bullpen pitching, he does not have to pitch

New York Mets
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Examining the importance of first pitch strikes

Getting out to an early lead in the count with first pitch strikes is crucial to the success of a pitcher. On the surface, it is clear due to the importance of being ahead in the count. Now, we examine how first pitch strikes may affect deeper stats such as FIP and K%.

Loss of the Le Grande Orange, Mets legend Rusty Staub dies at 73

Mets legend Rusty Staub may be gone, but his impact on and off the field will live forever.

Predicting the MLB Postseason for the 2018 season

With just under three weeks to Opening Day, we attempt to predict how the MLB Postseason will look, and who we have as our World Series champions.

Best destinations for top five remaining MLB free agents

As the MLB offseason has drawn to a close and Spring Training is underway, the hot stove has heated up considerably over the past few weeks as three of the top free agents signed new contracts. Yu Darvish inked a six-year deal with the Chicago Cubs. Eric Hosmer landed an eight-year contract with the San Diego Padres, and J.D. Martinez...
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