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 New York Yankees have the farm system but they will not be landing Noah Syndergaard or Jacob deGrom at this year's trade deadline.
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.
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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%.
Mets legend Rusty Staub may be gone, but his impact on and off the field will live forever.
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...