The Yankees’ Target: An Evolved Gerrit Cole

Whether or not the majority of Yankees fans would sign off on a trade for Pittsburgh Pirates’ ace, Gerrit Cole, the possibility exists. Chronicling the assets presumed to leave New York for the cost-effective starter gives you a picture of how foggy details around the “progressing” negotiations seem to be. On December 16, the Pirates were […]


Reacting to Mid-Season Prospect Lists

Calendars shedding another page as they embrace July not only catalyzes heat waves in the Northeast, but also the publishing of mid-season prospect lists. It’s a chance for analysts to recant past criticisms from the preseason and present the masses with prospects who converted their winter efforts into helium in their rise to relevancy. This season has been […]


Implications of a Torn UCL: The Gleyber Torres Story

I may have jinxed it. Buzz around the Bronx picked up so much a few weeks ago that I felt it was inevitable Gleyber Torres’ would make a resounding entrance into a lineup second only to the Houston Astros in OPS. My series of posts – It’s Not Gleyber Time… Yet & It’s Almost Gleyber […]


It’s Almost Gleyber Time

Revisiting topics in the sports journalism universe can best be thought of as those Russian nesting dolls. Beautifully crafted to inconspicuously fit over one another, I’ve always found great satisfaction in believing they’re tangible representations of time. Sometimes we’re reminiscent of better days upon removing a shell, while otherwise we’re more than happy to convince […]


It’s Not Gleyber Time… Yet

There are few times when a fanbase feels excitement after the injury bug bites a player who posted 20 home runs and a .276 average in the prior year, but with the news trickling out of Steinbrenner field on Tuesday afternoon that shortstop Didi Gregorius will miss the month of April with a shoulder hematoma, […]