When the Yankees went balls to the wall in December of 2017 to acquire Giancarlo Stanton and pay him a 300 Million dollar contract that will likely keep him in New York until he retires, they were expecting the 2017 NL MVP who hit 59 homers and 132 RBIs. Instead they got someone who struck out 200 times in his inaugural season in Pinstripes, and … Continue reading Giancarlo Stanton Hits The IL… Again
Buy The Book hasn’t had much going on so far, with our only bets being in the EPL, UFC, and exhibition golf matches. However, that changes today as we kick off our daily picks series for Buy The Book. Every day, each of our staff writers will give one bet they love the most for the entire day, across every sport, and break it down … Continue reading Buy The Book: 8/5/2020
Sports are back in full swing (finally). After watching countless baseball and basketball games this past weekend it was only right to write about three big weekend takeaways. 1. The Clippers are a PROBLEM Even without Montrezl Harrell and Lou Williams, the Los Angeles Clippers showed the basketball world that they are arguably top dog in the Western Conference. After suffering a heartbreaking loss to … Continue reading 3 Takeaways From This Weekend
Michael O’Connor July 25, 2020 For any baseball fans that are unaware, the New York Mets are up for sale. Mets fans all around are rejoicing that the Wilpons will soon be gone. Sometimes, when an owner leaves, all or some strings attached to them may be gone as well. Brodie Van Wagenen is one of those strings. This is not because the Wilpons hired … Continue reading Are Brodie Van Wagenen’s Days as the Mets’ General Manager Numbered?
After months of delay due to coronavirus, the Mets are set to debut their season today against the Atlanta Braves. Continue reading It’s Opening Day, Met Fans! Preview of Mets vs. Braves, July 24th
Michael O’ConnorJuly 23, 2020 The Boston Red Sox are not exactly in a win-now situation, they traded All Stars Mookie Betts and David Price in February to the Dodgers for a cluster of young players. Chirs Sale’s season is over after having to have Tommy John Surgery; and if J.D. Martinez has a great year, he can potentially opt-out of his contract and sign with … Continue reading Why 2020 Can be Great for the Red Sox
The wait is finally over. The MLB season will finally begin today, July 23, almost four months after opening day was initially scheduled for. This unprecedented 60 game season makes it very hard to predict how this season will play out. Under normal circumstances, the baseball season is a marathon, however the delayed start due to the pandemic has turned the marathon into more of … Continue reading 2020 MLB Preseason Power Rankings
Michael O’ConnorJuly 22, 2020 Lou Merloni broke the news this morning that the Los Angeles Dodgers and All Star Mookie Betts are deep into extension talks of 10+ years for $350+ million. Since then, it is just about clear that the deal is a 12 year extension in the $350-$380 million area. Therefore, including 2020, Betts will be a Dodger for the next 13 year … Continue reading Dodgers, Betts Finalizing Long-Term Extension