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Can Derek Jeter Hit .400?

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Steroids created a lot of “video game” type of results over two decades. Two records that still were elusive to jacked up hitters was Joe DiMaggio’s 56 game hitting streak and Ted Williams .406 batting average. When ESPN Baseball Tonight analyst  John Kruk said Derek Jeter can hit .400 earlier this month, everyone blew it off as crazy.  Thirty-four games […]

Will Yanks Like Inge, Pepsi Porch, Senior Saviors, 50 Amazin Years, Vance Worley

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

The Tigers designated Brandon Inge for assignment last night. Inge has struggled this season hitting only .177 with a homer and 17 RBI. Since I live in Smithtown, Long Island I could swear I heard cheers coming west from Manhasset. Why? Because WFAN’s Mike Francesa has talked about “liking Inge a lot” on his radio show. He […]

Listen: Weekly Digest @ 9pm

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Spend your Sunday night with another edition of the Weekly Digest. Tonight we kick off the first hour by talking with NYBD contributors Howard Megdal and Jed Weisberger. We talk Mets the first half hour. I will discuss my fact finding about the front office dysfunction, the Mets draft focus, and Jerry Manuel’s job security. […]

Cain Uproar, Glenn Beck, LH Catcher, Poverty, Intangibles

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

- What’s with the uproar with Matt Cain? This isn’t anywhere near what Roger Clemens did back in 2000. Cain, to quote him postgame, “got out of his mechanics and let it run up on him”. Clemens was a calculated move to brush Piazza back because of his success against him. No reason to hate […]