MLB: New York Mets at New York Yankees

What You Need to Know: August 21

Monday Takeaway The MLB draft system rewards teams that rack up losses, since the worst teams get their pick of the best available players. That’s one thing to look forward to in the Mets’ unfortunate season, as they’re currently languishing with a 54-68 record. The week began with a Subway Series in the Bronx. The […]

MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies

What You Need To Know: August 7

Monday Takeaway Let’s say a Mets fan went off the grid this week for a tropical vacation. Today, this fan returns and breathlessly asks, “What did I miss?” The short answer would be, “Not much.” The Mets lost on brutal walk-offs in Denver, got steamrolled by the Dodgers, and Hansel Robles can’t feel his fingers. However, […]

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees

What You Need To Know: July 31

Monday Takeaway Last Monday, Jacob deGrom continued a string of excellent pitching performances. The number of the game was “8,” as he pitched eight strong innings against the Padres, with eight strikeouts, for his eighth straight win. Try saying that three times fast. deGrom was also solid against the Mariners on Saturday, although he was […]