NEW YORK METS Identity check: Noah “See-ya”gaard?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and www.Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- The Mets need to decide which kind of organization they are and which kind of organization they strive to be. Once they have figured out that identity, they should act accordingly … and the fate of one of the Mets’ most beloved and most productive starting pitchers, Noah Syndergaard,…

MLB: New York a Landing Spot for Baseball’s Most Eligible Free-Agents?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and www.Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- New York baseball fans- buckle up. Two of Major League Baseball’s most eligible free agents have hit the market and may land in either the Bronx or Queens. Like an episode of The Bachelor- suitors are lining up with their best offers to woo them. Teams are trying…

New York Yankees: Terrible in Toronto-Too Early to Press Panic Button on Dellin Betances?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- The Yankees are set to open their 2018 campaign at Yankee Stadium MONDAY (4/2), but they are returning home after an opening-series loss against divisional opponent Toronto Blue Jays.  Most alarming is the giant uncertainty surrounding the ability of relief pitcher Dellin Betances, who was exposed,…

Conforto Conundrum: Callaway Likely to Find Nimmo

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Around 9:00 this morning, the New York Mets All-Star outfielder Michael Conforto was informed by manager Mickey Callaway that he would start the 2018 season on the disabled list. After a cautiously optimistic spring, Conforto, after having left (non-throwing) shoulder surgery on September 6, will remain…

Joe Quagliano: If You Build It, Loro Verranno

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- A small business owner, Joe Quagliano is living the American Dream while maintaining his Italian roots via “America’s Game”: baseball. Quagliano, following his passion for the game, founded his own company: Mint Pros (specializing in VIP baseball events- bridging fans with their favorite players). As he told…

Tyler Wade’s Versatility Might Lead to Permanence with New York Yankees

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY- Tyler Wade’s versatility has lead to permanence on the roster of the New York Yankees. In the 2015-2017 regular season, Wade suited up to play five positions: second base, third base, shortstop, left field, and centerfield. During the Yankees’ surprisingly deep run in the playoffs last year…

Some Thoughts about the San Diego Padres…

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA- My life goal is to get to every team’s Major League Baseball Stadium, so it makes perfect sense that the very first stop (other than my hotel) on my trip to San Diego was the home of the Padres: Petco Park.  I shoved my suitcase into…

UPDATED: New York Yankees: Reportedly Still in Hunt to Add SP Gerrit Cole to Rotation

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and facebook.com/coachmccartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- The New York Yankees, who have already made a major splash this off-season in acquiring 2017 home run king Giancarlo Stanton from the Derek Jeter-owned Miami Marlins have, reportedly, added starting pitcher Gerrit Cole to their rotation by way of the Pittsburgh Pirates.  There is no…