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…

San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey: Worst Sidekick Ever!

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan & http://www.facebook.com/coachmccartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey is no Robin to anyone’s Batman… not even his own pitcher Hunter Strickland.  Why? Some days we are all Buster Posey. pic.twitter.com/otWXoh1tDl — Panicked Rizzo (@notARizzo) May 29, 2017 After Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper was beaned with Strickland’s fastball, he charged the mound…

Chicago Cubs: Still America’s Lovable, Blue Collar Losers? Think again.

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) On national television Monday night, the Chicago Cubs raised the 2016 World Series flag at Wrigley Field.  By “the Cubs”, I literally mean the members of the entire team. After the National Anthem, lead by first baseman Anthony Rizzo,  the players walked across the field, under the bleachers, past concession…

Former New York Yankees Mark Teixiera and Former New York Giants Howard Cross Featured in Youth Sports Discussion

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and on Facebook) LITTLE FALLS, NJ- In conjuction with New York University’s Tisch Instiute for Sports Management, Media, and Business, six panelists at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center offered their insight in Enriching the youth sports experience. Experts in their respective fields offered insight and advice to a sold out…

Chicago Cubs: Joe Maddon’s Italian American Roots and 2 World Series to Boot

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan) LITTLE FALLS, N.J.- On December 2, 2016, the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center hosted Joe Maddon (fresh off managing the Chicago Cubs to a 2016 World Series championship) Ken Rosenthal (Fox Sports journalist), and a sold-out crowd. Prior to the program, within the hallowed halls of the museum, I was able to catch up…