NEW YORK YANKEES: With Houston…We Have a Problem

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and www.Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY-  The New York Yankees, with well-documented (through recent years) starting pitching needs, did not get themselves a starting pitcher at the 2019 trade deadline.  The Houston Astros, already having a better team pitching staff than the Yankees, did.  In fact, the Astros traded for: SP Aaron Sanchez…

NEW YORK YANKEES: Trade Deadline Evaluation

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and www.Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY- The Yankees have the 27th ranked team pitching statistics since the All Star Break. Sure, the injury bug has bitten four of their starting pitchers- the earliest is expected to return on August 7- seven days away: Jonathan Loaisiga: Expected to be out until at least August…

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,…

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…

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…

Citi Procamp: Didi Gregorius

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan) MOUNT VERNON, NY- 160 young athletes, a plethora of outstanding high school and college coaches, and one Major League Baseball superstar converged on Sports Underdome on August 25, 2016. The occasion? New York Yankees star shortstop Didi Gregorius hosted his inaugural Citi Procamp. Gregorius, who told me he idolized players like Derek…