1. A Thought About Tiebreakers

    Entering today's game against the Baltimore Orioles, the New York Yankees hold a one-game lead over the Boston Red Sox for first place in the AL East. They've managed this feat despite losing all eight games they've played against Boston this season...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 100 reads 1 comments

  2. Joba Chamberlain Will Stay In The Starting Rotation

    This topic is old as time, but it's never going to go away. Should Joba Chamberlain be in the starting rotation, or move back to the bullpen? This so-called controversy has raged since the day ...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 118 reads 2 comments

  3. Mets' Troubles Only Getting Worse

    I'm watching the Mets-Braves game, and Fernando Nieve just hurt himself badly running into first base. He's not staying in the game, and it doesn't look pretty going forward...

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  4. Shocker: New Jersey Devils Hire Jacques Lemaire

    After bringing back a ton of former Devils players last season, Lou Lamoriello is once again reaching for a blast from the past by hiring Jacques Lemaire as the team's new head coach...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 176 reads 1 comments

  5. The Devils' Offseason To Date

    I suppose it's high time I weighed in on the Devils utter lack of offseason action.Aside from re-signing Johnny Oduya and Andy Greene and bringing in former draft pick Itkka Pikkarainen, ...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 294 reads 12 comments

  6. Lou Lamoriello's Hectic Day: June 23, 2009

    There were two big stories in the NHL yesterday, and both involved Devils GM Lou Lamoriello.The first was the announcement of Brent Sutter as coach of the Calgary Flames...

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  7. Wrapping Up The Brent Sutter Ordeal

    Well, we know the whole story now. Brent Sutter is in Calgary, and the Devils won't be receiving anything in return.There is (and always will be) speculation that there was collusion...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 145 reads 2 comments

  8. The Brent Sutter Saga: One Day Later

    Yesterday, it was announced that Brent Sutter was close to a deal that would have him working for his brother, Darryl, as coach of the Calgary Flames...

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  9. Brent Sutter to the Calgary Flames?

    Well, here's your big news of the day.For those too lazy to click on the link, Brent Sutter is close to signing a deal to coach the Calgary Flames.To many, this comes as no surprise...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  10. Joe Maddon's Latest Head-Scratching Decision

    Today, the AL and NL All-Star coaching staffs were announced. NL manager Charlie Manuel of the Phillies took Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre, two deserving candidates...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 376 reads 3 comments

  11. Who Can New Jersey Trade To Get Dany Heatley?

    This offseason, the New Jersey Devils have two primary objectives (potential returning players notwithstanding): sign a second-line center and a top-four defenseman.But the Devils' second-line center may already be with the team...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 1,084 reads 3 comments

  12. Yankees Activate Brian Bruney, Designate Jose Veras For Assignment

    Brian Bruney is back! But don't celebrate, or he'll get angry. And you won't like him when he's angry. But the part I don't like about this story is that the Yankees designated Jose Veras for assignment to make room for Bruney...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  13. Indians-Royals: Birds Attack Cleveland Again

    The Cleveland Indians defeated the Kansas City Royals last night in dramatic fashion, with Shin-Soo Choo hitting a walk-off RBI single in the 10th inning.But his single ricocheted off a seagull, one of many that had flocked to the field...

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  14. Devil's Advocate: Why John MacLean May Not Coach the New Jersey Devils

    Earlier, I discussed the Devils' new coaching vacancy, and put my money (albeit not overwhelmingly) on current assistant John MacLean to replace Brent Sutter...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 395 reads 2 comments

  15. Could John MacLean Be the Next Head Coach of the New Jersey Devils?

    The big NHL story of the day was the news of Brent Sutter's resignation. I actually found out about it from Levinakl at Bleacher Report, and immediately checked Tom Gulitti's blog for verification...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  16. ESPN Interviews Devin Harris About Nothing Regarding Devin Harris

    At about 2:30 this afternoon, I noticed along the bottom of the screen on ESPNews that Nets guard Devin Harris would be on for an interview at 3:20...

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  17. The Problem(s) with Brian Gionta

    Despite his shortcomings since his historic 48-goal season, I have always been a tremendous fan of Brian Gionta. Since setting the team record for goals in a season in the 2005-06 season, Gionta ...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 250 reads 1 comments

  18. MLB Hates the Yankees

    The breaking news currently scrolling the bottom line of ESPN News: A.J. Burnett has been suspended six games for intentionally throwing "near the head" of Nelson Cruz, while Vicente ...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 113 reads 1 comments

  19. Yankees Win Behind Crazy Defense Despite Midges And Gulls

    The Yankees are alone in first place (still!), and this latest stint atop their division is the first time they've been there since September 2006...

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  20. Carlos Lee And His Mysterious Swings

    This from ESPN (via Rotowire):"(Carlos) Lee, who has not driven in a run since May 16, has been watching videos of at-bats from previous seasons in an effort to get his run-producing swing back, the Houston Chronicle reports...

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  21. Bobby Holik Retires

    This is bittersweet news. Bitter in that he played most of his career for the Devils, so it's always sad to see someone like that go. But sweet because he sucks.Holik is third in career goals as a Devil (behind Patrik Elias and John McLean) with 202...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about 5 years ago 74 reads 2 comments

  22. Yi Jianlian: Anybody Want Some?

    Last year, the Nets traded Richard Jefferson for what will amount to be cap room in 2010. They got back Yi Jianlian and Bobby Simmons, both of whom suck, but both of whom would help the team financially during the super summer of next season...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about over 5 years ago 29 reads 5 comments

  23. New Jersey Devils' Free Agency Plans

    Truth is, I don't think the Devils need to change their roster very much. They had an excellent year despite playing Scott Clemmensen for over half the year, and they would have gone further ...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about over 5 years ago 552 reads 10 comments

  24. Colorado Rockies' Clint Hurdle's Confusing Bullpen Management

    Yesterday, Rockies closer Manny Corpas once again pitched in a non-save situation. Result: He gave up the game-winning run...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about over 5 years ago 82 reads 2 comments

  25. Two Strange Managerial Decisions

    Last night, two very odd decisions were made by major-league managers. Both decisions are, in fact, repeat offenses. The first is Yankees manager Joe Girardi's decision to bat Hideki Matsui in ...

    Jersey Written by Jersey about over 5 years ago 176 reads 1 comments