1. The Pitch Count: Does it Hurt or Help Young Pitchers in the Long Run?

    One of the most talked about things in the game of baseball in this day and age is the pitch count that pitchers now adhere to...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 246 reads 1 comments

  2. How Dropping Lots of Money Hasn't Helped the New York Yankees Win a World Series

    The other night I was talking to one of the guys in my fantasy baseball league, and he posed several topics to me to write about...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 118 reads 9 comments

  3. Johnny Rocket: Damon Provides the New York Yankees with a Much Needed Burst

    Johnny Damon has been one of the Yankees' hottest hitters over the past month. Damon is batting .314 with nine home runs, and 25 RBI. He has been providing most of the Yankee offense for the past couple of weeks...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 152 reads 2 comments

  4. New York Yankees: Missing Their Fiery Leader with the Absence of Jorge Posada

    Last season, the Yankees had to play most of the season without Jorge Posada. Posada has been the starting catcher since 1999, and his absence provided more than a spot to fill behind home plate...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 177 reads 4 comments

  5. There's a Lot More to Zack Greinke Than a Great Arm

    During my fantasy draft, Zack Greinke's name kept standing out to me. I didn't know a lot about him, but I felt like I remembered him having pretty good stats...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 637 reads 7 comments

  6. A Tale of Woe...The Nightmare That Is the New York Yankees' Bullpen

    The Yankees spent most of their offseason money on improving their starting rotation with the likes of CC Sabathia and A.J. Burnett. They decided to leave their bullpen as it was from the previous season, and simply promote from within the organization...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 120 reads 6 comments

  7. New York Yankees Place Jorge Posada On the DL

    Today, the Yankees placed Jorge Posada on the DL with a hamstring injury. Posada is due to be out two to three weeks, but there is no guarantee that he will be ready to go when that time comes...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 78 reads 0 comments

  8. The Retaliation Debate: Should Teams Retaliate to Protect Their Players?

    The game of baseball has changed drastically over the past fifteen years or so in many ways. Years ago, if a player was hit by a pitch with suspicious intents, his team would almost definitely retaliate by hitting one of the other team's players...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 120 reads 11 comments

  9. Another Baby Bomber: Ramiro Pena Is Making His Presence Known

    When Alex Rodriguez needed surgery on his hip, the Yankees figured on Cody Ransom filling in for him. However, when Cody Ransom went down with a quad injury last weekend in Boston, there was no certainty about who would take his place...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 130 reads 6 comments

  10. Yankees-Tigers: New York Holds Off Ninth-Inning Detroit Rally To Win

    For the past two nights, the Yankees have been led by the young arms of Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain, and the offense has actually started to hit with runners in scoring position...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 31 reads 0 comments

  11. Phil Hughes Dominates in First Major League Start of 2009

    For the past three seasons, the Yankees have been grooming Phil Hughes to become one of their star pitchers for the future. There was so much hype about Hughes, but not much to go with it...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  12. Rick Porcello: A Jersey Boy Takes On the Yankees

    Throughout high school, our baseball team was not known for being successful. Sure, there were a bunch of talented players on the team, but that never translated into much. Seton Hall Prep was the team we dreaded playing...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 135 reads 0 comments

  13. Joe Torre's Book Wasn't as Bad as Everyone Made It out to Be

    When the news broke that Joe Torre was releasing a book he wrote about his time as the Yankees' manager, a lot of people around baseball thought this was a bad thing. In sports there is the unspoken code that what goes on in house stays in house...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  14. The Popular Place To Be If You're a Yankee: The DL

    In the past two days, three Yankees have been put on the DL. Are the Yankees headed down the same road with injuries as they were last season? Alex Rodriguez started the party with ...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 155 reads 5 comments

  15. For The Love Of The Game: What Makes Baseball So Great

    Yesterday, I had the pleasure of going to watch a high school baseball game. My good friend Joe is one of the coaches for the varsity team where we went to high school, and on such a gorgeous spring day I couldn't pass up the opportunity to get outside...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 1,043 reads 6 comments

  16. Yankees Center Fielder: Brett Gardner or Melky Cabrera?

    The Yankees have many traditions in their organization. One of the most well-known traditions is the great men that have graced the outfield in center field. Joe DiMaggio. Mickey Mantle...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 512 reads 8 comments

  17. What Are the Yankees To Do with Chien-Ming Wang?

    The New York Yankees, their fans, and, it's safe to say, Chien-Ming Wang are all in disbelief. A few weeks ago, no one would have imagined that Chien-Ming Wang would start his season 0-3 with an ERA of 34...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 650 reads 41 comments

  18. A.J. Burnett Just May Be The Yankees' Best Offseason Signing

    A.J. Burnett was always a thorn in the Yankees' side. While with Toronto, Burnett continually shut the Yankees down, causing their hitters to look more like a bunch of little leaguers than professionals...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 25 reads 6 comments

  19. Will the Real Chien-Ming Wang Please Stand up?

    A few weeks ago, I landed Chien-Ming Wang on my fantasy baseball team, and I was ecstatic. The guy has been consistent since he came up in 2006, and I figured having a guy that could rack up anywhere from 18-20 wins for the season...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 355 reads 7 comments

  20. The Invaluable Jorge Posada: New York Yankee Catcher Healthy, Back In Action

    Last April, Jorge Posada injured his right shoulder while warming up on Opening Day. No one knew about it, however, until several days later...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 296 reads 0 comments

  21. $161 Million Goes a lot Farther Than One Start

    Not even 24 hours after CC Sabathia's first start of the season sports writers, sports commentators and analysts, and talk radio hosts were calling him a "waste of $161 million." After one start...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 85 reads 5 comments

  22. Tyler Hansbrough Gets the Last Laugh as UNC Wins the NCAA Crown

    Last April, North Carolina was knocked out of the Final Four by Kansas, and no one was more distraught than Tyler Hansbrough. Hansbrough had another impressive season and seemed to have everything going for him...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 782 reads 7 comments

  23. The Start of It All...Baseball Is Back!

    There is nothing more torturous for a baseball fan than the long offseason. When the season wraps up in the end of October, spring training seems like it will never come...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 27 reads 2 comments

  24. The 10 Hottest Male Athletes

    The Sports World is the residence for some of the finest looking men. What makes the good looking athletes such a hot commodity? Amazing athletic skills combined with good looks and hot bodies is what makes the girls drool & the guys wish they were them..

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 10,388 reads 3 comments

  25. Danny Green: The Most Underrated Player on the UNC Tarheels

    North Carolina has a team with some truly great players like Ty Lawson, Tyler Hansbrough, and Wayne Ellington. They also have a lot of very good players like Danny Green. Green is probably the most underrated player on the Tarheels...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 591 reads 13 comments