1. New York Mets Win On MLB Opening Day

    Opening day is always a time of hope; with it brings the smell of fresh-cut grass, the promise of spring, 30-degree weather, ice and sleet falling from the sky, and the threat of snow...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  2. This Week in Rangers Hockey (Uh-oh Edition)

    The Rangers spent the week fighting for their playoff lives, and they didn’t do a very good job of it. They played one great game and two pretty good ones, but pretty good isn’t good enough when you need points...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  3. Hot Stove Schmucks of the Week: the New Jersey Nets

    Here we go again. This week we’ll have another all-schmuck edition and just make it a team effort. The locals were the dregs again this week, going a combined 4-13-2. Other highlights: We had the Sean Avery vs...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 52 reads 1 comments

  4. Hot Stove Little Guys: Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz: 1. Andy Stankiewicz played for the Yankees in the early 1990's and was traded to Houston for Xavier Hernandez. 2...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  5. Hot Stove Little Guys Quiz

    New York is known for all things big: the Empire State Building, Donald Trump’s ego, Babe Ruth’s stomach. But the Gotham baseball scene has witnessed its fair share of quality little guys...

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  6. Fantasy Baseball Early Round Sleepers

    Since it is way too easy to throw out basement picks and hoping for a long shot to hit, let’s talk about two guys who should be considered first or second round talent but are going outside the top two rounds...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 764 reads 2 comments

  7. NBA Fantasy Pickups: Week 23

    Guards Brandon Rush (Pacers) Rush has scored in double-figures in five straight games and has started the past four. He has scored 29 points in each of his last two games while making five three-pointers...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 429 reads 0 comments

  8. The Fantasy Baseball Bargain Bin

    For those of you excited to waste the next six months of your life endlessly calculating strikeout to walk ratios, let's chit chat about some nice sleepers and late picks. One per position...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 7,765 reads 3 comments

  9. This Week in New York Rangers Hockey (Sybil Edition)

    This past week has proven that the Rangers have a multiple personality problem. Are they: a) The John Tortorella-inspired team, playing with aggressiveness and gumption, which we saw vs...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 57 reads 1 comments

  10. Hot Stove Schmuck of the Week: Al Harrington

    It looks like we’re going to have to go with an all-Schmuck edition again. The local teams went a combined 4-12-1 this week. The only positive moment happened when the Knicks honored their past with a ceremony on Monday night...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  11. Hot Stove New York Managers Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. John McGraw managed the Yankees when they were known as the Baltimore Orioles in 1901 and ‘02. 2. Casey Stengel was the only manager to lead three New York teams...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  12. Hot Stove New York Managers Quiz

    See how much you know about New York baseball managers. The answers will be posted tomorrow. 1. Who was the first manager in Yankees franchise history? 2. Who was the only manager to lead three New York teams? 3...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 682 reads 0 comments

  13. Week 22 NBA pickups

    Fantasy Playoffs Teams with five games: Chicago, Phoenix Teams with four games: Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Detroit, L.A. Clippers, L.A...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 126 reads 0 comments

  14. This Week in Rangers Hockey (Everybody Hates Sean Edition)

    “Sean gets the puck and five guys on the other team want to kill him.” - Scott Gomez It’s good to finally have a player on the Rangers you can say that about...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  15. Martin Brodeur: Hot Stove Player of the Week

    This was a week of records being broken, World Baseball Classic excitement and drinking until you turned green on St. Patrick’s Day, but it may have all been overshadowed by the weirdness that is Alex Rodriguez...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  16. The Mets and Phillies: Embrace the Hatred

    The Mets and Phillies hate each other. Finally. It's about time; it took about 45 years for these division rivals to work up a good antipathy. For years, Philadelphians hated the Phillies more than New Yorkers...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 243 reads 3 comments

  17. Hot Stove New Jersey Devils Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. The Devils’ first season in New Jersey was 1982-83. 2. Aaron Broten was the team’s leading scorer in their inaugural season (16 goals, 39 assists, 55 points)...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  18. N.Y. Jets Wonder: To Cutler or Not To Cutler? That Is the Clutter

    On the one hand, he’s the best young quarterback in the league. He’s got an accurate cannon for an arm and he can complete passes in the most epic weather conditions. Many feel he's of the type of talent rarely seen in the NFL...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 294 reads 2 comments

  19. Hot Stove New Jersey Devils Quiz

    The Devils started out in Kansas City, moved to Colorado, and have settled in Newark (”Gateway to Secaucus”). See how much you know about the third (but best) team in the area...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  20. Superteams Smackdown: 1980 Islanders vs. 1994 Rangers

    Here is the third installment of our Super teams Smack down series (for the first two, click here and here). The Islanders won their first Stanley Cup in only their eighth season and the Rangers ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 486 reads 2 comments

  21. This Week in New York Rangers Hockey (Wetting Their Pants Edition)

    “We kind of wet our pants a little there and had that look,” New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella poetically said after the team's game on Sunday against the Boston Bruins...

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  22. Larry Hughes: Hot Stove Player of the Week

    Heading into the homestretch of basketball and hockey season, the Knicks, Nets, and Rangers are fighting for their playoff lives, the Islanders are just fighting to stay in existance, and the ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  23. The Yankees Intended Misuse of Chamberlain in 2009

    There is no doubting that Joba Chamberlain possesses the makeup of a front line starter in the majors. He has the command of four devastating pitches and the attitude that you want from someone at the top of the rotation...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 91 reads 2 comments

  24. Hot Stove 1979 Rangers Quiz Answers

    Here are the Answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. Fred Shero coached the 1978-79 Rangers. 2. The Rangers lost to the Montreal Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Finals. 3. They beat the Kings, Flyers and Islanders in the playoffs...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 73 reads 0 comments

  25. Hot Stove New York Rangers Quiz: 1979

    This is the 30th anniversary of the underdog 1978-79 New York Rangers, who made it all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals. See how much you remember about this team. The answers will be posted tomorrow...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 244 reads 0 comments