1. New York-Anaheim ALCS Series Should Start Tuesday Night

    One of the best sidelines to the upcoming New York Yankee vs. Los Angeles Angels American League Championship is that each team will go against one of their former players...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 400 reads 1 comments

  2. Phil Cuzzi's Call Had No Effect on Outcome of Friday Night's ALDS Game

    I waited a few days before writing this piece so I could read most of the reports on the great Friday night comeback for the Yankees...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 292 reads 7 comments

  3. In-Game Blog: New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins Game Three

    The Minnesota Twins try to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands (and bats) of the juggernaut New York Yankees...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 19 reads 2 comments

  4. Yankees-Twins: New York Dash Minnesota's Hopes Once Again

    Immediately after the Friday night New York—Minnesota ALDS game, I received a text from the Shore Sports Report home office. It read: "This team is special." Yes it is...

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  5. With Joba in the ALDS Bullpen, Your New York Yankee ALCS Game Four Starter Is...

    ...Chad Gaudin. The Yankees broke from their season long stand of having Joba Chamberlain pitch strictly as a starter, and, in the last game of the season, threw him for one inning out of the bullpen...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 527 reads 5 comments

  6. Hurt Or Not: David Robertson Needs to Be On Yankees Postseason Roster

    There is quite a lot of talk lately about David Robertson and his recent elbow issues. Will he be on the postseason roster? How is he feeling regarding his prior elbow pain? How will his elbow ...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 228 reads 0 comments

  7. AJ Burnett Is Key to The Yankees' Postseason Success

    As I watched Tuesday night's game, the biggest positive impact was that AJ Burnett appears to back on the upswing. Over his last 24.2 innings, he has allowed only 18 hits, four ERs, 10 BBs and recorded 27 Ks...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 192 reads 3 comments

  8. New York Yankees Exorcise and Slay the Two Red Dragons

    At this time last week, the Yankees were coming off losing two of three against the Seattle Mariners. The Yankees were heading into a grueling week of having to face the Los Angeles ...

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  9. Simple Solution to a Potential Messy Showdown Between the NFL and MLB

    If the Minnesota Twins come back from their current three games deficit to tie the Detroit Tigers for first place in the American League Central division, they must have a single game playoff...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 304 reads 3 comments

  10. Something Strange Happened in the Yankee Loss Last Night at Seattle

    Last night, the Yankees lost the first game of a brief six game West Coast road trip. Mariano Rivera blew just his second save all season. He had converted 36 straight save opportunities and given up one run in his previous 33 innings...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 342 reads 2 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox Quietly Go to a Six-Man Rotation

    In doing prep work for my weekly Friday radio show appearance on The Shore Sports Report, I came across the Boston Red Sox upcoming pitching matchups. Clay Buchholz went last night at Baltimore, Jon Lester (3-0, 0...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 279 reads 3 comments

  12. Jorge Posada Gets His Ears in an Uproar and Almost Hurt the New York Yankees

    Childish, baby like, and potentially dangerous. That is what Jorge Posada's actions were Tuesday night in the fracas that erupted at Yankee Stadium...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 508 reads 1 comments

  13. Cowboys Offense Proves They Still Have Big Play Potential

    The primary question mark this offseason concerning the Dallas Cowboys was their perceived lack of big play receivers...

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  14. Why The Worry Over AJ Burnett? He's The Same Pitcher Signed Last Winter.

    With his most recent bad starting pitching performance, AJ Burnett has proceeded to scare the bejesus out of New York Yankee fans across the country...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 33 reads 3 comments

  15. Joba Chamberlain Should Not Be On NY's Roster If He Does Not Start In ALDS

    Joba Chamberlain was given guinea pig status again last night, allowed to throw only three innings for the third consecutive "start." Although he allowed two runs in the first inning, he only walked one batter and set down the last eight men he faced...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 308 reads 6 comments

  16. The New York Times Tyler Kepner Jumps on the Bandwagon

    Finally, an influential member of the media has come out and declared the 2008 deadline day deal the Yankees made with the Kansas City A's, I mean the Pittsburgh Pirates, a win for the Bucs...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 183 reads 7 comments

  17. New Rule Change Proposed for Major League Baseball

    If the first relief pitcher in place of a starter blows a game for a starting pitcher and ends up getting the win, the credited victory should not go to the relief pitcher who blew the lead...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 277 reads 14 comments

  18. Who Is This Guy Impersonating Andrew Brackman?

    When Andrew Brackman was picked by the New York Yankees with the 30th pick in the first round of the 2007 draft, Yankees GM Brian Cashman knew that Brackman would need immediate Tommy John surgery on his right elbow...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 1,108 reads 4 comments

  19. A Relentless Yankee Lineup Which Takes No Prisoners!

    I have been meaning to write this type of piece for a few weeks, but after the last two Yankee games, the time is perfect for the storyline...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 289 reads 4 comments

  20. Robinson Cano Has Intangibles, Too!

    Joel Sherman of the New York Post is the best baseball writer in New York, and possibly all of America. He looks at scenarios well before most writers do...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 271 reads 4 comments

  21. Yankees Should Have Emulated Their Minor League "Joba Rules" in Majors

    Joba Chamberlain will finally get his opportunity to pitch every fifth day as the Yankees yet again, refine the Joba Rules...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 411 reads 6 comments

  22. Cowboys-49ers: Breaking Down the Best 12 Games in the NFL's Best Rivalry

    In the NFL, the third week of the preseason is where the starters play the most. The first two weeks are used to weed out the fringe players, the guys in camp to help fill out squads, while the ...

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  23. Johan Santana Needs Elbow Surgery: Wilpon Should Rethink Things on Omar

    UPDATE: Just as this article was published, there was a report which said that Johan Santana DOES need elbow surgery, but not Tommy John Surgery, only to clean up bone chips in the elbow...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  24. Billy Wagner Is Back but Needs To Be Shipped Out Quickly

    I like Billy Wagner. Always have. Even when he was part of that no-hitter six years ago against the Yankees at the Stadium. Wagner speaks his mind, like I usually do. And it gets him in trouble some times, like my mouth sometimes does too...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 109 reads 1 comments

  25. New York Yankees Offseason 40 Man Roster Needs

    Every year right after the World Series, the various major league teams need to update their 40 man roster. Sometime in November new names are added and many players are designated for assignment and released...

    Joseph DelGrippo Written by Joseph DelGrippo about 5 years ago 857 reads 19 comments