1. The Designated Hitter: The American League's Unfair Advantage

    Since its inception the American League has dominated in season inter-league play. Up through the 2008 season the American league had a record of 1536 wins and 1420 losses...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 5,971 reads 54 comments

  2. David Wright Is a Leader, Jerry Manuel Deserves Credit

    Baseball writers and Met fans in particular are quick to blame Jerry Manuel when things go wrong. Many are down on Manuel for the way the Mets have played this season, despite the depleted roster he works with every day...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 230 reads 38 comments

  3. Luis Castillo Is a Man

    Earlier this week, Mets manager Jerry Manuel walked out mound to get Johan Santana. Johan did not want to come out of the game. He's a competitor and he was beating the Phillies. I understand...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 209 reads 15 comments

  4. Let's Debate! Another 10 Best Sports Movies of All-Time Slideshow

    I'm sure you've all read one of these before, but I haven't written one, so I'm throwin' my hat in. Here is what I think are the ten best sports movies of all time. Don't worry, Blue Chips isn't one of them...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 470 reads 2 comments

  5. New Yankee Stadium's Statistical Effect: Are The Yankees' Stats Inflated?

    (This article is 6 pages of length. There is a lot of statistical data and numbers. If you are interested only in the results and analysis of those results, I would read only the last two pages) ...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 2,436 reads 11 comments

  6. New York Mets: A Season Defined

    The next month will decide whether the Mets remain competitive for the 2009 baseball season. Over the weekend the Mets will take on the last place, Nationals in a three game set. Viewing the upcoming schedule, it would be in their best interest to sweep

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 104 reads 13 comments

  7. Tom Glavine Released by Braves

    Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports is Braves-release-legendary-P-Glavine" target="_blank">reporting that the Atlanta Braves have released Tom Glavine. The Braves reportedly told Glavine the cause was his lack of velocity...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 61 reads 3 comments

  8. New York Mets: A Positive Spin

    Right now, Mets fans all over the Tri-State area are panicking. They are worried about the health of the team, both in the training room and in the standings. I am here to tell you to have faith...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 32 reads 2 comments

  9. MLB: Ten Unknown Top Performers in 2009

    We all know about how Albert Pujols is doing, how many wins Zach Greinke has, and how many stolen bases Carl Crawford is getting. However, there are players having great seasons who we don't hear much about...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 532 reads 4 comments

  10. New York Mets Television Network Member May Have Swine Flu

    Bart Hubbach of the New York Post is reporting (via twitter) that an unspecified member of the SportsNet New York (SNY) television network who travels with the New York Mets may have the swine flu...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  11. Carols Beltran Out Again: Is It Really His Stomach?

    For the third consecutive game, Carlos Beltran will be out of the Mets line-up with a stomach virus. This comes on the heels of Beltran missing time last week because of a sore knee...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 67 reads 3 comments

  12. 10 MLB Predictions For the Rest of 2009

    We are about one third of the way through the 2009 Major League Baseball Season and things are beginning to take shape. We are starting to see what teams are for real, and which ones should already be thinking about 2010...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 434 reads 5 comments

  13. Jerry Manuel, NL Coach Of The Year? (So Far)

    Certainly, when discussing the leaders for the 2009 NL Coach of the Year there are a few names that might seem more obvious than Jerry Manuel of the second place (28-22) New York Mets...

    Timothy O'Brien Written by Timothy O'Brien about 6 years ago 105 reads 3 comments