Author Archives: peterstadlen
With the Mets fading it’s time to take a look at what the really good teams in the AL East are doing. It’s time to check in on those Damn Yankees. It’s also about time I put a reverse jinx … Continue reading
Growing up, it was easy to revere my older sister. She was after all 4 years older and quick to tell me about the huge, complex world all around us, of which I knew very little, and she knew so … Continue reading
Sanctimonious sports writers experience a bunching in their panties often, but nothing chafes the crotchal region quite like discussions regarding induction to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Purists like Bob Costas get fanatical when certain ball players are mentioned as candidates. I must be … Continue reading
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For years, I’ve considered Ichiro Suzuki my favorite player. He embodies so many of the things about baseball that I find beautiful and poetic and whimsical. At the moment, however, I only have eyes for Mike Stanton. He’s new and … Continue reading
At the beginning of the season, Gary Cohen posed the question to his broadcast partners, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling, can Mike Pelfrey be an elite pitcher if he doesn’t raise his strikeout numbers? It was a proficient moment for … Continue reading