My two cents on Rachel Balkovec

“You know, I’d really like to hire you, but I’m not going to be able to. And it’s because of your gender.” An unnamed strength and conditioning coordinator of a MLB organization to Rachel Balkovec - the reigning S&C coach of the Appalachian League at the time - nine years ago. This past Sunday it … Continue reading My two cents on Rachel Balkovec

Never stop being the Mets, Mets…

The New York Mets have announced that they’ve hired former Yankees Assistant General Manager and former Angels, GM Billy Eppler, to be their new GM. (…pauses…) HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! OK, Let’s back up a little bit. Several front office personnel that have worked with Billy Beane, Theo Epstein, and Andrew Friedman have gone on to become very … Continue reading Never stop being the Mets, Mets…

Stanton was something, but don’t overlook this:

Last night, once again, I watched in astonishment at what Giancarlo Stanton can do to a baseball. Also, once again, I wondered aloud how Yankee fans could ever boo this player. Stanton came to the team as a reigning MVP, accepted a position change, kept suffering injuries (not his fault) and yet still produced whenever … Continue reading Stanton was something, but don’t overlook this: