Robinson Cano

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Every Person, Place, and Thing on Magna Carta Holy Grail: A Checklist

    If while listening to Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, you experienced an indescribable sensation that you were actually listening to an encrypted invitation to a very luxurious party with a super exclusive guest list and even more ridiculous gift wish list, you were right!!! We made note of every pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Yogi Berra Likes Eduardo Nunez; The Yankees Should Listen to Yogi Berra

    As Yogi Berra's biographer, I can tell you three things about Mr. Berra: 1. He doesn't talk much, and when he does, contrary to public perception and AFLAC commercials, when he does say something it usually makes sense. 2. Yogi doesn't give advice, he tells you what he would do in a particular ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    A-Rod's Not The Yankees' Only Playoff Goat

    I've always resisted the idea that clutch hitting exists, I guess because I don't like the notion that baseball is something more than a game - that it brings out something heroic in an athlete. I pretty much agree with Bill James's early assessment on the topic, which was that what a batter hits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Yankees 2012: OK But No Cigar...Yet

    Is it possible that following one team up close, day by day, for an entire season, can actually give you a distorted rather than accurate perception of how good they are? Like many Yankee fans, I've been ruthlessly criticizing the team's performance, or at least its performance since the All-Star ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    The 2012 Yankees Don't Suck Nearly As Much As We All Thought They Did

    I don't think anyone, even the most arrogant of Yankee fans -- am I being redundant when I say "arrogant Yankee fans? - thought the Yankees would be in 1st place in the AL East at the All-Star break. Certainly not after losing their big stud starter Michael Pineda before the season started and Mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    How Does The Mets 1962-2012 All-time Team Stack Up to The Yankees?

    Last night, SNY broadcast the Mets All-time Team 1962-2012 from the 92nd Street Y. I love programs like this -- the video clips, the debates on old ballplayers, et al. The voting panel of the Daily News' John Harper and Mike Lupica, the Post's Mike Vaccaro,'s Marty Noble, and Mets broadcast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2011

    Over 700 Arrests Made on Brooklyn Bridge; Hospital Wants to Release Hinckley; Typhoons Hit Philippines

    As we reported yesterday, Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested while marching over the Brooklyn Bridge. The New York Times reports police made over 700 arrests. Demonstrators claim authorities misled them by saying they could march on the bridge. Officers arrested people who weren't on the pe ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 22, 2011


    The battle continues in Queens

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Why The Mets Are Only Going to Get Even Worse

    ​Just when you think things can't get any worse for the Mets, you think they can get worse. As Bill Madden points out in today's Daily News, the Mets don't have much to look forward to in the free agent market this winter "when the two biggest sluggers coming to the market, Albert Pujols an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Robinson Cano For MVP? The Drumbeat Begins

    ​Robinson Cano for American League MVP? Cano's grand-slammer against the Seattle Mariners on August 22, a game in which he drove in 6 runs, awakened quite a few to the possibility. His performance last night against the Oakland A's -- three for four with three RBIs, including his 26th home run ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Yankees Lamely Mum on Protesting All-Star Game Over Arizona's Immigration Law

    ​It's a sad enough day for the Yankees and their fans, given the death of controversial and famed owner George Steinbrenner. But it very well might've just gotten even worse for some, especially their (massive base of) fans of Latino decent, who -- if they're anything like the majority of Lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2010

    Lady Gaga Banned From New York Yankees Clubhouse, Can't Touch A-Rod's Bat

    ​The pun beginning the New York Post article describing Lady Gaga's ban from the Yankee Stadium clubhouse is something, even by Post standards. "She's persona non Gaga," it begins, describing Gaga and friends' uninvited trip into the Yankees' backstage area, where the pop star took to "swiggin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: WE'RE GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES!

    ​CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES FOR THEIR 40TH AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT! Good God. I don't even know where to begin. On the 25th of October, Yankees clinched their World Series spot with a 5-2 win. Their 110th of the season, making their playoff record 7-2, as they head into the fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Wait, so how is this anything like the 2004 ALCS?

    ​The 2009 ALCS and 2004 ALCS are practically mirror images of each other. Indistinguishable. Talk about carbon copies! I haven't seen this level of uncanny similarity since watching Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes in White Men Can't Jump. Yeah, that's about how alike these two series ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Blowout win puts Yankees on the brink...!

    ​I think I might have been just as happy with the score as I was with the fact that the Yankees won last night. I don't know if my heart could have handled another extra innings monument to high anxiety. A pitchers' duel would have sent me into seizure fits. (Of course, an Angels' hit parade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Stadium Ghosts Return to Help Yanks Win 13-Inning Debacle

    ​ "I'm getting too old for this." "My heart can't handle any more of these tight games." "This is just getting ridiculous." "UNBELIEVABLE." Yep, I'd have to say I agree with all of those. I'm still not exactly sure what the hell happened last night at Yankee Stadium. There wasn't a lot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Interview: MSNBC's Willie Geist on New York Baseball, His Jeter Love, His Desire to Drill Pedroia, and More

    ​ We're pleased to see that our Morning Joe favorite Willie Geist has finally been given his own TV show. Way Too Early With Willie Geist now leads off MSNBC's morning schedule, airing (if one "airs" on cable) at 5:30 a.m. (That's 2:30 a.m. Pacific time, where the show is no doubt known as Wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Jockbeat: A-Rod Revelations Continue to Underwhelm

    No wonder the New York Times wants to destroy the Boston Globe - it's the only paper on the East Coast that dares to print something good about Alex Rodriguez! Friday's Daily News came up with yet another shocking revelation from Selena Roberts's new book, namely that that Rodriguez "was an insecure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Jockbeat: A Look at Yankees Batting for 2009

    The writers in the current issue of Sports Illustrated -- including Ben Reiter, whose name is on the Yankee section -- seem to feel everything will go great in the Bronx this year - or almost great. The Yankees, SI thinks, will roll over the Red Sox and A's to win the AL East, will beat the Twins in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2008

    Blogsgiving: How the Locals Gave Thanks

    The Thanksgivingness was strong with local bloggers, with the Macy's Parade a popular touchstone. EV Grieve took a few pictures. Gothamist wondered about that new Smurf baloon -- was it Baby, Lazy, or Dreamy? Urbanite looked at the Parade's Smurf roots in the 1980s. The Bowery Boys reviewed the "Str ... More >>

  • News

    March 25, 2008

    The Mets and Yankees Seek an Armed Revolution

    How Joba Chamberlain and Johan Santana will make us forget last year's miserable baseball legacy

  • News

    September 18, 2007

    The Long Ball

    The secret to the Yanks' success? A guy named Kevin

  • News

    July 3, 2007

    Bronx Bumblers

    How can a team with four Hall of Famers fall so far?

  • NYC Life

    October 3, 2006

    It's One, Two, Three Games You're Out

    Lesson for Yanks, Mets: Kenny Rogers can happen to the best of us

  • NYC Life

    September 26, 2006

    Mets and Yankees: If Neither One Wins It's a Shame

    Peering into the dugouts of the hometown heroes

  • News

    August 29, 2006
  • NYC Life

    November 1, 2005

    Fantasy Baseball

    A fan's notes: How the Yankees became the Freuds of Summer