Ken Davidoff's baseball insider
Yankees, Mets, trade rumors, free agents, off-the-wall predictions and other MLB musings.
When the World Series pits two non-New York teams against each other, a fairly common occurrence nowadays, it grants we New York reporters an opportunity to better familiarize ourselves with clubs we don't know as well.
There's a good amount of time before first pitch, so you schmooze players, a manager, coaches, front-office officials, owners, mascots and so on.
(Not really mascots....Read more »
The reality of my job - and I suppose most jobs - is that not all assignments are fulfilled equally. I have more time to dedicate to some than I do for others.
For instance, I like doing a "How to Fix the Yankees" piece on the day that the Yankees' bigwigs hold their post-mortem at the Stadium. Last year, that occurred on October 25, and I took a car service from Yankee Stadium...Read more »
We have new playoff brackets:
AL: Yankees (1) vs. Detroit (3), Texas (2) vs. Boston (4)
NL: Philadelphia (1) vs. Arizona (3), Milwaukee (2) vs. Atlanta (4)
Thoughts: The Rangers' victory over Seattle, combined with Detroit's loss to Baltimore, flip-flopped the AL's two and three seeds. And it begs the question for the Yankees: Whom would they rather face?
Your first reaction...Read more »