Albany Area Sports

New York Mets' Bullpen Keeps Atlanta at Arms Length
With the Braves now 4 games behind the Mets and the Phillies 3, game two took on crucial importance. The organization believes that starting pitching help is on the way in a few days, via trades, Carlos Carasco, etc. but that didn't help last night. New York's bullpen was called upon to pi…
New York Yankees' Collapse Reflecting Character
We have all seen teams collapse like the Yankees have been and unfortunately, they don't turn it around too easily. Teams that continuously blow leads seem to play the game scared. Anyone remember the collapse of the 2007 New York Mets? They had a 7 game lead in the National League East with …
New York's Polar Bear Is Hot
Sunday the New York Mets were trailing the Toronto Blue Jays, in the rubber match of the three game series, 3-1 in the 6th. The Jays had just taking the lead in the top of the inning. With Michael Conforto on first and one out, up to the plate stepped the Amazin's budding star, a mammoth of ma…
New York Helping New York
It's funny how some Yankee fans despise the Mets and vice versa. However, when the Mets can help the Yankees by grounding the Jays or the Bombers can assist the Amazin's by dusting the Phils, well then we are all New Yorkers and let's help each other! Right? Right!
The Amazing Story of Zach Ashline
One of the storylines we were following this High School Baseball season was that of Zach Ashline. Zach had surgery to remove a brain tumor in early December 2020 and was able to get on the baseball field by April. That alone is an amazing accomplishment but he went on to have a monster season...
New York Yankees Bullpen Throws Away the Win
The New York Yankees suffered another gut punch from the Boston Red Sox last night at Fenway Park with a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in 10 innings. It's not just a loss to the team you are chasing in the standings, it's the way you lost, again. One out from the celebration of victory, with th…
Who Are New York's 5 Biggest Sports Stars?
Monday night, New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso had just hit his 18th home run of the season. He was rounding 3rd base and as he faced his teammates in the dugout he began to do an imitation of a Pete Towsend guitar windmill. Alonso was indicating to his fellow Amazin's that they were r…
New York Mets Survive Wild Night In Cincinnati
One could try to pick a "turning point" in last night's crazy game between the New York Mets and the Cincinnati Reds but it wouldn't be easy. Right from the start, the Mets scored 3 runs in the top of the first off of Reds starter Vladimir Gutierrez. Great start right? Well, Ne…
New York Mets Escape from Pittsburgh with a Comeback Win
The New York Mets fell out of the starting gate, to use a horse racing term, to start the second half. After watching Edwin Diaz melt down last Sunday, Met fans got treated to an encore Saturday night against the very same, last place Pittsburgh Pirates. The first place Mets limped into Sunday after…

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