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Did the 'Sticky Stuff' Cost Gerrit Cole Cy Young Award?
Did the 'Sticky Stuff' Cost Gerrit Cole Cy Young Award?
The American League Cy Young Award winner was announced on Wednesday night and the winner was not a member of the New York Yankees. Toronto left-hander pitcher, Robbie Ray snagged the 2021 award given to the best pitcher of the year in their respected leagues, as voted on by the Baseball Writers Association of America. But was that the right choice? The pitcher with the most wins in the American League wore pinstripes?
A World Series Ring Belongs to Shenendehowa's Own Ian Anderson
A World Series Ring Belongs to Shenendehowa's Own Ian Anderson
Any baseball expert in the world would qualify 5 scoreless, and hitless, World Series innings as a major contribution to a team's championship. However, the Capital Region doesn't need any experts to tell them how special Ian Anderson is and neither do the Braves. Now, the player who grew up in Rexford and pitched for the Shenendehowa High School Plainsmen gets to flash some pretty incredible bling around town.
What is Your Ballpark Beer of Choice?
What is Your Ballpark Beer of Choice?
Going to a Major League Ballpark, enjoying a cold beer and a hot dog, is a tradition that has been passed down through generations in the United States. When I went to my first New York Mets game, the only beer available in Shea Stadium was a Rheingold. As my dad used to tell me, "they owned the taps." Schaefer had the same thing going on at Yankee Stadium. That was the 1970's. Today people want variety and according to an article by Eno Sarris of The Athletic, people aren't getting wide choice of beers in every ballpark.
Stanton Stakes Claim to New York Yankee Outfield
Stanton Stakes Claim to New York Yankee Outfield
Fortunately for the New York Yankees, they had their lethal secret weapon in right field, Giancarlo Stanton. The big power hitter has been, for the most part, limited to the Designated Hitter role during his nearly four year stint in the Big Apple. Stanton was a solid outfielder in his years in Miami. In 2012, he won Wilson's Defensive Player of the Year. Now, for the past four weeks, Giancarlo has been a semi regular outfielder and it may be helping his hitting. Over Stanton's last 7 games, he is batting .400 with 3 homeruns and 8 RBI.

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