Friday, November 1, 2019

Mets Name Beltran Their New Manager


Carlos Beltrán is coming home.

The Mets announced on Friday that they have named their former star player as the 22nd manager in team history, agreeing to terms on a three-year contract with a club option for a fourth year.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Yankees Relieve Rothschild Of Pitching Coach Duties

The Yankees made the surprising announcement on Monday that Pitching Coach Larry Rothschild will not return for the 2020 season.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Phillies Hire Girardi; Cashman Says "They got a great one"

Joe Girardi.

BRONX, NY - On Thursday morning, the Philadelphia Phillies hired former Yankees Manager Joe Girardi to be their new skipper.

Cashman: "We failed in our ultimate goal of a championship"

Brian Cashman.

BRONX, NY - The Yankees are a team that preaches a win-or-bust mentality, that championships mean everything, but does that mean their season, in which they won 103 games but lost the ALCS to Houston was a failure?

Yankees: Hicks To Have Tommy John Surgery

Aaron Hicks.

BRONX, NY - Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks missed most of the 2019 season, and it appears he will be out for most of next season as well.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Books: "The Speed of Falling Objects"

The Speed of Falling Objects
By Nancy Richardson Fischer
Inkyard Press/HarperCollins; hardcover, 336 pages; $19.99

Nancy Richardson Fischer earned a legion of devoted readers and wide critical praise for her debut novel When Elephants Fly because of its sensitive and authentic treatment of mental illness, set against a backdrop of issues surrounding wildlife protection and conservation.

Books: "The Way of the Woodshop" By Aleksandra Zee

THE WAY OF THE WOODSHOP: Creating, Designing & Decorating with Wood
By Aleksandra Zee
Dey Street Books; hardcover, $26.99; E-Book, $13.99; available today, October 22

Celebrated Oakland-based woodworker Aleksandra Zee creates and sells original and commissioned pieces, teaches monthly woodshops at her studio in Oakland, and speaks regularly to audiences on her craft.