Author Archives: Peter Menking

Series Preview: Yankees vs. Phillies

Starting Pitchers: RHP Roy Halladay (8-4, 1.96) vs. LHP CC Sabathia (6-3, 4.01) RHP Kyle Kendrick (3-2, 4.80) vs. AJ Burnett (6-4, 3.86) LHP Jamie Moyer (6-6, 5.03) vs. LHP Andy Pettitte (8-1, 2.46) Notes: Alex Rodriguez will “hopefully” be in the starting lineup on Tuesday but my guess is that he probably won’t be. The rest of the Yankees ...

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Series Preview: Yankees vs. Orioles

Starting Pitchers: RHP Javier Vazquez (3-5, 6.86) v. LHP Brian Matusz (2-5, 5.76) RHP Phil Hughes (6-1, 2.70) v. RHP Brad Bergesen (3-3, 5.96) LHP CC Sabathia (4-3, 4.16) v. RHP Kevin Millwood (0-5, 3.89) Notes: At the time I posted this I could not find a single preview for even the first game of the Yankees and Orioles series ...

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Some Humor to Ease Worries

So I know everyone who is a Yankee fan has been on edge lately. Bullpen this, Rays that, whatever. Anyway since I feel like I have been locked in a library for a week writing two research papers and studying for 2 exams, the only two scheduled exams I have, which are both conveniently scheduled ...

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Series Preview: Yankees vs Tampa Bay

Probable Starters: RHP AJ Burnett (4-1, 3.31) vs. RHP Wade Davis (3-3, 3.38) LHP Andy Pettitte (5-0, 1.79) vs. RHP James Shields (4-1, 3.00) Notes: Joba Chamberlain’s stellar performance against Boston last night marks the third time in 19 appearances that he has given up 2 or more earned runs and the second time in as many appearances that ...

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Dallas Braden v. Arod: The End.

Fueled by the media, Dallas Braden’s perfect game, and Braden’s grandmother’s infamous “Stick it A-rod” comments this spat has grown out of control. It even has Darryl Strawberry coming out of the woodwork to chime in on the affair. Anytime someone asks Strawberry for a comment, you know the situation has gotten out of control. ...

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Dallad Braden Throws a Perfect Game on Mother's Day

Well well, I guess Dallas Braden showed everyone that it is HIS MOUND! Seriously though, that was a fantastic performance by Braden. Obviously you have to have a lot of respect for anyone who can throw a perfect game, especially against an offense as potent as the Rays. Not much you can really say ...

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Yankees and Mets Fans Differ. Who knew?

Everyone. That's who. A survey of 650 people from Public Opinion Strategies was conducted to figure out what the differences were between the two fan bases. There couldn't be two different teams and two different fan bases in the same city. The only other two teams that even come close are the Lakers and the ...

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Series Preview: Yankees vs. Red Sox

RHP Phil Hughes (3-0, 1.44) vs. Josh Beckett RHP (1-0, 6.31) LHP CC Sabathia (4-1, 2.74) vs. RHP Clay Buchholz (3-2, 2.97) RHP AJ Burnett (4-0, 1.99) vs.  LHP Jon Lester (2-2, 3.93) Notes: Don’t expect the games to go quicker even after umpire Joe West called the length of the games between “embarrassing.” Yanks-Sox games always go long ...

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