The movie Moneyball has brought the Oakland A’s methods of evaluating players to the mainstream. With position players in particular, Oakland covets those who have a high rate of getting on base and are defensively efficient. Nick Rickles qualifies in both of those categories, and if his 2011 season was any indication, he is well [...]
The Athletics and the Yankees endured quite an intense battle Tuesday night. The Yankees, after trailing 6-0 going into the eighth inning, scored five runs and ultimately lost by just one run. The game ended with the bases loaded and a fly ball just four or five feet shy of a walk-off grand slam. The [...]
WEBSTER, N.Y. â€“ Dave Brustâ€™s Webster Yankees learned some valuable lessons Saturday night about opportunity: when given them, take advantage. At the same time,Â never offer your opponent opportunities.
SCIO, N.Y. â€“ Four years have passed since the Webster Yankees appeared in the NYCBL post-season. Dave Brustâ€™s Webster Yankees showed no signs of rust.
Maybe Dave Brustâ€™s Webster Yankees just needed some rest. A recent scheduling irregularity idled the pinstripes for three of four days between Tuesday and Friday. The home nine made good on the time off and put their recent woes in the rear view mirror.