Tag Archive | Run batted in

Marlon Byrd has a chance to make an Amazing Impact

Throughout the years Marlon Byrd has been known for some amazing play in the outfield. The New York Mets are hoping for some spark from Marlon, as the franchise as signed Byrd to a Minor League Contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Byrd, who has had experience in center field, is expected to compete […]

Hafner and Yankees agree to one-year deal

The New York Yankees announced on Friday that they have finalized a one-year contract with free-agent designated hitter Travis Hafner, who is expected to fill the slot of DH for the Bombers in the 2013 season. Hafner, 35, batted .228 with 12 homers and 34 RBIs in 64 games for the Indians last season. Travis […]

Sources say Mets, Wright make long-term deal

It has been reported by Ed Coleman of WFAN Radio in New York that the Mets and third baseman David Wright have come to terms on a seven-year, $122 million extension that will keep the All-Star and face of the franchise in New York. There are sources confirming this deal, though things have not yet […]

Jeter and Cano win 2012 Silver Slugger Awards

Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano earned some postseason hardware on Thursday, winning the 2012 Silver Slugger Award, which is given to the best offensive player at each position. Jeter wins his fifth award while Cano won it for the third straight season (fourth overall).  Jeter ended the 2012 regular season with a .315 batting average, […]

Tyler Austin named MiLB Breakout Prospect of the Year

It was announced by Minor League Baseball that Yankees Prospect Tyler Austin has been voted on by the fans as the Breakout Prospect of the Year. Austin who began the 2012 season with the Single-A Charleston RiverDogs, where he played 70 games and hit for a .320 batting average, recording 54 RBI’s, 22 doubles, 14 homers, […]

New York All-Stars nominated for 2012 Roberto Clemente Award

Giving back is a legacy that will always be thought of when fans hear the name Roberto Clemente. Both the Yankees and the Mets have All-Stars nominated for the prestigious award and are very familiar faces in giving back to the community. Mark Teixeira is always seen as an Athlete in the Community, especially since […]