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Mets, Yankees Attendance Down by Double Digits – Are the New Ballparks to Blame?

With new stadiums for both New York baseball teams, you’d typically expect a boost in attendance. Instead the smaller replacement stadiums, economy and higher ticket prices have contributed to double-digit declines. Digging into the numbers helps us see which factors are contributing the most, and which team despite the bad PR is raking in the cash anyways.

Phillies Pitching Staff Futility: The Horrific Homer Rate

The Phillies pitching staff is on a pace to give up 287 homers this year, which would shatter the MLB record of 241 given up by the woeful Detroit Tigers staff of 1996, and the Colorado Rockies’ pitiful 230 homers allowed during the 2001 season. And it’s not the ballpark…

Stuck in the Middle with Manny

Manny was the Dodger’s speculative housing bubble, where everyone around you knew there was risk, but for some reason you kept think it was going to go up.

A Tale of Two (New) Stadiums: CitiField and Yankee Stadium

A fans-eye view of two hugely improved stadiums for the New York Mets and Yankees.