Why Would the Phillies Trade Maikel Franco?

The Philadelphia Phillies are in baseball hell right now. They’re 20 games behind in the division race and are on pace to lose 109 games this season, which would be the most losses by a Phillies team since 1942. The only other team on pace to lose 100 games this year is San Francisco. To…

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Three Up, Three Down – Third Base Edition

In this series, Brooklyn Beat writers Andrew Young and Justin Worsley will be examining each position.  See prior position discussion on catcher, first base and second base. Who is the top third baseman in the game today? AY: Wow!  This position is filled with absolute studs who could eventually become all-time greats. It is just…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 11

With Dallas Keuchel out, the rest of the American League failed to capitalize on the opportunity to jump ahead of him. Here’s out recap of last week. The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Max Scherzer (Nationals) Our rankings from last week remain the same. In the American League, Mariners pitcher James Paxton had a rough…

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Three Up, Three Down – Second Base Edition

In this series, Brooklyn Beat writers Andrew Young and Justin Worsley will be examining each position.  See prior position discussion on first base and catcher. Who is the top second baseman in the game today? AY: Though there certainly are quite a few players that have caught up the past few seasons, I still believe…

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Mayweather, McGregor Agree on Thinly Veiled Cash Grab

After months of speculation, boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial artist Conor McGregor have agreed to a boxing match, which will be held on Aug. 26.   THE FIGHT IS ON! #MayweatherMcGregor | Aug. 26 @TMobileArena | @DanaWhite spills details ➡️ https://t.co/QMkNkilfxE pic.twitter.com/KLKaLdWms2 — UFC (@ufc) June 14, 2017 For Mayweather, 40, this ends his…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 10

Dallas Keuchel is still our favorite for the AL Cy Young, but now that he has been placed on the disabled list for the second time this season, can someone overtake him? The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Max Scherzer (Nationals) Keuchel will miss 2-3 starts and will not throw for a week, but is…

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Adam West’s Best “Family Guy” Moments, Ranked

Yesterday, we lost our original Batman. Adam West died at 88 following a short battle with leukemia. West’s legacy lies in the 1960’s campy TV series, Batman, where he became the first person to don the cape and cowl on-screen, which helped prove that there is an audience for comic heroes, leading to the creation of…

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2017 NHL Mock Draft

1. New Jersey Devils – Nolan Patrick (C/Brandon WHL) Unlike previous years, there is no slam-dunk top pick for this draft, and it may cause the Devils to ultimately trade this pick. If they do decide to stand pat, it comes down to Patrick and Nico Hischier. Patrick is the most well-rounded player in this…

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Ranking How Much Should You Hate Each Warrior

Don’t get too excited about last night’s win for the Cavaliers, within the next few days, the Golden State Warriors will be NBA champions and in the discussion for greatest team ever. In the meantime, they’ve made the NBA absolutely unwatchable, as their collection of superstars has destroyed any competitiveness within the league. It’s true…

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Three Up, Three Down – First Base Edition

In this series, Brooklyn Beat writers Andrew Young and Justin Worsley will be examining each position. See prior position discussion here. Who is the top first baseman in the game today? AY: For the past half decade, there was no debate, as Miguel Cabrera put up numbers that were otherworldly, and won a Triple Crown….

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