Well, I took the Giants yesterday as my MLB Best Bet and they lost 13-4. As it turns out, the bullpen day did not keep the White Sox off balance. So without waiting around lets get to my MLB Best Bet for today’s slate. As always, you can track all of my picks on Action Network, […]
MLB Best Bets: Predictions, Odds for White Sox vs. Giants for July 3, 2022
It’s a beautiful Fourth of July Sunday, so why not write-up one of my favorite MLB Best Bets for today’s slate. As always, you can track all of my picks on Action Network, just search the username rdc2697. Best MLB Bet Today: San Francisco Giants (-120) vs. Chicago White Sox Lucas Giolito Having a Rough […]
MLB Best Bets: Predictions, Odds for Marlins vs. Mets for June 24, 2022.
Welcome to the first installment of Perspective Picks! I will be doing these write-ups as much as possible, but you can follow all my MLB best bets on Action Network (username rdc2697). Best MLB Bet Today: Miami Marlins (-135) vs. New York Mets Sandy Alcantara is One of the Best There are few things more […]
What’s behind Gleyber Torres’ resurgence?
Among the great storylines of this Yankees season has been the resurgence of second baseman Gleyber Torres. Torres, 25, has had a rough couple of seasons. The pandemic-shortened 2020 season nearly derailed Torres’ once promising career. He admitted to getting a little out of shape after spring training was stopped and had a difficult time […]
Father’s Day: Losing a Dad, chasing the captain and a little boy that binds the two
The year is 2013, New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter is in my hometown of Scranton, Pa., on a rehab assignment with the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders. The city is at a fever pitch. The local newspaper is tracking Jeter sightings. And I’m a month away from losing my father. My Dad, Les Williams, Sr., was […]
MLB All-Star Game: Vote now for Your Yankees
MLB rolled out the ballots for this year’s MLB All-Star Game, which will be held July 19 at Dodger Stadium. Fans can vote up to five times per day until June 30 on mlb.com. We know Aaron Judge will be there. He’s the far and away the AL MVP. Each at-bat is must-see TV. So […]
5/31-6/2 Series Preview vs. Los Angeles Angels
Their Story So Far The Yankees (33-15) head back home after a tough series split in Tampa to take on the struggling Angels (27-22). The Yankees have been hit hard with the injury bug this past week and should be relieved to be matched up with a reeling, albeit dangerous, Angels team. The Halos enter […]
Williams: Against the clock, Cashman needs to sign Judge
Like Kenny Rogers once sang, ‘you gotta know when to hold ’em, know when to fold em.’ Yankees GM Brian Cashman sat at the table across from Page Odle, the agent Aaron Judge. Neither man walked away with a win. But a third man sat at the table, placing the largest wager possible. Today, Judge’s […]
Williams: How fun is this Yankees team so far?
Admit it, you were mad at the lack of the off season big splash signing. You wanted Carlos Correa. Trevor Story. Freddie Freeman or (like me) Matt Olson. You wondered if GM Brian Cashman was out of minutes on a Tracphone. And today, like me, you were wrong. Because this team is a blast to […]
5/2-5/4 Series Preview Vs. Toronto Blue Jays
The Story So Far The red-hot Yankees (16-6) make their first trip north of the border to take on the Blue Jays (15-8). The Yankees are winners of nine straight and are looking like the strong World Series contender fans hoped they could be. Toronto has not played their best baseball but have managed to […]