MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 17, 2017

June 17, 2017By Patrick Moran

YANKEES: The team’s beleaguered bullpen wasted Aaron Judge’s heroics last night in a 7-6 loss to Oakland, their fourth straight loss which is largely attributed to awful relief pitching this week. YANKEES: Judge and Ronald Torreyes are the team’s not so odd couple, per Yankee magazine. SABRES: New team GM Jason Botterill is preparing for … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017By Patrick Moran

SABRES: New Buffalo Sabres head coach Phil Housley, introduced at a press conference yesterday is ready to coach and build relationships with the players, John Vogl of the Buffalo News writes. YANKEES: New York is suddenly in a slump after losing their third straight on the west coast, 8-7 to Oakland in extra innings. Giovanny … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017By Patrick Moran

BILLS: Last year’s first-round draft pick, Shaq Lawson is starting to feeling more comfortable with Sean McDermott’s defense. YANKEES: New York scored three runs in the first inning but for a second consecutive night couldn’t hold against the Angels and lost, 7-5 to lose two of three in the series.  Red hot catcher Gary Sanchez … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 14, 2017

June 13, 2017By Patrick Moran

YANKEES:  The Bombers seven game winning streak came to an end in a 3-2 extra innings loss to the Angels.  The Yanks were up 2-1 late but Tyler Clippard couldn’t hold the lead.  More significantly than the loss was C.C. Sabathia leaving the game with an apparent hamstring injury. BILLS: What can the Buffalo Bills … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For 6/13/17

June 13, 2017By Patrick Moran

BILLS:  A few days old but well worth reading if you haven’t already, Buffalo News reporter Vic Carucci has an excellent story on Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus finding it a challenge to play for new DL coach Mike Waulfe, who became a star as a Los Angeles Rams coach on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” … Read More

Hot Taekery: G.O.T, Judge & WWE Sucking

June 12, 2017By Patrick Moran

Don’t ask me what I was thinking over the past six years because I can’t provide an acceptable excuse, but over this past month I binge-watched the entire six seasons of Game of Thrones on HBO.  There’s not many things on television or film that get past me, considering I haven’t much of a life, … Read More

MoranAlytics Must Reads For June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017By Patrick Moran

BILLS:  Chris Trapasso of Buffalo Rumblings offers reason for why free agent wide receiver Jeremy Maclin should sign with the Buffalo Bills over the Baltimore Ravens—or anyone else. SABRES: New Buffalo GM Jason Botterill celebrated with the Pittsburgh Penguins last night after they won their second consecutive Stanley Cup, rightfully so as Botterill had a … Read More

Yanks 9, Sox 1 #SeriesWinners

June 9, 2017By Patrick Moran

The Yanks spotted Boston the first game before coming back to batter them by a combined 16 runs over the last two to take the series against their long-time rival.  Gary Sanchez went yard twice Thursday night and drove in five runs to lead the Bombers offense in a 9-1 whupping and build their lead … Read More

Happy Birthday: Mike Myers (And Others)

May 25, 2017By Patrick Moran

Happy Birthday to former SNL star and long-time comedic actor Mike Myers, who turns 53 today. I’m in the minority here, but I’ve never been a big Myers fan. In fact, between Austin Powers and Wayne (or is it Garth?) he better watch out should I ever compile a MoranAlytics list of overrated movie characters. … Read More

Reactions: Yanks 3, Royals 0 #SeverinoDominates

May 24, 2017By Patrick Moran

As he’s already done a handful of times this season, Luis Severino demonstrated that he can pitch with the best of him when he’s on.  He certainly was on Wednesday night, tossing eight scoreless innings as the Yankees shut out the Kansas City Royals, 3-0. Severino allowed just four hits and a walk to go … Read More