About Stacey Gotsulias

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money and co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast.

Quick hit: 20 years ago today

Here’s a fun little nugget from Diane Firstman who writes for the Value Above Replacement Grit blog which is part of the ESPN SweetSpot Network: “3/24/1996 – NYY Tony Fernandez fractures right elbow and is placed on 60-day disabled list, paving way for a new SS named Derek Jeter.” That was quite a transaction because it led to a lot of future success for both the Yankees and Jeter. So Happy 20th Anniversary to Tony Fernandez’s fractured elbow and to Derek Jeter who probably had no idea what was to come.

Quick hit: A-Rod done after 2017

Andrew Marchand of ESPN is reporting that Alex Rodriguez has told him that he’s done after the 2017 season. Is this shocking? No. A-Rod’s turning 41 this season, he’s playing on two surgically repaired hips, and right now, he’s only 27 home runs away from Babe Ruth on the all-time list. But it’s still going to be quite a different world when Alex Rodriguez steps away from baseball. Love him or hate him, he is one of the biggest names in the sport and there will be a void when he’s gone.

Spring Training Game 3/22/16: The battle of New York

JUST KIDDING! The Yankees are taking on the Mets tonight and no one will be able to see it according to my cable guide. The pitching matchup you won’t be able to watch is Steven Matz vs. Luis Severino. And here are the lineups you won’t see: METS Curtis Granderson, RF Neil Walker, 2B Yoenis Cespedes, CF Lucas Duda, 1B Travis d’Arnaud, C Alejandro De Aza, LF Eric Campbell, 3B Johnny Monell, DH Matt Reynolds, SS YANKEES Brett Gardner, LF Aaron Hicks, CF Alex Rodriguez, DH Mark Teixeira, 1B Carlos Beltran, RF Brian McCann, C Chase Headley, 3B Starlin Castro, Continue reading Spring Training Game 3/22/16: The battle of New York

Spring Training Game Thread 3/17/16: Yankees at Pirates

The Yankees are traveling to McKechnie Field to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon. #TANAK makes the start for the Yanks while Jeff Locke takes the hill for the Pirates. Here’s the Yankees’ lineup: Castro SS Beltran RF McCann C Headley 3B Ackley 1B Refsnyder 2B Denorfia LF Corporan DH Heathcott CF The game can be seen online on MLB.tv and on ROOT Sports in Pittsburgh.