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Life in the Minors - Chapter 2: The Journey to New York

by Mike Watts

WFUV Sports :: Michael Pawell

For the thirteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the Short Season Single-A Penn League about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers. The long bus rides, the low pay, 76 games in 80 days. This is a look into Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.

This week on WFUV's Life in the Minors, Mike Pawell and Tara Sledjeski discuss the routes the players took to get to New York and begin their quest for the majors. Hear Life in the Minors every week on WFUV's One on One, Saturday's at 2:50pm.

One 67th Time, for Old Time's Sake

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

The 67th Old Timer’s Day at Yankee Stadium was another fun, sunny afternoon in the Bronx. Everyone from the unstoppable duo of Whitey Ford and Yogi Berra to brand new old-timer Orlando ‘El Duque’ Hernandez made the trek to 161st and River Avenue.

All of them touted the Yankees as the greatest organization in baseball, and all of them were honored to be back in pinstripes, even if they “get tighter every year,” as Joe Pepitone said.

Life In The Minors - Chapter 1: A Time Of Transition

by Kelly Kultys

For the thirteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the Short Season Single-A Penn League about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers. The long bus rides, the low pay, 76 games in 80 days. This is a look into Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.

This week on WFUV's Life in the Minors, Kelly Kultys and Anthony Pucik discuss these youngsters adjustments to the city. 

Could the Mets be Buyers This Year?

by Mike Watts

Flickr :: cgespino

When the Mets have made trades recently, it hasn't been to build the major league roster. Instead, the Mets have tried to build their farm system by selling off their best pieces to the highest bidder. That trend may change sooner rather than later.