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Bronx Homecoming for Former Ram

by Nick Logerfo

Texas Rangers/Fordham Athletics

A lot can happen in 13 years, and that’s how long it’s been since a Ram has made it to the major leagues. On July 22, Nick Martinez will return to the Bronx where he played for the Fordham Rams for 3 years. He will step on the mound at Yankee Stadium as a Texas Ranger. 

Life in the Minors: Chapter 5 - Life Outside the Ballpark

by Christian Goewey, Brendan Bowers

Anthony Pucik : WFUV Sports 

For the fourteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the New York 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 weekChristian Goewey and Brendan Bowers talk about these players' lives outside of their playing time.

Derek Jeter Classy and Impressive in Final All Star Game

by Drew Casey

Drew Casey : WFUV Sports

Minneapolis, Minn.- The American League defeated the National League 5-3 in the 85th MLB All Star Game on Tuesday in Minnesota. However, Derek Jeter, playing in his 14th and final Midsummer Classic, was the real headline of the event as was expected. The expectations didn't necessarily include a 2 for 2 performance at the plate with a near incredible play up the middle though. But on a cool night in the Twin Cities that's exactly what the Yankees captain delivered.

Yoenis Cespedes Defends Home Run Derby Title in Minneapolis

by Drew Casey

Drew Casey: WFUV Sports

Minneapolis, Minn. - From press conferences for both the Home Run Derby and the 85th All Star Game to Derek Jeter's massive following to various interviews from this year's baseball all stars, Yoenis Cespedes headlined All Star Monday in Minnesota. Cespedes defeated New Jersey native Todd Frazier in the final round to win the 2014 MLB Home Run Derby, which featured a completely new format that was largely based on a bracketed seven out system. The victory was Cespedes' second consecutive Home Run Derby title.

Life in the Minors: Chapter 4- Adjusting to the Minors

by Anthony Pucik, Brendan Bowers

Brendan Bowers : WFUV Sports 

For the fourteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the New York 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, Brendan Bowers and Christian Goewey talk about how these young ballplayers have adjusted to playing in the minor leagues

One on One Sits Down with SNY's Gary Cohen

by Kelly Kultys

Bob Ahrens : WFUV Sports 

It was a busy day for Kris Venezia, Nick Logerfo, and Matt Moro, hosting One on One live from Citi Field, but they had the chance to catch up with the legendary Gary Cohen. Cohen, currently the TV Voice of the Mets for SNY, has called the Mets games since 1989 on both TV and radio. He told the guys what it's like to broadcast the Mets through their ups and downs as well as his insights into their season this year. To listen to the interview, click the link below or download on iTunes.