Jake Mastroianni, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

Jake Mastroianni

Jake grew up around Birmingham, Ala. and has always been a huge Braves fan. He graduated from Auburn University in 2010 with a degree in journalism and spent one summer working for the media relations department for the Princeton Rays and now is an Assistant Editor for a business magazine called Water Technology. Jake loves the sport of baseball and hopes to continue to see it flourish.

Minnesota Twins preview
By Jake Mastroianni On Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Minnesota Twins preview: Better pitching, similar results

Expectations are high for Ricky Nolasco after signing the biggest free-agent contract in Twins history. (Ben Garvin/Pioneer Press) It’s been a difficult couple of years for Minnesota Twins fans. After winning More...

Masahiro Tanaka
By Jake Mastroianni On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Masahiro Tanaka signing cherry on top for Yankees

The Evil Empire strikes back. The New York Yankees didn’t budge in the Robinson Cano negotiations, and in the process showed they weren’t willing to pay an absurd amount of money for someone during the back-half More...

Take me out to the ballgame has a much greater meaning to fans who love the game within the game.
By Jake Mastroianni On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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Baseball much more than just a game

Take me out to the ballgame has a much greater meaning to fans who love the game within the game. What baseball means to me isn’t exactly what it means to a die-hard baseball fan, and it definitely isn’t what More...

No new player plaques will be installed at the Baseball Hall of Fame this year after the BBWAA failed elect a single player in this year's vote.
By Jake Mastroianni On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
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Despite grumblings, writers ultimately get Hall of Fame vote right

Who will enter the hallowed halls in 2014? Every year, we hear more and more complaints about Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting. Fans, including myself, are quick to jump all over certain writers for More...

Jose Abreu
By Jake Mastroianni On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

White Sox transformation should yield immediate and long-term results

The Jose Abreu era is about to begin in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune) The Chicago White Sox are coming off a horrible season in which they lost 99 games and finished in last place in what is considered More...

Curtis Granderson
By Jake Mastroianni On Monday, December 16th, 2013

Better days ahead for Mets after recent signings

Curtis Granderson gives Mets fans hope that the team is turning the corner. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images) Before Matt Harvey went down with an injury last season requiring Tommy John surgery, the near future More...

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