Christopher Gaine

Freelance sportswriter, Complex Media

United States of America

Chris Gaine is currently a senior at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. He is in the top 15 percent of his class; holding a 3.7 overall GPA.
Outside of school, Gaine does freelance work at Complex Media, where he previously interned. He is also a senior writer at Mets Merized Online, one of the largest New York Mets sites on the internet. In the past he has served as the sole editor of Venom Strikes, the Arizona Diamondbacks' website on the Time Inc.-owned Fansided network, as an assistant sports editor of Stony Brook's school newspaper, The Statesman, and has also written over 70 published articles for Amazin' Avenue, SB Nation's Mets blog.

Venom Strikes
All of the fantasy baseball sleepers you'll ever need

Opening Day is less than two weeks away- which means it's prime time for fantasy baseball drafts. If you've frantically been scavenging for sleepers and undervalued players, your search is over. All of the preparation you could ever need is right here.Granted, not all of these players are true sleepers- it's hard to put someone like David Ortiz in that category.

Seven Most Undervalued Mets in Fantasy Baseball Rankings

It's almost time for fantasy baseball season. And unlike years past, there are actually some Mets worth drafting this year. You should never be that Mets homer in fantasy- the kind of guy who drafts Brad Emaus as his starting second baseman or Frank Francisco as his closer.

Here's Why Tony Gwynn Would Have Hit .400 in 1994

Tony Gwynn's 1994 season stands as one of the great "what ifs" in sports history. He was batting .394 on August 11 when Major League Baseball players went on strike and finished the season the closest to a .400 average of anyone since Ted Williams hit .406 in 1941.

25 Things You Didn't Know About Kristaps Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis is 20 years old, has spent less than a year in the United States, and is already one of basketball's most recognizable faces. The Knicks rookie has taken the NBA by storm, averaging 13.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks in 64 games this year, almost single-handedly restoring hope to a fan base that has not experienced a championship since Michael Jordan was in fourth grade.

8 Versus 24: Which Kobe Was Better?

No. 8: Eight All-Star game appearances (1998, 2000-06) Two scoring titles (2003, 2006) One slam dunk contest championship (1997) Four All-NBA first team selections ( 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006) Four NBA Finals appearances (2000-02, 2004) Three championships (2000-02) Four all-defensive first team selections (2000, 2003, 2004, 2006) No.

The Statesman
Giosia's double powers Seawolves to first-round victory

A go-ahead double by senior outfielder Shayla Giosia broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning to push the Stony Brook softball team ahead of the Maine Black Bears in the first round of the America East Softball Championship, a game the Seawolves won, 2-0.

The Statesman
Seawolves baseball scorches Fairfield 15-3

For the 14th time in 15 games, Stony Brook baseball has emerged the victor. The Seawolves tied a season-high in runs scored on Wednesday, as they won a lopsided home game against Fairfield by a score of 15-3. "Our team has taken our play to a high level," Seawolves Manager Matt Senk said.

The Statesman
Liotine walks on at Stony Brook and runs over opponents

Stony Brook sophomore running back Donald Liotine rushed for 521 yards and three touchdowns over the final three weeks of the football season. Not all that long ago, those numbers seemed impossible. Liotine came to Stony Brook as a walk-on. After becoming a Seawolf, he missed two seasons with shoulder injuries.

Amazin' Avenue
Mets on pace to score fewest runs since 1968

Even the 1962 Mets scored more runs than this year's team is on pace for. The Mets' offense has gone 20 innings and counting without scoring a run and has scored two runs or fewer in 12 of its last 14 games. Just one Mets position player, Daniel Murphy, is currently batting over .260.