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Archive for January, 2006

Anna Benson, Poker Stud

Anna Benson, beloved by all Mets fans as the wife of former Mets pitcher Kris Benson, is trying her hand at poker.

Carlos Beats Carlos

Carlos Beltran beat Carlos Delgado in a one on one home run hitting contest in Puerto Rico yesterday 8-6. For more on the contest click here and here.

Piazza Signs With San Diego

Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza signed a 1 year, $2 million deal with the San Diego Padres that will allow him to continue catching. Piazza’s agent, Dan Lozano, gets alot of credit for getting such a deal done when everyone thought Piazza was headed to either the American League (where he could DH) or retirement. […]

Pedro’s New Shoe and other tales

Pedro Martinez talks about his toe injury, his special Nike shoe and other issues on

About Comments

Some of my readers have recently left comments that I was not able to approve for several reasons. The two most common issues were (1) language and (2) the comment was not related to the post it was left for. On occassion I have edited comments to cover for profanities and the like that were […]

New Third Column

I have edited the theme this blog uses so that it now has 3 columns. This should bring more of the sidebar features closer to the top of the page without drastically changing the look and feel of the blog. Let me know what you think by leaving comments.

Hoch on Nady

Bryan Hoch has written a nice article about Mets outfielder Xavier Nady.

ARod May Bump Wright off of American WBC Team

Don Burke has an interesting look at how Alex Rodriguez‘s decision on playing in the WBC directly affects David Wright‘s participation.

Mets Non Roster Spring Training Invitees

Pitchers: Rafael Cova, Pedro Feliciano (L), Jeremi Gonzalez, Jeremy Hill, Tim Lavigne, Dae-Sung Koo (L), Darren Oliver (L), Jose Parra, Matt Perisho (L), Jose Santiago, Jason Scobie, Mike Venafro (L) Catchers: Drew Butera, Zac Clements, Bobby Estalella, Jesus Flores, Aaron Hathaway, Joe Hietpas, Sandy Martinez, Andy Wilson Infielders: Brett Boone, Juan Tejeda, Brett Harper Outfielders: […]

Theo to be Sox GM Again

Theo Epstein resigned from the Boston Red Sox General Manager’s job in October. Yesterday he was named the Sox GM again. I’ve seen some odd strategies to get time off of work in my time but this one takes the cake.