All day yesterday I was thinking of new beginnings. Despite the doldrums the Mets are currently in I found myself looking forward to next week when pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie to begin preparing for the 2012 season in earnest. Then the news came. I first saw it on Twitter as I […]
Rustin Dodd, who writes for The Kansas City Star and on their Royals blog, Ball Star, reported the following quote from former Met Jeff Francoeur: Citi Field is a damn joke. Despite his offensive struggles I liked Frenchy as a Met and wish him the best in his new home in Kansas City. However I […]
When I saw the news that the Orioles fired manager Dave Trembley my reaction was to laugh. The Orioles have bigger problems than the manager so making this kind of change right now has limited importance. (Ken Rosenthal at FoxSports.com has written a column about what the Orioles need to get back on track.) The […]
Life transcends baseball. And so does death. My heart goes out to Scott Schoeneweis and his family on the sudden passing of his wife. She was found in the master bedroom of the Schoeneweis house by their 14 year old daughter. The only thing sadder than a parent burying a child is a child discovering […]
The Wright Stache is hopping on the bandwagon to make Lastings Milledge an All Star. Welcome aboard!
Someone in the Sons of Sam Horn forum called Wade Boggs Hair had an interesting idea: As good citizens of NatsTown, I think we need to get as many Natinals on the All-Star team as possible. Specifically, Lastings Milledge is on the NL All-Star ballot. He needs to make the team. Nothing would be more […]
Former Met Brian Bannister has been recalled by the Kansas City Royals and will start their game against the Indians on Wednesday night in Cleveland. Bannister, 28, was 0-1 with a 3.46 ERA in three starts for Omaha. He suffered through a 9-16 season last year with a 5.76 ERA. Bannister was traded by the […]
Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza is the hitting coach for the Italian team in the WBC. MLB.com has a profile on coach Piazza.
According to various reports former Mets second baseman Roberto Alomar not only has full blown AIDS but insisted on having unprotected sex with his girlfriend while knowing of his condition. This news comes as a result of a lawsuit filed by the girlfriend in question. Alomar’s father, Mets bench coach Sandy Alomar Sr., has denied […]
Marty Noble’s latest column on MLB.com discusses the possibility of the curse of Keith Hernandez. The idea was posed to him by one of his readers and is based on the Mets dismal final 17 games over the past three seasons (19-32). But Hernandez denies such a curse exists. Noble backs up Hernandez in his […]