We need some action, some rain in the dry season, the fleeting moments before baseball really begins.
Matt Harvey says he understands the New York Mets’ rationale in not starting him on opening day.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.
Fans of the Mets, having endured years of futility, are heading into the 2015 season with more hope than they’ve had in a long, long time. And who better to ring in the campaign than … Bartolo Colon?
“It’s just one start,” Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday after announcing Bartolo Colon would start opening day. “I know it’s a big deal to a lot of people. To me it’s not.”
Boomer and Craig got today’s radio program underway with more reaction to the Mets’ decision to start Bartolo Colon. Hint: they don’t like it.
Doug Fister hit a two-run single off Chasen Shreve, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 on Monday.
Mat Latos gave up seven hits in an eight-run second inning, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 12-3 Monday.
Those on each side think they are the universal arbiters of right and wrong, of course. But maybe it’s time — for once — to listen to fans, as they have the least to lose from the situation.
CC Sabathia got shelled on Sunday, but said he’d take the trade-off in a heartbeat.
Max Scherzer will be the opening day starter for the Washington Nationals instead of Stephen Strasburg, who has made the previous three opening day starts.
If Rose is given a second chance under the league’s new administration, former commissioner Fay Vincent believes baseball’s disgraced hits king will still be shut out of Cooperstown — forever.
The former Blue Jay and Phillie tweeted a picture of himself throwing to an old lady — maybe his mother? — and said she looks better than A-Rod in the box.
It looks like the Amazin’s are putting age before Harvey.
If New York’s top offseason acquisition plays 140-plus games and hits like he’s capable of at the dish, the Mets will compete for a playoff spot.