In light of Monday’s brutal loss, I couldn’t help but think back to the good old days — when the organization had a plethora of talent and the sky seemed to be the limit. It wasn’t 25 years ago, although it feels like it might as well have been.
As we head into Round 2 of the 2012 Subway Series, I am often asked what is the best game in this series I have ever seen since I have been at all of these encounters.
The Mets conclude their first road trip of 2012 with a three-game series against the Braves at Turner Field. New York took five out of nine against the Braves in Atlanta last season. It was just the third time that the Mets posted a winning record at Turner Field.
Although the Mets would clearly love to lock up their homegrown star for years to come, the club’s higher-ups have decided to delay the decision to sign David Wright to a $100-million contract extension, reported CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.
Jason Bay had his best week as a New York Met, going 8-for-22 (.364) in six games, ending the longest grand slam drought in club history as well as finishing off the Subway Series on a high-note for the Mets.
If anyone knows how important Jose Reyes is to the Mets, it’s Carlos Delgado. “I never like to play GM, but Reyes is a good player. He’s a game-changer,” Delgado told the New York Daily News on Monday.
Former Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado has given up on coming back from a hip injury, announcing his retirement from baseball two years after he was sidelined.
The banged-up Boston Red Sox have signed free agent slugger Carlos Delgado to a minor league contract.