“I want to be that man!” tweets Chris Young, after hearing Tom T. Hall’s speech at the BMI Awards in Nashville this week.
After a down year in 2011 — which was split between Cincinnati and Washington — Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A’s.
David Wright was hit in the groin by a slider, but was fine.
The red-hot Atlanta Braves shut out the Mets 2-0 on Saturday night.
Sandy Alderson needs to act swiftly in order to restore confidence in the eyes of the team’s fan base. With that in mind, here is what I think are the top five offseason issues he needs to address prior to the 2013 season.
Ryan Braun hit two home runs and rookie pitcher Wily Peralta gave up two singles in eight innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-0 Sunday.
Someone picked up the first ever Spanish singer. Someone picked up a sure thing ringer. Someone picked up a kid with glasses. And someone got no one new because he’s picky.
The Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Atlanta won in extra innings 3-2.
For five innings, everything was pretty perfect for Chris Young. Then a bunt and the whole ballgame slipped away from him and the New York Mets.
Both Atlanta and the Mets are currently in the midst of employing six-man rotations. The Braves for the right reasons, the Mets for the right intentions, but not necessarily to the benefit of all those involved.
The NL Central leaders and the Mets were a combined 0 for 18 with runners in scoring position before Bruce connected with no outs in the ninth.
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It’s clear that Johan Santana has become a question mark, a potential square in the grand circle of Sandy Alderson’s offseason puzzle.
Giancarlo Stanton’s knee appears to be fine. Jose Reyes’ hand? No problem. Chris Young and the New York Mets, meanwhile, are stuck in a painful rut at home.
Byrdak wasn’t the first Mets pitcher to possibly be injured due to overuse.