Fans are easy. They forget. Or, more exactly, they don’t want to remember. Great stats and championships are the greatest causes of moral amnesia.
At this point, simply avoiding another chapter in the Jets’ sad litany will suffice for both head coach Todd Bowles and GM Mike Maccagnan.
The Yankees can afford to keep starting Stephen Drew at second base because they have other people to get the job done.
What is the price of a blockbuster trade that will cure the anemia that is the Mets’ lineup? Better yet, should they even bother to try?
If Joe Girardi expects his team to win this thing, Mark Teixeira needs to keep doing what he’s doing.
Minor league call-ups always make for great stories, but they don’t always make for great runs to the postseason.
Considering the Mets’ bats just received a fresh breath from two unlikely sources, things might be looking up for Terry Collins’ beleaguered lineup.
For now, just hope he can leave the hospital in the healthiest shape possible because, when it comes down to it, we’re dealing with a human being.
It’s a mess, and the Giants have no idea when, or even if, it will get straightened out. All from one bad, stupid decision. They never thought their star defensive end would create these kind of fireworks.
The Yanks and Mets both survived the first half of the season, one comfortably and one barely. It’s what the second half holds that hints that the only October baseball will occur in The Bronx.
The supporting cast is in place. Soon it will be time for Geno Smith to put on the big-boy pants and lead the Jets — or else.
The advice here: Get the best deal possible and take it.
Where he actually cost the Mets money, the veteran has been nothing short of a Filene’s Basement steal for the Yanks.
The Mets aren’t dead yet, but that’s only because it’s too early in the season to make that sort of proclamation.
If nothing else, he’s a different face. After what the familiar faces have done lately, Nova really couldn’t do any worse.