Palladino: Anything Is Possible In Postseason, But Subway Series Not LikelyIt simply doesn’t matter now. However shabbily the Mets and Yanks finished up the regular season officially ceases to hold any significance.
Palladino: Reaction To Cespedes Scare Speaks Volumes About His Value To MetsIf Terry Collins absolutely had to see the postseason flash before his eyes, better it should have happened now and not a week from now.
Palladino: Worst In NFL History? Marshall's Play Wasn't Even Worst In Jets HistoryHe hit a career-low with that one. It goes on the blooper reel. But at the top? The worst? Not even close.
Palladino: Terry Collins Has Work To Do In Not-So-Meaningless Final WeekWhat happens next sets up the strategy for a series the Mets haven’t sniffed since 2006. No so meaningless after all, huh?
Palladino: Yogi Berra’s Perspective Guided A Wonderful LifeHe gave autographs freely. He smiled a lot. He became an ideal elder statesman. Best of all, he knew his blessings. He knew how lucky he was to be Yogi Berra.
Palladino: Jets' Fitzpatrick Making Bowles And Maccagnan Look BrilliantDespite their best efforts to honor their recent past, the Jets might just have gotten this one right.
Palladino: Giants' Late-Game Collapses Make One Wonder If Anyone Is Listening To CoughlinTwo games into the football season, the Giants give off a distinct feeling that this team just doesn’t have what it takes to win, much less become a playoff contender.
Palladino: Greg Bird Has Chance To Make Statement On Grand StageTo make the Subway Series his own would skyrocket the standing of the 22-year-old rookie who already looks like he’s played up here for a decade.
Palladino: Girardi Must Make Sure That Tanaka Is Rested, Ready For Wild-Card GameGirardi is reluctant to even think about setting up Tanaka for a wild-card game. His eyes are still trained on the division title. But he must at least consider the consolation prize.
Palladino: Mets Can Now Ask, 'How Much Is Good Enough?'How far into the postseason must the Mets go to deem this a successful season? It’s a question one can legitimately ask at this late point.
Palladino: Don’t Confuse JPP’s Arrival With ReadinessPierre-Paul returning to work may well come at an early juncture, far earlier than anyone has expected at this point. Just don’t expect it to happen Sunday.
Palladino: Scott Boras Clearly Got Into Matt Harvey's HeadFor all the outrage it caused on social media, for all the damage Harvey appears prepared to do to his tough-guy, gamer image, it’s not hard to see what happened here.