A former sixth-grade English teacher is facing jail time after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl.
The back end of New York’s rotation has been predictably abysmal. Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey — the current No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 starters — have a combined 6.23 ERA in 23 2/3 innings pitched.
Daniel Reilly, 36, an English teacher at I.S. 237 in Flushing, was arrested on rape and other charges.
If Johan Santana’s last pitch in a New York Mets uniform was his 93rd and final offering to the Washington Nationals’ lineup on August 17, 2012, it’s likely that fans will soon forget the dominant, Hall of Fame caliber pitcher that he once was.
The superstar third baseman will likely be named the fourth captain in franchise history before the season begins on April 1, according to a report.
“I would love to (return to the Mets),” Rodriguez said. “They’ve got a great coaching staff over there. To come back and redeem myself would be great … To be able to get one more shot and get it done would be great.”
Police Tuesday were asking for the public’s help in finding three suspects wanted in connection with 12 different thefts in Queens.
“I just wanted to let him know that he would be a great addition here, and he’d obviously be welcomed here,’’ Wright told the New York Post. “…I’ve always had great respect for him and the way he plays the game.”
Angel Recalde, 43, is charged with two counts of luring a child to commit a crime, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of harassment, police said.
Police have released surveillance video of a man wanted for luring teenage girls in Queens.
The incidents took place between July 21 and Nov. 26 of last year. The most recent crime took place on Maple Avenue in which the suspect took cash from a victim’s purse.
Relief pitcher Brian Wilson worked out for the Mets at UCLA on Saturday, and according to a report, general manager Sandy Alderson was far from impressed.
Police Monday were searching for a man who tried to rob two women – one of them 76 years old – in Flushing, Queens last week.
Third baseman David Wright and the Mets Foundation have donated $250,000 to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City in an effort to support Superstorm Sandy restoration efforts.
The charges were announced in an indictment Thursday against 58-year-old Stan Li.