There wasn’t a positive drug test or smoking syringe implicating them. They weren’t dragged in front of committees on Capitol Hill to explain themselves, and their names haven’t been tarnished by clubhouse trainers.
If Commissioner Selig is so insistent on having an extra Wild Card team in each league, then I have a solution. Is it a perfect solution? By no stretch of the imagination. It has its holes, and many would cry foul if it was ever implemented, but I can guarantee than it’s far more fair than what’s currently in place.
The Mets have no money, but do they have no future?
MLB is not talking about expansion now, but it will happen. Don’t be surprised if the “official” discussion begins this offseason and is finalized within a year. In 2015 or ’16, there will be two more teams playing in the Major Leagues.
The New York Yankees have reacquired outfielder Steve Pearce in a trade with Houston, giving them another right-handed bat on the bench for the stretch drive.
If the Rocket really wants to come back, he should probably put in a call to Sandy Alderson. The Mets have nothing to lose at this point, including their franchise reputation.
Sandy Alderson wants to keep David Wright and R.A. Dickey at Citi Field for the long-term.
Ike Davis collected the game-winning homer as the Mets defeated the Astros on Sunday.
50-year-old Roger Clemens tossed 3 and 1/3 scoreless innings in his Atlantic League debut.
R.A. Dickey earned his 16th win of the season as the Mets finally snapped their losing skid on Saturday.
Despite facing the two worst pitching staffs in the NL over the past five days, the Mets have gone seven games without scoring more than two runs for the first time since September 1982, according to STATS LLC.
Clemens, 50, hasn’t pitched in the big leagues since 2007, but he signed with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League on Monday. He is scheduled to make his debut on Saturday against the Bridgeport Bluefish.
Roger Clemens is returning to professional baseball — but with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League.
Johan Santana gave up his fifth grand slam as a Met on Friday, which according to Elias, broke a tie with Ron Taylor, Tug McGraw, Al Leiter and Armando Benitez for the most allowed in club history.
The blood clot in Dillon Gee’s right shoulder probably proved the end of his season. But it’s not the end of the world.