Known primarily for his glove at the hot corner, Matt Dominguez surprised with his bat by posting a .284 average with five longballs in 31 games for Houston.
Lucas Duda took his spring RBI total to 7 after he collected two more RBIs in the Mets 9-6 win over the Astros.
Matt Harvey worked two innings in his spring debut for New York, giving up two hits including a home run to former Mets outfielder Fernando Martinez, and the Houston Astros scored late in a 7-7 tie Sunday.
Former Yankee Roger Clemens is calling the death of country star Mindy McCready “sad news.”
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.