Those ailing stars are almost healthy, and the Mets need them back. Now.
Clay Hensley came off the disabled list to win his first major league start in three years, leading the resurgent Florida Marlins past the New York Mets 4-1 on Monday night.
For being division rivals, the Mets and Marlins haven’t seen each other much this season. That’s about to change.
Is Jim Riggleman a quitter? Welded to some abstract and abject machismo, Riggleman followed through on the threat. You wonder how he feels now.
Lou Piniella and Joe Torre at the 65th Yankees Old Timers’ Day, were equally emphatic about being satisfied with decisions to retire as a big league managers.