When Jerry Recco began his first update of the morning with a cut from Yankees radio play-by-play man John Sterling, Craig was immediately reminded of an image of Sterling parading around the hotel in a bathrobe.
Giancarlo Stanton’s knee appears to be fine. Jose Reyes’ hand? No problem. Chris Young and the New York Mets, meanwhile, are stuck in a painful rut at home.
Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 25 games with an infield single that set up Miami’s big inning, and the Marlins extended the New York Mets’ home losing skid to a month with a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
The Mets return home to Citi Field this week to host their NL East rivals, the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves.
The infielder decided to stray away from a televised grooming, like Jose Reyes had when his dreadlocks were cut on the MLB Network last winter.
Ruben Tejada personifies the attitude of this Mets team — go ahead keep overlooking us and pretty soon we will pass you in the standings.
Flushing has hosted its fair share of stars, so it should come as no surprise that SNY’s all-time team has inspired some debate among Mets fans.
“He’s under contract this year, we have an option for next year, there’s no gun to anybody’s head,” Wilpon said Wednesday.
Yes, the Mets GM would like Wright to stick around. Yes, he’ll be in contact with the All-Star third baseman’s representatives. But Alderson stopped shy of saying a formal offer would be made this season.
Terry Collins and his coaching staff have done a tremendous job of motivating this group on a day-to-day basis. This club has had their share of tough losses but after those losses, they have responded in a big way.
After watching Jose Reyes walk without so much as a slap on the rump juxtaposed with the Mets’ recent desire to talk contract extension with David Wright, I wondered if Alderson knew something we didn’t. Are the Mets in fact better without Reyes?
Talk about hush-hush. If there have been internal talks, consider Wright still in the dark.
If and when GM Sandy Alderson lays an extension in front of his third baseman, be it in the summer or early in the offseason, it had better be a fat one.
Remember last season’s day in, day out Jose Reyes drama? Citi Field may look and feel the same this summer with another homegrown superstar’s future in question.
David Wright collected four hits as the Mets defeated the Marlins on Saturday 9-3.