The Mets have no money, but do they have no future?
The Mets return home to Citi Field this week to host their NL East rivals, the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves.
As we head into Round 2 of the 2012 Subway Series, I am often asked what is the best game in this series I have ever seen since I have been at all of these encounters.
The Mets sit six games back of the wild card-leading Braves and most people simply think it is too tall an order for the Mets. But this is a group of athletes that have overachieved all year.
After what has occurred in the Met organization in the past few months, it is clear to me that the Wilpons have an absolute gem in general manager Sandy Alderson.
Yankee Stadium has never been a pleasant place for Mets fans to visit. The Flushing faithful have experienced some rough moments there, including the now infamous Luis Castillo drop. But riding the subway to the Bronx might feel better this year.
It’s been a long road for Daniel Murphy. Wouldn’t it be ironic if the Mets’ long search for a second baseman was staring them in the face all along?
The Mets got it right both on and off the field Tuesday. Before their 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals, the team visited wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center — with none of the drama that came from last year’s trip.
The Philadelphia Phillies released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo on Wednesday, cutting him after his brief tryout as a fill-in for injured star Chase Utley.
Brad Emaus appears to be the front runner at second base for the Mets after they optioned Justin Turner to Triple-A Buffalo. New York’s spring standout joined WFAN’s Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Wednesday to talk about the job.
And then there were three. The Mets edged closer to resolving their second base round-robin on Wednesday, optioning Justin Turner to Triple-A Buffalo.
Ed Coleman reports on Angel Pagan’s lower back soreness, Jason Isringhausen’s elbow and Carlos Beltran’s performance in minor league games.
Luis Castillo sounded off about his divorce from New York on Tuesday, saying Mets manager Terry Collins “wouldn’t give me a chance to play.”
WFAN’s Jon Heyman first reported the Yankees’ internal discussions on signing Perez as a cheap option. However, according to GM Brian Cashman, New York will pass on the erratic lefty.
Veteran second baseman Luis Castillo, signed by the Phillies to a Minor League contract on Monday after the Mets released him last week, was expected to to arrive to camp Monday, but he never showed.