Craig was very pleased when Al Dukes brought this item to his attention: it was 25 years ago today that Mookie Wilson hit a weak ground ball down the first base line that proved to be a little too much for Red Sox first baseman Billy Buckner to handle.
1986 legend Mookie Wilson has been let go by the Mets. Again.
The winds of change blew through the Mets’ coaching staff on Wednesday, and when the gale subsided, four coaches were gone.
The Mets have announced some coaching changes for 2012 and my immediate reaction is that losing Chip Hale is a big hit while adding Tim Teufel as third base coach and Ricky Bones as bullpen coach makes sense.
The Mets announced several changes in their staff Wednesday. First base coach Mookie Wilson, bench coach Ken Oberkfell, bullpen coach Jon Debus and third base coach Chip Hale will not return.
Seth Swirsky hopes the Bill Buckner curse doesn’t apply to him. Yep, he’s putting an Amazin’ memento — the ’86 Buckner ball — back in play.
Oliver Perez surrendered back-to-back homers during the Mets’ 7-4 victory over the Washington Nationals. Brooks Conrad hit a two-run homer for the Atlanta Braves and Willie Harris connected for the Mets as the split-squads played to a 3-3 tie.
Despite the bad weather, the entire morning show staff made it to work in one piece, so let the fun begin. While they were away, the whole Derek Jeter to center field saga broke, so the guys offered their thoughts on the ” non-story,” as they put it.
The guys opened up on Thursday morning talking about the great Derek Jeter-to-the-outfield debate, which according to Boomer & Carton, is really much ado about nothing. In fact, Craigie is starting to really like Yankees GM Brian Cashman.
The Mets held their annual holiday party for New York City school kids on Tuesday at CitiField, and found themselves being bombarded with a myriad of questions about the arch-rival Phillies.
Ken Oberkfell has been hired as the New York Mets’ bench coach under new manager Terry Collins following two seasons as the team’s Triple-A manager at Buffalo.
Jon Heyman is reporting, the New York Mets have filled some empty positions on the coaching staff.
The Mets mounted a big comeback against the Cardinals last night, only to come up short in extra innings and lose 8-7. Albert Pujols was the hero, as his 13th inning hit knocked in, what turned […]