The Amazin’s have three players on MLB.com’s Top 100 Prospect List, each ranking in the top 30. Most notably are catcher Travis d’Arnaud (ranked sixth) — who was snatched up in the R.A. Dickey deal — and Zack Wheeler (ranked eighth).
Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte will not pitch for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed.
Relief pitcher Brian Wilson worked out for the Mets at UCLA on Saturday, and according to a report, general manager Sandy Alderson was far from impressed.
The 1993 National League Rookie of the Year was a Met from 1998-2005. He won 10 Silver Slugger Awards and was the All-Star Game MVP in 1996. He also holds the record for most home runs by a catcher with 396.
City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. said on Thursday that the National League club is “very interested and fully capable” of bringing Major League Soccer to Citi Field, the New York Daily News reported on Thursday.
In the third sentence of his memoir, a humble R.A. Dickey said he’d “never lead the league in strikeouts.” It’s time for a revision — or maybe two.
The talks and negotiations are slow-moving. One person with knowledge of the contract proceedings said that the Mets are “not close” to agreeing to terms with either player.
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.
Regardless of where you stand on the new MLB playoff schedule, one thing is for sure: The new format could hurt the teams with the best records, both on the field and in the pocket
Two of Dickey’s complete games and one of his shutouts have come against the Marlins. Let’s see if Dickey’s teammates can pick it up for him like he’s done for them so many times this season.
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 numbers jump off the page. 158 hits allowed in 198 innings. 195 strikeouts and only 45 walks. A WHIP of 1.03. Put it all together and it spells Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey.
Mets fans are upset and feeling sorry for themselves these days because the club has lost 10 of their last 11 games, falling 5 1/2 games behind in their chase for a playoff spot.
David Wright pulled the Mets from the depths of despair by snapping their losing streak and has been the Mets’ go-to guy all year.
In the year of Linsanity and Tebow-mania, Dickey has been one of the best stories in New York sports — not to mention MLB. But he won’t get the ball to start the All-Star game.