While everyone likes to say how wonderful it is, it’s time for a little truth. These outdoor games are ridiculous, and they diminish the sport.
A Winter Classic with sunglasses? With a halftime in the first period? Or delayed for a couple of hours on account of, well, gorgeous weather?
The game matched the 18 innings that Atlanta and Houston played in the 2005 NLDS.
Many will be enticed by R.A. Dickey’s unique story and age, but he’s just one of many candidates who could take home the National League Cy Young.
It’s hard to believe, but there was a time when the Mets owned New York City. And at the center of it all was Davey Johnson.