New York Mets
This is a follow-up from my previous column, where the question under consideration was: Is New York an American League city or a National League city?
Seriously, can you blame this kid? We’re here for you, Charlie. We feel your pain.
With their lineup seriously lacking in the run-producing department as it is, the Mets can ill-afford to get nothing from Travis d’Arnaud. Yet, they are.
The New York Mets bounced back after being swept by the Washington Nationals to take two of three from the Cincinnati Reds on their first homestand of the season.
Alderson, regarded by many as one of the best and brightness in the business, still has a lot to prove. And patience is wearing thin.
Parnell has elected to have reconstructive elbow surgery and is done for the season. With Parnell out, veteran Jose Valverde has taken over closing for the Mets.
Alfredo Simon pitched seven impressive innings in his first start in more than two years and began the go-ahead rally with his second career hit, helping the Reds beat the New York Mets 2-1.
Murphy missed the first two Mets games — both losses with or without him — because he wanted to be with his wife during the birth of their boy. And it feels like far too many New Yorkers have a problem with it.
WFAN co-host Boomer Esiason says he’s reached out to the Mets and is “truly sorry” for a “flippant remark” made earlier this week regarding Daniel Murphy’s paternity leave.
The Mets’ opening series against Washington produced some frightful figures fans can fret over. But manager Terry Collins insists his team is better than their 0-3 start would indicate.
Players have been doing this for years now. It’s not like the old days. Women don’t birth their babies alone anymore. Now, it’s a team effort.
Murphy singled in his first at-bat of the season Thursday after leaving the Mets for his son’s birth prior to Monday’s opener.
Their spring training showdown never materialized, but now, just three games into the season, the Mets apparently have their minds made up on a starting first baseman.
Tanner Roark recovered from a shaky first inning as an emergency starter in place of ailing Jordan Zimmermann, and the Washington Nationals rallied past the New York Mets 8-2 Thursday for an opening three-game sweep.
Gabe Costa takes an approach which is both subjective and qualitative. He takes a look at both temporal (historical) and spatial (geographical) aspects of this issue in Part 1.