The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.
On the day Zack Wheeler made nobody yearn for the future in his Citi Field debut, we’re once again forced to talk about Matt Harvey.
For this installment of By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the all-time hitting and pitching leaders, just to get a feel for some of the numbers.
The Mets are off to a 7-4 start in 2013 with the battery of Matt Harvey and John Buck leading the way.
Facing surgery on the same shoulder that caged him two seasons ago, Santana’s days as a Met are over. Where else but Queens would resounding goodwill like Opening Day be met with such bad news?
Wright isn’t just “Captain America” or Mr. Met or the fourth captain in franchise history. He has a chance to go down as the greatest player in franchise history.
Today is a day to feel good Met fans–your franchise player will be here for eight years.
The Mets want to shut down Harvey after 165, 170, 175 innings? Sure. Why not. A few days ago, I probably would have said otherwise. But I always reserve the right to change my mind.
Tommie Agee had a spectacular impact on the 1969 “Miracle Mets.”
One of the most confounding streaks in baseball history came to an end last night when Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in New York Mets’ history.
It’s altogether fitting and proper that his surname is stamped on a prominent member of American currency, because this fall Josh Hamilton will find a phalanx of suitors for his services.
The Texas Rangers have leaped upon the void left by the death of George Steinbrenner and are setting the standard for American League excellence.
If a Mets pitcher wants to pitch a no-hitter or, better, a perfect game, the first order of business is to find his way out of the organization.
If it weren’t Joba Chamberlain’s ankle it would have been his back, brain, knee or neck. Nature abhors a vacuum, precisely where the Yankees plopped Joba for the last five years.
C.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.