The media plays a shell game with the Jets and their fans. They ask leading questions and illicit responses that will create headlines, sell papers and keep the conversation going that will talk about anything but the game.
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.
The Matt Harvey era will begin this Thursday night in Arizona when he starts against the Diamondbacks and Mets fans keep asking me what can be expected of him?
A power surge is staring the Mets right in the face. They’d be foolish not to take advantage of the free-swinging Valdespin, and they must do it NOW.
There is no sugarcoating the recently completed Mets road trip, as losing five-of-six to division opponents is unacceptable on a number of levels. But there is plenty of fight left in this team.
The Mets bullpen meltdowns can ravage a team and it needs to be fixed. So how do you do it? A great start would be to bring back Francisco Rodriguez who could have a huge impact
At the end of this stretch, we will know whether this team is here to stay. Most of the baseball world thinks they will fade into the sunset. I firmly believe the Mets have other ideas.
Happy July 6. The Mets were supposed to be long removed from the NL East conversation by now, weren’t they?
Ruben Tejada personifies the attitude of this Mets team — go ahead keep overlooking us and pretty soon we will pass you in the standings.
Here we are in the first full week of July and the New York Mets — you know that team that everyone just wanted to go away — are very much a playoff contender.
When you get past all of the “chicken talk” you see that Mets closer Frank Francisco has been one of the best closers in the league for the last five weeks, and the numbers prove it.
As we head into Round 2 of the 2012 Subway Series, I am often asked what is the best game in this series I have ever seen since I have been at all of these encounters.
All winter I insisted that a healthy Johan Santana would redefine the Mets. Well, I was right — and I was wrong.
For Dickey, it’s rarefied air indeed. For Met fans, it’s a magic carpet ride — and they’re savoring every moment of it.
The nightmare continues for Bay, who must be feeling like he is living his own personal “Groundhog Day.” He was once again hurt trying to make an aggressive defensive play, which is the only way he knows how to play the game.