Second baseman

Bergen County, New Jersey native Tommy La Stella has returned to the Tri-State Area as the Atlanta Braves take on the Mets. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Native Tommy La Stella Comes Home To Take On The Mets, As An Atlanta Brave

From the minors to the Major Leagues, a baseball player from New Jersey has been afforded the opportunity to live his dream.

07/07/2014

Luis Hernandez (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images), Luis Castillo (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Hernandez In, Castillo Out For Mets At Second Base

Not thrilled with his four-headed choice for second base, Mets manager Terry Collins is “preparing” to name Luis Hernandez, a relative unknown, as his opening day starter, according to the NY Post.

WFAN–03/15/2011

New York Mets second baseman Luis Castillo leans on his bat between batting practice turns during spring training baseball, Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Despite Contract, Mets’ Castillo Competing For Job

Never mind Luis Castillo is in the final year of a $25 million, four-year contract to play the position, he’ll have to compete with Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Justin Turner for the starting spot.

WFAN–02/24/2011