A great read. Blue-cap tip to Adam Rubin for pointing this one out.
“What were we supposed to do there?” Hawkins said. “We were down six runs, he hits a home run and he acts like its a walk-off. This isnt Little League.
via Mets teammate on Valdespins HR trot: Bonehead.
Thanks to Fitz for running an errand for me in LV!
The Electric Daisy Carnival music thing is moving in. Via @citifieldevents
Over at Kranepool, the emotions of wanting others to share your passions.
This past week while at a Mets blogger event at Citi Field I brought up the 1973 Pennant winners and how this is the 40th anniversary of the Mets team that went on a tear and had to pass five teams just to win [...]
Continue reading I Guess The Mets Plan Is Lose The Battle and Win The War
@dtwohig put this in the comments but I thought it was quite interesting…
Did anyone really believe Terry was a long-term manager?
Not counting Roy McMillan, Salty Parker, or Mike Cubbage (71 games between the 3 of them), the Mets have had a total of 17 managers. The median number of games they have lasted is 417 [...]
Continue reading Terry Watch: Terry’s 417th game would be right before the ASG Break, and why that matters
If the Mets have done nothing else right over the last few seasons, they did the right thing with the way they’ve managed Matt Harvey—by, as I said before, letting him pitch. Contrast that with the blunders made by the Yankees with their two hard-throwing right-handers, Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes. Towards the end of [...]
Continue reading How Matt Harvey Became the Most Exciting Pitcher in Baseball – Allen Barra – The Atlantic