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Five Takeaways from The Carlos Beltran Press Conference

Brodie Van Wagenen looked very sharp in his $1,000 or so suit. Carlos Beltran was wearing the uniform that’s still a trigger for longtime Mets fans. Just seeing him there gave me mixed emotions but I listened, and this is what I heard on the Mets Instagram account. BVW talked about

The Mets Manager Search Gets Tricky

While the Mets continue their search for a manager, so do other MLB teams including the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets keep interviewing and interviewing, Tim Bogar, the former Met, and current Nationals first base coach is reportedly the latest. I’m losing track. Joe Girardi has been interviewed by the Phillies and

That’s My Team Book Review

That’s My Team is a book that will be out soon. The publisher is Rowman and Littlefield. This book explores the origins of sports and team names. Paul Volponi the author is an English teacher and has done a nice job. He does lay out the Washington Redskins controversy as

Mets Bullpen Looked Good for a Short Time

Don’t be fooled by the Mets bullpen. Sure, it had a few good outings outside of the All-Star break but that didn’t mean it was fixed. When you have a player like, Pete Alonso, who could win an MVP award if he was on a winning team, his clutch home

Full Count Book Review

This book was written by David Cone and Jack Curry. The endorsement by a former teammate, Andy Pettitte on the fold was interesting and what you’d expect to see said about the pitcher. He was always known as smart and he knew his craft. Cone’s candor about how he felt when

Phillies and Mets Drowning in the NL Least

The Phillies will travel to play the Mets to see who looks worse heading into the All-Star break. It’s no longer the mid-summer Classic because we’ve surpassed the halfway point in games. July 4th is a good barometer for how teams are doing, and both of these teams aren’t doing

Latino Baseball Legend Inspires Hometown Youth to Dream Bigger

QUEENS, NY (September 25, 2018) - Former NY Mets All-Star Edgardo Alfonzo spent a lively afternoon with 6th and 7th graders at Queens Community House (QCH)’s Beacon Program at JHS 190 in Forest Hills on Monday, answering questions, playing catch, and signing autographs for everyone in the room. Alfonzo, nicknamed “Fonzie,” is considered by many to be the best second baseman in Mets history. He posted a career 29.5 WAR,

Can the NL Cy Young Race Save Baseball?

Back in 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa’s home run race sparked the sport. Years later we’d learn why, but it did put a focus on what used to be “America’s Pastime”.  Now fast forward to 2018 and the Cy Young race is keeping the sport afloat and I’ll explain

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