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Fifty years ago today, the Mets officially opened their new home: Shea Stadium. The Mets, of course, played their first two seasons at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, but they moved out to Queens for the 1964 season.
The Secret Service is serious about protecting the President. So serious, in fact, that one agent threatened to shoot the beloved Mr. Mets mascot if he got too close to President Bill Clinton back in 1997.
Employing an incentive-based system which guarantees future bonuses to players for adherence to the system, the Mets hope to develop more offensive consistency in their young players.
They can't hit, their starting pitching is inconsistent and their bullpen looks one day like the 1990 Cincinnati Reds bullpen and the next day like a minor league staff.
Archie Bradley wasn't smiling after he endured his shortest outing of the young 2014 season.
The 2014 mlb draft is less than 2 months away. I wrote two previous writeups on the draft, but a lot has changed since each of them.
The New York Mets have shown they can put runs on the board in 2014. They've scored first in a contest 10 times, while holding a lead at some point in 14 of their 15 games.
The New York Mets completed a three-game sweep of the lowly Arizona Diamondbacks today, taking advantage of Arizona's poor team defense and benign offense en route to a 5-2 victory.
Dillon Gee allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, and the New York Mets beat Arizona 5-2 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep and send the Diamondbacks to their sixth straight loss.
The New York Mets swept the reeling Arizona Diamondbacks to close out their road trip with a record of 6-3, heading into the off day above .500 for the first time all season.
The John Lannan reliever experiment is over and now it's Daisuke Matsuzaka's turn.
Terry Collins has put the rumors of Lucas Duda playing the outfield to an end. In a statement to the media , Collins said that the Mets will uphold their promise to play him as the everyday first baseman.
1951 - In his first major league game, Mickey Mantle went 1-for-4 as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-0.
The Arizona Diamondbacks once again, for the fourth straight game, watched their starter pitch less than six innings, putting undue pressure on an already taxed bullpen.
In the "Elmer Dessens was a nightmare for sabermetrics long before Aaron Cook" edition, Jeffrey and Chris consider turning the podcast into a morning drivetime zoo crew show.
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