Rangers Resurrection 2012-13

BY CHAYIM TAUBER There may not be an NHL season next year but if there is, the Rangers are more ready for it than they have been in decades. The New York Rangers suffered a devastating end to their season at the hand of their metro-rival Devils. A sudden death overtime goal, the quickest, swiftest, […]

Mets Shake Off Slide With Big Win in Tampa

Bullpen roles shuffled BY JOE RINI If the recent 7 and 4 homestand with its Johan Santana no-hitter seemed like a magic carpet ride, the start of the current nine game road trip must have felt like a three hour commute to work for the New York Mets. Several late inning defensive lapses contributed to […]

YES! Santana Pitches First Mets No-Hitter

Franco Inducted Into Mets Hall of Fame BY JOE RINI For Mets fans, it was a weekend to celebrate a lefthander from their past and a present day lefty whose future looks brighter than it did a few months ago. On Friday June 1, Johan Santana no-hit the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals at Citi […]

JOHAN SANTANA HURLS FIRST NO-HITTER IN METS HISTORY

JOHAN SANTANA HURLS FIRST NO-HITTER IN METS HISTORY

Fifty years of non-history have finally ended as Mets ace Johan Santana hurled the franchise’s first no-hitter. It only took 8,020 games. Two-time Cy Young winner Johan Santana was a one-man juggernaut Friday night as he dominated the St. Louis Cardinals for all nine innings, giving up only five walks. As always is the case […]

Scott Hairston Is Heir to a Baseball Legacy

Scott Hairston Is Heir to a Baseball Legacy

Red-hot Mets outfielder is product of three generations of Major Leaguers BY JOE RINI Rockland County Times Exclusive! Baseball and history go together, and for Scott Hairston of the New York Mets, that history reaches back over 60 years and breathes anew everyday. The Hairstons are one of only three families that have sent three […]

Scenes from Rockland Boulders Opening Day

Scenes from Rockland Boulders Opening Day

STORY AND PHOTOS BY SARA GILBERT   Though the stadium was only about half full Tuesday night, the Rockland Boulders kicked off the baseball season on a high note by celebrating Rockland veterans Barry Fixler and Sgt. Eddie Ryan, then went on to end the evening with a win against the Newark Bears. The Boulders […]

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