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 […]

Reorganization Board to Transform NYRA

Public Control for 3 Year Period to Improve Horse Racing in New York State New York State Press Release Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and the New York Racing Association (NYRA) Tuesday announced an agreement to establish the NYRA Reorganization Board that will place NYRA under temporary […]

Mets Still in Running at Quarter Pole of Season

David Wright’s on the Right Side of .400 BY JOE RINI In the spirit of this Triple Crown horse racing season, the Mets stride into the quarter pole of the 2012 baseball season in fourth place, a “neck” behind third place Miami, and three “lengths” behind division leading Washington, who battles Atlanta for the lead. […]

Backend of Bullpen Is Frontline Concern For Mets

MLB Awards 2013 All Star Game to Mets BY JOE RINI Sometimes timing and perspective are everything. If some casino owning, roulette swinging, baseball genie asked manager Terry Collins before the season if he’d take a 4 and 2 road trip this past week against the Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins, he undoubtedly would have […]

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