Farewell 2017 as Mets Look to 2018

Farewell 2017 as Mets Look to 2018

Collins Expected to Retire at Season’s End By Joe Rini Mercifully, the Mets 2017 season ends this Sunday in Philadelphia against the Phillies. In between the high hopes of spring training and these last two months of games that resembled spring training in personnel and lack of drama, it was too often a season of […]

Nationals Spoil 4th of July for Mets

Nationals Spoil 4th of July for Mets

On the Field with Bowa and Allen By Joe Rini The time at first pitch was more appropriate for brunch than for a baseball game as Jose Reyes stepped up against Nationals pitcher Joe Ross in Washington at 11:05 a.m. on the Fourth of July. Unfortunately for the Mets, despite Reyes’ leadoff homerun, the game […]

Rookies and Veterans with Something to Prove

Rookies and Veterans with Something to Prove

Harvey avoids surgery for now BY JOE RINI With the championship drama concentrated at the Louis Armstrong Stadium side of Flushing this September, perhaps the skirmish between the Mets and Phillies for third place has about as much drama as two duelists who turn and fire water pistols at each other. Yet, much is at […]