Mets in Need of a Spark at the Plate

Mets in Need of a Spark at the Plate

Darling’s Diagnosis & Kranepool’s Surgery By Joe Rini The Mets have had outstanding pitching and hitting performances in 2019…unfortunately, not often in the same game. The once formidable looking offense that compensated for spotty pitching performances in the early going of the season has been playing hard to get in the last two weeks after […]

A CLOSER LOOK AT KEVIN BAEZ – FORMER NEW YORK METS PLAYER TO LEAD BOULDERS

A CLOSER LOOK AT KEVIN BAEZ – FORMER NEW YORK METS PLAYER TO LEAD BOULDERS

BY KEITH S. SHIKOWITZ Baseball has been America’s pastime for over a century and a half. Professional and minor league teams have been playing it since the late 1860s. In 2011, independent league baseball came to Rockland County in the form of the Rockland Boulders, a member of the Can-Am League. While no teams in […]

2018 Leaves Mets Wishing for 2019

2018 Leaves Mets Wishing for 2019

Wright’s Farewell and deGrom’s Dominance By Joe Rini If the 2018 Mets season was a sandwich, it would be the infamous “wish” sandwich famously sung by Dan Aykroyd’s alter-ego, Elwood Blues, in the song, “Rubber Biscuit.” The sandwich is two slices of bread that leaves you wishing for meat just as this season left fans […]

As Mets continue hot play, their captain prepares to say goodbye

As Mets continue hot play, their captain prepares to say goodbye

BY AARON GENUTH On an emotional day in Flushing, the Mets responded to the looming end of an era with a day of inspired baseball. Or at least inspired enough to sweep a doubleheader from the Marlins, a team 10 games worse in the standings than the Mets are. Prior to the first game of […]

Mets & Yankees in Need of Suspense

Mets & Yankees in Need of Suspense

Late Bloomers McNeil & Voit Shine for Locals BY JOE RINI    September has finally arrived for New York’s local baseball teams. The arrival of Suspense is yet to be announced. The fortunes of the 2018 Mets and Yankees have split like a fork in the road with the Yankees soaring and the Mets sinking, yet […]

And Cy Young Award Goes to…deGrom?

And Cy Young Award Goes to…deGrom?

Wins Scarce Despite Ace’s Dominance By Joe Rini One team stands in between Jacob deGrom and the 2018 Cy Young Award. Unfortunately, it’s his own team. Calling to mind the Cy Young Award winning seasons of Doc Gooden in 1985 and Tom Seaver in 1971, deGrom has pitched to a major league leading 1.71 ERA […]

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