It’s Miracle or Else for 2019 Mets

It’s Miracle or Else for 2019 Mets

Syndergaard and the Quest for a Personal Catcher By Joe Rini Are there Miracle Mets every 50 years? The 2019 Mets hope so. After an amazing 15-1 stretch catapulted the Amazins to within ½ game of a wildcard spot in the National League, a prolonged period of middling play at 13-14 since August 10 has […]

Are the Mets Ready for the Stretch Drive?

Are the Mets Ready for the Stretch Drive?

Callaway: “Anybody Can Contribute” By Joe Rini 00 The first six games of the current homestand encapsulated the hopes and fears of fans. The first three featured the Mets sweeping the red-hot AL Central leading Cleveland Indians but the more familiar nemesis from Atlanta, the NL East first place Braves, spoiled the Mets weekend plans […]

Is Stage Set for Another Mets Miracle in 2019?

Is Stage Set for Another Mets Miracle in 2019?

Surge Feels Like 1969, 1973 & 2015 …Do You Believe? By Joe Rini And I thought Ed Kranepool was just being kind. As the Mets Hall of Famer addressed the fans at the festivities honoring the 1969 champion Mets on June 29, he concluded his remarks by addressing the current Mets. “They can do it, […]

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 […]

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