Turner Typifies Mets Early Season Success

Turner Typifies Mets Early Season Success

But bullpen woes deepen with Francisco on DL BY JOE RINI When Mets infielder Justin Turner singled in two runs with two outs in the first inning of Friday’s 6 to 4 victory over the Yankees, it continued a trend that has helped fuel the Mets rise from preseason pessimism to midseason contention. Clutch hitting […]

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 […]

Timelines: May 31, 2012

Facebook Shares Continue to Drop Facebook’s shares dropped nearly 10 percent on Tuesday, May 29 and, according to analysts, there’s nothing stopping it from falling even lower than its current price of $28.84. Predictions for what the stock will do are all over the place, with some investors believing Facebook’s shares will reach as high […]

LOTS OF DRAMA IN NEW YORK AREA SPORTS THIS PAST WEEK

Knicks In Game 4, the Knicks finally won a playoff game against the big bad Miami Heat, after a horrific, unprecedented 13 straight playoff losses. The 13 losses set a playoff and record and was particularly rare because it required the team to be swept consecutively in many random different years. The key to the […]

Spring is in the Air and so is America’s Pastime

Rockland County Times Staff Editorial The 2012 baseball season is just getting started and it seems that every year on Opening Day there’s a special feeling in the air. It’s not like any sport or game. There’s something about baseball that’s different. It’s the smell of the grass, it’s the memories of playing catch with […]