It is with some sadness that I must tell you I’m leaving LoHud.com after three wonderful years here. This is one of those good news/bad news moments for me. Between my work at Sports on Earth and Capital New York, I found I simply didn’t have enough time to devote… Read More →
Greetings from Los Angeles International Airport! I’ll be on the lookout here for Mike Baxter, claimed by the Dodgers, just as I’m leaving town. Also for Robert Carson, claimed by the Angels. Greg Burke and Sean Henn were also outrighted. Reason is a pretty simple one: the Mets need 40-man… Read More →
The Mets announced Friday that Matt Harvey will have Tommy John Surgery, ending his attempt to rehab the injury. This was expected, with rehab a longshot. It’s still sad to receive confirmation, though. Matt Harvey did many unexpected things, so cheating a UCL tear would have been merely the latest…. Read More →
Trio of homers Undoes Torres, though Murphy’s Leap home amuses
Gee’s night just okay But Wright’s beaning has us all Hoping he’s okay
The answer on payroll is… not encouraging.
Let’s assume, for the moment, that the discussion this afternoon about Matt Harvey potentially trying to pitch through a UCL tear was just that, talk. Harvey just found out today. He’s no dummy. He’ll make the right call for his career. And that is almost certainly going to be Tommy… Read More →
We’re now seven games into the career of Wilmer Flores. But the overriding dynamics of how he can help the Mets haven’t really changed much. He looks like he can hit major league pitching, but I conclude that more on the strength of his minor league numbers in total than… Read More →
So: no deal for Marlon Byrd. No hinted-at summer addition of someone under contract for 2014. It’s this winter or bust for Sandy Alderson’s first contract with the Mets. Say a prayer he is given a reasonable, sttic budget to work with at last.
Though runners on base Were often left there, unscored, Wheeler’s day sufficed
Following the bizarre end to last night’s 5-4 loss to the White Sox, many people brought up Luis Castillo’s famous drop of a pop up that cost the Mets a 9-8 loss to the Yankees back in 2009. But a more similar play came in 1986, one I thought of… Read More →