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The Hebrew Hammers

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.05.2013 | Sports
Peter Dreier

According to the authoritative Jewish Baseball News, the 15 Jewish players on major league rosters batted .254 during the regular season that just ended.

How Will Jewish Ballplayers Handle the Yom Kippur Quandry?

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports
Peter Dreier

One of American Jews' great traditions -- not found in the Bible or any other sacred book -- is fretting over whether Jewish Major Leaguers will play on the high holidays, particularly Yom Kippur, the most sacred day in the Jewish calendar.

Baseball's Steroid Silence: Suspect No Evil

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

Remarkable, isn't it, how many kids these days come up throwing nearly a hundred mikes per hour -- and how many soon find themselves on Dr. James Andrews' operating-table.

For One Night, Mets Are on Top

Steven Hirsch | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

The Mets have not exactly had a whole lot of highlights thus far in 2013. In a season marred by an overworked bullpen, a lack of clutch hits, and an inept outfield, Matt Harvey has pretty much been the only reason fans, as few as they may be, continue to go to Citi Field.

With Yankees Impending Invasion of CitiField, Why Is Mr. Met Smiling? Dismal Days for Mets Fans.

Howard Barbanel | Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

Met fans have gotten to a point where they'd be thrilled just to have a .500 season, let alone a post season. Yet management allows the Mets to get worse and worse and to fans it appears they don't seem to care.

Yankees Beat Mets

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 08.23.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Raul Ibanez tied the game with a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Eric Chavez came through with a go-ahead shot moments later and the New Yor...

Mets Break Out The Brooms

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 05.10.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Ike Davis hit a three-run homer, Andres Torres also connected and the New York Mets beat the Phillies 10-6 Wednesday night to complete...

Why I Love The 2012 New York Mets

Kris LoPresto | Posted 05.30.2012 | Sports
Kris LoPresto

The reason why most Mets fans will stay home this summer has nothing to do with the players on the field, but with ownership and that's a real shame.

Ike Davis Optimistic Despite Valley Fever Diagnosis

AP | Posted 05.04.2012 | Sports

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis says he's ready to play despite being diagnosed with valley fever. Third baseman D...

'Valley Fever' Strikes Mets

AP | Posted 03.04.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Mets first baseman Ike Davis likely has valley fever and will be given days off to avoid extreme fatigue, a symptom of the disease. Davis...

Mets: The Effect of the Media

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

I am sick and tired of hearing how the Mets are going to be awful this year. Spring training is supposed to bring about a time of positivity and happiness.

Mets: The Case for Bobby Valentine

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

The Mets do not need another easy going, laid back manager who will always be calm and collected no matter how bad things get. They need someone with fire and aggression.

The Mets: Homesick for Queens

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

After being shut out for the fourth time in two weeks early Sunday evening, the New York Mets completed their worst road trip of the season with a record of 2-9.

Jerry Manuel: Safe... For Now

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

Jerry Manuel's job with the Mets is safe... at least for the moment. He didn't crack under the pressure.

I'm Sorry, Omar

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

As uneventful as the offseason was with the exception of Jason Bay, Omar Minaya more than made up for it by greatly improving the Mets over the first three months of the season.

I Like Ike

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

All the teams in the National League East have surplus talent in their farm systems and the end of the 2010 season could be affected by how well these prospects perform at in the Major Leagues.