While Mike Baxter and Andrew Brown, perhaps, deserve a chance to start this season, the Mets need to sign to-be free agent Shin-Soo Choo this coming off-season.
The Mets' farm system is relatively weak in terms of natural second basemen (i.e. Daniel Muno and Branden Kaupe), but the front office has prudently pushed offense-first Wilmer Flores to learn the position at Triple-A this season.
Among Mets fans, Daniel Murphy is a contentious player. They are generally split on how to view the 28-year-old infielder.
After an extremely hard fought series, the Knicks are slightly beat up. Yet, they proved they could win in the playoffs with defense and experience. Hopefully it won't be another 40 years before New York City gets another championship.
When the Dodgers won their one and only World Series in Brookyln, a ticket to Game 4 could be had for $7.35, or less than the cost of a hot dog or a beer at the current Barclays center, which sits on the spot where Walter O'Malley wanted to build his new Dodgers' Stadium.
Through the first month of the season, the main attraction in Flushing has been Matt Harvey. Harvey has dazzled both Mets and baseball fans alike with...
Despite the good first weak enjoyed by the Mets, and the recent hot streak by the Yankees, this season may be a rough one for big league baseball in New York. It is possible that, for the first time since 1992, both the Yankees and Mets will finish below .500.
Sport is meant to be our national forum for tolerance and equality. Treating gay people differently implies that being gay is abnormal! Does anyone still believe that the Earth is flat? Or that the Mets have a shot at the playoffs in 2013?
Today starts a new era in Mets history. Though I can't promise that 2013 will exactly be the kind of season Mets fans are longing for, I am confident that it will surely be a step in the right direction.
s etched in stone as the Mets' poor fate seems to be, there are some key future dates that will help shed light on the team's actual chances this coming season.
Baseball has been experiencing an interesting power shift over the last few years. Just as complaints about east coast bias in baseball coverage became widespread, east coast baseball began to get a lot less interesting.
Today marks my final "A-Sides" of the year, and I have to just thank you all for reading the columns and watching the sessions. This series has been s...
The Mets agree on a deal to ship Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey to Toronto. It's contingent on Dickey signing a contract extension with the Blue Jays.
Reportedly nursing a sternoclavicular (SC) joint separation and, according to today's TV updates, a rib injury, much mystery remains regarding the severity of Big Ben's condition.
In the school of sabermetrics, you are taught a few basic, ideological ground-rules: batting average doesn't matter for much, being overly aggressive ...
It's time for the Mets to become a competitive part of the city sports scene and to give their beleaguered fans some real hope.