At the beginning of this season, David Wright said that whatever their record may be, the Mets will be a fun team to watch. Wright's first at bat in this year's Subway Series was a standup triple, and so the fun began at Citi Field on Memorial Day.
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.
After Mets pitcher Frank Francisco called the Yankees "chickens" on Friday, I was expecting a combative atmosphere at Citi Field on Saturday night. It was a perfect evening for baseball -- cool and cloudless -- and the mood in the stands was absolutely electric.
A now retired New York City cop from the 46th precinct, located just north of Yankee Stadium, Monahan was born in the Bronx in 1964. Though originally growing up as a Yankees fan, it was not so long before he made the switch to the blue and orange.