David Wright, who was very badly beaned on Saturday, suited up and appeared before the press this afternoon to tell them he was "embarrassed" to be on the disabled list, despite the fact that he was unable for move for several minutes after a 94-mph Matt Cain fastball conked him, and is still ... More >>
The Mets aren't going to win anything this year. That's what you really want to know, so we'll give it to you right off. They're only four games under .500, but the problem now isn't just that the Phillies appear much stronger, but that Florida and Atlanta are in front of them in the NL East. ... More >>
As the Mets prepare for what looks like a rough seven game road trip -- starting tonight with the first of three games against the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers and ending with three against the NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies over the Fourth of July weekend -- it's time to face up to s ... More >>
Now that Carlos Betran has gone on the disabled list to mend a long-bruised knee-bone -- joining previously injured Mets stars Jose Reyes and Carlos Delgado -- manager Jerry Manuel is taking, as is his wont, a philosophical attitude. "We have to be optimistic that we can stay competitive," he told ... More >>
From our Friday Jockbeat on the Yankees-Mets: "The odds seem pretty good that the Yankees can take at least two of three, most likely the first two. Joba Chamberlain ... has been pitching very well of late, only 3-1 for the season but solid in two no-decision starts ... "Saturday the odds ... More >>
It isn't just the economy and the ticket prices that will produce all those empty seats at Yankee Stadium tonight. The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies have taken much of the wind out of this season's first Subway Series. As we go to press, you can still go to the Yankees web site and g ... More >>
The Washington Nationals take on the Mets fearsome foursome
Infield hit for Reyes! He steals second! Daniel Murphy grounds out, Reyes to third! David Wright strikes out, Carlos Delgado walks! Carlos Beltran flies out to center! Thus the New York Mets begin their season in Cincinnati. We can only afford to watch the mets.com avatars at the plate, but it's sti ... More >>
As usual, the New York Mets ignored my advice and didn't sign Manny Ramirez. They could have done it, you know. If the Dodgers talked him into a two-year deal, the Mets could have done it, too. I know a lot of you disagree with me, but my point is this: with Manny in the batting order, the Mets woul ... More >>
The threat of rain led to many late arrivals at Shea tonight; the steady drizzle that started mid-game led to many early departures, especially among the high-class field-seated patrons unprotected by the overhang, leaving mostly mooks of the sort who traditionally give Shea its savor to roar when C ... More >>
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