Jose Reyes

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Famous Tailor Mohanbhai Ramchandani Hid $3.2 Mill in Foreign Banks, Pleads Guilty to Feds

    Mohanbhai Ramchandani was about as well known as a tailor could be in New York. He's cut cloth for Rudy Giuliani, Ed Koch, Ricky Henderson, Patrick Ewing, and Walt Frazier, who once praised Ramchandani by reminding the New York Post that "I've been voted best-dressed athlete a lot of times." But in ... More >>

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    February 26, 2013

    Revis, Don't Leave Us -- Don't Be the Next New York Star Out the Door

    As of this morning, Jets owner Woody Johnson, new GM John Idzik, and coach Rex Ryan are in Indianapolis evaluating draft prospects. Also in Indiana was agent Neil Schwartz, who represents several players, most notably the Jets' All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Yes, the Jets brass has a great deal ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    How Does The Mets 1962-2012 All-time Team Stack Up to The Yankees?

    Last night, SNY broadcast the Mets All-time Team 1962-2012 from the 92nd Street Y. I love programs like this -- the video clips, the debates on old ballplayers, et al. The voting panel of the Daily News' John Harper and Mike Lupica, the Post's Mike Vaccaro,'s Marty Noble, and Mets broadcast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Good News for Mets Fans: We're Just $83 Mil More in the Hole!

    And you thought losing Jose Reyes was bad. A short time ago, U.S. District Court Judge Jed S. Rakoff ruled that Mets principal owners Fred Wilpon, the Wilpon family, and their businesses and charities must pay at least $83.3 million to the trustee -- that's Irving Picard, in case you haven't been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    We're Mad-off as Hell! There's a Site for Frustrated Mets Fans

    ​Are you as sick about the loss of Jose Reyes as I am? Have you had it with the bullshit excuses from the Mets front office about Reyes's injuries? (Didn't Mickey Mantle have a lot of injuries? Would you have signed Mickey at age 28, the age Jose is now?) Are you angry at the insult to the Me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    José Reyes Got a Bum Rap

    So, what's the answer to the only question Mets fans really want to know right now? Will the Mets sign José Reyes? Never mind that the way Reyes ended the season produced more sour press — unjustifiably — than almost anything else done by anyone on the Mets all season. Is that re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Derek Jeter is Better than Ramiro Peña -- Who Isn't?

    ​Have things gotten so bad for Derek Jeter that we're now measuring his value by how much he's not Ramiro Peña? "On the eve of Derek Jeter's return to pursue DJ3K," writes Andy Marchand on, "Ramiro Peña offered a little dose of what the New York Yankees don't have when No. 2 is no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Jose Reyes Still Trails in All-Star Vote?! What's Wrong With You People?!

    ​This is for all New York baseball fans. I'm talking to you. I don't care whether you're a Yankees fan or Mets fan or somebody who just lives in or around New York and follows both teams. I want to know what the hell is the matter with you! Jose Reyes still trailed Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Brian Cashman: Out-Of-Touch Dork? Oh, Yes.

    Cashman​Is Brian Cashman truly the out-of-touch dork that his critics believe him to be? Or is the headline on the back page of today's Daily News ("Short Story - Cashman Says Sorry Jose, Jeter's Our Man and We're Set For The Future") some sort of shrewd Yankee bargaining ploy to get Jose Reye ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 22, 2011


    The battle continues in Queens

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Jose Reyes: A Franchise Player the Mets Can't Possibly Replace?

    ​Judging from the enthusiasm being displayed on the radio call-in shows, Mets fans may be putting a little too much stock in Jose Reyes' resounding statement on Friday that he's not going to go with Scott Boras as his agent in upcoming contract negotiations. That is, if they are assuming t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    New Mets Co-owner Destroyed World Economy, Is Brewers Fan

    ​Talk about snatching victory from the jaws of defeat: This week, Mets owner/accused Bernie Madoff unindicted co-conspirator Fred Wilpon 1) was the subject of a New Yorker profile in which he dissed his three best players, then had to apologize via clubhouse speakerphone, 2) was the subject of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Fred Wilpon and the Mets: In Charge, but Not in Control

    ​Let's address Fred Wilpon's comments on the Mets stars, which are being quoted everywhere: On David Wright: "He's pressing. A really good kid. A very good player. Not a superstar." OK, dump on Wright while he's in a terrible slump (batting just .226 so far). He's a career .302 hitter, h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    David Wright Trade Rumors Another Sign Mets Fire Sale May Be Imminent

    ​Are Mets fan going to be responsible for a self-fulfilling prophecy? As's Adam Rubin points out, "The chatter on the airwaves about considering dealing [David] Wright has intensified, since he would yield more than any other player on the roster. It is a far more extreme suggestion t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Blaming Mets Stars: Just a Prelude to a Fire Sale?

    ​Now it's Jason Bay who we're told symbolizes what's wrong with the Mets. You might have thought it was Bernie Madoff, but a couple of weeks ago it was Luis Castillo, and this week it's Bay. According to ESPNNewYork's Rob Parker, "It may sound a bit harsh, but in reality, Bay represents all th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Jose Reyes To the Yankees? Sad to Say, It Might Happen

    ​Every Mets fan knows the answer to this trivia question: Who has played the most continuous games in a Mets uniform? Ed Kranepool, of course, with 1,853 games. But do you know who number two and three are? David Wright (1,006) and Jose Reyes (926). Those of us who have enjoyed watching ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 30, 2011


    Say a prayer for the New York Mets

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Luis Castillo Gets Scapegoated by Sandy Alderson: Who's Next?

    ​If the Mets' handling of Luis Castillo is an indication of things to come, the so-called rebuilding of the team is going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors and scapegoats. Make no mistake, that's largely what Sandy Alderson has done by releasing the man who's been the team's second baseman for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Magic Johnson Now Working as Alarm Clock for Kids Who Hate School

    ​Celebrities including R&B crooner Trey Songz and Magic Johnson are now helping wake up kids who don't want to go to school anymore. It's part of a plan called "Wake Up! NYC," which is attempting to get kids motivated to wake up in the morning and go to school. The celebrities taking part in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Jerry Manuel Has Great Year, Gets Fired By the Mets Anyway

    ​Bye-bye, Jerry. Lost so far in the blizzard of post-Omar Minaya commentary is real discussion about whether or not Jerry Manuel should also have been fired. For those of us who like and respect Manuel and think he did a good job of keeping a potential circus atmosphere under control, the ques ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 13, 2010


    New York Mets host the Chicago Cubs

  • News

    May 27, 2009

    See Dick Pay Jane: Chaste Dating for Cash

    Recession desperation produces a quaint throwback

  • Voice Choices

    April 15, 2009


    The Washington Nationals take on the Mets’ fearsome foursome

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Jockbeat: Will the Mets have the best bats in baseball this year?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Jockbeat: Is Manuel Down on Reyes's Thievery?

    Is Mets manager Jerry Manuel serious about moving Jose Reyes into the second slot in the batting order in back of Luis Castillo, or is he just making spring training chat? According to Ben Shpigel in the Times, "It is only an idea -- 'I would never do anything permanently,' Manuel said, smiling - bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Mook-ie! Rabble Cheer Mets' Unexpected Win

    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 >>

  • Art

    January 8, 2008

    The Chemistry of Squash

    What a racket—giving urban kids a shot a premier prep schools

  • News

    September 25, 2007

    Son of a Pitch!

    Looking for answers about the pathetic Mets' collapse

  • Books

    August 21, 2007

    The Ghetto Nerd

    A decade after his breakout Drown, Junot Díaz returns with his first novel

  • News

    June 5, 2007

    Bandwagon, Anyone?

    It's time New York got more excited about the Mets

  • News

    April 3, 2007
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2007

    The Talented Mr. Reyes

    Cover illustration by by Roberto Parada In this week's Voice, sports writer Allen Barra takes on a potential legend in the making—Mets shortstop and 23-year-old phenom José Reyes. Barra writes: Like Mickey in 1951, Reyes is reputed to be the fastest player in the game, and like Mant ... More >>

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    March 27, 2007
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    March 20, 2007

    Stealing Mickey's Mantle

    José Reyes could be the greatest—if he doesn't figure out just how much Mets fans want from him

  • News

    March 6, 2007

    Every Pitcher Tells a Story

    Reyes anointed, Schilling bloated, and the Keyser Soze of baseball: Notes from spring training

  • News

    October 17, 2006

    Seven Days in Shea

    Why do the Mets keep torturing us?

  • NYC Life

    October 3, 2006

    It's One, Two, Three Games You're Out

    Lesson for Yanks, Mets: Kenny Rogers can happen to the best of us

  • NYC Life

    September 26, 2006

    Mets and Yankees: If Neither One Wins It's a Shame

    Peering into the dugouts of the hometown heroes

  • News

    May 30, 2006

    The Gang That Couldn't Wear Its Hair Straight

    The Jheri Curls of Washington Heights, and how they made everybody else's hair curl

  • NYC Life

    December 27, 2005

    Roe for the Holidays

    Behind the scenes of New York's only caviar express line

  • News

    September 30, 2003

    The Unhappy Recap

    Alert to Met Fans: Fred Wilpon's Wallet Has Left the Building

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    August 26, 2003
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    July 1, 2003
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    June 24, 2003
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    March 11, 2003
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    March 4, 2003

    The Art of Howe

    Selling the Mets' New Manager Short? Not a Good Bet.

  • News

    October 22, 2002