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, MLB.com's Marty Noble, and Mets broadcast ... More >>
Safe, for nowWas K-rod's whiff of A-Rod last night the pitch that saved Jerry Manuel's job -- at least for another week or so? Probably. The first we saw to call for Manuel's firing in print was Mike Vaccaro in the Post last Monday. Last Friday, Filip Bondy said as much in the Daily News (" ... More >>
At last some heat during the latest installment of MSG's The Lineup. In Episode 4, Sparky Lyle and Gary Carter -- muddleheads both -- went against the majority (Elias Bureau Steve Hirdt, Will Leitch, and host Fran Healy) by choosing Graig Nettles over Alex Rodriguez as New York's all time bes ... More >>
MSG Network continues to waste our time with "The Lineup." So far, there haven't been any picks by the five-man panel (Sparkly Lyle, Gary Carter, Will Leitch, and Steve Hirdt along with host Fran Healy) that couldn't have been phoned in: Yogi Berra as the best catcher in New York baseball hi ... More >>
The Dwayne Carter documentary has arrived, to his dismay, or at least his lawyers'
It was one thing when Tony Bernazard went to Binghamton and challenged a number of minor-league Mets, including "pussy" Jose Coronado, to a fistfight. You have to expect that from a vice president for player development, right? Motivation is part of the job. But this bizarre incident -- and the ne ... More >>
The new Yankee Stadium will hold its first MLB regular season game today, with the Bombers facing Cleveland. The park opened at 10 a.m. (reporters are already filing about the "Taj Mahal of baseball parks") and opening ceremonies will commence around noon with the West Point Marching Band performing ... More >>
Good for the New York Times! Always trying to take a broad view (even when one doesn't exist, as Jack Shafer often points out), the paper weighs in on how the plight of Bernie Madoff's white-haired victims gives us valuable insights about the global meltdown with this morning's "Fossils of Larges ... More >>
And Tolstoy. . .
How Joba Chamberlain and Johan Santana will make us forget last year's miserable baseball legacy
We knew A-Rod would be back. Not that it solves anything.
Cyclones put Markowitz on a bobblehead doll. Now he'll pop up even more.
Hey, Mets fan, spare a few dimes?
José Reyes could be the greatestif he doesn't figure out just how much Mets fans want from him
Reyes anointed, Schilling bloated, and the Keyser Soze of baseball: Notes from spring training
Why do the Mets keep torturing us?
Lesson for Yanks, Mets: Kenny Rogers can happen to the best of us
Peering into the dugouts of the hometown heroes
Chuck Knoblauch's Bronx Backslide