While you accuse Derek Jeter, why not ask what Ted Williams was on?

While you accuse Derek Jeter, why not ask what Ted Williams was on?

sportsnetny:

ANOTHER ‘1’ IS R.A. MARKABLE

"Over his past seven starts, here’s his line: 54 2/3 innings, 0.66 E.R.A., six walks, 71 strikeouts. That line is comparable to the most monumental pitching seasons of all time." (via Howard Megdal at Capital New York)

sportsnetny:

ANOTHER ‘1’ IS R.A. MARKABLE

"Over his past seven starts, here’s his line: 54 2/3 innings, 0.66 E.R.A., six walks, 71 strikeouts. That line is comparable to the most monumental pitching seasons of all time." (via Howard Megdal at Capital New York)

Mets fans, meet your new best friend: Noreen Harrington, once the star witness in a Spitzer crusade, who tried to warn the Wilpons about Madoff.

Mets fans, meet your new best friend: Noreen Harrington, once the star witness in a Spitzer crusade, who tried to warn the Wilpons about Madoff.

"It stinks sometimes. Baseball is cruel."

Yankees first baseman MARK TEIXEIRA, whose team was eliminated in the AL Division Series by the Detroit Tigers.

Yes.  Yes it is.

(via the New York Times)

(Source: inothernews, via sportsnetny)

riotsqurrrl:

90 years ago today, The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time. The New York Giants beat the New York Yankees 5 games to 3. It was the last best of 9 series ever. 

riotsqurrrl:

90 years ago today, The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time. The New York Giants beat the New York Yankees 5 games to 3. It was the last best of 9 series ever. 

The future just happened: Jose Reyes and the season the Mets have been waiting for

“I want to be here,” Reyes said into the beat guys’ outstretched recorders. “Of course, we don’t know what’s going to happen.”
But  Reyes, whose default aspect is an almost implausible cheeriness,  delivered his statement the way a dying patient resolutely vows to fight  on.

The future just happened: Jose Reyes and the season the Mets have been waiting for

“I want to be here,” Reyes said into the beat guys’ outstretched recorders. “Of course, we don’t know what’s going to happen.”

But Reyes, whose default aspect is an almost implausible cheeriness, delivered his statement the way a dying patient resolutely vows to fight on.

sarahwrotethat:

Cover of the 1946 New Yorker that included John Cheever’s “Sutton Place Story”

Read it here.

sarahwrotethat:

Cover of the 1946 New Yorker that included John Cheever’s “Sutton Place Story”

Read it here.

sportsnetny:

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson discusses the specifics of the Carlos Beltran trade to the San Francisco Giants. - SNYtv

For much more on Sandy Alderson’s conference call head over to Metsblog 

You can also read Howard Megdal on what the trade means for the Mets’ future over at Capital New York.

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Introducing David Einhorn, future ex-minority owner of the New York Mets

The spin from the Mets organization will obviously be that Einhorn’s  investment will make the Mets financially whole again, and Einhorn’s  decision to invest now, even with things looking as bleak as they do, is  an endorsement of the Wilpon ownership group.
Even without the  full details of the transaction, it is still possible to understand that  this investment doesn’t constitute a show support for the current  owners, and won’t ultimately get them out of the trouble they’re in.

Introducing David Einhorn, future ex-minority owner of the New York Mets

The spin from the Mets organization will obviously be that Einhorn’s investment will make the Mets financially whole again, and Einhorn’s decision to invest now, even with things looking as bleak as they do, is an endorsement of the Wilpon ownership group.

Even without the full details of the transaction, it is still possible to understand that this investment doesn’t constitute a show support for the current owners, and won’t ultimately get them out of the trouble they’re in.

After all, the statements aren’t even accurate.

Mike Pelfrey has come to embody everything the Mets fans have felt about their team over the last six years. (Unfortunately for him.)

Mike Pelfrey has come to embody everything the Mets fans have felt about their team over the last six years. (Unfortunately for him.)