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Mets designate John Mayberry, Jr. for assignment

After acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Braves on Friday night, the Mets have designated John Mayberry, Jr. for assignment in order to clear room on their 40-man roster. 72 more words

How the Yankees got Ron Blomberg

A little Jack Heidemann trivia: he was the Indians #1 draft pick (11th overall) in the 1967 Amateur Draft. The Yankees, thanks to the Horace Clarke Era, had the first overall pick and that’s how Ron Blomberg got his pinstripes. 86 more words

Recollections Of My Baseball Career

Happy Birthday, Hal McRae

Happy Birthday to Hal McRae, who was an amazing hitter for the Kansas City Royals during the 1970’s and 1980’s.  He had 2,091 career hits and a lifetime .290 batting average – the kind of solid player that often gets overlooked by visiting team fans.  157 more words

Happy Birthday

The Dark Knight resurfaces; Mets take opener in Arizona

Matt Harvey really takes struggling hard and was a man on a mission last night in Arizona. He pitched angry, yet effective and finally, FINALLY, got some run support to ease his efforts on the mound. 299 more words


Cubs rally to complete four-game sweep of Mets

Thanks to a little help from the Mets, the Cubs rallied for a 6-5 win this afternoon at Wrigley Field to finish off a four-game sweep. 255 more words

Video: Anthony Recker hits a game-tying grand slam in the ninth inning

The Mets weren’t able to accomplish a whole lot offensively against the Rangers in Saturday’s spring finale against the Rangers at Globe Life Park.  They had been held scoreless through eight innings and entered the top of the ninth down 4-0. 148 more words

New York Mets 2015 Season Preview

This is one of a series of posts in which I will be breaking down every team in baseball. I am by no means a credible source—merely a casual fan who knows a little about baseball and would like to share my observations. 858 more words

Season Previews