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With Jenrry Mejia returning, who gets jettisoned from the bullpen?

On Tuesday, the Mets are expected to activate RHP Jenrry Mejia from the restricted list, as his 80 game PED suspension will have been served and his right elbow is completely healthy. 1,060 more words


Asahi Shimbun:

My latest… op-ed on the urgent need for Japan and China to establish, and to reliably implement, bilateral crisis management in the East China Sea has been published in Japan’s  42 more words


'Just enough' offense is all the Mets need - can they get it?

On Friday night at Dodger Stadium, the Mets faced the daunting task of beating Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers in a place neither lose very much. 621 more words


For one night, Clayton Kershaw met his match against Noah Syndergaard

For years, Clayton Kershaw has simply owned the Mets, going 5-0 with a 1.62 ERA in his career against New York, and 3-0 with a 0.39 ERA against New York at Dodger Stadium. 542 more words


A Morning on the Isle of Rhodos

If I were on the Isle of Rhodos (Rhodes Island) today I believe that I’d arise at sunrise (well before the locals who normally don’t start stirring before 10 a.m.). 114 more words

Op Ed

Gays, shootings, and flags or: Ranting about current(ish) events

It pays being oblivious while on vacation.

While spending two glorious weeks in Scotland, with little to no Wi-Fi anywhere, news did not reach me. Sure, the occasional headline made it through the spotty connectivity, but it was little more than a soundbite. 1,033 more words


What is Destroyed When You Eliminate Discrimination?

Now that the definition of marriage has become more inclusive (with more new friends likely to join the party), the states can no longer discriminate between hetero and homosexual marriage cases. 983 more words