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Brian Joura has an interesting piece up on Mets360, talking about how he is jumping off the Wilmer Flores bandwagon, despite all the hype (at least in Mets Nation): Many of us had visions of Flores tearing things up in Triple-A this year. Not only was he coming off a strong offensive year, he would [...]
That’s Ryan Howard, rehabbing in the minor leagues from an achillies injury he suffered in last year’s NLDS. A pretty scary sight for Mets fans. Chase Utley is also on the mend, and returned to the Phillies lineup a few days ago. Does this put the Phillies back in the NL East race? [...]
Al Yellon over at Baseball Nation takes a look at the Royals’ 14-man pitching staff and wonders if MLB should expand its rosters. Ted Berg analyzes “The R.A. Dickey Phenomenon.” Brian Joura at Mets360 looks at Chris Young’s success from a statistical standpoint. Bob Ford at [...]
After last night’s second consecutive one-hitter for R.A. Dickey, it seems clear that he is the best pitcher in baseball at the moment. No one can figure out him or his array of knuckleballs. If the season ended today, he would win the Cy Young Award and would be in the top five or ten [...]
1-800-Flowers CEO Jim McCann is a new minority owner, according to Newsday. McCann was originally interested in buying the full $200 million stake, but the Mets chose to move forward with David Einhorn instead, a deal that fell through. Ruben Tejada still hasn’t played since a hamstring [...]