Everyone always wants a good negotiator on their side, and that’s just what Francisco Rodriguez got yesterday when he signed Scott Boras, the most powerful man in baseball as his agent. Personally, I strongly dislike Scott Boras. I believe he is ruining baseball by getting these huge contracts for undeserving players, but anyway, there’s nothing anyone can do about it…. Read more →
Here are your links for Monday morning: Mets 360 reveals its 10 biggest surprises this season. According to Mets Blog, Jason Isringhausen has told Sandy Alderson that he wants to stay with the Mets. Joe Janish of Mets Today analyzes K-Rod’s switch to new agent Scott Boras and what it will mean for him and the Mets going forward. The… Read more →
Here are my Mets first half awards: MVP: Jose Reyes This one is obvious. Jose has been a force this season, hitting an NL-leading .354. Reyes is also leading the league in hits (124,) runs (65,) and triples (15.) Jose could actually win the league MVP this season. He is having a season for the ages, and must be recognized… Read more →
The Mets dropped to 46-45 last night in San Francisco, the last game before the All-Star break. Notable performances: Mike Pelfrey- (L, 5-8) 6 IP, 2 ER, 8 H, 2 BB, 5 SO Justin Turner-4-5, 2 2B, RBI Lucas Duda- 1-3, 3B (yes, a triple) Carlos Beltran- 0-4, 3 SO, BB Notes: The Mets hung around with the Giants for… Read more →
Watch the MLB futures game tonight at six on ESPN 2. The game features Team USA vs. the World team. Mike Piazza is managing Team USA. Star Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey is on the roster for Team USA. Harvey is 8-4 with a 3.35 ERA in 17 starts between Double-A Binghamton and Single-A St. Lucie.
Tonight, the Mets face off against the Giants in the final game of the first half at 8:05 on ESPN. Here is the Met lineup: 1. Angel Pagan cf 2. Justin Turner 2b 3. Carlos Beltran rf 4. Daniel Murphy 3b 5. Jason Bay lf 6.Lucas Duda 1b 7. Ronny Paulino c 8. Ruben Tejada ss 9. Mike Pelfrey rhp… Read more →