The thing that’s holding up the Ishii deal, according to Fran Healy, is “a contractual matter”. He said it like he had a scoop.
And you miss MSG.
Mets By The Numbers lists a handful of other recidivist Mets:
Mike Birkbeck is an asterisk unto himself. His [...]
I couldn’t help noticing that both Hubie Brooks and Todd Zeile belong the category of Reacquired Mets, which is always an interesting one.
By my count (which is almost certainly wrong) there are 23 members of
this club, and a look at their mostly-not-august ranks shows how rarely
this works. What you’re hoping for is a Nice Comeback: [...]
Some bits of business before resuming the G(r)eek Chorus for the Fabulous 50s.
Francisco Campos, whom I never actually sighted, is no more.
Jason Phillips is soon to be no more — though apparently the deal for Ishii can't be formalized until tomorrow because the commissioner's office isn't open on the weekend.
Wha? This can't be right. When [...]
60. Hubie Brooks: It is, sadly, the human condition to lock in one’s perception of a situation even when faced with evidence to the contrary. For example, the New York Mets have never been able to do anything with that nettlesome (or Nettlesless) third-base position. We all know that throughout their entire history it’s been one disaster after another, from [...]