Come May when we’re being told that the Subway Series has run its course, I will point to this as Exhibit S for the defense: The cover of the only locally available 2007 Street & Smith’s Baseball Yearbook. Came upon it in Pathmark last night and nearly spiked the entire detergent section, touchdown-like, out of exhiliration.
When you're a basically solid team without a lot of job openings or questions, spring training is, ideally, all about what you're not. News? Bad. Questions? Generally bad. Particularly any that start with formulations like, “Can the Mets survive…” or “What's Plan B now that…” The absence of questions, beyond banalities such as work visas […]