It took four months and three slightly agonizing days, but the Met Fairy has finally delivered the offseason goods in the form of a done deal that makes Johan Santana a pitcher for the New York Mets. Way to go, you crazy, blessed seraph!
(Thanks, too, for Ross Chapman’s inspired character and mom Sharon’s impressive illustration. Thanks to [...]
WFAN is reporting Johan Santana is actually a Met. Six years, $22 mil per, $150 mil when everything (including '08) is added up. He still needs to pass a physical*, but with that kind of scratch, scratch, scratch on the table, you can be damn sure he'll be healthy as a horse and awesome as [...]
It's beginning to feel like 1776 in here…
It's a megadeal, I say
They will cheer every clause
I wish I felt that way
That we won't still have
But then again
The Mets are Mets
And wrought with implication
If they blow
This trade of trades
They'll need another nation
Welcome to Flashback Friday: Tales From The Log, a final-season tribute to Shea Stadium as viewed primarily through the prism of what I have seen there for myself, namely 358 regular-season and 13 postseason games to date. The Log records the numbers. The Tales tell the stories.
9/26/07 W Washington 3-6 Humber 1 194-160 [...]