Remember mediocrity is not a mortal sin.
—Frank Loesser, “Brotherhood of Man,” How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Nobody's been fired, but an entire team was recently spotted quitting.
The New York Mets have tendered their resignation from the competitive rigors of the baseball season. They gave their notice in Atlanta last week. I accepted it [...]
It’s not quite the Home Run Apple, but the Keyspan sign has been a component of the outfield vista for a decade. At least it was until the Mets began their latest homestand with a vertical National Grid banner taking its very tall place. Sponsors come and go, signs change frequently, but I had gotten kind [...]
Willie Randolph's Record Since Last Memorial Day: 77-83
Days Until Contract of Luis Castillo (Key Strikeout, Otherwise an Acceptable Night in a Punchless Way) Expires: 1,222
Days Until Willie Randolph Is Fired: ?
Days Until I Give Up on This Listless, Unwatchable, Eminently Booable Team: -6
Yeah, I'm writing this early. If I wind up with egg on my [...]