Like any rightly prioritized Mets fan, I spent Wednesday evening watching the UltiMet Classic airing on SNY, the three-hit shutout spun by Johan Santana on Saturday, September 27. It was the final Mets win in the history of old Shea Stadium and, maybe, the end of an era in another way.
When Johan induced a deep [...]
The trade needed to be made for the bullpen’s sake, but it’s sad to see the back of Endy Chavez as he leaves town. We’re not used to this view of the little left fielder who could and did. We’re used to something more like this.
So with K-Rod barely over his tour of Citi Field, he gets a sidekick: J.J. Putz, whose name is pronounced “puts.” As in “puts down Phillie farragos, Brave brouhahas, Marlin mischief and Nat nastiness in the eighth.”
Unless he screws up, in which case it'll be pronounced the way I assumed it was pronounced until I [...]