Welcome to a special Tuesday edition of Flashback Friday: I Saw The Decade End, a milestone-anniversary salute to the New York Mets of 1969, 1979, 1989 and 1999. Each week, we immerse ourselves in or at least touch upon something that transpired within the Metsian realm 40, 30, 20 or 10 years ago. Amazin’ or [...]
The autumnal equinox is bearing down, which is never appreciated, but let’s hear it for the good things that come while seasons are winding down: we adopted Avery (left) on September 16, 2005 and Hozzie on September 24, 2002. Easily the two best September callups since Hubie Brooks and Mookie Wilson.
The oft-scapegoated World Baseball Classic has a slaughter rule that would have been valuable to invoke last night, as first Pat Misch and then Lance Broadway proved they have excellent career prospects should teams need someone to throw BP. But alas, this wasn't a WBC game (there's something I never thought I'd type) and so [...]