Christina Montana is a 23-year-old University of Florida graduate. She majored in English/Creative Writing with a minor in Anthropology and is currently applying for MFA programs. Among her passion for writing is an undying loyalty to the only baseball team she's ever cheered for: the New York Mets.
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Until this passed weekend, it had been almost three years since the last time I was in New York City and at Citi Field. It was August 6th, 2013: The MLB debut of soon-to-be-folk-hero Wilmer Flores, a game started by Jenrry Mejia, won by Scott Atchison, and saved by LaTroy Hawkins. At that moment, the Mets were […]
I wanted to update this excellent post by Christina with the news that outfield prospect Michael Conforto was just named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Conforto, 22, went 7-for-16 (.438) with two home runs, three RBI, and three runs scored in four games this past week, and that was after an impressive performance at […]
1:30 PM Just a quick update on this as Noah Syndergaard and manager Wally Backman both commented to the Las Vegas Review-Journal about last night’s performance. Wally Backman: “His tempo was way too slow tonight, especially early in the game. He got better as the game went on but there were times he was 20-plus seconds […]
The season has just begun for the Las Vegas 51′s and our aliens over on the West Coast have enough talent to rocket up to the big leagues sooner rather than later. Tonight, Rafael Montero was right on the ball with his stuff. It’s Rafael Montero’s first full season with the 51′s and he has brought […]
If there’s anything we’ve become good at these last four years it’s saying “just wait till 2014, 2015, etc.” More specifically, yet ironically lacking specifics, is that we generally say “We’re building for the future” and “Next year.” There’s always this concept of a Master Plan, or something resembling the religious concept of Intelligent Design–that […]