Wouldn’t you know it? RHP Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox has thrown the 21st perfect game in major league history, retiring all 27 Seattle Mariners he faced in a 4-0 Chicago victory. The 29-year-old right-hander needed just 80 pitches to get through eight innings, throwing 57 strikes as he sat down the first 24 batters to step in against him. Humber opened up the bottom of the ninth by falling behind Michael Saunders, 3-0, but […]
Under Armour announced Tuesday that the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game, powered by Baseball Factory, will be held at Chicago’s Wrigley Field for the fifth-consecutive year and will take place on Saturday, Aug. 18. According to the press release by Baseball Factory, “For five consecutive years, Under Armour has proudly supported the world’s most elite high school baseball players at the Under Armour All-America Game,” said Matt Mirchin, Senior Vice President, Global Brand and Sports […]
Miami Marlins president David Samson is a creep. Sorry if that comes off as too judgmental, but it happens to be the truth. In a speech he gave to local Miami business leaders today, Samson gloated about his success in duping Miami for the taxpayer money that resulted in the sweetheart deal to build his team’s new stadium. He then mocked the citizens of Miami and suggested they were stupid for footing the bill and enriching […]
Check out this great SNY interview with Buffalo Bisons manager Wally Backman. Wally gives his thoughts on the Underdog t-shirt and Ithink most of you will love his response. Backman also tabs Familia, Harvey and Gorski as prospects who could soon make an impact on the Mets. He also goes in depth on Daniel Murphy’s transition to everyday second baseman. Check it out!
Yesterday, David Wright spoke with reporters about the $100 million extension Ryan Zimmerman agreed to with the Nationals, a deal that some are now calling the baseline for similar caliber third basemen in the game. Wright said has no intentions of approaching the Mets about an extension and will wait for them to come to him instead. “I haven’t even discussed that with my agents, and obviously the team hasn’t discussed it with my agents or […]
Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, announced that he has agreed to terms on a minor league contract with RHP Jason Isringhausen. Isringhausen, 39, appeared in 53 games for the New York Mets in 2011, posting a 3-3 record with seven saves and a 4.05 ERA, walking 24 batters while striking out 44. The right-hander recorded 19 holds while converting seven of 11 save opportunities. Izzy is third among active players with 300 career saves despite missing most of the 2009 […]
A Mets spokesman announced that a sizable contigent will attend Gary Carter’s funeral on Friday evening in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The group include Carter’s former teammates Wally Backman, Sid Fernandez, Keith Hernandez, Howard Johnson, Roger McDowell, Bobby Ojeda, Darryl Strawberry, Rusty Staub, Tim Teufel and Mookie Wilson, plus current players Jon Niese, Bobby Parnell, Josh Thole and David Wright. Alderson, Collins and assistant GM John Ricco also plan to attend. The family’s website announced the service today, and requested in lieu of flowers, that a donation be made to The Gary Carter Foundation, […]
This, from Adam Rubin: Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson was asked whether the current Nationals team, with young stars such as Stephen Strasburg, reminds him of the 1983-84 Mets, who were a couple of years away from winning a World Series. “This club has more potential than that club,” Johnson replied Monday at Nationals camp in Viera. “It just has a lot more gifted athletes. The potential I see on this club is pretty damn high. It’s going […]
MetsBlog posted this recap of Sandy Alderson’s comments to reporters this morning at Digital Domain Park. His decision to trade or keep David Wright this summer will not directly be tied to their record at that time – his 2013 option is a factor in his situation. If the team is contending towards the trade deadline, he envisions an ability to expand the payroll to augment the roster. The farm system has improved, and there are players […]
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