I am on board with Curtis Granderson becoming an outfielder for the Mets over the next four seasons. But not everyone is. So I decided to generate a chart that lists all the players in baseball history who have produced 200 doubles, 200 homers, 80 triples and 100 stolen bases in their respective careers. For the record, Curtis Granderson’s first double for the Mets will be the 200th in his career. When he gets it, […]
I’m sure you all remember the fantastic job Jacob Resnick did when while in the SNY booth with Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling, he famously called a dramatic first-pitch, solo home run hit by Jose Reyes. Jacob was the Mets Kidcaster in 2011 when he made his memorable, emphatic call, “It’s gone!” These days, Jacob is one the many featured writers on MMO. In honor of Carlos Beltran returning to New York, albeit our […]
Carlos Beltran told Mike Puma of the NY Post that he wouldn’t be against a return to the Mets when he becomes a free agent this offseason. “Maybe I’ll see you, maybe I won’t,” Beltran said laughing when asked about a return to the Mets. “I’m going to listen to everybody and we’ll see what happens.” According to sources, Beltran spoke with Mets COO Jeff Wilpon at the All-Star Game in July, and the two […]
I find it impossible to read an article or a forum about Carlos Beltran without there being some mention of “the curveball” or Adam Wainwright. That of course refers to Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS where, with the bases loaded and the winning run on first base with two outs in the ninth, Beltran stared a curveball from Adam Wainwright all the way into the glove of Yadier Molina, thus ending the series. I […]
Jennie Finch Takes The Mound At Celebrity Softball Game This past Sunday I had the privilege of attending All-Star Sunday at Citi Field. Since tickets to the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby were through the roof,it was a fun and inexpensive way to get to Flushing to see Citi Field dressed to the nines for All-Star Week. Most that were there came for the Future’s Game, however by the end of the day, I […]
A few days ago, the guys on MLB Now were talking about David Wright‘s chances at the Hall of Fame. He had just recorded his 1,500 hit of his career, and those sorts of milestones tend to bring up this kind of debate. So is David Wright a future Hall of Famer? Obviously we don’t have the answer to that question yet, but we can certainly use Wright’s career numbers up to this point to […]
Updated 12:15 PM David Wright on Wednesday joined New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Mets favorites in kicking off this year’s All-Star Game festivities at City Hall, with less than three months to go before the Midsummer Classic at Citi Field. Wright was named Major League Baseball’s official spokesman for the T-Mobile All-Star FanFest, to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Center from July 12-16, while former Mets Edgardo Alfonzo, John Franco […]
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