Why do I find the image of an empty Met store on Black Friday to be unbearably sad? Although, the idea of spending $266 for a Met jersey makes me a little nauseous.
Meet the Mets
The full picture of Black Friday isn't out yet, but anecdotal evidence doesn't bode well for the Mets having a banner day. Ted Berg thinks that this might lead the Mets to try for that off-season victory they are so famous for.
Darryl Strawberry offers some words of advice to the Mets' new left-handed power prospect.
Seth Livingstone provides a decent summary of where the Mets stand right now. This is the first I've really heard of Fernando Martinez starting in left next year.
John Delcos thinks the Mets should strongly consider Miguel Cabrera.
A more savvy move would be Kelly Shoppach.
Around the NL East
The Phillies snagged DeWayne Wise, the man whose grit saved the perfect game.
Derek Jeter is this year's SI Sportsman of the Year.
There are multiple reports of Bud being done after 2012.
St. Jetersburg. I love it.
Could some teams be afraid of Roy Halladay's age and potential health issues?
And, finally, some racy photos of Grady Sizemore have made their way around the internet. I doubt that this will cause as much stir as Erin Andrews.