The Mets were 19-9 in May with their DL clogged with their starting first baseman/cleanup hitter, their shortstop/leadoff hitter, their right fielder, their projected #4 starter/$12 million man, and their star third baseman has only hit 3 home runs. Not too bad.
Meet the Mets
The big news over the weekend was the trade that sent backup catcher Ramon Castro to the White Sox for pitching prospect Lance Broadway. James takes a look at Castro's greatest moments. Meanwhile, NY Sports Dog says to hell with numbers.
The Mets Police continues their outstanding work on the new Citi Field. This time they may have discovered that the Mets have screwed up the placement of their Shea "monuments."
How does Santana's bad luck stack up in baseball history?
Metsradamus has an amusing suggestion for a new uniform.
For your enjoyment: Fernando Tatis jimmy tapping Pelfrey and Perez.
Larry Brooks continues to jump the shark.
Around the NL East
The Phillies don't have the money for mid-level pitchers, so they want to acquire an ace to replace Brett Myers. Oliver Perez's contract makes that sentence actually make sense. Antonio Bastardo will make the initial start in Myers' absence.
UVA struck out 15 times against San Diego State ace Stephen Strasburg, but still beat the future #1 pick, 5-1. Be sure to pay attention to the contract talks between Strasburg and the Nationals. They are sure to be entertaining.
Someone has stolen Ted Williams' fishing paraphenalia in New Hampshire.
The Brewers are staying mum on a possible repeat of a trading deadline ace pitcher.