Meet the Mets
Let's look at the good news: Oliver Perez walked only 1 batter in 5 innings in Brooklyn and striking out 6. As for our other projected starting pitcher, John Maine was shut down again after a setback in his rehab.
The Mets have now walked the opposing pitcher 13 times this season. Thank you Francisco. Metsradamus's predictions are suddenly looking less awful.
"Barack Obama" threw out the first pitch at the Baracklyn Cyclones game.
Some big names have garnered Met attention: Cliff Lee and Garret Atkins.
Around the NL East
Check out the bomb from Adam Dunn.
Ken Rosenthal's report of Manny Acta's demise may have come a little prematurely.
Charlie Manuel will most likely return Jimmy Rollins to the lineup and the leadoff spot tomorrow.
If you couldn't get enough of Casey from KC & The Sunshine Band on American Idol, he will be performing at the Landshark Stadium after the Marlin game on the 4th of July.
The Braves continue to leave Javier Vazquez out to dry.
Young Brave pitcher Tommy Hanson continues to impress.
Chipper hopes that his home run on Sunday will help him break out of a 10 for 60 slump.
An unidentified Philadelphia player was involved in a confrontation with a Tampa Ray fan.
Talking Chop pleads with the Braves to fire hitting coach Terry Pendleton.
Darren Dreifort looks back on his disappointing major league career on his induction to the College Baseball Hall of Fame.
Lou Piniella patched things up with Milton Bradley, put him back in the lineup.
Greg Hanlon writes about the camera angles used by Major League Baseball television productions in Slate.
The Tampa Bay Rays are the fastest team ever to hit 100 home runs and steal 100 bases.
A Seattle judge has OK'd a plan to put a strip club near Safeco Field. It's still probably better than chop shops...