Seriously, Keith Hernandez and the Gottis. Can this year get any weirder?
Meet the Mets
I admittedly jumped the gun on ending the Pat Misch Experience, but not by too much, as it turns out.
Speaking of Francoeur, Howard Megdal talks some sense on New York Baseball Digest.
The Mets have fired Ramon Pena, their top Latin America scout. Fortunately, Adam Rubin does speak Spanish.
As if this season couldn't get worse, we are now faced with a Keith Hernandez-Gotti family connection involving gambling. Wow.
The Met training staff has gotten a reprieve from Jon Niese.
Around the NL East
Washington got thumped by the Dodgers, 14-2 for their 99th loss.
Kevin Millwood met a performance incentive and will now be under contract for $12 million next year.
After much anticipation, Tommy Lasorda's portrait has been unveiled at the Smithsonian.
Zack Greinke won his 15th game, taking a step towards silencing those who say he hasn't crossed the necessary win threshold for the Cy Young.
Jack Curry talks defensive indifference.
Curt Schilling will not seek Ted Kennedy's senate seat.
And, finally, is it actually possible to measure a player's impact on clubhouse chemistry?