Meet the Mets
Wow, John Maine. That was just awful. There are generally three ways to look at Maine's horrifically bad start so far: you can hope that he listens to Joe Janish and fixes his mechanics. Or, you can think he's washed up. Or, you can hope that Maine might be able to pull a Steve Trachsel in the minor leagues. The minor league thing might not be so far off actually as Jerry didn't give Maine a real hearty endorsement.
In case you were wondering who might be available in the trade market, we've got the names Oswalt, Young, and Harang floating around.
Tom Glavine thinks the Mets are playing with the weight of history on their shoulders.
Met fans angry.
I know the solution to all this: Carlos Delgado.
The word from Washington is that the Nats aren't totally sold on Bryce Harper for their first overall pick. I assume that's mainly because they are too busy negotiating with Jermaine Dye to actually watch Harper play.
Let's take a look at some of the numbers underlying Orlando Hudson's racial bias claim.
Check out Kirby Puckett's statute outside of Target Field. That's almost as freaky as the 12-armed Walter Johnson.
Visiting Angels players witnessed a Manhattan man jump to his death outside of their hotel.
A Florida high schooler has returned to the mound after losing his leg in a boating accident.
And, finally, a story about dog poop.