My thanks to James for his outstanding work last week filling in for me during my law school finals. It was a huge help James!
Meet the Mets
Just in case you were curious, here are a few names to toss around to replace John Maine and Oliver Perez in the Met rotation.
Jerry still thinks that Fernando Nieve can make it as a setup man. It's too bad that the guy who was going to pitch in those high leverage situations is getting rocked in rehab appearances.
Omar is staying with the team on the trip to Atlanta, for what that's worth.
So was Kiko Calero who the Mets released.
For $66 million the Mets got Jason Bay's talent AND his hustle.
And, finally, be sure to check out Blue & Orange's Open Mic Night this Thursday at River.
Carlos Delgado is off crutches and wants to play in July in MLB. There is absolutely no way this can happen, is there?
The Nationals have called up their promising pitcher/first round draft choice
Stephen Strasburg Drew Storen. Meanwhile, future Nat first round choice Bryce Harper's "cockiness" proves to just be the opposition's jealousy.
George Steinbrenner made a rare public appearance at the dedication of a high school bearing his name.
The Common Man puts together an awesome post on the ends of Hall of Fame careers.
Now that the Rays have cut Pat Burrell, what can we all learn about the experience?
Last year, the geniuses at Pimlico banned coolers filled with alcohol, leading to a drop in attendance from 112,222 to 77,850. This year, they decided to capitalize on the monopoly: all you can drink beer.