Slow day in Mets land. I'll lead off with a piece by Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger: "Better Drafting, Support Of Among Keys To Fixing Mets". Andy had me at the title.
again this season. However, he has been concussion symptom-free for two weeks now. Also noted in that Bay article -- Tim Teufel has joined the Mets for the final homestand as an extra coach.will not play
Willie Randolph hopes to manage again one day. Laugh out loud.
Toby Hyde notes that Baseball America named Aderlin Rodriguez the #9 prospect in the Appalachian League.
Joe D. at Metsmerized believes that the Mets always shrivel up in big spots, especially in September pennant races. He also writes that adding Babe Ruth wouldn't help any, as the Mets are just too un-clutch.
David "DP" Lennon tweets that retired from professional baseball earlier this season.
Random Mets facts:
- Luis Castillo is 0-for-2 with two strikeouts since September 5th.
- has a higher OPS (.775) than (.771).
- David Wright is tied with Tommie Agee and Dave Kingman for the single season club strikeout record, with 156.
The Phillies clinched the NL East. That's all I have to say about that.
I'm glad we don't have for another three years at $16.5 million per.
poor attendance at home "embarrassing". Yikes.players called
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The human garbage that killed convicted on three counts of second-degree murder.pitcher and two others was
Buc Dugout gives President Frank Coonelly a suggestion for his end-of-season letter to fans.
Finally, here is the "best rich people lunch in history".