started a home opener. He won for the back in 2004. Here are the pitching matchups for the weekend series:leads the Mets in their home opener against the today. Andy Martino notes that it's actually the second time Dickey has
Friday, April 8th, 4:10 PM: R.A. Dickey vs.
Saturday, April 9th, 7:10 PM:vs. (bring a jacket and blanket!)
Sunday, April 10th, 1:10 PM: Chris Young vs.
Tickets are available on Stubhub for as low as $20 at press time, plus fees which probably double the price.
Various Mets minor league affiliates kicked off their seasons yesterday, as Binghamton, St. Lucie and Savannah shut out their respective opponents. Matt Harvey was impressive in his debut -- he tallied nine strikeouts in five shutout innings. Check out Rob's minor league roundup at 10 AM for more.
Brian Mangan at Fonzie Forever thinks this is 's year. Stay healthy and make it happen, Fernando.
DFA'd by the White Sox. is having a laugh somewhere.was
Panic on the streets of Boston; panic on the streets of Framingham.
Should Hall of Fame? My answer -- yes, and not because of the bloody sock game.make the
Ken Tremendous "defends" Daniel Bard's approach during yesterday's - tilt. By the way, SB Nations's new Baseball Nation, featuring the likes of Tremendous, Carson Cistulli, Grant Brisbee and Jeff Sullivan, is a must-read.
Finally, River Avenue Blues (note: a blog) is raising money for Harlem RBI and DREAM Charter School. Yay for charity by private citizens.
Splitsider presents a list of the lost roles of Eddie Murphy. The Ghostbusters and Inglourious Basterds roles are intriguing, though it's probably best he wasn't involved in either masterpiece.