New York Mets: David Wright reportedly offered big extension

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Despite having the cost-cutting Sandy Alderson installed as general manager, the New York Mets are apparently willing to open the checkbook to keep their biggest star on the team. The Mets are currently in the process of trying to lock up third baseman David Wright, and have now formally offered him ...

Boston Red Sox: Kelly Shoppach Sent Anti-Bobby Valentine Texts

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

According to reports, former Boston Red Sox catcher Kelly Shoppach sent the now-infamous texts to team ownership complaining about manager Bobby Valentine. The texts were sent in late July and were previously attributed to first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. The New York Daily News cites several sources that claim Shoppach was "deeply ...

Tony LaRussa Won’t Commit to R.A. Dickey as All-Star Game Starter

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Tony LaRussa sucked any enjoyment out of watching baseball games he was involved in by relentlessly over-managing them and essentially ruining the fluidity of the contests. Apparently that hasn't changed despite his retirement. LaRussa will manage the National League in Tuesday's All-Star Game and he is already causing issues. Without a ...

R.A. Dickey: New York Mets Righty Fires Second-Straight One-Hitter

Monday, June 18th, 2012

R.A. Dickey's improbable season continues. After tossing a one-hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays last week, the 37-year-old did it again Monday night in a 5-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Dickey threw a one-hit shutout, striking out 13, while walking two and only allowing a two-out single to Wilson Betemit ...

David Wright Becomes New York Mets All-Time RBI Leader

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

New York Mets third baseman David Wright has had a rough past few seasons, battling injuries and a team that has essentially fallen apart around him. But on Wednesday night the 29-year-old finally had a reason to celebrate, as he broke the franchise's all-time record for runs batted in. In a ...

Gary Carter Dies: Au Revoir, Kid

Friday, February 17th, 2012

It seems odd now that when I was a kid, I didn't actually like "The Kid." But Gary Carter was a Met. That meant he was pretty much always beating the Cubs, and then smiling about it the whole damn time. More than anything on the field, it was that smile ...

Marlins Talking To Jose Reyes

Monday, November 7th, 2011

The Florida Miami Marlins are looking to start their new era with a bang. They've already hired fiery manager Ozzie Guillen and now they are looking to make a splash in free agency as they head into their new ballpark in 2012. The Marlins are currently in talks with free agent ...

Mets To Try And Trade David Wright?

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The New York Mets brought in new management prior to the 2011 season and one of the franchise's goals was to streamline things and bring down costs. A major part of that will be ridding the roster of big contracts as the Mets begin to rebuild things from the bottom ...