Found June 14, 2012 on
Our friends over at TotalSportsBlog.com sent us this gem of a jersey that his Dad was wearing yesterday. That’s right, his dad was rocking a Ty Wigginton New York Mets jersey. In case you are wondering, Wigginton hasn’t played for the Mets since 2004 and only spent 2.5 years there to start his career. Hopefully this is the start of a new revolution where Dad’s everywhere opt to wear the jersey of mediocre players that are no longer on your favorite team instead of wearing “World’s Best Dad” t-shirts.
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Jason Bay signed a four-year, $66-million contract with the New York Mets on Dec. 29, 2009, and the deal has been a bust since Day 1.
Meet Jason Bay, Then And Now
Through 11 years as a major leaguer, Bay has established himself as an everyday left fielder – and emergency center fielder – who averages 33 doubles and 29 home runs a year while hitting for a solid average. In 4,890...
Mets Infielder Justin Turner will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday, GM Sandy Alderson said.
Turner has been on the disabled list since May 29 with a right ankle sprain and ligament damage in the foot.
Also on the injury front, Ruben Tejada (quadriceps) faced pitching Wednesday in Port St. Lucie.
As someone who takes great pride in running a Mets fansite, I must admit that occasionally I am repulsed by the behavior of some of those who call themselves Mets fans. Among our incredible fanbase, lurk many who occupy the lowest depths of depravity and are a pariah among us.
You may have wondered what Keith Hernandez and Gary Cohen were referring to during last night’s broadcast...
Well, today is decision day on the appeal that the Mets filed hoping that MLB would overturn the play that was scored a hit during R.A. Dickey’s spectacular start against the Rays.
That one hit turned out to be the only one the Rays would get that day, and the masses are split as to whether it was actually a hit or an error by third baseman David Wright, who flubbed the play...
R.A. Dickey pitched a complete game one-hitter, but was it really a hit?
New York Mets knuckleballer, R.A. Dickey, has been tremendous this season, absolutely tremendous. There are no words left to describe the year he is having. Last year Dickey had great games but the team would find a way to lose. This year he’s mowing everyone down and currently has a record of 10-1 with...
The New York Mets ended a three-game losing streak, scoring a season high eleven runs against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night:
Chris Young started for the Mets, allowing two runs on nine hits over 5 2/3 innings of work:
In his second start since shoulder surgery, Young tossed 106 pitches (72 for strikes) while striking out four en route to his first victory of 2012 campaign...
Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF
Jordany Valdespin – DH
David Wright – 3B
Lucas Duda – RF
Ike Davis – 1B
Daniel Murphy – 2B
Jason Bay – LF
Josh Thole – C
Omar Quintanilla – SS
The Mets go for the three game sweep tonight as they take on the Rays in Tampa. Last night was another tremendous night for this team as Dickey absolutely crushed the Rays and made...
With Ike Davis swinging the bat well, the NY Mets have a tough decision to make as far as roster spots.
It’s big decision time for the New York Mets and someone just made it very very hard.
Ike Davis is finally heating up and looking like he might be locked in. This isn’t the random hit then back to nothing scenario we have seen so far this season. In his past few games Davis...
Once again, boom goes the dynamite. The Mets offensive barrage against the Tampa Bay Rays leaked into the final game of the series, helping the team secure an interleague sweep in a 9-6 victory.
The offense continued to be timely. Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Jason Bay kicked off the game with a pair of solo shots. The jumpstart helped the Mets stay in the game despite the continued struggles...
The New York Mets went more than 50 years and 8,000 games without ever recording a no-hitter, a streak that Johan Santana finally snapped June 1 against the St. Louis Cardinals. If they get their way, they'll suddenly have two in less than two weeks. Prior to his club's 9-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday, manager Terry Collins said that the Mets have appealed...
Mets pitcher R.A Dickey just recently became the first pitcher to reach 10 wins this season. Dickey Pitched all nine innings with one run scored(un earned though). Not only did Dickey become the first to 10 wins he also had a streak of no run innings, that previously ended, at 32 and 2/3 innings. R.A a fenomenal knuckle ball pitcher has pitched amazingly with a 2.20 ERA and 90 total...
New York Mets manager Terry Collins took fault with Johan Santana's most recent outing.
Jeremy Hellickson of the Tampa Bay Rays only has himself to blame for his latest performance.
Coming off another pitching milestone, the Mets hope Santana can rebound from one of his worst starts of the season when he opposes Hellickson, who goes for his first victory in a month in Thursday...
New York Mets left fielder Jason Bay left in the second inning of Friday's game against the Cincinnati Reds after hitting his head against the left field wall on Jay Bruce's second inning inside-the-park home run at Citi Field. The Mets announced that Bay possibly has a concussion. Bay had played in seven games since missing 21 games due to a fractured rib. He also...
It must be something I give off. I wasn't wearing any Mets stuff early in my day on Wednesday. Yet all I had to do was mention to a couple of other people in the hotel I was staying at that I live in Queens for them to tell me that they were big Mets fans and start talking baseball.
Then I got to a restaurant to enjoy a meal while wearing swim trunks and a ratty Eric Clapton...
Yesterday, WFAN’s Mike Francesa discussed how Mets broadcasters Howie Rose and Gary Cohen were “out of line” during this past weekend’s Subway Series.
Francesa said that it’s great that the Mets have fans as announcers, but that they sometimes take it too far in rooting for their team, especially against the Yankees.
Frankly, I love that Rose and Cohen are as die-hard of...