Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 3/25/13
Imagine playing for the New York Mets. OK, now imagine it's 4 a.m. and the director of media relations calls your cell phone. Have you been traded? Are you getting sent down to the minors? What could be so important at this hour? Well, if you did play for the Mets and you receive a phone call in the wee hours of the morning, it's most likely the team's longtime director of media relations Jay Horwitz butt dialing you. No phone number in Horwitz's contact list is safe. From current players to former players. Doesn't matter if you're in the States or out of the country. It doesn't even matter if you're on the field and playing in the game. Ask current first baseman Ike Davis. "When I got back to my locker, I checked my phone and the missed call was from 8:10 p.m.," Davis told Brian Costa of The Wall Street Journal . "I'm like, why would he call me at that time? I'm at first base. He sees me at first base." Horwitz, who has been with the Mets since 1980, butt dials Livan Hernand...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: Julio Jones may not play against Saints

What’s happened to Matthew Stafford?

Mike Tomlin explains gutsy late call with ‘Godfather’ reference

Sean Payton responds to rumors he might leave the Saints

NFL denies DeAngelo Williams’ request to wear pink all season

Arby's offers to cater Steve Spurrier's retirement party


The Cubs win Game 3 loudly, set MLB record with six home runs

Report: Steve Spurrier retires as head coach of South Carolina

Blue Jays push ALDS to Game 5 with 8-4 victory over Rangers

Mike Moustakas fired up Royals with expletive-laced speech

Report: Big Ben wants to play, but longshot for Week 6

Ex-Celtic Terrence Williams denies ties to Louisville scandal

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

How the Royals cheated death

Citi Field gave Chase Utley chilly reception

Mike Moustakas fired up Royals with expletive-laced speech

Clayton Kershaw: MLB "bullied" into Chase Utley suspension

Michael Jordan really likes Jeremy Lin

Texas governor makes embarrassing Astros flub

Ruben Amaro Jr. looking to become MLB manager

Steve Sarkisian fired by USC

USC enabled and snitched on Steve Sarkisian

Colin Kaepernick believes the 49ers could still go 12-4

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker