New York Mets Eat 103 Cheesesteaks In One Day, Shatter Previous Record

Forget baseball, the New York Mets might actually experience more success in the world of competitive eating. According to Mike Vorkunov of The Star-Ledger, the Mets absolutely demolished the single-day record at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia for the number of cheesesteaks eaten in a day. With the Mets waiting out a rain delay that ultimately forced them to reschedule their...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Images of Mets golfing: Who’s the best golfer on the team?

Dillon Gee (left) and Tim Byrdak (second to right) definitely win outfit of the day. By the way, if you can’t tell, that’s Dillon Gee, Tom Goodwin, Bobby Parnell, Jay Horwitz, Jon Niese, Tim Byrdak, and Eric Langill (bullpen catcher). Here’s another picture, where Mets PR man Jay Horwitz makes another appearance: By the way, if you can’t tell, that’s Josh Thole, Jeff...
Via MetsOnline
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Jambalinka: Lefty relievers, tears and a book review

So, how’s your bracket looking? I’m a notoriously poor bracket picker, so bad that I have never won an NCAA pool that didn’t have us pick names out of a hat. But my bracket is in good shape after three days’ worth of games and I’m in third place in my 28-person pool. Plus one of the games I missed was Duke and I’m quite happy to see them lose to a #15 seed. Amazing...
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Eric Langill, Mets Bullpen Catcher, Suspended

The Mets announced they have suspended bullpen catcher Eric Langill for seven days without pay after being charged with a DUI last weekend. “We met with Eric Langill this morning.  He was contrite and very apologetic about Sunday night’s incident,” the team said in a statement. “We informed Eric that he will be suspended without pay for seven days and will be required to...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Finding Islands Of Good News Among The Disasters

OK, so yesterday, Monday, March 12, was not the best for the Mets. David Wright – on the shelf for a week and a half – was in New York, getting cortisone for his sore ribs. Tim Byrdak found out he has a torn meniscus and is having surgery as we speak. Lucas Duda started the day off nursing a sore low back. Scott Hairston hasn’t swung a bat yet, due to straining the same...
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

It Just Keeps Getting Worse and Worse for the New York Mets As Bullpen Catcher Tries To Flee DUI Accident Scene

The New York Mets’ spring only keeps getting rougher, and weirder. While Mets owner Fred Wilpon awaits his March 19 court date where he faces a civil lawsuit brought against him by a trustee that is seeking $386 million, manager Terry Collins is hoping to have a healthy 25-man roster come opening day. Injuries are beginning to take a toll on the club. Adding embarrassment to...
Via Unathletic
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets bullpen catcher charged with DUI crash

Authorities say New York Mets bullpen catcher Eric Langill has been charged in a drunken driving crash in central Florida. The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office reports that the 32-year-old Langill was arrested Sunday night after losing control at a traffic circle, crashing into a concrete fountain and flipping his car. According to an arrest report, Langill smelled heavily...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Bullpen Catcher Eric Langill Charged With DUI After Rolling Over His Car, Attempting to Leave Scene

The Mets just cannot catch a break. The latest out of spring training for the Amazin's is that the team's bullpen catcher, Eric Langill, was arrested for driving under the influence Sunday night after a single car-accident in Port St. Lucie. According to police reports, Langill was driving towards a traffic circle when he attempted to make a hard right turn. The car flipped...
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Bullpen catcher drives into fountain

Mets bullpen catcher Eric Langill was arrested for a DUI, after his car ended up in a fountain, but he claims another driver cut him off. 

Via Bob's Blitz
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Bullpen Catcher Arrested

According to NBC NewYork’s, Eric Langill, the Mets bullpen catcher, has been arrested for alleged DUI in Florida. This came after he crashed into a fountain and flipped his car over. The police report says that he was heading home from a bowling alley. You can view the police report here. The following was also reported by TC Palm in Florida: The accident occurred at Reserve Road...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Jambalinka: Ike Davis, Jon Rauch, Eric Langill

It is early in Spring Training and the Mets are already in mid-season form when it comes to injuries. While we all hope that none of these turn serious, we never thought we would lose our first baseman for the entire year due to a collision on an infield pop-up. With that unpleasantness behind us, here are some stories that caught my eye in the past week. While the punsters dust...
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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