This Date In Royals History–July 10, 1988

1988: Willie Wilson had four hits, and the Royals scored single runs in five different innings to outlast the Yankees 5-3 at Yankee Stadium in New York.The Royals took a 1-0 lead in the first when Wilson led off with a single, took second on a one-out walk by George Brett, stole third and scored on catcher Don Slaught’s throwing error.Kansas City scored again in the third, using...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

A-Pathetic Performances

There’s always a lot to say about a baseball team … even a baseball team as horrific as the New York Mets … when you watch them on a day-to-day basis. But when you’re away for a week, and you see loss after loss after horrible loss occur, and you try to make sense of it, you’ll surely find yourself at a loss for words. And that’s where I am now. I’m completely stumped...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–May 13, 1978

1978: Ron Guidry outdueled Dennis Leonard as the Yankees downed the Royals 5-2 at Royals Stadium. Guidry ran his season record to 4-0 in this playoff preview by limiting the Royals to eight hits and two walks in eight innings. He struck out six. Leonard worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up seven hits and a walk while striking out one. Unfortunately for the Royals, he tired a bit...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

One of the Most Infamous 3 AM Moments In Mets History: A Personal Reflection

The Mets this weekend have returned to Anaheim, the site of the infamous 3 AM, eastern time firing of Willie Randolph, for the first time since Randolph was let go. The event was so incredibly “Mets” in what ever sense you want that to mean. The Mets were in their hotel after winning a game against the Angels when Randolph and long time pitching coach Ricky Peterson were let...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Reflections on Willie Randolph

At 3:28 AM on June 17, 2008 I got a call from one of my writers. My first instinct was to hang up on him. “Joe, get up, Willie Randolph just got fired!” I still remember how those words made me jump out of bed, rush to my desktop, and 20 minutes later I posted this: The Mets have fired manager Willie Randolph, as well as pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 10:05 PM

New York will begin Interleague action tonight at Anaheim when they take on the Los Angeles Angels. RHP Dillon Gee (0-0, 4.50) will oppose LHP Tyler Skaggs (1-0, 0.00) in a game that will start at 10:05 PM. The last time the Mets faced the Angels was in 2011 when they lost two of three at Citi Field. Previously, the Mets played against the Angels in Anaheim in 2008 when they went...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A Mets anniversary worth celebrating

In a beautiful ceremony last night, the Atlanta Braves honored the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth‘s career home run record. In Mets lore, 2014 holds a few important anniversaries as well, including the 50th anniversary of the opening of Shea Stadium, the 10 year anniversary of David Wright‘s major league debut, and the 20th anniversary of one of the most spectacular...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Coach Videobombs Joe Girardi During In-game Interview

Yankees skipper Joe Girardi was videobombed by coach Willie Randolph during an interview with the YES broadcast team during Tuesday’s game with the Phillies. Funny part was that the Girardi mentioned that Randolph had previously attempted the videobomb–during a radio interview. [River Ave Blues] The post Yankees Coach Videobombs Joe Girardi During In-game Interview appeared first...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph videobombs Joe Girardi during in-game interview on YES Network

Love this bomb. Willie Randolph just eviscerates Yankees' manager Joe Girardi with this videobomb during his in-game interview segment on YES Network. Also, the YES Network fails at life.It's a long interview segment (worth watching for Yanks fans) but the bomb occurs at the 2:00 mark of the video.Your browser does not support iframes.I love the fact that Randolph tried to...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph on Joe Girardi the first brilliant videobomb of MLB season (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Granted, save for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, most teams are still in spring training mode, but New York Yankees bench coach Willie Randolph is in midseason videobomb form already thanks to the bravado demonstration of videobombing prowess he exhibited behind Joe Girardi during a 5th inning […] The post Willie Randolph...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph had perfectly timed videobomb of Joe Girardi

Get out your pencil and paper and take notes.Willie Randolph proceeded to show us all how videobombing is done Tuesday night when he strategically crept into the background of an interview featuring Joe Girardi.Poor Joe never saw it coming and neither did most of the viewers either.Well done, Willie.Via MLB Cut 4
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph photobombs Joe Girardi during interview (GIF)

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is used to doing plenty of in-game TV interviews from the dugout. And, from the looks of this GIF clip, it seems like bench coach Willie Randolph wanted to get in a little face time of his own during Tuesday's spring training game.The former Yankee star's silly expression says it all.
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi videobombed by Willie Randolph in dugout

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was videobombed by former Yankees second baseman and coach Willie Randolph in a live interview with the YES broadcast team during Tuesday's game against Philadelphia.Randolph has been serving as a guest instructor for the Yankees during spring training and was clearly keeping loose in the dugout in the top of the fifth inning when he popped...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Videobomb New York Yankees Style: Willie Randolph Pulls of a Great One on Joe Girardi

Videobombs happen all the time now. They are no longer new. So if someone wants to pull off a good one they have to step up their game--like Willie Randolph did on Joe Girardi during his fifth inning interview Tuesday night.via YES Network Loading...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph Video Bombs Girardi During Dugout Interview

Willie Randolph is undoubtedly a Yankees legend on and off the field. He’s been present at the Yanks spring training this year as a special assistant, helping out New York skipper Joe Girardi, coaches and players. That also means for Randolph occasional being the comic relief in the dugout. Randolph video bombed behind Girardi while the manager was having his annual 5th inning...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph Drops Epic Videobomb on Joe Girardi (Video)

Spring training is a time for players and coaches alike to work on aspects of their game in order to properly prepare for the upcoming baseball season. Willie Randolph apparently uses spring training to hone his videobombing skills, and judging by the effort he pulled off during a Joe Girardi in-game interview on the YES Network, Randolph is in midseason form. Your browser does not...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Time Mets/Yankees Team

Spurred on by the announcement of Carlos Beltron in pinstripes, the NJ Star Ledger posted its all-time lineup of players who've played for both the Mets and the Yankees.  The only criteria to make the team was that players must have suited up for both clubs.  Here's who made the cut:Catcher: Yogi Berra (Yankees: 2,116 games; Mets: 4)First base: John Olerud (Yankees: 49...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada is now safe in 14th place among all-time Yankee hit leaders

Something to feel good about:Tony Lazzeri and Willie Randolph are the twogreatest 2B in Yankee history.
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

What a pip! In terms of all-time Yankee runs scored, Robbie Cano finishes below Wally Pipp

In terms of runs scored, he's the third best 2B in Yankee history, behind Willie Randolph and Tony Lazzeri.
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Yankees must retire Number 24!

One of the four greatest Yankee second-basemen of all time*, Robinson Canoe, has left the team for greener pastures.   Is there not a way to honor him, in a manner befitting his Yankee legacy?Just spit-balling here:1. Retire number 24. Let no starter ever again wear the vaunted jersey. It should stand apart from others, a number to burn in the hearts of Yankee fans forever. Yes...
December 08, 2013  |  2 Comments

Who Could Replace Joe Girardi?

We've talked a lot over the past few days about Joe Girardi's contract situation as he decides his future with the Yankees, but who would replace him if he decided he wanted to leave the Yankees? ESPN recently put out a list answering just that question. There are some surprises on the list, as well as some household names: Don Mattingly Pete Mackanin Tony...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitching Coach Dan Warthen Also Gets A 2-Year Deal

Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that the Mets have given pitching coach Dan Warthen a two-year contract, according to front office sources. Earlier today, Sandy Alderson confirmed that all coaches the coaches were being retained, but Warthen is the only one to receive a multi-year deal. Warthen has been the Mets’ pitching coach since Jerry Manuel took over for Willie...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

MMO Exclusive: Willie Randolph Likes What He Sees With Mets

Baseball all-star Willie Randolph, right, and Jared “The SUBWAY Guy” ride the 7 train while giving out the new limited edition SUBWAY bag(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision for SUBWAY/AP Images) The guys over at IMG and Subway were kind enough to allow me to attend a Media Event through MetsMerized, where I got to meet Jared (“The Subway Guy”) and our former manager, Willie...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees: Do you want to go to the Breakfast of Champions Event During MLB All-Star Week?

2013 MLB Apples On Parade: 2013 American League (Photo credit: MattBritt00) The Legacy Agency, Inc. To Host First “Breakfast of Champions” Event During MLB All-Star Week  Emceed by the voice of the Yankees, Michael Kay, July 15 inaugural event to feature New York Mets and Yankees legends Bernie Williams, John Franco, Willie Randolph and Ron Darling discussing the baseball topics...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The other Brett’s big day and longer than expected career

Thirty-nine years ago (5/27/1974) LHP Ken Brett pitched one of his best games. Pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates, he took a no hitter into the 9th inning, giving up a hit before shuting out the Padres. It was the first game of a double header, and it was Brett who would deliver a two-run pinch hit triple to lead the Pirates to a comeback 8-7 victory in the double header sweep....
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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