Cespedes Comes Home

The future is now they say and they went out on a limb to provide it. The NY Metropolitans, they of the blue and orange and the damaged pitching wings have added the right handed bat they simply had to have.  Yoenis Cespedes is a Met…again.  Pundits may comment...

Esposito On Branca

 Forever the Gentleman in Defeat, Ralph Branca, 1926-2016   By Andy Esposito Reprinted courtesy of NY Sports Day   https://www.nysportsday.com/2016/11/24/esposito-forever-the-gentleman-in-defeat-ralph-branca-1926-2016/#comments It isn’t often the losing pitcher of...

Happy Birthday To Tom Terrific!

November 17: A very happy 72nd birthday to George Thomas Seaver — one of the greatest MLB players that I’ve seen in the game. Over his 20-year career, which started with the NY Mets and ended with the Boston Red Sox, “Tom Terrific” pitched...

Rejoicing in Chicago

Chicago: It’s the Windy City, the City Of The Big Shoulders, the home of Blues, deep dish pizza and an interminable wait for a baseball championship.  Wait no more Chicago.  For the first time since Teddy Roosevelt used the White House as a Bully...

Giants: Aggravation & Agitation Again!

OK.  I have calmed down.  I promised myself I wouldn’t get angry or agitated.  I told myself that this isn’t a great Giants team, so just accept that the playoffs may not happen and wait until next year because they’ll be better. I told myself that there’s no use...

Spot the Difference: 2016 Mets V. the 2006 Mets, Pitching Edition

Spot the Difference: 2016 Mets V. the 2006 Mets, Pitching Edition.  Hello! I’m The Foiler, and I’m here to talk about the only thing of any importance: The New York Metropolitans! As you probably gathered from the title, today we’ll be taking a look at the pitching...