Justin Turner Is Who the New York Mets Are

New York Mets - Justin Turner

Who would’ve thought that someone once viewed as career minor leaguer, someone who’s walk-up song is Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” could mean so much to one team. Yet New York Mets infielder Justin Turner does just that. ) […]

Ike Davis is Back

New York Mets - Ike Davis

I know, I know. The last time I asked the question “Is Ike Davis back?”, it came back to bite me in the rear end. Well this time it’s different because I’m not asking you, I’m telling you. New York […]

The Miami Marlins Are Struggling Again

The Miami Marlins Are Struggling Again

After a handful of press worthy offseason acquisitions, the Miami Marlins, behind only the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, were one of the most hyped up teams in Major League Baseball going into the 2012 season. After a sluggish start, […]

Should the Philadelphia Phillies Be Sellers?

Should the Philadelphia Phillies Be Sellers?

Five National League East Division Championships. Two National League Pennants. One World Championship. These are the things the Philadelphia Phillies have accomplished since 2007 and yet on June 17, 2012 they find themselves without their 3 best players and 9 […]

Is R.A. Dickey the Best Pitcher in Baseball?

New York Mets - R.A. Dickey

Can a knuckleball pitcher really be the most dominant pitcher in all of baseball? New York Mets starter R.A. Dickey is making a very strong case that yes, he can be. The 37-year-old starter has been nothing short of spectacular […]

Washington Nationals Designate Brad Lidge for Assignment

Washington Nationals - Brad Lidge

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/acomak/status/214383294140252163"] It has now been confirmed by Major League Baseball and the team, the Washington Nationals have designated reliever/closer Brad Lidge for assignment. When young closer Drew Storen was reported to have an injury this offseason, the signing of […]

Is It Fair to Compare Bryce Harper to Other Players?

Washington Nationals - Bryce Harper

Many believe that Washington Nationals mega-phenom outfielder Bryce Harper could be the next great baseball player, but my question is “Is it fair to compare him to past or current players?” Fans, as well as members of the media, have […]

The New York Mets Bullpen Continues to Struggle

New York Mets - Jon Rauch

Going into the 2012 season, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson made multiple moves in order to bolster a bullpen that was much beleaguered during the 2011 campaign. After moving Angel Pagan to the San Francisco Giants for outfielder […]

The Curious Case of Jason Bay

New York Mets - Jason Bay

In the winter of 2009, New York Mets fans were ecstatic when finding out that Omar Minaya, the team’s general manager at that time, had signed free agent outfielder Jason Bay to a four-year $66 million deal. It is now […]

Has the Subway Series Lost It’s Luster?

Subway Series

When Major League Baseball introduced Interleague Play for the 1997 season, there was a buzz all around baseball. Never before in major league history did a National League team play an American League team during the regular season. New York […]

Who’s Hot: Lucas Duda

New York Mets - Lucas Duda

In 2010 playing for the Buffalo Bisons, AAA affiliate of the New York Mets, Lucas Duda burst onto the team’s radar by hitting home runs in five consecutive games. When the Mets called him up mid-season, he struggled, batting just […]

Scott Hairston Is Having A Magical Season

New York Mets - Scott Hairston

New York Mets outfielder and pinch hitter extraordinaire Scott Hairston struggled in the first half of last season but seemed to have figured things out with a handful of clutch, late home runs in the second half, most notably a […]