Going through some photos from last year and came across this GIF I (OK — Google Photos) made. I’d forgotten about it, even though I took these shots of his first home pitch with this specific plan in mind. Here’s hoping he does even half of what Matt Harvey did last year.
I suppose I’m a couple days late on the Barry Larkin post, but that’s because I don’t really have anything to add. I never had a strong feel either way for his candidacy, but I suppose I now see him as more a Hall of Famer than not. He was among the shortstops who “changed
OK, so Jose Reyes’ departure snapped me out of my (unintended) blogging hiatus. I found it in myself to read more posts on Reyes from some other blogs over the past two days. I always appreciate good writing, even when it’s tough to stomach. Maybe even more in those cases … Well-written (psycho)analysis from Ted
Is there anything that can tell more about an American summer than, say, the smell of the wooden bleachers in a small town baseball park, that resinous, sultry and exciting smell of old dry wood? — Thomas Wolfe
Before we get too much further from last Saturday, here are some shots from batting practice and the game against the Dodgers. I won tickets and field access for batting practice in a contest via the team’s Twitter account. The trivia question? Which players wore No. 20 in the Mets’ two world championship seasons. The