Tag Archives: Carlos Delgado

Wouldn’t you want this kind of teammate at the All-Star Game?

Wright celebrates I’m not the only one who thinks David Wright deserves to start the 81st All-Star Game. I bet Carlos Delgado would agree, too. Just look at Wright celebrating after Delgado beat the Cubs with a walk-off single in May 2007. What a great teammate. First off, Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger points out

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The new Topps

2010 Topps 1 front Every year, I buy myself a pack or two of the new Topps cards to see what they’ve come up with, and this year I may be buying quite a few more. The new design is one of the best in recent memory, and their cards of late haven’t even been

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Shea Goodbye: 70 to go

I’m always wary when going to Shea Stadium with the Braves in town. I tend to get my hopes up — This is the day. Today, they’ll turn it around and bury those punks. — only to have Tim Hudson throw a one-hitter through seven, or some such dominance. Had I attended last night’s game,

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This is why they play the game

Thursday afternoon, May 17, the Mets came back to defeat the Cubs, 6-5, after entering the ninth inning down 5-1. The slumping Carlos Delgado (center) delivered the game-winning single through the right side of the infield, sparking the celebration. David Wright (left) and Paul Lo Duca carried on after Delgado thought he had escaped from

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Best infield in the National League?

So here’s a question: Can an infield that includes Wes Helms be considered the best in the National League? That’s the claim made by Jimmy Rollins (either on his own or through prompting by a reporter) on Tuesday. Look, I won’t deny the talents of Ryan Howard and Chase Utley, who clearly make up the

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