Soon, Casey and I will be riding the rails out to Flushing for another Mets opener (and a Mr. Met bobblehead!). In celebration of baseball coming back to Queens for the season, I’ve pulled some photos from past openers. I don’t have photos from each of the past 12 openers I’ve been to, but here’s
So just like Keith Olbermann, the first 2011 Topps card I laid eyes on after opening my first pack of the year was that of Russell Branyan. And the one beneath it was also Alex Rodriguez. But things got quite a bit better from there in the one $4.99 rack pack I bought at Target.
Enjoying BP I haven’t felt an urge to write here in a few weeks because football — specifically, college; more specifically, Notre Dame — has begun and I find myself somewhat playing out the string when it comes to baseball. I’m still invested in it, seeing if the Rays can outlast the Yankees for the
Some fans and beat writers are looking at this road trip to Atlanta and Philadelphia as a make-or-break stretch of six games in the Mets’ season. But I think it’s already broken. This isn’t just about yesterday’s debacle against the D-backs, which, had things been a bit different (say, New York had won five out
Ike Davis’ 14th home run last night marked the most by a Mets rookie since David Wright hit 14 during his rookie year in 2004, when he also was an in-season callup. Wright hit his 14 in 69 games (283 plate appearances), Davis needed 84 games (344 PAs). The current corners of the Mets infield