Laughing to the Bank

Phil Hoops liked hearing Bobby Ojeda verbally slap the Mets – particularly in regard to fundamentals.

David Cohen of The Good Phight shows how the additions of Cliff Lee and Pedro Martinez are proving to be difference-makers for the Phillies..

Matthew Artus reminds us that not all of the big spenders are dominating this year.

Speaking of money, here is what Jerry Manuel is doing on his way to the bank:
(hat tip to Bayonne Mets Fan)

Joe Janish began MetsToday in 2005 to provide the unique perspective of a high-level player and coach -- he earned NCAA D-1 All-American honors as a catcher and coached several players who went on to play pro ball. As a result his posts often include mechanical evaluations, scout-like analysis, and opinions that go beyond the numbers. Follow Joe's baseball tips on Twitter at @onbaseball and at the On Baseball Google Plus page.