Palm Beach Post – The Marlins decided to hand out vuvuzelas at last night’s game. The result was panned by critics and players as the worst giveaway idea ever.
NY Daily News – Wally Backman, Cory Vaughn and the Brooklyn Cyclones are 2-0.
NY Post – Jerry Manuel has thrown John Maine under the bus. Again. Classy.
Amazin’ Avenue – Sam Page on Omar Minaya, former Expos, John Maine and Jerry Manuel making roster decisions. The best Mets-related post you’ll read all day.
ESPN New York – Mark Simon says Johan Santana isn’t putting hitters away with two strikes.
Bronx Brass Tacks -Yankee blogger Ryan Tandy lectures Mets fans on the art of winning, the danger of Jose Reyes waking sleeping giants, and an instance of giraffe-speak.
Brooklyn Met Fan – BMF says yesterday’s loss was acceptable.
Long Live Shea Stadium – A scouting report on today’s Yankees’ starter, C.C. Sabathia.
The Mets (39-29) will play the Yankees (42-26) in the rubber game of the subway series this afternoon. Johan Santana (5-3, 3.13) will face C.C. Sabathia (7-3, 4.00). First pitch at 1:05pm.
BONUS VIDEO: This is from last night’s Marlins-Rays game. Listen to those vuvuzelas… UGH.
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John Fitzgerald is an independent film/TV producer. In 2007, he followed former Mets 2B Wally Backman and his minor league team for the TV show, "Playing for Peanuts." Click here for DVD ordering information NOTE: $5 from each sale goes to maintenance costs of MetsToday.com