In case you need more reason to hate Philadelphia, go ahead and read John Gonzalez’s column titled “Mets Are a National Punch Line“.
You may remember that John Gonzalez was the “professional” journalist who ignited the Raul Ibanez controversy back in June 2009.
It’s a shame that Philadelphia sports are so boring that their journalists have to focus on the Mets. With so many talented players and so much success you’d think a story about the Phillies would sell more newspapers.
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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.