Category: 2011 Spring Training
Mookie Number One (Again)

Mookie Number One (Again)

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With the release of Luis Castillo, Mets first-base coach Mookie Wilson will reclaim uniform #1. Regardless of what number was on his back, he was always #1 in the hearts of ...

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Carlos Beltran Update

Carlos Beltran Update

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The Onion has good news to report about Carlos Beltran: Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran, whose past several seasons have been hampered by nagging injuries, had a successful ...

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Mets Cut Down Roster

Mets Cut Down Roster

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In addition to the release of Luis Castillo yesterday, the Mets also assigned Dillon Gee, Boof Bonser, Ryota Igarashi, Taylor Tankersley, Raul Chavez, Dusty Ryan, Russ Adams, and ...

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Why Luis Castillo was Released

Why Luis Castillo was Released

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There are several reasons Luis Castillo was released by the Mets: 1. His skills have diminished with age 2. Because of his advance age and diminished skills, he does not ...

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Luis Castillo Released

Luis Castillo Released

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In case you are just crawling out from under your rock, Luis Castillo was released by the Mets on Friday afternoon. Soon after, Mets fans were dancing in the streets. What I ...

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The Second Base Debacle

The Second Base Debacle

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The much-anticipated, much-hyped, and much-ballyhooed drama of Mets 2011 spring training was to be the battle for second base. Everyone and their brother (and their sister as ...

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Fitting Movie for St. Patrick’s Day

Fitting Movie for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Paddy's day to you! Yesterday at ESPN I wrote about baseball films, and one of them is particularly appropriate for today: The Emerald Diamond, which is a documentary ...

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Mets Governed by Finances

Mets Governed by Finances

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The recent report by Bob Klapisch and Steve Popper that Johan Santana could miss the season was immediately and vehemently dismissed as poppycock by the Mets and Johan himself. ...

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