Earlier this week, Greenlight Capital hedge fund manager David Einhorn reignited the bubble debate that we have spilled so many pixels dissecting. The shorter of Lehman Brothers and the New York Mets fan said in a quarterly letter to clients “we are witnessing our second tech bubble in 15 years.” The Bubble Chatter is nothing...Read More
Lucas Duda hit a long home run and the New York Mets threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the ninth inning to hold off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Wednesday night with a stiff wind whipping through Citi Field.
New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey decided to commemorate the 6 month anniversary of his Tommy John surgery with a picture on Twitter. The picture shows Harvey smiling and offering his middle finger to the camera from the time of the operation. It’s a little crass, yes, but it’s funny and harmless. Athletes have tweeted […]
The New York Mets’ season can still go a number of ways, and whether the team is in or out of contention come July will dictate the trades it makes this year. The Mets could either cling to the hopes of a wild card spot, remaining in...Show More Summary
Even with a 10-10 record, the New York Mets' 2014 season outlook looks far from hopeful. In Dave Cameron's April 21st piece on Fangraphs regarding wOBA differential, he calculates the Mets to own the third-worst wOBA run differential—at...Show More Summary
It was on this day in 1962 that the New York Mets earned their first franchise win. After losing the first nine games of the season, the Mets would finally get their first win by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 in a game played at Forbes Field. The 1962 New York Mets were one of […]
Our New York operavores, Elizabeth Frayer and Shawn E Milnes, went to the opening of Cenerentola. Both were knocked out by Diva Joyce in one of her signature roles, and both screamed themselves hoarse over the stand-in Mexican tenor, a major find, Javoer Camarena. But they went home arguing about the rumbles. Elizabeth was alarmed by […]
If the New York Mets expect to be contenders for a National League Wild Card berth this season, they will need some reinforcements along the way. Every team does. Let's take a look at three players that are currently in New York's minor...Show More Summary
Adam Wainwright threw seven neat innings before leaving with a knee injury, and Jon Jay hit a two-run single that sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Met with painter and memoirist Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff at New York's Ace Hotel. Slouched in bohemian sofas, we discussed our seemingly opposite new books and how leaving our homelands affected the creative process. Ioannis Pappos:...Show More Summary
Matt Harvey bid farewell to Twitter today with one last obscene gesture. The New York Mets pitcher posted a photo of himself flipping the bird to the camera while lying in a hospital bed before surgery. Harvey had Tommy John surgery six months ago and is likely out for the rest of this season. The […]
The New York Mets are loaded with high-level pitching prospects such as Noah Syndergaard and Rafael Montero, but it could be Jacob deGrom who makes the biggest impact on the major league roster this season. Syndergaard, Montero and deGrom are all currently starting at Triple-A Las Vegas while the major league rotation is currently full. Show More Summary
Jenrry Mejia pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, David Wright delivered another key hit and the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Monday night.
The St. Louis Cardinals have promoted left-hander Tyler Lyons from Triple-A Memphis and are starting him against the New York Mets.
Despite the five straight losing seasons in their wake, the New York Mets entered 2014 with high expectations. At least as far as their general manager was concerned, anyway. After an 88-loss campaign in 2013, Sandy Alderson projected...Show More Summary
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, has no idea why women are complaining about not having their birth control covered by the insurance that they pay for. According to him, they can just walk into a 7-Eleven and get what...Show More Summary
Growing up in New York meant the secondary channels – WNEW, WOR, WPIX – often ran the same features often enough you came to expect them and knew the films from their frequent advertisements. It’s where I first met Walter Mitty, as portrayed...Show More Summary
On Monday morning, a prominent panel of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey watchdogs met with top officials at the bistate agency’s headquarters in a public meeting to discuss ways to... To view the full story, click the title link.
With the end of the New York Knicks’ season last week, the Phil Jackson Era officially began and the team’s new president made his first move today, firing Coach Mike Woodson and the team’s coaching staff. Jackson met with the coach Monday morning and delivered the news that has been expected since about Christmas, ESPN’s […]
It's still April, but the MLB trade market is definitely open for business. That was made clear by the recent swap between the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates, which saw Ike Davis head to the NL Central in exchange for Zack Thornton and a player to be named later. Show More Summary