Just over three weeks until the regular season begins, the New York Mets finally have their pre and post-game radio host.
Bio: Howard Megdal is Writer At Large for Capital New York, and a contributing writer for Sports on Earth. His books include The Baseball Talmud, Taking the Field and Wilpon's Folly. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.
A great deal has changed since the Knicks signed Jason Kidd last summer.
The news that E.S.P.N. broke Tuesday night, that Major League Baseball would seek to suspend roughly 20 players with ties to the now-defunct Biogenesis clinic run by Tony Bosch thanks to evidence provided by Bosch himself, appears to mean different things to the two New York baseball teams.
Veteran Daily News columnist Bill Madden was asking Nick Swisher, now a member of the Cleveland Indians, if he ever thought Overbay would be the one replacing him in right field for the Yankees.
The Yankees, fresh off of a sweep by the lowly Mets, lost two of three games to the Boston Red Sox this weekend. The reason for their struggles is precisely the one expected of this roster at the start of the season: offense.
Remember that state of delirium that enveloped the Mets and their fans after that four-game sweep of the Yankees?
This week in New York baseball upended virtually every Mets and Yankees trend.
For years, it has been a point of contention for Red Bulls fans that the franchise doesn't take the U.S. Open Cup tournament seriously, for reasons that are not clear.
The Mets have taken a vacation from their problems this week against the Yankees, breaking through all kinds of barriers in a 9-4 victory over their crosstown rivals.
Though manager Terry Collins said all the right things about building on Tuesday night's 2-1 victory over the Yankees at Citi Field, team, fans (and owners, naturally) realize there probably won't be too many bright spots this season.