The Mets Are Homering For Fun, And Probably Going To Make The Playoffs

We’re used to writing about the Mets for other reasons around here, so please forgive me if I make any mistakes while trying to play this one straight, but the Mets offense absolutely went bonkers Monday night, and it increasingly looks like they are going to skate right into the playoffs. » 8/25/15 2:03am 8/25/15 2:03am

Mets Approached Cougar Site About Stuffing Ballot Box For David Wright

When the first vote totals for the MLB All-Star Game were released last week, David Wright was in second. A desperate Mets marketing department didn't want Wright to lose to Pablo Sandoval for the second year in a row, especially not with the game being held at Citi Field. So one employee decided to turn to an… » 6/13/13 2:03pm 6/13/13 2:03pm

Google Translating World Baseball Classic Coverage: "The Shortstop, Jimmy Rollins Hit Embazó With The Forest Law"

Last night, the U.S. played its first game in this year's World Baseball Classic, and we learned a number of things: 1. America's official language is English, 2. The best the U.S. can do for an ace in an international competition is a kuckle-balling 38-year old, and 3. "With people on the pads, Luis Cruz drove the… » 3/09/13 12:15pm 3/09/13 12:15pm

No, That Was Not The Largest Contract In Mets History: Ruining Everyone's Fun Through Inflation Adjustment

Remember in 2009 when Avatar made, like, $760 billion, and you were all like, "Holy shit, Avatar just made the most money of all time!" And then your dick movie-geek friend told you that, adjusted for inflation, Avatar was actually just the 14th-highest grossing movie of all time? And the highest was actually almost… » 11/30/12 1:45pm 11/30/12 1:45pm

Report: David Wright, Mets Reach Agreement On Largest Contract In Team History

At around 2 a.m. this morning, Ed Coleman of WFAN in New York reported that the Mets and superstar third baseman David Wright had agreed to a contract extension that will likely keep him in Queens for the remainder of his career. The deal is presumed to be for seven years and around $140 million, which would be north… » 11/30/12 2:40am 11/30/12 2:40am

David Wright Still Thinks Those "Underdog" Mets Shirts Are A Dumb Idea

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Wright remembers that you can't be an underdog without having zero expectations. » 2/29/12 6:05pm 2/29/12 6:05pm

This Is A Photo Of A-Rod Holding Some Kale. You're Welcome.

Today, we give thanks to baseball for being back and to the New York Post for bringing our attention to this photo of Alex Rodriguez clutching a bundle of kale. The Post ran a story, adapted from a book called Diamond Dishes, about "the secret recipes that fuel" baseball's biggest stars. Among them: A-Rod's recipe for… » 3/31/11 3:30pm 3/31/11 3:30pm

David Wright's Dreaminess Almost Causes Cougar Riot

Page Six is always searching for some way to put Mets' third baseman David Wright in the column and today has finally found a suitable angle to satisfy its gossip-hungry readership: an eyewitness account of Wright almost getting trampled by amorous old ladies. During his annual "Do The Wright Thing" event at the Hard… » 11/18/08 1:15pm 11/18/08 1:15pm