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 1:45pm11/30/12 1:45pm

Johan Santana No-Hit The Cardinals, Carlos Beltran Still Pissing Off Mets Fans

Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in New York Mets history last night and, of course, it all hinged on Carlos Beltran. In the top of the sixth, Beltran hit a rocket down the third base line that was ruled foul and was clearly fair. It would be much ado about nothing, since these things happen all the time in… »6/02/12 9:45am6/02/12 9:45am

Johan Santana Wants To Seal The Testimony In His Ongoing Sexual Assault Lawsuit

New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana—forgive us if you didn't need that detail, but Santana hasn't pitched since the middle of last season—was accused last year of sexual assault on a golf course in October 2009. The woman said Santana approached her and raped her, as she was pleading with him to stop, while Santana… »8/26/11 12:15pm8/26/11 12:15pm

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 3:30pm3/31/11 3:30pm