I Can't Stop Watching This Agonized Mets Fan's Performative Suffering

After Juan Lagares popped out in foul territory with two men on against the Braves, this guy just couldn't handle the Mets' inability to score. The team was 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position in a 3-1 loss Thursday night, with nine runners left on base, and the man in the front row was fed up. We have likely all… » 7/11/14 9:50am 7/11/14 9:50am

Matt Harvey Tweets Bird-Flipping Picture, Immediately Deletes Account

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey tweeted out this picture today as a way to mark the six-month anniversary of his Tommy John surgery. It's a silly and harmless picture, but Harvey, or someone within the Mets organization, thought that its existence was offensive enough to warrant Harvey deleting his entire Twitter account.… » 4/22/14 1:18pm 4/22/14 1:18pm

Mike Francesa Wouldn't Shut Up About Paternity Leave Today

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is going to be away from the team for a few days on paternity leave, because his wife had a child and he wants to be with his wife and child. This is a thing that men in America, even athletes, do. Usually if they don't, it's because they're not lucky enough to have a good job where… » 4/02/14 5:37pm 4/02/14 5:37pm

Mets Pitching Coach: “I’m Sorry I Called You A ‘Chinaman’ Yesterday”

The Wall Street Journal's Stu Woo published an item last night about a very awkward exchange that he witnessed in the Mets locker room. While Woo was talking to Jeff Cutler, a Japanese American who serves as the team's interperter for Daisuke Matsuzaka, the two were approached by Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen. » 3/13/14 12:23pm 3/13/14 12:23pm

Matt Harvey's Interview With Dan Patrick Got Real Awkward Real Fast

Mets phenom Matt Harvey was a guest on the Dan Patrick Show this morning, and he was not the ideal interview subject. Patrick wanted to talk about Harvey's elbow injury and the looming possibility of Tommy John surgery—you know, baseball stuff—but all Harvey wanted to do was be a pitchman for some dumb phone thing… » 9/18/13 12:30pm 9/18/13 12:30pm