Today the Mets released Luis Castillo, and will try to forget the last three-and-a-half years ever existed. For my money, the maligned and malignant second basemen best represents the Mets' years as a black hole of a franchise. They'll have to eat his remaining $6 million, and it's worth it. Much like finally…
The New York Mets are not the worst team in baseball. They are not even the most ineptly run franchise in their own division. Yet, their 2009 campaign may have forever redefined the concept of losing.
Last week, Twins second baseman Luis Castillo was scheduled to receive his yearly physical from team doctors. But he kept wanting to delay it, much to the confusion of team officials. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire helpfully explained.