Daniel Murphy Disagrees With The Gay "Lifestyle"

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy says that he would be accepting of a gay teammate, but that he "disagree[s] with the lifestyle, 100 percent," throwing the authenticity of his claimed acceptance into question. » 3/03/15 9:55pm 3/03/15 9:55pm

Tony La Russa Says Let The Cheats Into Cooperstown (Now That He's There)

Tony La Russa is one of six men who will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame today. Now that he's got his ticket punched, he thinks all the heavy hitters from the steroid era should be let in—but with an asterisk. » 7/27/14 9:45am 7/27/14 9:45am

Mets GM Sandy Alderson Is On Twitter, And He Is Funny

Look at that man up there. Does he look like a funny Twitter person to you? Probably not, right. He looks like the senior partner at your dad's accounting firm. He seems like he would have a really firm handshake. He looks like he would interview you for Harvard in the lobby of a local hotel and nod reluctantly when… » 2/09/12 4:40pm 2/09/12 4:40pm

Baseball Executives Continue To Show They Have No Idea How Baseball…

Hidden in this interesting piece about identity fraud from Tyler Kepner in the The New York Times is the perhaps not so stunning realization that many of the people charged with evaluating, acquiring and displaying baseball talent don't know a thing about baseball. Sandy Alderson, the current general manager for the… » 1/28/12 5:59pm 1/28/12 5:59pm

Mets Consider Making Citi Field More Homer-Happy

Building a stadium around Johan Santana probably seemed like a good idea at the time. But three years and so many damn doubles later, Citi Field is more homer unfriendly than anyone could have predicted: only San Diego and San Francisco see less home runs per game in the National League. So the Mets are thinking about… » 9/21/11 1:50pm 9/21/11 1:50pm

So It's Come To This: Mets Fans Wearing Paper Bags

Things are coming to some kind of head in Flushing. Wednesday, fans begin to show up with brown paper bags over their heads, probably the most evocative visual for this team since that Post cover of sad Mr. Met. Even the media started tuning the losses out. » 4/22/11 2:30pm 4/22/11 2:30pm

Mets Punch Their Fans In The Dick With Awful Season Ticket Pitch

Couched as fake SNY breaking news about a big acquisition, complete with press conference, you might be disappointed to learn that the Flushing front office's big target is...you. » 12/17/10 1:45pm 12/17/10 1:45pm