New York Mets

  • On tax day 2009, Ollie Perez repossessed control of the strike zone in leading the New York Mets to a 7-2 victory over the San...

  • Cincinnati is officially in the win column

    The Cincinnati Reds avoided being swept at home with an 8-6 win in a business day special ballgame that began at 12:35 AM...

  • Uncross those legs, Bunny! It's time to go MILF hunting!

    Here’s the lineup per John Fay for today’s 12:35 business day special: Taveras 8, McDonald 7, Votto 3, Philliips 4, Bruce 9, Encarnacion 5, Hanigan...

  • Reds let one get away 9-7 to Mets

    This one hurt. We looked forward to this game all day and into the evening. Getting to enjoy a Reds home game from...

  • Liveblog – Regular Season Game 2: Mets at Reds

    We’re doing this on the fly. We didn’t invite a lot of regular readers and we might abandon at any given time if we lose...

  • Opening Day in Cincinnati 2009

    A crowd of 42,177 sat through 39 degree weather and constant rain and drizzle (and sleet at times) to see a 2-1 loss...

  • Will Leitch, one of our favorite writers on his first trip to Citi Field. The in’s and out’s. What it’s really like. That Pepsi Cola...

  • The Mets will have some interesting menu choices for their at Citi Field this year. Ribs, Shrimp rolls, it’s all there folks. Cracker jacks are...

  • New York Mets 2009 Season Preview

    Leading up to the start of the 2009 Regular Season, Diamond Hoggers will preview each of MLB’s 30 teams. Today’s team is the New York...

  • Inside the Home Run Apple at Citi Field

    This is as close as most of you will get to the new home run apple at Citi Field, which is rumored to be pretty...

  • Maybe we’ll miss out on Johan on Opening Day afterall. “Johan Santana met with GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel for 40 minutes this...

  • Shea Stadium is gone forever

    The final remnants of Shea Stadium have been torn down on this dreary, dark day in Queens. Just a few months months back they were...

  • Strawberry’s book “Straw: Finding my Way” out this April. Beer “was the foundation of our alcoholic lifestyle,” he writes. “We hauled around more Bud than...

  • $36 Million could buy a lot of Bananas

    When Oliver Perez was a young prospect with the Pirates, my buddy George and I got to see him throw against the Redlegs. We guzzled...