We’re in the last days of March, which means Spring Training, those magical six weeks of believing in the perfectibility of mankind (or at least of baseball players), is about to come to an end.
The Spring Training Story, which I’ve been reading for years, is in some ways the token of the season’s Read More
As the Mets assess ways to improve their pitching staff this offseason, Oliver Perez, who has been a mainstay of the starting rotation, is mentioned as one of several options. But if the Mets are serious about consolidating 2008’s gains, they have no choice but to sign Perez, who is the best of their plausible Read More
Oliver Perez is an enigma.
While many pitchers have displayed inconsistency, Perez’s highs and lows are remarkable, not just from game to game, but season to season.
There are endless theories for Perez’s problems, ranging from the mechanical to the psychological, and many prescriptions to solve them.
He showed encouraging signs Sunday against the Yankees, Read More
If you want to know why New York has become the Mets’ city, don’t look at today’s standings. Look at today’s pictures – the pictures from last night’s 5-4 Met win over the Giants at Shea Stadium.
Predictably enough, there were a lot of smiling faces around home plate last night after Read More
Oliver Perez sat calmly on the Mets’ clubhouse couch Thursday afternoon, peering through a pair of black-rimmed reading glasses as he made his way through the Daily News. If he were feeling any nerves about his upcoming assignment, the Subway Series opener against the Yankees, he didn’t show it.
“I’m just going Read More