MLB 2020 season simulation: Astros remain in last place; Syndergaard signs long-term extension with Mets

Major League Baseball was supposed to launch the 2020 regular season four weeks ago, on March 26. The spread of the novel coronavirus, however, forced MLB to delay Opening Day to some unknowable future date that is dependent on the effectiveness of the containment strategies imposed across the country in Read more

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Mets owner Jeff Wilpon is open to restarting season if players take salary cut

In light of what Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti said about the possibility of having no live sports in Los Angeles until 2021, New York governor Andrew Cuomo was asked about the possibility of whether New York would follow similar projections. More specifically, he was asked on his brother’s cable Read more

Mets’ Marcus Stroman challenges NASCAR’s Kyle Larson to fight following driver’s use of racial slur

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson was fired from Chip Ganassi Racing on Tuesday after he used a racial slur during a virtual race two days earlier. Larson did apologize for his actions, but some people aren’t buying it, including New York Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman. Just hours before Larson was Read more

New York Mets all-time team: Piazza, Wright, Beltran in the lineup; deGrom featured in stacked rotation

In an effort to avoid going stir crazy with MLB and every other major sports league shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve decided to take a look at the best of the best for each baseball franchise. We’re going to have a 30-day series creating an all-time team for Read more

How injuries to Noah Syndergaard and Luis Severino impact the trade market for Mets and Yankees

On Tuesday, the New York Mets announced that right-hander Noah Syndergaard will require Tommy John surgery, assuring he will miss the 2020 season (whatever that ends up entailing). Syndergaard is the second prominent New York-based starter to be lost for the year this spring, joining Yankees right-hander Luis Severino, whose Read more