With the regular season entering it's final week and the Yankees heading off to Tampa and Boston, it's time to look at what should happen in the wildcard game.
Mike Piazza walked up to bat against Steve Karsay in the bottom of the eighth, the Mets trailing the Braves 2-1. Shea Stadium was electric; Mike Piazza was the guy fans wanted at-bat down a run late in a game. Karsay pitched a ball that was meant to be away, and the second the ball hit Piazza’s bat, fans knew it was leaving the ballpark.
All eyes were on David Wright on Thursday afternoon, as members of the media and teammates of The Captain sat in on what wound up being an emotional press-conference for No. 5.
The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and the NFL is about to kick off their season. Now is the time for playoff contenders to start getting up that head of steam that they need heading into October.
The New York Mets’ National League Cy Young Award candidate, Jacob deGrom, recorded yet another no-decision on Monday afternoon, despite another magnificent outing. It seems almost inevitable that every time deGrom is on the mound, the Mets’ offense will be virtually absent, and deGrom will need to do everything himself.