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Rays hero Brett Phillips has obscure connections to Yankees, Mets

Rays hero Brett Phillips has obscure connections to Yankees, Mets

ARLINGTON, Texas — Talk about a heart-racing moment. There’s so much to digest, to discuss, about the mind-boggling play that ended Saturday night’s World Series Game 4 at Globe Life Field. Those contemplations and conversations must start with Brett Phillips. And Phillips, the man who delivered the two-out, two-strike, two-error, two-run, ninth-inning, game-winning single off...
Oct 24, 2020

Steve Cohen’s Mets can’t let next Justin Turner get away

ARLINGTON, Texas — Will the Steve Cohen Mets not let Justin Turner get away like the Wilpon Mets did? Maybe not. After all, Sandy Alderson, the Mets general manager who non-tendered Turner on Dec. 2, 2013, is coming back to serve as team president. Yet as Turner helped power the Dodgers to a 6-2 victory...
Oct 21, 2020
Steve Cohen’s Mets purchase will have to go through Bill de Blasio

Steve Cohen’s Mets purchase will have to go through Bill de Blasio

Hal Steinbrenner isn’t the only prominent New York figure who will have a say in the sale of the Mets to Steve Cohen. None other than Bill de Blasio also gets a turn at bat, thanks to the terms of the Citi Field lease. However, much like Steinbrenner, the Yankees’ managing general partner, New York...
Oct 21, 2020
Roger Clemens’ ‘bizarre’ Mike Piazza bat throw is still shocking

Roger Clemens’ ‘bizarre’ Mike Piazza bat throw is still shocking

Editor’s note: The 2000 World Series between the Yankees and Mets began 20 years ago Wednesday. On the anniversary, we look back at the series that captivated the city. You know how animated movies try to draw in both kids and adults, creating dazzling visuals for the former group and witty dialogue for the latter?...
Oct 17, 2020
Steve Cohen’s response to messy Mets free-agency scenario will say a lot

Steve Cohen’s response to messy Mets free-agency scenario will say a lot

Not too much longer, Mets fans. By next month, Steve Cohen’s purchase of the team should become official, and then you can start debating legitimately whether you’d rather sign J.T. Realmuto or George Springer. (Probably not both. Sorry.) Yet as we prepare for this long-awaited new era, there’s one upcoming checkpoint that intrigues me the...
Oct 8, 2020
Bobby Jones’ big Mets anniversary bittersweet after Tom Seaver’s passing

Bobby Jones’ big Mets anniversary bittersweet after Tom Seaver’s passing

SAN DIEGO — Twenty years later, Bobby Jones says, it’s the little things he cherishes most. The Mets had just outlasted the Giants, 3-2, in National League Division Series Game 3 at Shea Stadium, courtesy of Benny Agbayani’s walk-off, 13th-inning homer against Aaron Fultz. Up two games to one in the best-of-five competition, the Mets...

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