Mets Shake Off Slide With Big Win in Tampa

Bullpen roles shuffled BY JOE RINI If the recent 7 and 4 homestand with its Johan Santana no-hitter seemed like a magic carpet ride, the start of the current nine game road trip must have felt like a three hour commute to work for the New York Mets. Several late inning defensive lapses contributed to […]

YES! Santana Pitches First Mets No-Hitter

Franco Inducted Into Mets Hall of Fame BY JOE RINI For Mets fans, it was a weekend to celebrate a lefthander from their past and a present day lefty whose future looks brighter than it did a few months ago. On Friday June 1, Johan Santana no-hit the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals at Citi […]

Scott Hairston Is Heir to a Baseball Legacy

Scott Hairston Is Heir to a Baseball Legacy

Red-hot Mets outfielder is product of three generations of Major Leaguers BY JOE RINI Rockland County Times Exclusive! Baseball and history go together, and for Scott Hairston of the New York Mets, that history reaches back over 60 years and breathes anew everyday. The Hairstons are one of only three families that have sent three […]

Mets Still in Running at Quarter Pole of Season

David Wright’s on the Right Side of .400 BY JOE RINI In the spirit of this Triple Crown horse racing season, the Mets stride into the quarter pole of the 2012 baseball season in fourth place, a “neck” behind third place Miami, and three “lengths” behind division leading Washington, who battles Atlanta for the lead. […]