R.A. Dickey Leads the Way for Mets

Bad luck for Bay BY JOE RINI Judging by the success of pitcher R.A. Dickey in 2012, the New York Mets may insist that all of their pitchers take up mountain climbing in the off-season. Less than six months after the 37-year-old right hander risked his career by climbing the 19,336 feet of Mount Kilimanjaro […]

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 […]

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 […]