Accountability from the Mets

The Mets, as has been widely covered by now, completed what was on many counts the worst all-time September meltdown in baseball history, and one of the great all-time disappointments among all US professional sports. There are ample statistics showing how this isn’t just some kneejerk emotional heartbreak but a categorically unprecedented failure. Yesterday, the […]

Buzz Monitoring: Settling Bar Bets

I was having an e-mail chat with Mark Naples about baseball (talking about work gets old fast; baseball, meanwhile, presents 2,430 games in the regular season alone). After David Wright’s Friday night game-winning hit against the Yankees, I was going to write Mark about how Wright doesn’t get as much attention in the NY media […]