MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets

Game Recap August 10: Blevins Blunders, Bats Brittle

Executive Summary Jerry Blevins gave up Oscar Hernandez’s first major-league home run in the 12th inning. Diamondbacks 3, Mets 2. Discussion and Analysis It’s no surprise that a lineup featuring Ty Kelly, T.J. Rivera, Matt Reynolds and Bartolo Colon — a mediocre spring training B-squad — mustered merely three baserunners against a pitcher who entered the game […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Oakland Athletics

Who We Believe Will Be on the 25-Man Roster Come August… But Isn’t Now

Travis d’Arnaud: rotator cuff inflammation. Lucas Duda: lower back stress fracture. David Wright: frogs, boils, locusts, darkness for three days. Not only are the Mets down three position players, they’re missing arguably their three most important ones. After all, Juan Lagares is a rather studly fourth outfielder. But the team’s infield depth was such a weakness entering […]