MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets

Game recap May 28: Visions of ’86 (we’re going to pretend the rest didn’t happen)

What Happened, In Two Sentences Noah Syndergaard was ejected without warning for throwing behind Chase Utley in the third inning. Utley retaliated with two home runs – including a grand slam – as the Dodgers won 9-1. Mets Finally Retaliate Against Utley After Chase Utley slid past the base and broke Ruben Tejada’s leg in […]

MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillie Phanatic is My Nemesis (And Other Philadelphia-Based Mets Villains)

Growing up, I hated the Phillies. I suppose that’s nothing special for a Mets fan, given the rivalry that’s managed to stay alight between the teams for decades despite them hardly ever being good at the same time. But I really, really hated them. I grew up in Phillies territory, and first saw the Mets […]

MLB: NLDS-New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers

The Biggest Mets Villains

The guy you love to hate. The one you’re most afraid of when he faces the Mets in a clutch situation. You don’t root for players to get hurt, but if he happens to miss the next Mets series with flu-like symptoms, you won’t object. Even the guys you wish were not in charge. These are […]