Thursday, February 23, 2023
Local Rules in Baseball Broadcasting
Sunday, February 12, 2023
It All Begins Again
I'm excited by the return of baseball this week, with the opportunity that 2023 represents for the Mets to continue to turn the page on their past struggles and build something special.
Monday, February 6, 2023
Remember When Darren O'Day Was a Met?
The Mets have had problems developing relievers — even when they already had one on their roster.
Veteran sidearming reliever Darren O'Day announced his retirement from baseball last week after 15 MLB campaigns. Age and injuries had slowed O'Day down quite a bit over the last few seasons, but he enjoyed an excellent major league career. He started with the Angels' organization as an undrafted free agent in 2006 after pitching for the University of Florida in college. This was back when the amateur draft was 50 rounds long. Hundreds of players were drafted who never even sniffed the major leagues. Meanwhile, O'Day went on to appear in 644 major league games, all in relief.
The Pitch Clock Is Working
I was skeptical of the pitch clock when it was first proposed, but it's undoubtedly improving MLB games. I'm 64 years old and have b...
Baseball is at its best when brought to you by local broadcasters — a fact that always seems to elude MLB's "brain trust." My...
Brett Baty has displayed a Major League-ready bat and a mature attitude this spring. He looks ready for the next step. Will the Mets let him...