New York Mets: Everyday Struggle

Johan Santana is slated to pitch Tuesday March 9th, making his way back from last year’s season ending surgery, and looking to regain his former Cy Young form. Johan said “I can get full extension again, which will allow me to throw my wicked slider and send hitters to the dugout shaking their heads.” I … Continue reading

Baseball Notes from Around the Web: “The Tools of Ignorance”

[[Editor’s Note: Welcome back to Venuist’s new baseball notes column.  Sorry, we tried to get Gammons but NESN blew our bid out of the water when Jerry Remy threw in his personal “Wally: The Green Monster” beanie baby to close the deal.]] More odds than ends… Jason Bay began his long marriage of hitting warning … Continue reading

More from LA; Phillies, Red Sox screw Angels reax – AP Reports

[[Story from AP newswire]]   Los Angeles, CA: 12/15/2009 Newswire services reported that in a whirlwind of moves yesterday, that the Southern California American League baseball representative, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, were stripped of their pitching ace when the Boston Red Sox, led by the clever tactician, GM Theo Epstein, stole John Lackey … Continue reading

Phillies, Red Sox collude to Screw LA Angels – AP Reports

[[Story: From the AP news wire.]] Philadelphia, PA: 12/14/2009 – A year from now, upon the conclusion of another heartbreaking campaign, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Orange County, California baseball fans may well look back on this day and ask whether or not their season was lost today, some four months before opening day. A … Continue reading