Tag Archive: Jose Reyes

Dec 16

Darryl’s room

I still remember like yesterday the day Darryl Strawberry left the Mets for the Dodgers. I was waiting to get a haircut in fifth grade when the news on the television at the barber shop told me Darryl had jumped ship. I melted out of my chair and sank to my knees. Straw was my …

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Jul 06

Moneyball: STAT staying with the Swoosh not a surprise

Amar’e Stoudemire caused a minor stir recently when he tweeted that his shoe contact was apparently about to expire, and that he was considering jumping ship from Nike: But Amar’e leaving Nike never seemed realistic, at least not to me. And sure enough, Stoudemire tweeted a video today that showed him re-signing a new contract …

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Dec 31

We the living

If you’ve been coming here for a while, you already know that the only holiday I truly love is Halloween. But New Year’s, I’ve always at the very least liked. I realize it’s technically just another day, but it represents to me a time to reflect and measure growth. A clean start. A fresh slate. …

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Aug 16

Final Destination? Fate – with assist from WBC — has it in for the Mets

Never have I seen a team as cursed as this year’s Mets. Don’t get me wrong, they’ve brought it on themselves in certain ways, and GM Omar Minaya’s press conference where he called out a reporter will go down as one of the most notorious moments in New York sports history. But it’s simply incredible …

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Jul 27

Make no mistake: Rickey all about Rickey

Now I’m not about to tell you brand new Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson wasn’t a great player. Of course he was. And I loved him growing up – who didn’t? He was a swashbuckling stolen base machine who referred to himself in the third person. That said, if anyone is a better testament to …

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