New York Mets

Photo: Aaron Doster - USA TODAY Sports
Howard Simon
May 07, 2019 - 11:30 am
I have a number of things on my mind this week so here we go with some random thoughts: The NHL's Eastern Conference playoff picture might as well have been dead to me after Round 1. The team I was rooting for in the East, that Tampa Bay Lightning, was eliminated, as was my second choice, the...
Read More
Photo: Brad Mills - USA TODAY Sports
July 29, 2018 - 11:13 am
Mike Jafari @mjafariWGR The MLB Trade Deadline is on Tuesday, July 31st, but teams aren’t waiting to add more depth to make a World Series run. The Los Angeles Dodgers kicked things off after they acquired Manny Machado from the Baltimore Orioles shortly after the All-Star break. Here are some...
Read More
Photo: Kevin Hoffman - USA TODAY Sports
Howard Simon
July 11, 2018 - 6:13 am
I was on vacation last week, but that didn’t mean the sports world stopped. With that, it's time for me to get caught up with some opinions and observations: Ryan O’Reilly traded No surprise here. The O’Reilly trade speculation morphed from if to when over the course of the offseason. While some...
Read More
Photo: Noah K. Murray - USA TODAY Sports
Howard Simon
May 08, 2018 - 10:49 am
In July of 2013, Matt Harvey of the New York Mets was the starting pitcher for the National League in the All Star game at Citifield, the Mets home. In May of that year, an article at The Athletic referred to Harvey as the most exciting pitcher in baseball. Five years later, Harvey's career in blue...
Read More