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Archives: February 2014

Di-JEST (by Larry Smith): THIS & THAT

Usually our DiJest articles hit on one topic and have at it. But today I'd like to skip around and throw some commentary at a number of different i...

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Pirates Release d'Arnaud's brother. ...

According to MLBTR:​Pirates Designate Chase d'Arnaud For AssignmentWell, I am not sure I have even heard that he had a brother, much less an older ...

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Murphy: "It is nice to get here, but ...

Stats aside, Murphy striving for more in 2014On a day when there are two not so desirable articles in the news to discuss, we choose to focus on Da...

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Di-JEST (by Larry Smith) R.I.P. Ike'...

A word to the reader about this article.I wrote this a few days ago and was putting the finishing touches on it on Sunday night when the "news" bro...

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The Sunday Question

Now that we are in the grips of Spring Training, it's time to ask the real questions. Now I like news out of PSL as much as any other Met fan, hear...

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Di-Jest (by Larry Smith): Li'l Murphy...

Dear Diary,Well here we are in Port St. Lucie, Florida, for another spring traiining with the New York Metropolitans baseball team.Whew, for a whil...

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Flores Says He Can Still Play SS, Wha...

Wilmer 'sure' he can playshortstopIn reportfrom Adam Rubin, Flores was asked about his ability to play SS again."Sure. I played there for four year...

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di-JEST: Apps-solutely

While my wife and I were a bit late to the smartphone/tablet party we're all in at this point. She and I both have Android phones. I have an Androi...

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Mets Sign Farnsworth, Gammons Thinks ...

Yes basketball is still kicking my butt, sorry for my absence. So what did I miss?The Mets signed Kyle Farnsworth to a minor league deal with a spr...

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DEATHS IN THE EXTENDED FAMILY

No, this is not a Di-Jest article today and I have no aspirations to make you laugh. I was working on a piece that will go up in a few days but tod...

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Memories of Ralph

A sad day for all Met fans. Ralph Kiner has passed away at the age of 91. A legend as a HOF player, and a legend (as least to us older folks!) as a...

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Is It Time For The Mets To Take Advan...

One thing we know about Alderson is that he keeps most things close to his vest. When he says that he isn't interested in a player, you are left wo...

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TRDM Di-Jest: LIAR, LIAR PANTS ON FIRE

If you are an American and/or a New York Mets fan you have been lied to a goodly number of times. Fortunately that bastion of journalistic integrit...

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