The Mets need some kind of a spark. Something. Anything.
Todd Frazier hopes it comes from whooping on the Yankees, his former team, this weekend.
I played with both teams now and I know how exciting it can be for both sides, Frazier said before Friday’s Subway Series game at Citi Field on Friday. Hopefully it kind of renews us here and we get that excitement back and the crowd brings it.
The Mets have lost their last six games. They started the day 27-32 7 1/2 games back of the first-place Nationals and in fourth place in the National League East.
Said Sharpe, voted in during his third year of eligibility: I don’t care if it’s first ballot, secret ballot or absentee ballot, I’m in.
And proud of it.
The Jets have Bilal Powell and Isaiah Crowell ahead of McGuire on the depth chart, so he probably will have to settle for being a third-down back.
On the surface, the Tomlinson-McGuire comparison seems absurd, but Mitchell does see more of his running backs than anybody else does. Still, this is quite a bit of pressure on Mitchell.
We understand the Yankees can’t use a designated hitter for this road interleague series, and thus will sit one of their four outfielders every game, but this Friday benching is surprising only because it’s two in a row for Hicks, who also didn’t start Wednesday night in Toronto.
Hicks, who is hitting.253 with six homers and 26 RBIs in 44 games, didn’t start Game 2 of the Yankees’ day-night doubleheader in Detroit on Monday, either. Counting two rainouts last week in Baltimore and Thursday’s day off, he had just four starts in nine days through Friday.
The other day in Toronto, it was another tough call, said Boone, who that night sat Hicks while starting Giancarlo Stanton in left, Brett Gardner in center and Gary Sanchez at DH. But in the three out of four, one of those the doubleheader, so he was going to sit (a game there).
I think it’s just a spot in the schedule that it kind of got caught like that. He’s fine. It’s a really good player sitting over there (Friday night) for us. After this series when we get back to the DH, he’ll probably be in the next 10 in a row.
The stadium for motor racing would be an incredibly loud, disruptive, traffic-jam causing land use that is totally at odds with the peaceful, passive nature of the park, Remaud said.