And then there was one. One player from the 2008 World Series champs, that is. Ryan Howard likely isn’t going anywhere so he’ll be the last one to turn the lights off, but today Carlo Ruiz bid adieu to the Phillies following his trade to Los Angeles. Lost in all of the emotions the Dodgers are reported to be feeling about A.J. Ellis leaving is the fact that Ruiz was one of the most beloved Phillies players ever, by both his teammates and their fans. Yesterday Roy Halladay penned a heartfelt goodbye to Ruiz, suggesting that he was every bit as essential to his and the Phillies’ success as Ellis has been to Clayton Kershaw (and in pure baseball production, obviously, quite more).
Matthew Cerrone | Snapchat | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | About Me The Mets (64-63) return to Citi Field tonight, where they'll host the Philadelphia Phillies, who have lost five of their last eight games. I'm praying the Mets do not take a step backward here. They've got some momentum going, they just won four of five games from the two teams leading the Wild Card, they've pulled themselves back in to the mix. Now, they get the Phillies, who they should beat, at home, with their two most reliable pitchers stepping to the mound. This is the time when the Mets should build on what they did out west and string together a nice, meaningful streak. But, it's the Phillies, who they haven't exactly
Taiwan Tourism Bureau and the New York Mets will host the 12th annual Taiwan Heritage Day on Sunday, August 28 at Citi Field when the Mets host the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:10 p.m. Pre-game performances start at noon in the Mets plaza as free Taiwanese souvenirs and traditional snacks will be given out next to the stage. People can also experience Taiwanese folkgame at Taiwan's booth near the main entrance. The Chun-Qing Choir, made up of retirees who dedicate their efforts to promote the Taiwanese cultural performing arts, tour around the world and have also performed in schools, hospitals, nursing homes and correction centers throughout Taiwan. Taiwanese mascot "Oh Bear" will appear and