By the way, you can stream Sunday’s game at Yahoo’s Sports Home, MLB index and video home beginning at 1:10 p.m. Once loaded with arms like Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler, New York is currently down to Noah Syndergaard, who’s currently battling strep throat, and Bartolo Colon, who is officially its steadiest and healthiest rotation option. Therein lies the problem for the Mets.
Every Major League Baseball player dons a No. 42 jersey to honor Jackie Robinson on April 15. In the wake of Jose Fernandez’s tragic death following a boating accident Sunday, the Miami Marlins will honor their former ace in like fashion. According to the Miami Herald, every Marlins player will wear Fernandez’s No. 16 during Monday’s game against the New York Mets. Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes, who defected from Cuba like Fernandez, hung his countryman’s jersey in the dugout prior to Sunday’s win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Cespedes will bring the jersey with him to Miami to honor his friend’s legacy. “(Mets owner Jeff Wilpon) had the jersey made,” Cespedes said, “ … and I decided that I
The most universally loved, trusted, and respected person in Southern California is not a political. religious, or entertainment figure. The most dominant, unifying individual in this vast geographical and population region is Broadcaster Vin Scully, who is retiring next weekend after 67 years with the Dodgers. He is by far the chief asset of the Dodgers organization. The most personal link that fans in greater Los Angeles have with the beloved Dodgers, is their esteemed broadcaster. To maintain market dominance, the Dodgers organization will have to work zealously. Vin Scully is irreplaceable–if his replacement is a typical play by play broadcaster, Dodgers popularity and revenue will suffer.