This season is over and has been for months for the Mets. At this late stage, what's the point of Noah Syndergaard returning to a lost season? None. Syndergaard did say that he does not want for "10 months to go by without me competing in a meaningful game." Well, to put it bluntly, there is no game from now until the end of the season that will be meaningful for the Mets. Yes, I know, Syndergaard essentially meant he wanted to be back playing on the major league stage -- which I'm sure would give him confidence and make him feel good about returning in 2018. But is that worth it? It is worth putting his health at risk just to return this season? No, it's not. The Mets have recently realized
It wasn't only the Chicago Cubs that won at Wrigley Field Tuesday, but the Skokie Police Department Honor Guard as well. The Honor Guard presented colors at Wrigley before the game where the Cubs hosted the New York Mets, and with about 75 police department personnel and others watching from the seats, said Skokie police Chief Tony Scarpelli. "To see your fellow officers at Wrigley Field doing such an important task as presenting the national colors, you just swell with pride," he said. Scarpelli received texts from people in the ball park he didn't even know were there saying how great it was to see the Skokie police color guard's big day, he said. "There was just such great community pride,"
When you think about the TV show “Friends,” chances are you don’t think of baseball. The titular friends don’t play baseball and they don’t really talk about baseball (despite living in New York, a city with two major league baseball teams). James Wagner of the New York Times spoke to several Latin American baseball players about their love of “Friends,” and they all gave the sitcom credit for helping them become more comfortable with English.