It’s last call for bids to buy the New York Mets. Sportico reports “bidders vying for the Major League Baseball franchise have until Aug. 31 to submit their best-and-final offers for the team. Allen & Co., which is overseeing the sale process, made the deadline known to bidders (Tuesday night) in an emailed letter, a copy of which was reviewed by Sportico.
Two years his senior, Hank had a strong enough bat and good enough defensive chops to be scouted by professionals and signed with the Mets in 1961. Frank, who had grown by this point and was now 5’9” and weighed 160-pounds. garnered no such attention, and after graduating went on to attend Solano Community College, a junior college in Fairfield, California.
A right hamstring issue ended Max Scherzer’s start after just one inning last week, but he got right to work on mitigating the problem, and as of Monday afternoon, when the series with the New York Mets in Citi Field got underway, manager Davey Martinez said Scherzer was good to go. He threw yesterday,” the manager said. He threw the ball well.