Quit Breakin’ My Back Already
May 17th, 2011 by slangon

If you haven’t heard, apparently David Wright has been playing for about the past month or so with a broken back. An MRI revealed a stress fracture in his lower back that was thought to have happened during a game against the Astros on April 19. Wright figured he did it when he dove to […]

Interesting Strategy, Terry Collins
April 7th, 2011 by slangon

The finale of the first Mets/Phillies game just started a few minutes ago. I didn’t realize it until now that Terry Collins has decided that today would be a good day to rest Carlos Beltran. I understand the thinking. Carlos has those balky knees and Collins wants to help keep him fresh for the long […]

Some Lazy Saturday Afternoon Retro
March 5th, 2011 by slangon

I woke up this morning and had a very unusual realization. Today is Saturday, and I actually don’t have anything that I need to do. In celebration of that fact, I will soon be retiring to the couch to watch the Mets spring training game, eat some pizza nad drink a beer. Also in celebration […]

On The Fifth Day of Christmas…
December 18th, 2010 by slangon

… my collection gave to me Five David Wrights, Four New York Giants, Three 58’s, Two vintage pugs, And a Red from Cincinnati!

Fire Up the Old Hot Stove
November 5th, 2010 by slangon

Now that the World Series is over and nobody east of the Rockies cares about the Giants unless they’re playing football, it’s time for baseball obsessed folk like myself to start looking at the off-season moves made by their favorite teams. I’m not too sure how much moving and grooving other teams have done so […]

King of the 6-for-5 Bin
May 19th, 2010 by slangon

It had been quite a spell since I made my way over to the local card shop. I trying to give them time to refill the good old 6-4-5 bin. I think it worked because as I was looking through it there was only a small handful of cards that I remember seeing in there […]