Granderson went 0-for-3 in Saturday night's 7-5 win over the Angels.He struck out twice and grounded into a force out with the bases loaded in fifth.Warthen, who ascended to the major league staff with the 3 a.m.ET firing of Willie Randolph and Rick Peterson back in June 2008, this season matches Mel Stottlemyre (1984-93) for the second-longest tenure of any Mets pitching coach -- 10 seasons.Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or use the buttons to the right to subscribe and get instant access to the best baseball content on the web. For each one of this bunch of over 30, under performing veterans, please identify which "illness" they suffer from A) undisclosed nagging injury, B) small sample size, or C) stick a fork in him, he's done.(Paul from DC)Ooh, good one. It's like an Ichiro starter kit, and that's not really what he is. Or mets would have to add another propsect/ ask for less salary relief.
It’s something I wanted to do as a way to connect with fans and get closer to them.But the team does not "have a date etched in stone yet." When Cespedes does return, Collins will once again have four outfielders for three spots — the other three being Granderson, Michael Conforto and Jay Bruce.Jose Reyes scratched from Mets lineup, Matt Reynolds gets start Collins refused to reveal his plan for the outfield when Cespedes come back.Opening pitch to the baseball season is about 72 hours away, and while we’re having a blast with the previews, why not mix in an interview? Did you hit him up for advice on how to do this new-fangled blogging thing? We tried something like this last year with budding blogger Billy Wagner of the Mets, but he danced around our questions as if he were pitching to David Ortiz in the bottom of the ninth. Q: Without question, the pioneer in this increasingly athlete-as-blogger world is Gilbert Arenas.Gilbert Arenas is an amazing athlete, and I do know he’s done a great job of connecting with his fans through his blog among other ways. or were you getting more love from the ladies on myspace?