(The Blue Man Group on top of the Mets dugout entertaining fans during the game – Photo by Jason Schott)
For the second straight night, the Mets got dominant starting pitching and a big offensive performance as they beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2, at Citi Field on Tuesday night.
Continue reading Mets Dominate D-Backs Again, Close In On Them In Wild Card Race
The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma
By James S. Gordon, MD
HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; hardcover, $27.99; available today, Tuesday, September 10
James S. Gordon, MD is a Harvard-educated psychiatrist, former researcher at the National Institute of Mental Health and Chair of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy, and a clinical professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at Georgetown Medical School.
Continue reading BrooklynFans Of Books: “The Transformation” by James S. Gordon, MD
(Former Met Wilmer Flores ready to hit against Jacob deGrom – Photo by Jason Schott)
On Monday night, the Mets, led by a great outing by Jacob deGrom and two home runs from Pete Alonso, beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-1, on Monday night at Citi Field.
Continue reading Mets, Powered by deGrom & Alonso, Take Down D-Backs
Audience Of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America
By James Poniewozik
Liveright Publishing; hardcover, 352 pages; $27.95; available Tuesday, September 10
Long before Donald Trump became associated with Twitter as a presidential candidate and now in the White House, there was one medium that he knew how to master: television.
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(Craig Kimbrel in his time with the Red Sox)
After they suffered yet another loss to the rival Yankees on Sunday night, the Red Sox made the announcement that they have parted ways with President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski.
Continue reading Dombrowski Decision To Let Kimbrel Leave Red Sox Did Him In
(Two Phillies cross the plate after scoring in the fifth against Noah Syndergaard (top left) – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Mets lost the rubber game of their series with the Phillies, 10-7, on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field, a battle that took four hours and 29 minutes to complete.
Continue reading Mets Lose Marathon To Phillies
Bob Lederer is the author of a new book on the Super Bowl III Champion New York Jets, Beyond Broadway Joe: The Super Bowl TEAM That Changed Football (Dey Street, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; now out in paperback, $17.99).
Continue reading Book Chat: Bob Lederer, Author Of “Beyond Broadway Joe,” Now Out In Paperback
Overtime: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College Football
By John U. Bacon
William Morrow; hardcover; $28.99
John U. Bacon has become an authority on Michigan University football through his books on the ups and downs of this storied program.
Continue reading BrooklynFans Of Books: “Overtime” On Michigan Football With Harbaugh At Helm
(Cesar Hernandez approaching the plate after his first-inning home run – Photo by Jason Schott)
Marcus Stroman’s time with the Mets has not gone as well as they hoped since they made the shocking move to acquire him at the trade deadline in late July.
Continue reading Stroman Stun By Phillies, Who Hand Mets First Shutout in 7 Weeks
(Mets pitcher Edwin Diaz on the mound searching for answers Friday night – Photo by Jason Schott)
When the Mets acquired Edwin Diaz in the offseason, they thought they were bringing in one of the top closers in baseball after he saved 57 games with the Seattle Mariners last season.
Continue reading Callaway: Diaz “not getting the ball where he wants to”