Mike Pelfrey Archive

RISK MANAGEMENT

The suggestion that the New York Mets “intend to follow the Boston Red Sox template” is not news, but more of the same; more of what Sandy Alderson has been saying since Day One.

A HEALTHY DOSE OF IRONY

During a recent ESPN Sunday Night broadcast former Mets manager Bobby Valentine was asked, “At what point do you have a good idea of what your team is?” Valentine replied, “45 games.”

THROWING A WET BLANKET ON OPTIMISM

The New York Mets played their final spring training game Saturday, an 11-0 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Just prior to the game the team announced former star rightfielder Darryl Strawberry will throw out the first pitch Opening Day. That’s …