First off, cool illustration by Chris Brown of The Journal News. How talented is that guy? It’s for a story Sudden Sam Borden did on struggling first basemen Jason Giambi and Carlos Delgado as we head into the Subway Series.
The Yankees lost again in Tampa Bay as Scott Kazmir dominated them. Now comes Johan Santana.
Darrell Rasner had a bad experience against the Mets last season. This notebook also has news on a step forward for A-Rod.
The Mets had a no-hitter going for a while then lost to the Nationals. Billy Wagner then let a couple of teammates have it. Brian Heyman has that story.
Now that Joe Torre is in Los Angeles, Willie Randolph takes up the cause of complaining about the Subway Series. This Mets notebook also has news on Luis Castillo.
Mark Melancon made his AA debut last night: 2 2 1 1 0 4. Those last two numbers are the ones you want to see.
Our favorite Thunder blogger, Mike Ashmore, has the details and even some video.
I’m waiting on a 6 a.m. flight to New York. Check back later for the lineups and other Subway Series posts.