At long last, the Washington Nationals franchise has a home to call their own, but this doesn't necessarily mean that they'll be any good.
The sidearmed middle reliever pitched more innings than ever before in 2006. After a strong showing in Brooklyn, he was elevated to Binghamton where he endured a rocky tenure. Now Joe Smith hopes to reaffirm the progress he showed after he arrived from Wright State as a third round pick.
NEW YORK – The Mets heard the whispers, knew that the so-called analysts and experts wouldn't give them much of a chance to fight out of the corner they'd backed into.
October 18, 2006
Carlos Delgado and David Wright made the most of their postseason debuts, fill-in starter John Maine gave his team just enough, and a memorable play simply added to the Mets' growing postseason legacy.
October 5, 2006
When the Mets traded for Paul Lo Duca over the winter, they thought they were getting a solid defensive catcher with ability to spray the ball to all fields and advance runners.
Mets Notebook for April 4 - The Mets open up 2006 with a victory ... Paul Lo Duca gets away with a close eighth-inning call at the plate ... Xavier Nady makes Mets history in his debut ...
19-year-old pitching prospect Gaby Hernandez was traded by the New York Mets to the Florida Marlins Sunday in the Paul Lo Duca trade. Hernandez joined Inside Pitch's Bryan Hoch Monday for a Q&A on the trade and his future in South Florida (Premium Content).
December 5, 2005