Note: I had the opportunity to interview former Mets player Jason Phillips last week as his Trenton Thunder concluded batting practice before taking on the Hartford Yard Goats. Even though I just started this blog – and am a far cry from being the Mets beat reporter for the NY Daily News - JP was … Continue reading Where Are They Now? Jason Phillips
Today marks the 21st anniversary of the Mets trade for Hall-of-Famer Mike Piazza (cheers!). While the debate between Keith in '83, Carter in '85 and Cespedes in '15 would be an entertaining one, I believe the Piazza acquisition had the biggest impact on the franchise because of his sustained offensive prowess, flair for the dramatic … Continue reading It’s a Piazza Party!