Archive for May 11th, 2007

Friday, May 11th, 2007

Brew Crew Comin’ Though

Mets Rumors & News

On the backs of home-grown talent like Prince Fielder, J.J. Hardy, and Rickie Weeks, the Milwaukee Brewers find themselves with the best record in baseball. They arrive at Shea today for a 3-game series against the Mets. For the Mets, it’s a chance to make a statement in their home park. For the Brewers, it’s an opportunity to announce to the rest of the NL that they have arrived. It should be an entertaining weekend.Brewers will test the Mets

Supp’s on menu for Mets in opener

New York Daily News

Milwaukee’s finest also baseball’s best

New York Daily News


Newark Star LedgerYouthful Brewers have really arrived

Newark Star Ledger

Mets ready to take on big, bad Brewers at Shea this weekend

The Journal News


New York Post

Brewers Not Looking Like Perennial Losers

New York Times

Willie Is Captain Of Clubhouse Cue Balls

Mets Rumors & News

While Mets manager Willie Randolph has often be criticized for his in-game managerial maneuvers, he is nearly universally praised for changing the culture of the clubhouse and transforming the Amazin’s into World Series contenders in a remarkably short period of time. On Tuesday, Randolph recorded his 200th win as Mets manager, becoming the second quickest manager to reach the milestone after Davey Johnson. While managing the game might not be Willie’s strength, managing his players certainly is. His players play hard for him, and his players play smart for him.

In Newsday today, David Lennon profiles Willie, using the team’s recent impromptu barbershop as a model for the relationship the manager has forged with his players. Says Lennon:

The majority [of major league managers] might have checked on the uproar from the bathroom, made sure no one was fighting, returned to the manager’s office and closed the door.

Not Randolph. He enjoyed the festivities as much as anyone, watching from the back of the crowd as [Carlos] Beltran went to …

Shocker: Jeremy Follows Plax’s Lead

Giants Rumors & News

Via the Post:

Eli Manning yesterday told MSG Network he received a text message from Jeremy Shockey that said the tight end will finally arrive at the Giants’ offseason workout program Monday.

Shockey has been working out in Miami.

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