Ode to Billie Joe Stitches

Ode to Billie Joe Stitches

It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day. … Celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles releasing Sgt. Pepper this week. Two days later, in 1967, Billie Joe MacAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge. Strong week. Fifty years later,…

Michael Conforto knows why he isn’t hitting

Michael Conforto knows why he isn’t hitting

Michael Conforto knows what a slump feels like, and his current struggles don’t qualify. “I wouldn’t call it a slump,” the young outfielder said after the Mets lost their second straight to the Brewers, 2-1, on Thursday to split the four-game series…

Stitches banks with Chase

Stitches banks with Chase

Get Mr. Met on the phone! Now that we know ball boys can obstruct, block and impede play on live foul balls, I believe we may have found a new job for the angry Stitch-head. The cuddly mascot was caught white-handed, flipping…