During Fan Appreciation Weekend, the New York Mets sent select players out to meet fans and sign autographs as they entered Citi Field.
On Sunday, Sept. 28th, Travis d’Arnaud had the honors, and there was a large crowd waiting to see him. My friends and I were up near the front of the line, so we got through quickly but it seemed as though team officials kept the process running smoothly throughout. Fans were limited to one autograph and no posed photos. (That latter provision disappointed some, but is needed if the idea is to allow as many fans as possible to meet the selected Mets player.) Continue reading “Mets should think about expanding Fan Appreciation Weekend event”→
While Niese said that “it’s not really that scary,” he’s due for another round of medical testing so that doctors can make sure. According to MLB.com reporter Anthony DiComo, Niese was originally scheduled to undergo a surgical procedure to correct a problem with his heart in 2012, but doctors told him it was unnecessary and he cancelled it.
I hope that Niese is right, that his elevated heart rate isn’t a cause for major concern. But I’ll disagree with him on one point – any time we’re talking about heart issues, it’s scary. I know that I’ll be keeping him in my prayers.
Marc, who runs the Astros-centric blog Remember the Astrodome, offered to send me a couple of baseball cards from my wantlists last week. In return, I knocked a bunch of cards off of his 1980s Astros wantlists.