‘Mets Are Team To Beat,’ Says Delusional New Hire

The Mets have drawn even with the Phillies in one vital area. Not in the standings, obviously. But in trash-talking.

Francisco Rodriguez

(He may need that hardhat when the division lead starts crumbling.)

Giving Jimmy Rollins competition for most obvious bulletin board material is new Met Francisco Rodriguez. Frankie, saying this kind of thing may have flown in Anaheim, where no one really cared about baseball. But here, you made the mistake of talking where the media could hear you; this story is going to be run into the ground before spring training.

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