Beloved Met’s hard-nosed play has turned into a hard life: from beanings to Parkinson’s

Beloved Met’s hard-nosed play has turned into a hard life: from beanings to Parkinson’s WENTZVILLE, Mo. — OK, before we get too deep into Ron Hunt’s entertaining baseball life and his troubling current battle, the man has a request. A half-kidding, half-definitely-not condition, really, for doing this interview in the first place. “Find out if…

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Mariners Sign Ruben Alaniz

Mariners Sign Ruben Alaniz The Mariners announced today that they have inked a MLB pact with right-handed hurler Ruben Alaniz. He’ll take the 33rd spot on the club’s 40-man roster, leaving plenty of room still to work with. Alaniz, 27, has not yet received a shot at the majors. The nine-year minor-league veteran has mostly…

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I Voted for Justin Verlander

I Voted for Justin Verlander I submitted my American League Cy Young Award ballot at the very beginning of October. The results were just released yesterday, almost smack in the middle of November. A funny thing happens between the beginning of October and the middle of November: A lot of time passes, time that includes…

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