The Dark Knight’s Return: here’s Matt Harvey’s pregame press conference

The Dark Knight’s Return

The Dark Knight returned to Queens.   Here’s his interview which is also embedded below.

In the interview he talked a lot about the injuries, the injuries, the injuries.  He also admitted to making mistakes when he was here (he gave a good quote, but my post crashed and I lost the exact phrasing.)

I don’t think ANYONE has been tougher on this guy than I have, but he handled himself well.

Clearly he was given talking points that HE WAS INJURED.  Mentioned this a lot.  A lot.  Like more than Todd Frazier mentions he is from New Jersey.  Matt also has the talking point now (in the August before his Free Agency) that he is healthy now.   “When I was injured” type language.


He was asked if he cried.  “Possibly, maybe.”  




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Mets develop new amazing No Fees Tickets technology

For decades scientists said it was impossible, but the Mets have figured out a way to transfer information to you without charging you several dollars a ticket.  This is absolutely amazing.

I wonder what brought this on?  Maybe tickets are moving slowly?  Maybe the Mets are just kind?

Will the Mets go bankrupt selling tickets without fees?   Only time will tell.

 

METS WINTER SPECIAL “NO FEES” PROMOTION
Club Picks Up Fees on all Tickets Purchases Now through Tuesday

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 8, 2017 – The New York Mets today announced they will pick up ticket fees for any 2017 ticket purchases now through Tuesday, January 10 at 11:59 p.m. as part of a new winter special “No Fees” promotion. This limited time offer applies to all home games including series’ vs. the NL East Division rival Washington Nationals (April 21-23, June 15-18, Sept. 22-24), 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs (June 12-14), the Subway Series (August 16-17) and all Free Shirt Fridays, Super Saturdays and Family Sundays.

Tickets can be purchased at mets.com/tickets.

For example, a fan purchasing two tickets online on Monday, January 9 for the Monday, June 12 game against the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs will not be charged any ticket fee for placing that order.

*The only fees not covered by the team during this promotion are Express Mailing, including mail and UPS. Offer does not apply to previously placed orders.

Tickets for this promotion can be purchased exclusively at mets.com/tickets.

SNY to sponsor 2017 Queens Baseball Convention!

Much thanks to the fine folks at SNY for once again partnering with us.  Hope to see you there on the 28th!

 

The Queens Baseball Convention is proud to announce that SNY, the Home of All Things New York Sports and the cable home of the New York Mets, will once again be the media sponsor for the Queens Baseball Convention.

This is the third year that SNY will sponsor the QBC, the only baseball convention in New York City run by fans for fans. As part of the partnership QBC ads will run on SNY in the coming weeks and SNY will have a full presence at the 2017 QBC to be held on Jan. 28th at Katch Astoria, including Matt Cerrone (of SNY’s MetsBlog) hosting the Bobby Valentine Q&A panel.

In addition to former Mets manager Bobby Valentine, the QBC will also host former Mets player and coach Tim Teufel.

Tickets for the QBC start at $35 and every ticket package comes with at least one free autograph. For more information please visit www.QueensBaseballConvention.com

Keith Hernandez, First baseman for Cleveland

The Ohio Cards Blog did a nice piece on the ex-captain including:

”This is a new league, a new city, a new stadium and a new challenge,” Hernandez said. ”The Indians pursued me more than anyone else. It’s important to me to be wanted.”

Keith also made this list of the Most Comical Indians

Then of course there is The Curse of Keith Hernandez (which is now over.)

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