The Mets have promoted Tim Tebow up another level despite his poor numbers in Class A.
The Colorado Rockies will attempt to follow in the successful footsteps of the New York Mets when they begin a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants on Monday night at AT&T Park. The Rockies are coming off a deflating, three-game sweep at the hands of the National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers, and Colorado blew a five-run lead in the Sunday finale. The Mets likewise were roughed up by the Dodgers, losing four straight, before heading to San Francisco on Friday.
Baseball was a big deal on "Seinfeld." So many episodes involving the principal characters — around the horn: Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer — involved the game. George being hired by the New York Yankees as an "assistant to the traveling secretary." Jerry becoming a friend to the former Mets first baseman Keith Hernandez, who then tried to get to first base with Elaine. A spitting incident involving Kramer at the stadium. Elaine offending the Yankees by attending a game in a Baltimore Orioles cap. Yada, yada, yada. But we now inhabit a world in which real-life baseball stars were born in 1995. When the series finale of "Seinfeld" was shown in May 1998, the Bellinger family in Scottsdale, Arizona,