Rich Thompson, who got his first MLB hit at age 33 with the Rays, was not going to let go of the game until it let go of him first.
Despite his up-and-down struggles, don't expect Mike Pelfrey to leave the Mets.
As the Mets continue to struggle, David Einhorn still has lots to smile about.
A federal indictment, a week in jail ... maybe Lenny Dykstra hasn't hit rock bottom yet, but he has to be close to it. His sad story should be a cautionary tale. For us as well as for athletes like "Nails."
His back to the wall in the NLCS, Phillies' manager Charlie Manuel depends on an old-school baseball faith: the power of every-day players to persevere through their struggles.
Ruben Amaro Jr. cozied up to the World Series trophy a couple of years ago. The way he has the Phillies positioned now, it'll happen again.
The Hit King spent 15 years in adamant public denial that he gambled on baseball. Is there a teaching moment in there for Roger Clemens? Maybe, but only if the Rocket really wants to learn it.
"What's wrong with Santana?" is the most stupefying problem the Mets have.