In the entertainment world, there is something to be said about lovable villains. Austin Power's; Dr. Evil, Star Wars'; Darth Vader, the Batman's; Joker and now the New York Mets; Jesse Winker? Yes, Mets fans have become obsessed with disliking the Buffalo native and he seems to be enjoying it.
Sunday May 22nd from 2:30pm to 4pm at Tri Little League in Delmar there will be a baseball clinic open to kids from 5-12 years-old. The cost of the instructional afternoon is only $5 per player. All proceeds from the afternoon, including a percentage of the concessions, will go to the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York, in memory of Lazar LaPenna, the 11 year-old boy that died from a seizure while playing Little League on Long Island on April 29th.
When you are in first place in the American League East and you just took another series from the team everyone predicted would win the AL, you can kick back a little on your off day. That is exactly what New York Yankees sluggers Anthony Rizzo, Aaron Judge and DJ LeMahieu did on Thursday night.
New York and Florida have always seemed to have a strong connection, especially amongst part-time residents of each state. When New York Yankees Hall of Fame shortstop, Derek Jeter became a part-owner and CEO of the Miami Marlins franchise, many thought that connection was perfect for the struggling franchise waiting to take off with new ownership. Many, including myself, were wrong about that.