Very Superstitious: Escobar Changes Shoes in Middle of Game

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Mets DH Eduardo Escobar changed his shoes in the middle of yesterday’s game against the Cardinals. What was that about? SNY broadcaster Steve Gelbs was all over it:

We talk about superstition all the time amongst baseball players. Well, when Eduardo Escobar doesn’t like an at-bat, he […]

D-backs Pitcher’s Stirrups Lead to On-Air Hosiery Discussion

Good morning! Hope everyone had a good weekend, especially those of you who were observing Orthodox Easter.

Now then: Phil mentioned in yesterday’s Ticker that Diamondbacks reliever Noé Ramirez has been wearing some pretty sweet stirrups lately. As it happens, Ramirez’s hosiery stylings were the subject of some chatter between Mets broadcasters Gary Cohen […]

Lost in Space: Mets Broadcasters Have Bizarre Uni Chat

Hello, and happy summer solstice! Hope everyone had a good Juneteenth and Father’s Day. Since yesterday’s post was Phil’s annual “Fathers in Uniform” installment, I want to catch up today on a few items that took place on Saturday.

Let’s start with this: The Mets currently have relievers Yennsy Díaz and Edwin Díaz in […]

Uni Watch Classics: Squatchee Etymology

[Editor’s Note: Today I’m running a post that originally ran on Nov. 18, 2015 — not because I’ve run out of new content (I haven’t!) but because this is a really good entry that many of you may have missed and others will enjoy rediscovering. A fun blast from the past. — PL]

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