Familia, 27, was in Manhattan Monday for a two-hour meeting with MLB officials at the league’s Park Ave. offices. He was joined by his wife, Bianca Rivas, and attorney Jay Reisinger, who wouldn’t comment on the nature of the meeting.
Not that Scully has any regrets since retiring after last season. He says he’s grateful for every minute he spent with the Dodgers, the franchise he joined 67 years ago in Brooklyn and followed to Los Angeles eight years later. He feels blessed to have worked as long as he did covering the game he fell in love with as a boy.
Jennifer Lopez’s boyfriend, clearly burning the midnight oil, tweeted it along with a photo of himself thinking very, very hard about the matter.
On Sunday at The Trop, Tanaka will make his third consecutive Opening Day start.
The Mets remained somewhat confident Monday morning that Familia would be suspended by Commissioner Rob Manfred this week, but they were also confident that there would be some leniency in Familia’s case. While industry sources have repeatedly said they expect at least 30 games for Familia, the Mets are expecting half that — 14 to 15 games.
Matz said he made 55 long toss-type throws on Monday, so it remains to be seen how the elbow feels when he gets back on the mound. He said he doesn’t know how soon that will happen.
Thanks Sandy. I too am a Mets fan and some of my finest childhood memories are with my grandfather taking me to Shea Stadium. I too am worried about Zach Wheeler. He just may never be the same.