Armando Benitez

Miami Marlins #0 - Pitcher

  • Born: 11/03/72
  • Age: 41
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 260

The Armando Benitez All-Stars

How good would a team of players who, like Armando Benitez, earned exactly one vote for the Hall of Fame? Bryan Cole constructs a team of those players, and set them loose on MLB circa 1996.

This Date in Mets History: July 14

The man who sent the Mets "back to Georgia" on October 17, 1999 turns another year older.

Irrational Hatred: National League West

There are good reasons to dislike crummy players — they're crummy, that's usually reason enough. But sometimes you just can't stand a player for reasons having nothing to do with his on-field performance. Sometimes it's irrational.

This Date in Mets History: December 1

Steve Phillips makes Mando a Met.

Vizcaino Meets the Mets, Beats the Mets

October 21, 2000--An unlikely hero who was acquired midseason to fortify the bench saved the Yankees in Game 1 of the Subway Series.

Is Craig Kimbrel's K% that big of a deal?

Craig Kimbrel's strikeout rate has been extraordinary this year, but how does his season compare to others when compared to the league?

Monday Bird Droppings

Good morning, friends. Hope your weekend was pleasant and restful. PressBox: Winning Streak Could Impact Duquette's Decision-Making Ugh. Steve Melewski: O's minor league homer leader suffers...

Giants/Marlins Series Prev ... Oh, Hello, Armando Benitez News!

Armando Benitez is in the news (kind of) today. Let us praise him for how unpraiseable he was.

John Franco Gets Mets Hall of Fame Call

The Mets announced on Thursday that they will induct John Franco into the club's Hall of Fame this June. He flair for the dramatic as the Mets' longtime closer may have given Mets fans fits, but his overall performance and contributions means Johnny be good enough for the honor.

Marlins Top Ten All Star Moments: #7

Leading up to the midsummer classic, FishStripes is counting down our top 10 "hats-off" moments in Marlins All Star Game history. The Fish have 18 All Star Games under their belt, so clearly, with...

Thirteen-year anniversary of the Orioles-Yankees Brawl

It's been thirteen years since the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees engaged in one of the most awesome basebrawls of my lifetime. Will history repeat itself tonight?


Sharing some mementos from the Mets-Braves game on September 21, 2001.

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