No, it wasn’t Andre Dawson in the Ivy. From the Chicago Tribune:
Former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood discovered a man’s body floating in the water while out in Belmont Harbor, police said. Wood was paddle boarding around 11:10 a.m. Monday when he saw the body, according to police. “Mr. Wood immediately notified 911 of this discovery,” according to a police report.
Turns out it was a patient who had been reporting missing from a nursing home.
Mets backup infielder Jose Reyes pinch-hit and popped up in the top of the eighth inning of Thursday night’s game in Atlanta against the Braves. That ran his streak up to 20 consecutive hitless plate appearances to start the 2018 season. He has reached base once, however, on a walk, so there’s that.
Reyes, 34, signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Mets near the end of January. At the time, the Mets hadn’t yet signed Todd Frazier, so Reyes was in the mix to contribute as a utilityman but he has operated as a bat off the bench for the most part this season.
One wonders how much longer the Mets are going to let Reyes flounder. According to FanGraphs, he has already been worth a half-win less than a replacement-level player. Only eight other players have been as bad or worse this season.