First wave, advance warning?

Arthur Staple first reported the five Islanders on waivers: Tomas Marcinko, Trevor Frischmon, Tim Wallace, Ty Wishart, Dylan Reese. That’s most of the most-likely candidates to be sent down who’d need to clear.

Sound Tigers reference in this Greg Cronin and Scott Gordon feature. Neat Kirill Kabanov story from Chris Botta.

The NY Post’s Joel Sherman this morning on the sad truth for the Mets: There is no good decision they can make on Jose Reyes‘ contract. This afternoon featured another questionable Reyes decision.

And I have yet to see “Moneyball,” but unfortunately it has already done the unthinkable: made me sympathize with Art Howe.

Michael Fornabaio