Since Ken worked on the John McLauglin show, why don't we present today's live chat (scheduled for 11 a.m.), in that style:
Topic: Omar Minaya meeting with front-office staff
Will any of the coaches get fired after a brutal 2-9 road trip? Jerry Manuel seems safe for now.
Topic: A-Rod gets hit on the left wrist yesterday, goes for No. 600 tonight in Cleveland
Is tonight the night for A-Rod? The quest for career home run No. 600 takes A-Rod to Cleveland.
Topic: The trade deadline is July 31. The Mets need to make a move
Newsday's Dave Lennon reports today that the Mets are in discussions with the Kansas City Royals for possibly Jose Guillen, Gil Meche and Kyle Farnsworth. Will the Mets make a move? How about the Yankees?