Does anyone else find this ironic and funny?
[Carlos] Beltran, who was unable to attend the dinner because he is rehabbing from knee surgery in Colorado, received the Joan Payson Award for community service. Mets general manager Omar Minaya accepted the award on Beltran's behalf, making no mention of the dispute between Beltran and the Mets over his surgery last week.
Oh, these Mets.
For some more notes on what went on at the BBWAA awards gala, click here. There are some gems.