Archive for June, 2008

Minaya’s Decision Gives Fans The Willie’s

An article by posted on June 18, 2008

It was one late evening in June when the New York Mets sent shock waves through the baseball world. There had been some rumors about the eventuality but when these rumors became fact, the news was still hard to accept. It was not just what transpired but the way in which it all went down. The […]

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Omar: It Was My Decision

An article by posted on June 18, 2008

In his 54 second conversation with the media before leaving the team hotel, Willie Randolph apologized to the fans for “not being able to fulfill his dream of this team winning a World Championship.”    He said he was disappointed and he will miss his players, and I don’t doubt that for a minute.  Omar insisted […]

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Reyes Shows Up Jerry Manuel In His Managerial Debut

An article by posted on June 18, 2008

It sure didn’t take Jerry Manuel very long to become acclimated to the drama that has become the New York Mets. In just his very first inning as a Mets manager, his authority was snubbed by an indignant Jose Reyes who refused to come out of the game after a leadoff single. After Reyes pulled […]

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Oh And By The Way, Jerry Manuel Is Our New Manager

An article by posted on June 17, 2008

After spending my entire work day tuned to WFAN online, I’d like to take a look at the other big news of the day. We have a new leader. Jerry Manuel is now the manager of the New York Mets. And according to Omar Minaya, Manuel will be the manager for the rest of the […]

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They’re Calling it the ‘Mets Transition’, But I’m Calling it a Disgrace

An article by posted on June 17, 2008

I, along with many others who have already expressed their thoughts, am embarrassed and confused about what went down in the wee hours of the night. Many have used the word “cowardly.” The last time I heard that word thrown around this much was right after 9-11, referring to the terrorists. In fact, I haven’t […]

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Mets Did This At 3:00 AM So It Wouldn’t Be On Front Pages

An article by posted on June 17, 2008

It’s no coincidence why Omar Minaya opted to fire Willie Randolph in the dark of night. He needed to hide in the shadows because he mishandled this situation from the start. He had to make sure that the news would come out so late that it wouldn’t appear on the front pages of newsstands all across […]

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Breaking News: Willie Randolph, Rick Peterson, Tom Nieto Fired

An article by posted on June 17, 2008

The Associated Press reports that he Mets have fired manager Willie Randolph, as well as pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach Tom Nieto. The team announced it shortly after 3 A.M. EST on Tuesday, how nice of them… Bench coach Jerry Manuel has been named the team’s interim manager, while Ken Oberkfell, Dan Warthen and Luis Aguayo will also […]

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A 2004 Red Sox Reunion At Shea?

An article by posted on June 16, 2008

Happy Monday Mets-fans! I feel pretty good for a Monday, seeing that the Mets won the last game of the twin bill against the Rangers. Trot Nixon did pretty well in his first appearance and Pedro made it through 6 innings without getting injured, so today should be a pretty good day. Like many Mets […]

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There Goes Schneider, Here Comes The Throw To The Plate…

An article by posted on June 16, 2008

I recently blogged about the varying reports suggesting that coaches Rick Peterson and Tom Nieto are on the chopping block. While I ponder the merits of such a move, I’m bewildered by the fact that Sandy Alomar’s name isn’t included on that short list. While some of us can certainly make a strong argument for keeping […]

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What Are The Players Saying About The Willie Situation?

An article by posted on June 16, 2008

We are still staying with this story since we began following it and reporting it to you since the end of last night’s doubleheader split. This morning we have some comments as reported by ESPN and Newsday on some of the Mets players who were willing to comment on the growing drama that has been […]

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