Archive for February, 2009

Tim Redding Not Ready For A Battle Yet

An article by posted on February 21, 2009

The Mets signed Freddy Garcia, Livan Hernandez and Tim Redding to compete for the fifth starter’s job in spring training, however only one of them got a major league contract, Tim Redding. Ironically, it’s Redding who has suffered an early setback due to a previously undisclosed injury. Steve Popper of the Record has more, In the race for […]

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Ron Swoboda Takes A Swipe At A-Rod

An article by posted on February 21, 2009

Former Mets outfielder Ron Swoboda, who helped the Mets win their first world championship in 1969, leveled some sharp criticism at Alex Rodriguez. Kevin Kernan of the NY Post recently interviewed the beloved Met. Swoboda’s love for baseball remains pure. But the steroid scandal and the escapades of Alex Rodriguez disgust him. “He is a tremendous athlete, […]

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Out With Old And In With New

An article by posted on February 20, 2009

Here are some stunning pictures from CitiField taken this week. You can click on each image to view a larger picture. Thanks to Stadium Page for the new photos, and make sure you visit them to see even more shots of our new park.  With Shea Stadium gone, the focus now shifts to our new […]

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Something Is Missing From Citi Field

An article by posted on February 19, 2009
Something Is Missing From Citi Field

One of the things that makes me proudest to be a Mets fan is the way our team has always honored our past. While we keep one eye on the future, we never forget where we came from. The Mets have built a history of paying homage to our National League heritage. Our team colors […]

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All Time Mets Fantasy Team – First Base

An article by posted on February 19, 2009

Ever wanted to figure out what the all time best fantasy team would be comprised solely of New York Mets players based on actual single season stats? The only eligibility to qualify was that the player had to play the position the majority of the time for the Mets in that season. Here are twelve of […]

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K-Rod Couldn’t Have Said It Better!

An article by posted on February 18, 2009

It’s that time of year again.  Pitchers and catchers have reported to Spring Training and position players start reporting for workouts this week.  Fortunately for them the weather is in the high 60′s and up while we freeze here in New York waiting for the 2009 baseball season to start.  The Mets this year will […]

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The Mt. Rushmore Of The New York Mets

An article by posted on February 18, 2009

Have you ever played the Mt. Rushmore game? If you haven’t, it works like this, you pick an field, group, or category etc. and pick the four best in that category. For example, at the time Mt. Rushmore was being completed, for of the most influential presidents were Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, and Roosevelt. You can […]

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Now That’s Much Better…

An article by posted on February 18, 2009

It looks like the Mets are attempting to make some amends regarding the whole drama that surrounded their inaugural patch for this seasons uniforms. At the risk of reigniting the silly “patch” controversy that developed last month, the Mets introduced another patch — not a replacement — Thursday.  The new one will adorn the left side of […]

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Words Do Not Win Championships

An article by posted on February 17, 2009

K-Rod said the Mets are the team to beat in their division.  Carlos Beltran smiled and agreed, and the New York media fired that missile back to Pennsylvania.  Jimmy Rollins laughed, saying he was “retiring” from that kind of talk.  Cole Hamels called the Mets “choke artists” on WFAN, and Beltran said he can’t wait […]

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Great Expectations: Just Never from Spring Training

An article by posted on February 17, 2009

Spring training officially started today, which was a nice counterweight to getting dumped by my girlfriend (keep your violins in their cases ’cause I’m used to it). Late February into March coincides with the winter blahs (except for those of you lucky enough to be in Florida already previewing our 2009 Mets-To-Be), and all baseball […]

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