Archive for August, 2009

Almost Like It Was, 30 Years Ago

An article by posted on August 14, 2009 0 Comments

Winston Churchill said “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it”, and with the 2009 Mets that seems to the case. Come back in time with me 30 or so years. Its the late 1970′s. Mrs. Payson has died and left her beloved Mets to her daughter, Lorinda De Roulet, who […]

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Leaders Suck It Up…

An article by posted on August 14, 2009 0 Comments

Every time the Mets go public with updates on their core of injured players, usually another setback like Carlos Delgado’s strained oblique, it is tantamount to the water torture prevalent during wartime interrogations. As Archie Bunker used to say, “Put a lid on it, Meathead!” I doubt Mets fans care to hear about another injury […]

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8/13 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on August 13, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 4/9/3, Rochester 9/14/0 ss Wilson Valdez 3 for 4, run, .250 2b Andy Green 2 for 4, run, 2b, RBI, K, .245 lf Nick Evans 1 for 4, run, .188 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 4, run, RBI, .251 cf Chip Ambres 1 for 3, 2b, 2 RBI, BB, .250 dh Jason […]

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Everybody Relax, Mets Won’t Get Much For Billy Wagner

An article by posted on August 13, 2009 0 Comments

I’m hearing a lot of talk on sports radio today about Billy Wagner who had another perfect appearance in rehab and is set to be activated this Sunday. Most of the enthusiasm is centered around the chance that the Mets might be able to move him before the August 31st waiver deal deadline. I have […]

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Mets Will Look Different On Friday

An article by posted on August 13, 2009 0 Comments

Howie Rose broke the news during today’s Met-Diamondbacks game that come this Friday the Mets will have a new look. For this weekend’s series against the San Francisco Giants the Mets will be wearing throwback uniforms. According to Rose, these uniforms will resemble uniforms worn in the late 1800′s early 1900′s. They will be cream […]

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Mets To Make Citi More Metsmerized!

An article by posted on August 13, 2009 0 Comments

It figures that the Mets would suddenly pick a random weekend in August to suddenly decide that they want to make Citi Field more Mets-centric or as we like to say, MetsMerized! With the team continuing to struggle and attendance sagging, the Mets are slashing ticket prices and giving Mets fans a new reason to […]

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Ruben Amaro Jr. is the Anti-Omar

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

Did any of you see the cover story of the USA Today sports page yesterday?  If you didn’t, here is a link, but let me warn you—it’s going to make you both angry and jealous.  It’s about Phillies’ rookie GM Ruben Amaro, Jr., and how the guy has earned the respect of his players by […]

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Reason To Watch

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

As I’ve been watching our beloved Mets this season, going through cases of Pepto-Bismol and Alka-Seltzer, I’ve still kept an interest in seeing the team win, no matter how many games out of first we’ve been.  Recently, it’s gotten much tougher to get genuinely excited over wins, though having them spaced so far apart does […]

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8/12 Minor League Report! Maldonado!

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 7/12/0, Rochester 4/6/1 2b Argenis Reyes 3 for 4, run, .278 3b Andy Green 1 for 3, run, RBI, .236 lf Nick Evans 0 for 3, BB, 2 Ks, .187 1b Mike Lamb 0 for 3, run, BB, .251 cf Chip Ambres 2 for 4, run, 2b, 2 RBI, K, .249 c […]

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Oh My Gado, Another Setback

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of the Daily News is reporting that Carlos Delgado suffered a strained right oblique muscle while rehabbing from hip surgery in Port St. Lucie, assistant GM John Ricco said. Delgado was examined in New York by doctor Struan Coleman on Wednesday. Ricco indicated that the strain was not believed to be overly severe. “The […]

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