Archive for December, 2009

Confessions Of A Baseball Fanatic

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments

I am a die hard Mets fan, and maybe more importantly a baseball fanatic. I’ve always been a Mets fan.  But over the last 11 years my passion has turned due north.  I pray to the Baseball Gods three times a day.  On weeknights, the hours of seven to ten are sacred. When the Mets […]

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At Least One Mets Front Office Dept. Is Still Operational

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments
At Least One Mets Front Office Dept. Is Still Operational

Those of you who purchased Mets ticket plans last season, will be happy to know that your original December 4th deadline has been moved up again from December 14th to December 31st. Here is the copy of the email that was sent out. Dear Mets Ticket Plan Holder: Thank you again for your support of […]

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Happy 27th Birthday To David Wright!

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments
Happy 27th Birthday To David Wright!

Happy Birthday to New York Mets third basemen David Wright! As Wright turns 27 today, we still have so much to look forward to from our homegrown all-star third baseman. Last year David Wright had the worst season power-wise of his career. Wright hit just 10 homeruns, but with 39 doubles and 72 RBI. Also on the downside, […]

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A Visit With Jolly Ole’ Saint Nick

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments

Around the North Pole, Santa and his elves are scurrying around filling last minute orders and loading up the sleigh for his annual magical trek. Old Saint Nick, a baseball fan dating back to when the game was called “Rounders,” hasn’t forgotten to include some keepsakes for the kids who dream about the beloved game. […]

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The Case for Increasing the 25-Man Roster

An article by posted on December 19, 2009 0 Comments

As we count the hours until Omar Minaya overpays Jason Bay and Benji Molina (when he really should be figuring out how to trade for Bronson Arroyo and Brandon Phillips) there are plenty of reasons to keep throwing coals into the hot stove, especially now that significant snow is falling over Citi Field and environs. […]

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Mets Appear To Be Only Team Set To Pay Free Agent Jason Bay

An article by posted on December 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have finally gotten an early Christmas gift, as the hunt for Jason Bay was dropped by one team Friday when the Mariners traded for Milton Bradley. The only thing left for the Mets now is to come to a final agreement with Bay and bring him to Citi Field for the 2010 season. […]

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Mets Sign Relievers Clint Everts and Elmer Dessens

An article by posted on December 19, 2009 0 Comments

James Kwasnik of LoHud.com tells us that the Mets have signed a couple of relievers today. The Mets will welcome Elmer Dessens back to the fold as they signed him to a minor league contract today. He’ll be eligible to compete in Spring Training. They also inked a deal with right-handed pitcher Clint Everts to […]

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God Bless America: Now And Always

An article by posted on December 19, 2009 0 Comments

ESPN’s Rob Neyer and SNY’s Ted Berg started a small firestorm when they suggested that baseball discontinues the singing of “God Bless America” at ballparks in an attempt to shorten the game. And while most of their colleagues agree with them, I see no problem with taking a couple of short minutes to remember the tragedy […]

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What Exactly Is Jason Bay Waiting For?

An article by posted on December 19, 2009 0 Comments

On Thursday it was reported that Jason Bay or his agent Joe Urbon, would be making some sort an announcement, but that never happened. It was also reported that the Mets would be in contact with the Bay camp on Friday, which has now come and gone. Ken Davidoff of Newsday said via Twitter that […]

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Cubs Deal Milton Bradley To Mariners For Carlos Silva

An article by posted on December 18, 2009 0 Comments

According to Carrie Muscat of MLB.com via Twitter, the Chicago Cubs have finally parted ways with outfielder Milton Bradley in a trade with the Seattle Mariners. Sources confirm Milton Bradley headed to Mariners for Carlos Silva — Merry Christmas Cubs fans. Larry Stone of the Seattle Times earlier reported that the Cubs were on the […]

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