Archive for December, 2009

Dear Often Angry Mets Fan

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Dear Often Angry Mets Fan,  I don’t know if the 2009 Mets season made me a tougher fan, or if writing for this blog site did, but man you need to quit crying. Let’s talk about reality for a second.  The New York Mets cannot get every player in the MLBPA. It just can’t happen. […]

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Mets Up Offer To Bay and Plan Talks With Holliday

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According to Jon Heyman of SI.om, the Mets have upped their offer to free agent Jason Bay to include a fifth year option. Additionally, they are also planning to contact Scott Boras to discuss his client, outfielder Matt Holliday. Moving aggressively to try to secure a power-hitting left fielder, the Mets tweaked their offer to Jason Bay to give […]

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By Being Neither A Winner Or Loser, We Are Losers

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

My blood boils with each passing day of the Hot Stove season.  While the Mets keep signing guys like Alex Cora, Chris Coste and Henry Blanco, the Phillies, Yankees, Red Sox and even Mariners keep making big moves involving the likes of Cliff Lee, Roy Halladay, Curtis Granderson and probably John Lackey.  I knew the […]

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Omar Sings A Familiar Tune, “Once We Get Our Guys Back…”

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, the Mets set aside all the drama of their not-so-hot-stove season for a good cause at their Annual Mets Holiday Party. Jeff Francoeur played the part of St. Nick and he and his fellow Mets elves brought some much needed joy and smiles to school children from all five boros of the city. By all accounts it was a grand […]

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Will Jose Reyes Perform At His Pre-Injury Level In 2010?

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Yesterday there was at least one positive development, as far as Mets fans are concerned, and that was the news that Jose Reyes is doing well in his rehab from surgery on his right leg to remove scar tissue. Reyes, who tore the hamstring tendon in his right leg last season, said he has had […]

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Mets Hot Stove Update For Wednesday

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post wrote that there is pressure on Omar Minaya after the Mets missed on Roy Halladay and John Lackey. The Mets have yet to make a significant move this offseason and Minaya spoke about the Mets plans. Minaya said that so far “the timing of the deals […]

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Four Moves That Need To Be Made NOW

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

In the wake of “Black Monday”, the Mets are faced with a decision. The Mets need to evaluate if they can realistically compete with the Phillies for the NL East crown next season. Many of us fans want to believe that somehow our beloved Metropolitans will be able to competitive next season, but in order […]

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Juan Pierre Traded To The White Sox

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

Add Juan Pierre to the list of players, who won’t be making their way to the Mets next season. SI’s Jon Heyman is reporting that the Dodgers have traded the speedy outfielder to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for two minor league pitchers. The Dodgers will reportedly pick up $10 million of the remaining […]

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I’m Tired of Waiting!

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

In the last 24 hours, Mets fans watched in agony as John Lackey signed with the Red Sox and Roy Halladay got traded to the Phillies. And I hate to add anymore pain to this, but the Cardinals have allegedly offered Matt Holliday one the highest contracts in their team history, according to ESPN. Sure, […]

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Is It Time to Think 2011?

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

I’ll admit it: Patience is not one of my virtues. After all, I live in New York City where your blood pressure can reach the danger zone just trying to drive from the east side to the west side or watching Oliver Perez pitch. And when you’re a passionate baseball fan in your 50s, you’re […]

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