Archive for January, 2010

Cheaters, Phonies and Fakes

An article by posted on January 17, 2010 0 Comments

Former Yankees, Cardinals and Giants slugger, Jack Clark, didn’t have any kind words to say about Mark McGwire’s recent admissions that he used steroids and PED’s. “It’s a shame that he thinks we’re all stupid, that he only did steroids because of injuries. That’s such a cop-out, such a lie. These guys did steroids to […]

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Carlos Beltran Aftermath: Looking Ahead

An article by posted on January 17, 2010 0 Comments

Like the rest of you, I found the news of Carlos Beltran’s surgery earlier this week disturbing. I found the Mets reaction to be disgusting. So being both disturb and disgusted, I took a step back and tried to find something positive we could focus on. First, pitchers and catcher aren’t due to report to […]

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Former Met Jose Offerman Punches Umpire

An article by posted on January 17, 2010 0 Comments

In 2005, Jose Offerman was a Met for about 15 minutes.  In 72 at-bats for New York, Offerman hit .250, with one HR and 10 RBI.  Since his cup of coffee with the Mets, the 41-year old Offerman has been fighting to get back into the major leagues.  Unfortunately, he taken the fighting part a […]

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Ben Sheets And Show Me The Money

An article by posted on January 16, 2010 0 Comments

Ben Sheets is by no means the only selfish ballplayer.  In fact he’s just one of the vast majority.  But I chose to pick on him because his name is so prominent in the news right now, as he tries to find a team to gamble and guarantee him a lot of money. If you […]

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Back Off Birdies!

An article by posted on January 16, 2010 0 Comments

Carlos Delgado is currently playing in the Puerto Rican Winter League and is interested in returning next season. Likewise, the Mets are interested in bringing the slugging first baseman back to New York.  Delgado had a good start to the 2009 season with a .298/.393/.521 line. Of course, that was all in a total of 26 […]

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Mets Sign John Maine And Avoid Arbitration

An article by posted on January 15, 2010 0 Comments

Anthony DiComo of Mets.com, is reporting that the Mets have agreed to a new contract with John Maine tonight, thus avoiding arbitration with the right-hander. According to the Associated Press the deal is worth $3.3 million guaranteed and Maine can earn an additional $225,000 in performance bonuses based on games started. Maine, 28, went 7-6 […]

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Can I Get A Doctor Please?

An article by posted on January 15, 2010 0 Comments

The saga continues. Once again the question arises when it comes to the Mets medical staff and the organization leadership; does the left hand know what the right hand is doing? Obviously not. With so many players injured during the course of the 2009 season and the way the players were or were not treated […]

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2010 MLB Amateur Draft (Updated)

An article by posted on January 15, 2010 0 Comments

Here is the updated version of the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft. The Mets forfeited a second round pick when they signed Jason Bay. All the Type A free agents have been accounted for now that Jose Valverde has signed with the Detroit Tigers. Only three Type B free agents remain: Brian Shouse, Rod Barajas and Joel Pineiro. Their […]

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Confusion, Chaos, and Bewilderment

An article by posted on January 15, 2010 0 Comments

Even when the Titanic was doomed and sinking to the bottom of the North Atlantic the Captain, John Smith remained in the wheelhouse. Yesterday, as the Mets organization again was taking on water, their leader, Omar Minaya was in warm dry Arizona carrying Jeff Wilpon’s luggage. At this point, that is all Minaya is-an overpaid […]

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Reason #17 To Retire Keith Hernandez’s Number

An article by posted on January 15, 2010 0 Comments

Keith Hernandez was the heart and soul of the 1980s Mets teams that went from languishing at the bottom of the National League East to winning two division titles and a World Series championship.  The former first baseman was a leader both on and off the field, and was given the captain’s “C” to honor […]

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