Man, 2006 feels like so long ago now. That season was the most exciting one I have witnessed since the World Series run in 2000. The Mets were a juggernaut. We had swagger, power, pitching, speed. We had a attitude and everyone hated us, especially when Reyes, Delgado, and others would dance on the field. Remember the slogan? “The Team. The Time. The Mets.” Remember how much we loved Willie Randolph? We thought he was [...]
Aside from What many Mets fans believe, Zack Wheeler will not be in the starting rotation come opening day in 2013. The team is in no hurry to rush the youngster because we are not in prime position to win just yet. On Wednesday fellow MMO writers Mitch Petanick and Joe D. weighed in on why they believe he will arrive sooner than expected, I’m here to to tell you why that will not be the case. The Mets [...]
Today we chastise Omar Minaya for the contract that he handed out to Oliver Perez. It hamstrung us for a couple of seasons, and he gave us virtually nothing in return for our investment. But there were some other contracts handed out that off-season that were not so great either. Every year we go into the off-season as fans with a list of players we want the Mets to target. Up until very recently we had [...]
I wrote the post, which you can read below, titled “Do We Need To Start Fearing The Nationals, Could They Win The NL East?”, at the beginning of Spring Training. At the time I wrote this article I was just speculating at the possibility that they could be really successful. The idea that Miami would not be as strong as people thought, Atlanta’s many holes, Philadelphia’s injuries, and the Mets overall lack of talent led me to believe [...]
Do you think it is just a coincidence the Mets have picked things up following the verbal thrashing they took two weeks ago from Mike Francesa on WFAN? Mike sat there and stewed over the inept performance by the Mets on August 23rd in their loss, and completion of a four game sweep in Citi Field at the hands of the Rockies. He had to sit and wait because the Mets were on the WFAN, and he couldn’t go [...]
Jon Niese, 25, is enjoying the best season of his young career. He has grown and developed into a more complete pitcher as he looks to wrap up his 3rd full season in the Majors. He is beginning to look like a very solid rotation option for us going forward. Niese is potentially on his way to setting career highs in innings pitched, wins, strikeouts, and ERA. He has drastically improved his WHIP, which sat in the [...]
As much as we all hoped the Mets would contend this season, we all had to know in the back of our minds that it was a long shot. They took us on a fun ride through the first half, but showed what they really were around the all-star break. Now it’s time to turn our attention to the September call-ups and the playoff chases down the stretch. In September the pennant races begin to [...]
Terry Collins was introduced as the new Manager of the New York Mets on November 23, 2010. He signed a two year deal, with a third year option. At the end of the 2011 season, that option was picked up for the 2013 season. With the recent “collapse” of the 2012 team, how secure do you think Terry really is? Most of us fans would agree that he has done an outstanding job with this [...]
The best thing about summer is that there is a baseball game on virtually everyday. When life gets you down or you feel that you need an escape, you can just turn on the television and immerse yourself in a ballgame. As a baseball fan I usually can enjoy each game as a single entity and forget about where we are in the standings. Lately instead of being able to enjoy a game I find myself [...]
There aren’t many definite keeper caliber players on the current Mets roster, but there is no doubt Tejada is one of them. He is not there yet, but he may be on his way to being a “core” guy for us. Ruben, 22, has shown that he has the potential to be a much better hitter than most fans, scouts, coaches, and probably our own General Manager, even thought. He appears to have all the [...]
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