Caught this on MetsBlog, it’s a chart of the Mets PECOTA projections for the 2012 season. Brace yourself because it’s not too pretty… This was originally posted on Baseball Prospectus and my buddy, who is big on this stuff, tells me he anxiously awaits these PECOTA projections every year at this time. I tried to see if they had any other Mets players, but for some reason I kept getting an error on their spreadhseet […]
Check out the new cap and jersey the Mets will be wearing on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) when they play the Braves at Digital Domain Park: Simple, but kind of cool. Poor Keith Hernandez has seen his uniform number handed out to a motley crew of players over the years, but I’m sure he’d have no problem lending his No. 17 to St. Patrick. The cap and jersey look like they’ll go great together.
It’s now been 7,968 games for the Mets without a no-hitter. Fifty years of waiting for a Mets pitcher to toss that elusive no-no. We’ve had plenty of close calls in all those years, and some of them were pretty gut-wrenching (Damn you, Jimmy Qualls! ). Ironically, there has been no shortage of no-hitters tossed by “former” Mets pitchers. It’s baffling how many great Mets starting pitchers hurled their first no-no’s once they left the […]
Congratulations to the Super Bowl XLVI Champion, New York Giants! What a spectacular performance by Eli Manning and the rest of Big Blue. I’m going to relish this one for a long time. :-) * * * * * * So I just read the news that Rick Ankiel signed with the Washington Nationals and I wanted to quickly get something off my chest before I forget about it in the morning. Does anyone out there […]
With the New York Mets celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2012, I’ll probably end up doing 4-5 1962 Editions of my “Mets Eye Candy” feature. Do you know the story about Hall of Fame writer Leonard Koppett during that 1962 season? While burning the midnight oil at his desk in the newsroom of the NY Post, his phone rang at two in the in morning. “I understand the Mets scored 16 runs last night,” the caller […]
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Here’s a couple of interesting notes from our NL East foes… Right-handed reliever Chad Qualls has signed a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. Qualls, 33, has made 512 appearances over the last seven years – the most in the majors. He gets a one-year deal worth $1.15 million and is expected to go at the head of the line to become the Phillies setup man for newly acquired closer Jonathan Papelbon. “We don’t have a […]
Ronald Blum of the Denver Post reported yesterday that commissioner Bud Selig expects baseball to expand its playoffs this season. “I really believe we’ll have the wild card for 2012, this year,” Selig said Friday night in Chicago at a White Sox fan festival. “Clubs really want it. I don’t think I’ve ever seen an issue that the clubs want more than to have the extra wild card this year.” “We’re working on dates right now. […]
Sometimes I’ll find myself doing a Google search to find some info on a particular player for a blog post I’m working on and I get sidetracked and end up stumbling onto something else instead. Does that ever happen to you? I’m a sucker for Mets oddball stuff and I’m hoping you are to. There’s so much great Mets oddball stuff floating around the web that I thought I’d start a new feature called Mets Eye Candy, […]
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