Before the post season started, a few people asked me which two teams I predicted would meet in the World Series. I calmly responded that I hoped it would come down to the Pirates and the Athletics. Well as we know predictions are like opinions – everybody has one, and of course mine were wrong. So now that we are down to the final four teams, I will have to hold my nose and root for the […]
A lot of things can happen in 14 years. Children are born, people die, presidents are elected, and fads come and go. (Remember the Macarena?) But I can’t believe it was 14 years ago today that one of the most overlooked moments in Mets history took place. Yes, today is the 14th anniversary of when Todd “The Tank” Pratt went boom to lead the Mets past the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 1999 NLDS. I remember waking […]
It has been officially a week since the 2013 Mets campaign has ended – even though we pretty much knew that it was over just before the All Star Break. We saw some good baseball amidst the very bad . We saw Matt Harvey dominate before being banished to the disabled list . We saw Juan Lagares look like the second coming of Tommie Agee with the glove – now if only he can hit. We saw a team […]
Here is the video I shot of Terry Collins, who held his last pre-game presser of the 2013 season a short while ago. “We’ve been talking about 2014 for two years now…talk is pretty much over, it’s time to play.” Terry Collins with high praise of Daniel Murphy, saying the team should model his ability to put the ball in play… Terry said Wright and Murphy will most likely be taken out early today… Terry […]
Warning !! What you are about to see is an exercise in futility. What if Johan Santana didn’t blow out his surgically repaired shoulder again during Spring Training ? What if Shaun Marcum pitched anywhere near the numbers on the back of his baseball card ? What if Matt Harvey didn’t injure his elbow – possibly requiring Tommy John Surgery ? What if David Wright didn’t tweak his hamstring and missed seven weeks of the […]
Alright boys and girls, it’s time for us to do something that us Mets fans haven’t done in a while – PUT ON YOUR BIG BOY PANTS AND GROW UP !!!! I know what you are thinking – “is he off the Prozac?” or “Who gave him the double caramel macchiato shot from Starbucks again?” The answer is neither. My outburst is derived from the fans that are pissing and moaning that this team is […]
Infamy: The state of being well known for some bad quality or deed. I have seen a lot of Mets baseball in my 41 years on this planet. I have seen the Mets win one World Series while losing in their other two appearances to the A’s and Yankees. I’ve also seen them appear in a handful of playoff appearances where they just fell a little short… Yeah I’m, looking at you ’88 and ’99 and ’06!!! […]
With the loss in game one of yesterday’s doubleheader with the Miami Marlins, the Mets clinched their 5th straight losing season. This shouldn’t come as a shock since it has happened many times in the past - from the newly minted team of the ’60′s to the “Franchiseless” Mets of the late ’70′s and early ’80′s. Hell even the teams from the Mid ’90s as well as the ’02-’04 seasons were exercises in futility. So I figured […]
Last nights game between the Mets and the Cleveland Indians was stomach churning bad. That first inning pitched by Jon Niese made me wish that Shaun Marcum was still with the team (well not really). All I know is that after viewing last night’s game, I have finally come to terms with the fact that this Mets team, the way it is currently structured, has pretty much no shot to finish the season remotely close […]
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