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Mario The Mediator

An article by posted on March 4, 2011 0 Comments

As reported earlier by Ken Nelson and Richard Sandomir, Mario Cuomo who is trying to broker a settlement between the owners of the Mets and the trustees representing the victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said Thursday that he was working with both sides on a daily basis. Cuomo spoke to reporters at the United […]

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Ollie Pitches Two Scoreless; Good News or Bad News?

An article by posted on March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Update 3:40 PM This afternoon at Digital Domain Park, Oliver Perez got a surprise start for the Mets, and allowed two hits in two innings of work. He didn’t walk or strikeout a batter. He threw 15 strikes and 10 balls, hit 87 mph once, and was around 82-86 on the resy of his fastballs. […]

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Sandy Alderson: The Last Best Hope

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson:  The Last Best Hope

A year and a half ago, I posted an article on my at the time blog, DannyBaseball in which I extolled on the virtues of patience.  Unfortunately, it is a characteristic that so many Mets fans lack.  At that time back in November 2009, Omar Minaya was trying to retool the Mets roster in preparation […]

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Doug’s Dugout: More On Beltran And The Twin Terrors

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss…, Carlos Beltran’s Moving Van, Luis or Ollie, and other icy thoughts: What a tremendous leader Carlos Beltran is by acquiescing to the new environs of right field in favor of the more mobile Angel Pagan. And so early in spring training, too. Who needs a “quarterback controversy” anyway? The […]

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It Gets Worse: Mets May Need Another Loan

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Post has broken the news that the Mets are looking for even more loan. They want tens of millions of dollars and all of this money is just to cover the team’s basic operating expenses. The Wilpons should be focusing on selling a large chunk of the team at this point. It […]

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Collins Passed His First Major Test With Flying Colors

An article by posted on March 1, 2011 0 Comments

When the Mets hired Terry Collins to be their manager, there was no warm reception for him from the fan base. In fact most of us questioned the decision and would have wanted anyone, but him. He was the guy that quit in the middle of his contract during his last managing stint, soon after he alienated his […]

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Burkhardt: If Opening Day Was Tomorrow, Castillo Would Be Starter

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments
Burkhardt: If Opening Day Was Tomorrow, Castillo Would Be Starter

Would this send you in a tizzy if it really happened? I don’t know how close this is to actually being a reality, but it would shock me if it happened. The word on Brad Emaus when we drafted him was that he was a poor defensive second baseman, and nobody has said one glowing […]

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Memo To Sandy: End Our Misery And Cut Him Already

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments

Oliver Perez is looking great so far… Oliver Perez has more zip on his fastball… Oliver Perez is missing bats again… Oliver Perez is back in the picture for a rotation spot… Those were just some of the things being tossed around at Ports St. Lucie ever since pitchers and catchers reported to Mets camp for Spring […]

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2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways

The Mets unveiled their 2011 Promotional Schedule on Saturday, and I don’t know about you, but it seems a little lean to say the least. 2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways Mr. Met Bobblehead on Opening Day (April 8 ) Winter Hat (April 9) Collectors Cup (May 6) Towel Day (May 27) Tote Bag (May 28) […]

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Mets Spring TV/Radio Broadcast Schedule

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

February Saturday, February 26 vs. Atlanta 1:10 PM WPIX WFAN 660 Sunday, February 27 @Atlanta 1:05 PM WFAN 660 Monday, February 28 vs. Washington 1:10 PM SNY March Thursday, March 3 vs. St. Louis 1:10 PM SNY Sunday, March 6 vs. Boston 1:10 PM SNY Monday, March 7 vs. Detroit 1:10 PM SNY Tuesday, March […]

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