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Can Oliver Perez Be Salvaged As A Situational Lefty?

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

In a series of tweets, Andy Martino of the Daily News revealed that a Mets insider is suggesting that the team should give embattled starting pitcher, Oliver Perez, a shot at filling a situational lefty role in the bullpen next season. Not saying he’ll succeed, but there’s absolutely no reason not to bring Oliver Perez to […]

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The Mets Dilemma: No Pitching, No Hitting, No Money

An article by posted on November 24, 2010 0 Comments

My mindset has always been one of exhibiting patience, favoring the building of a perennial playoff contender through a strong farm system, savvy trades and a few well placed free agents.  With the hiring of Sandy Alderson and the others of his new regime, such a mentality is going to be put into action.  There […]

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Alderson On Why No Wally Backman

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments
Alderson On Why No Wally Backman

For those of you who were curious as to why Sandy Alderson decided against Wally Backman as a manager, he spoke to Kevin Burkhardt and shed some light on why he decided to go in another direction. “I enjoyed meeting Wally,” Alderson said. “We had, of course, long discussions with him over two occasions. One […]

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Mets Need Pitching, Not Javier Vazquez

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Need Pitching, Not Javier Vazquez

We now know that the Mets need a starting pitcher.  Last week Sandy Alderson made it known that Johan Santana would not be ready for opening day.  While this didn’t come as a shock to me it does mean that the Mets need another starter as it’s not known if and when Santana will be […]

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HoJo Likely Out As Hitting Coach, Bowa Could Be Bench Coach

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, “Hitting coach Howard Johnson is unlikely to remain in that role, but will be employed by the organization in some capacity.” Nothing unexpected here, but I am curious as to who his replacement will be. Many of the Mets hitters regressed under Howard Johnson’s watch, so I’m […]

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Welcome, Sandy and Terry

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments

To Sandy, Terry and your Staff Welcome. Some of us are really happy to see you – you are the grown-ups that we have been waiting for. You are the professionals that we have been waiting for. You are the change in doing the Mets business that we have been waiting for. I’m just a […]

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Charlie Williams Traded To Giants

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Charlie Williams Traded To Giants

I was in tenth grade and Charlie Williams was being traded for a legend, tough to be an answer to a trivia question for the rest of your life.  As we all sit and wait for the Mets Brain Trust to make a decision that may or may not make their lives as baseball genius’ […]

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A Long Time Season Ticket Holder Says No More

An article by posted on November 21, 2010 0 Comments

I had gotten my season ticket renewal notice in the mail two weeks ago.  Last week, John, my personal representative, emailed me this follow up. I wanted to check in with you and see if you had any questions regarding your 2011 New York Mets Season ticket invoice that you should have received last week. […]

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Sabermetric/Mets Manager Plug and Play

An article by posted on November 20, 2010 0 Comments

I admit that the whole process associated with picking the new manager of the Mets is like root canal for me, situational substitution for a guy who has been in the baseball business for over thirty years should come as second nature, and there should be very little difference between Backman, Melvin and Collins.  My […]

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Mets Should Be Players In Justin Upton Sweepstakes

An article by posted on November 18, 2010 0 Comments

A couple of days ago I pondered the wisdom of the Mets pursuing Justin Upton after coming across the post below from Bob Nightengale. Well what first seemed like just a rumor or speculation, has now grown into a MLB-wide hysteria as there’s no shortage of offers being tossed around complete with quotes from several […]

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