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Off The Reservation For Today

An article by posted on December 21, 2010 0 Comments

I hope that Joe D. will forgive me this post, but I’d like to put in a few words about some local athletes who are tearing up the record books by playing their game very well. I’m speaking as someone who spent her freshman year at UCONN idolizing the men’s basketball team and interning on […]

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Mets Should Bring Back Old-Timers Day In 2011

An article by posted on December 21, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Should Bring Back Old-Timers Day In 2011

Last week I wrote about how the Mets need to find ways to entice the fans to come out to the ballpark in 2011.  Last week I brought up the idea of retiring 17 in honor Keith Hernandez.  I thought it would give Mets fans something to look forward to during the long season that […]

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Mets Interested in Freddy Garcia; Ask for Medical Records

An article by posted on December 20, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Interested in Freddy Garcia; Ask for Medical Records

According to SI.com’s Jon Heyman, the Mets are interested in Freddy Garcia, and have asked for his medical records.  The Mets signed Garcia in 2009 on a minor league deal, but was not selected to the opening day roster and was released.  I managed to take a look at Freddy Garcia’s stats, which actually were a surprise to me.  […]

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Another Clip From Mets Funniest Home Videos

An article by posted on December 19, 2010 0 Comments

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words are these videos produced by the Mets worth? Last season, the Mets thrilled us with this 2010 promotional video which championed the phrase. “We Believe In Comebacks”. Jason Bay, David Wright, Jeff Francoeur, Frankie Rodriguez, Jerry Manuel, Mike Pelfrey, Daniel Murphy and Johan Santana […]

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Jeff Francis Closing In On Decision

An article by posted on December 18, 2010 0 Comments
Jeff Francis Closing In On Decision

As the Mets search for starting pitching continues, one pitcher they’ve spoken to has apparently come close to making a decision. According to the Denver Post, former Rockies pitcher Jeff Francis is close to making a decision.  The Mets have been interested in Francis, and are waiting to see if they were the team Francis […]

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Minaya Reportedly Talking To Alderson About Role in Organization

An article by posted on December 18, 2010 0 Comments

According to Drew Silva of HardballTalk (NBCSports), Omar Minaya is reportedly going to talk to Sandal Alderson about a role in the organization.  Omar Minaya reportedly has an offer on the table from the Diamondbacks about joining their organization.  Last month, Sandy Alderson told SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt during Terry Collins introductory press conference that he won’t rush Omar Minaya […]

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Name Three Outfielders Ahead Of F-Mart In Mets Top 10 Prospects?

An article by posted on December 17, 2010 0 Comments

Matt Eddy of Baseball America, presents the 2010 Mets Top 10 Prospects list. 1. Jenrry Mejia, RHP 2. Wilmer Flores, SS 3. Cesar Puello, OF 4. Matt Harvey, RHP 5. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF 6. Reese Havens, 2B 7. Lucas Duda, OF/1B 8. Fernando Martinez, OF 9. Aderlin Rodriguez, 3B 10. Brad Holt, RHP If you consider […]

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Did Cliff Lee’s Wife’s Brush-In With Fans Cost The Yankees?

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

I just saw this on the latest Inside Edition and thought I would raise this particular question here. As we all know, the Yankees lost out on their prized offseason “possession” Cliff Lee to those damn Phillies, deciding to take $50 million dollars less than what the Yankees offered (which was a 6-year $140-160 million dollar deal).  Now, one […]

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Cliff Lee Deal Made Phillies Younger, NOT Older.

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

I couldn’t resist commenting on this post by SNY’s Ted Berg who also has a blog at TedQuarters.net. Berg asserts the following, “They’ll also be one of the very oldest teams in baseball, quite likely the oldest. They were the oldest team in baseball last year, and now they’re all a year older — you probably know […]

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Is Garza A Better Target Than Grienke For The Mets?

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

I wanted to add a quick update based on some new information from this morning. According to MetsBlog, the Royals are now getting back to teams who have expressed interest in acquiring RHP Zach Greinke, but no word on if that includes the Mets. The Nationals are ‘aggressively pursuing’ a trade for Rays RHP Matt Garza […]

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