Former Writer

rss feed

Former Writer's Latest Posts

Mets Have So Many Better Choices For First Base

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

Opening Day lineup had Mike Jacobs playing first and hitting clean up. Mets final game against the Rockies had Fernando Tatis playing first and batting fifth. Combined Jacobs and Tatis are 7/36 (.194), 1 home run, 5 RBIs with 10 strikeouts. Not exactly what the Mets want from their “power and clutch hitting” first basemen. […]

Continue Reading »

How Do I Forget 2009 When The Mets Won’t Let Me?

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

There are a lot of conclusions that can be made from this season so far. It is apparent, at least to me, that the team that we know so well and love so hard lack the grit, the guts, the determination, the heart, and even in many minds, the resources to put a winning team […]

Continue Reading »

There’s Enough Blame To Go Around For Everyone

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

As the Yankees were handing out World Series jewelry in the Bronx the other day, the Mets pitcher John Maine was winning the booby prize for pitching a wonderful session of batting practice out West.  Unfortunately, it occurred during the third inning of regulation against the Rockies.   After six runs crossed the plate with two outs, pushing the […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Lose to Rockies 6-5 in 10 Innings

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets came out with a flurry, fell asleep and took the loss in 10 innings. Jon Niese had an uneven effort and the Rockies just hit when necessary. Game Notes Jon Niese looked disappointing through the 5 innings. Niese only walked one, but gave up nine hits, hit two batters and struck out two. […]

Continue Reading »

4/14 Minor League Report! CARTER, FULLER!

An article by posted on April 15, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 8/13/0, Pawtucket 2/9/0 The Bisons put up 3 in the 2nd and 4 in the 6th today, cruising to a 8-2 victory over the Sox today. Fernando (2), Mike Hessman (3), Chris Carter (4) had multi hit games today, while Josh Thole (0 for 4, .050; 1 for 20) and Mike […]

Continue Reading »

If Momentum Is Tomorrow’s Starting Pitcher, Mets Have None…

An article by posted on April 14, 2010 0 Comments

John Maine’s outing last evening brought out concern from the manager. He’s not the only one, is he Met Nation? Because of the high pressure and microscope the Mets currently operate under and the fact they don’t have anything of note SP wise on the farm, they really don’t have much latitude or depth to […]

Continue Reading »

Maine In Bad Place, Could Get Yanked From Rotation

An article by posted on April 14, 2010 0 Comments

When asked If Maine’s spot in the rotation was in jeopardy, Jerry said, “Well, I think those things we’ll have to talk about.  I think right now, right after this game, you know, you have to sleep on that and see how you feel tomorrow and hopefully he feels OK.  But, you have to have […]

Continue Reading »

4.13 Minor League Report! Evans, Wilmer!

An article by posted on April 14, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 3/10/0, Syracuse 4/10/0 Tobi Stoner had a poor outing tonight, giving up 4 runs on 7 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings for his first loss of the season. The Bisons offense had 10 hits and a walk, but were hitless with RISP (0 for 6) and left 7 on […]

Continue Reading »

Is There Something Wrong With Johan?

An article by posted on April 14, 2010 0 Comments

As of right now Johan Santana will be pitching once again on 6 days rest which gives him an extra day off.  Normally this would be a good thing but Johan is not a typical pitcher.  For some reason Johan has trouble pitching on extra rest.  It’s somewhat dumbfounding but that is the case with […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Should Look To Other Ohio Team For Help…

An article by posted on April 13, 2010 0 Comments

Last seasons’ wounds haven’t healed.  Yet, sitting around discussing the current issues with this current incarnation of the NY Mets with some friends has revealed not panic, but apathy… Willie Harris catch has robbed us of a .500 start, but, more importantly, Johan Santana’s lack of velocity this past Sunday and really for quite some […]

Continue Reading »