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I Like Ike – Mets Need To Bring Davis North…

An article by posted on March 5, 2010 0 Comments

This past offseason, the merciless bashing of the Mets organization seemed to reach it’s zenith. If you listened to talk radio and read all the blogs and papers you would have thought Omar Minaya was the boogieman. Was the criticism justified? That question won’t be answered until after the season. Or, maybe it will be […]

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Nelson Figueroa Gets No Respect

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

Many people would characterize Nelson Figueroa as a very good AAA player.  He can start or relieve, help the team win some games, and fill up seats in the minor league ballpark.  Nelson is probably looking at this kind of scenario again in 2010; one in which he starts the season in the minors, then […]

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Go East, Young Men!

An article by posted on March 4, 2010 0 Comments

Much of what dominates Mets talk and is bandied about is whether the Mets will have a successful season in ’10. Can Big Pelf live up to his “potential”? (Don’t you just love that word?) Will Reyes be his old self or even better? Can the #3 through #5 pitchers keep us in games consistently? […]

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I May Be Bitter and Jaded, But….

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve always been a Mets fan.  Well, since around 1970 or so…that’s as far back as I can remember.  So even though many of you have read my work on there the last six-eight months about how frustrated and annoyed I am with the way the team has played and the direction they have gone […]

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What A Surprise, Mets Not Being Given Any Shot!

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments
What A Surprise, Mets Not Being Given Any Shot!

I am trying really hard to focus on Spring Training as we get a chance to see what will eventually develop into our 2010 squad, with a few pluses and minuses. The glutton for punishment that I am, I decided to watch the Mike and Mike simulcast on ESPN 2 this morning to hear them […]

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Jerry Divulging Secrets Again… Or Is He?

An article by posted on March 3, 2010 0 Comments

In his recent “discussion” with Mike Francesca on WFAN, Jerry Manuel discussed his “predictions” for the upcoming season.  He is always very candid and forthcoming in his interviews, this was no different.   Among other things, Jerry admitted that Jon Niese and Daniel Murphy were the leaders to start the season at their respective starting […]

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Spring Has Sprung

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

Spring officially is still about three weeks away. However, baseball fans have their own calendar. And today images of the glorious green and brown baseball diamond were beamed into our homes and the Mets delivered a win, the unofficial start of spring has begun. Finally, the embers of the hot stove have been extinguished. Talk supplanted […]

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Mental Hurdle In Philadelphia, Major Challenge Facing Mets Squad

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

If you’re as geographically fortunate as me and spend 5-6 months annually battling numb fingertips, sub-zero temperatures and a deprivation of sports involving grass, this is an adrenaline inducing time of year.  Signs of spring are bountiful, undeniably so;  It’s time to put your hockey sticks and snowboards away and yank out that decrepit, oil […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 3, Outfielders

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

The last 2 weeks I wrote about how the pitchers and the players who patrol the infield must step up for the Mets to have success in 2010.  This week concludes with how the outfielders must step up. Angel Pagan: For the first 2 months of the 2010 season it looks like Angel Pagan will […]

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Batting 2nd And Playing 2nd Base, #1, Luis Castillo

An article by posted on March 1, 2010 0 Comments

Can you believe that Luis Castillo has won the starting 2nd base job for the 2010 New York Mets?  He is the last man standing.  He was a huge underdog to win the job.  But he persevered.  He beat out Orlando Hudson, Adam Kennedy, Felipe Lopez, Brandon Phillips, and any other 2nd baseman that might […]

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