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Citi Field Of Dreams, And Nightmares…

An article by posted on May 12, 2010 0 Comments

In another time, perhaps 50 years from now, the Mets will get the opportunity to tear down Citifield, and build a new stadium for their fans and team. The life cycle of Citifield will have reached it’s end. The Stadium will have hosted multiple championship teams and hosted All Star, playoff, and World Series games. […]

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5/11 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on May 12, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 0/5/3, Louisville 11/16/0 cf Jason Pridie 1 for 4, K, .291 rf Jesus Feliciano 0 for 2, BB, .341 1b Mike Jacobs 0 for 3, BB, K, .258 3b Mike Hessman 1 for 3, 2b, BB, K, .299 2b Alex Cintron 0 for 3, BB, K, .200 lf Andy Green 0 […]

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Time For Junior To Grow Up

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

Those of you who know me and follow my writing know that I have a unique nickname for Jose Reyes.  It’s “Junior”.  “Why Junior?”, you ask?  His initials are JR, which is the abbreviation for junior.  And right now, it couldn’t be more appropriate. Before everyone gets bent out of shape and calls for my […]

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Mets Come Up Short In 3-2 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

John Maine pitched well enough to win Monday night, but the Mets offense returned to their anemic ways in a 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. The Mets rallied for a run in the ninth inning when Angel Pagan hit a solo home run to the deepest part of the park. Alex Cora reached […]

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What Can The Mets Do With Ollie?

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

Coming into Spring Training there was a lot of positive buzz on Oliver Perez.  Besides new facial hair he had been working out in Arizona for months getting in shape and trying to work on his pitches.  Perez arrived in excellent shape, a complete 180 from the year before.  People who follow the team on […]

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Jerry Manuel, What the Hell Is Wrong With You?

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Okay, I admit it: from my redoubt here in Zurich, Switzerland I am pretty guilty of not having watched yesterday’s terrible loss to the Giants through any medium other than Gameday, and so some may feel I shouldn’t opine on what happened yesterday. Nevertheless, having followed almost every pitch I tried hard to visualize what […]

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5/10 Minor League Report! TEJADA!

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

CHRIs CARTER IS COMING UP! FRANK CATALANOTTO IS GOING AWAY! NEXT UP: GMJ! AAA International League: Buffalo 6/15/1, Louisville 7/9/0 cf Jason Pridie 1 for 5, RBI, K, .292 rf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 5, 2 runs, .349 1b Mike Jacobs 1 for 5, run, 3b, K, .271 3b Mike Hessman 2 for 5, run, […]

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The Mets on Mother’s Day Weekend

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Yes, I’m a Mother and so this past weekend I got treated rather specially by my sons and their families.     The Mets were good to me two out of three days and that’s a lot better ratio than I’ve been used to the past several seasons. However it was not for a lack of trying – […]

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5/9 Minor League Report! THOLE, LAGARES, HARRIS!

An article by posted on May 9, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 4/12/1, Indianapolis 5/12/2 RA Dickey had his second rough outing of the season, and so took his 2nd loss, giving up 4 runs (3 earned) on 9 hits. The Bisons offense did their jobs, banging out 12 hits and drawing 4 walks, while going just 3 for 16 (.188) with RISP […]

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5/8 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS, DUDA, Allen, ZAPATA, WILMER!

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 4/8/0, Indianapolis 3/9/0 Tobi Stoner had his best outing of the season, giving up a run on 4 hits and 4 walks in 6 innings for his first win of the season. Elmer Dessens picked up his 4th save. The Bisons offense had 8 hits and a walk, while going 4 […]

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