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Dave Matthews Might Be Most Exciting Citi Field Event In 2010

An article by posted on January 27, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets sent a press release out yesterday about the Dave Matthews Band shows just announced for Citi Field, on July 16 and 17.  Sure, this is significant for you DMB fans (tickets go on sale February 26), but the problem is, it also might be the most significant event at Citi Field this season.  […]

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I Want Hudson On The Team

An article by posted on January 26, 2010 0 Comments

For the last 2 off seasons Met fans have been debating furiously with each other on whether or not the Mets should sign Orlando Hudson.  I believe the pro Hudson fans last season wanted him for the simple fact that Hudson is not Luis Castillo.  Whatever other skills Hudson possessed did not matter to Met […]

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Remember When: Mets Deal Gentry, Frisella to Braves

An article by posted on January 26, 2010 0 Comments

Poking hot coals from hot stove seasons past… November 1, 1972 – The New York Mets traded RH starter Gary Gentry and RH reliever Danny Frisella to the Atlanta Braves for 2B Felix Millan and RH Pitcher George Stone. He was a hero in 1969. He came from Arizona State University.  He wore the Met […]

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Adios Luis Castillo – Thanks For The Memories

An article by posted on January 24, 2010 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that a player could hit .302, with an OBP of .387, and still be so unwanted.  But when you break down the numbers, you see why Luis Castillo is such a poor fit for the 2010 Mets.  Of course his defense is weak.  But I see his offense as an equally […]

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Pitching Market: The Best Of The Rest

An article by posted on January 22, 2010 0 Comments

In the wake of the Angels signing Joel Pineiro to a two year deal, and Doug Davis inking a contract with the Brewers, it is probably a good time to look to the remaining free agent pitchers and determine who is the best fit for the Mets. The biggest name left on the market is Ben […]

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Noah Lowry To Sign Soon

An article by posted on January 22, 2010 0 Comments

Henry Schulman of The San Francisco Chronicle (hat tip to mlbtraderumors) tweeted that Noah Lowry could be close to choosing which team to play for in 2010. Lowry hasn’t pitched since 2007 when he won 14 games and posted an ERA of 3.92, due to thoracic outlet syndrome, which was originally misdiagnosed by the Giants. […]

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Is the Mets “brand” damaged ?

An article by posted on January 22, 2010 0 Comments

In years previous I’ve heard Omar in a few of his “State of the Mets” interviews include phrases like “our brand remains strong” or “we remain confident in our brand”. Usually, this is a corporate phrase thrown around when discussing the state of a company’s business. In my heart of hearts, I’d like to think […]

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Joel Pineiro To Angels

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Free Agent sinker-baller Joel Pineiro, one of the top free agent pitchers left on the market, is available no more. Pineiro has agreed in principle to a $16 million/2 year deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Pineiro started his career with Seattle, as a starter, before shifting to a bullpen role with mixed results. He […]

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If Wright Only Had Heart

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Heart is such an important characteristic necessary to build a championship team.  And many fans have concluded that this is a trait that David Wright lacks. In response to fan chatter,  David has set out on a journey in order to find heart.  And Jose Reyes has gone along for the ride in hopes of […]

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We Need To Be Prepared

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

I know there are rumors flying around like crazy about pending free agent signings, and that the Mets are interested in the likes of Ben Sheets, Joel Pineiro and John Smoltz.  And while any of those guys are capable of stepping in and being, at the very least, our #4 starter, we should be prepared […]

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