When asked to describe the Mets’ biggest need to be addressed in the coming offseason, most of us would almost automatically talk about the team’s offense first. To be sure, after coming in 23rd out of 30 MLB teams in runs scored, there can be no doubt that the myriad of offensive woes bandied about throughout […]
Gregg lives on Long Island, and has been a Mets fan since Bud Harrelson and Pete Rose slugged it out in the 1973 playoffs. "Keith Hernandez is the best defensive first baseman to ever have played baseball."
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The Mets hosted the Washington Nationals for Opening Weekend at Citi Field. I’m not sure what the deal was with the 4:10 start on Friday afternoon, but at least the Mets did a classy thing by having Ralph Kiner toss out the first pitch. The Nationals took the series 2-1 thanks mostly to a horrible, […]
Prior to returning home for the 50th Opening Day in team history, our guys were down in Philadelphia for the first head to competition of the season against Eastern Division rivals, the Phillies. The Phillies won two of the three games, and the Mets return to Citifield 3-3 (did anyone really expect anything better). He […]
It a Happy Recap edition of “3 Up and 3 Down” as the Mets win their opening series against the Marlins, two games to one. There are many “Ups”, but I’ll give you my three in no particular order, and I’m sure you’ll have three totally different ones: Three Up 1. Terry Collins – We knew Terry […]
Today’s 3 Up, 3 Down is a dedication to the Joys and Aggravations of being a fan of the New York Mets. They are in no particular order. Three Up 1. Things Uniquely New York Mets, or what I call Metcentricities: The best team song ever, I get goosebumps whenever I hear “Meet the Mets”. The […]
Before we get to another Spring Training edition of “3 Up and 3 Down”, I’d like to thank Joe D. for welcoming me back to the MMO family. It’s great to back. Three Up 1. Ike & Josh - One year ago, neither Ike Davis or Josh Thole were projected to be part of the team. This […]