Michael Branda

Michael Branda grew up a Mets fan watching the mid 1980's teams and his favorite Met of all-time is (and was) Wally Backman. When it comes to sabermetrics versus old school thinking, he's in the middle and believes adopting new ways to get answers is helpful, especially when the old way has not produced results.

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Brooklyn Native a Good Fit for Mets?

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

When you examine the Mets lineup, and assume that Jose Reyes will be back, you soon realize there are four glaring holes in the everyday lineup. Obviously, they need another starting pitcher. It doesn’t take a creative mind to figure out this team needs to either get Cliff Lee, or somebody of his caliber, or […]

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Game Preview: Rockies at Mets – Game 2

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

When the Mets lost the rubber game of a 3 game set with Washington, the camera panned in on the Mets dugout and it looked as though everybody had just seen a ghost. The constant thought was that the Mets just had to tread water until their superstars returned. At that moment, they realized they […]

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Defending Omar Minaya

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

Somebody has to defend Omar Minaya right? Prior to yesterday, I felt he should keep his job as I’ve stated and discussed with Joe D back and forth. Today, I still remain in favor of Minaya keeping his job and helping this team get into the playoffs, this year! To me, Omar Minaya now more […]

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