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The Blame Game: Why Are The Mets So Bad, Again?

An article by posted on May 25, 2014 0 Comments
The Blame Game: Why Are The Mets So Bad, Again?

It may be time to revise Mr. Wilpon’s famously coined phrase from “meaningful games in September” to “meaningful games in June”. At this rate, even that seems like a long shot, especially with the team’s annual freefall now beginning before Memorial Day. After a promising 15-11 start that had the marketing department proclaiming that the […]

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Back Under .500, Mets Facing Crossroads

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Back Under .500, Mets Facing Crossroads

There may be 129 games left to play, but it’s not an overreaction to say that the Mets are at a critical juncture of their season. After a pleasantly surprising start to the season, the Mets lost Wednesday to fall back under .500, an event that has proven to be a death knell the last […]

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Grading the Mets Offseason

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Grading the Mets Offseason

The Mets offseason is over, which is great news for anyone itching to finally turn off their “Stephen Drew” Google alerts for good.  The team will likely start the 2014 season as currently constructed, so it’s time to look back and grade GM Sandy Alderson’s work. Heading into the winter, the shopping list was a long one.  The Mets needed two […]

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