Robert Patterson

Ultimately, I owe nearly thirty years of Mets related torture to my mother, who is the reason I became a fan. I was too young to remember the 86 run, but hope to see one I'll be able to recall much sooner than later. I enjoy writing about the team and welcome your feedback on my posts. Oh..and I am not with 28!

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Mets Fans Suffering From Bargain Bin Boredom

An article by posted on November 27, 2012 0 Comments

As winter creeps onto the landscape and the offseason crawls along, its becoming apparent that the sweeping changes that were promised by Mets GM, Sandy Alderson, are likely to be held off another year.  Instead of renovating the roster to resemble that of a organization poised for a resurgence, the Mets remain in a holding […]

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Cerrone: “Niese or Dickey, But Not Both”

An article by posted on November 6, 2012 0 Comments
Cerrone: “Niese or Dickey, But Not Both”

As the Mets look for ways to improve their roster heading into next year, its become apparent that their shoestring budget will force them into the trade market.  There are a million ways that could play out, but some people have their ideas.  For instance, I think the pertinent play would be for the Mets […]

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Mets Can Still Get Back On Track This Winter

An article by posted on November 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Can Still Get Back On Track This Winter

On the heels of their sixth consecutive disappointing season, the Mets entered this offseason with another set of tempered expectations.  Having force fed fans a vision of contention for the 2014 season with the arrival of key pitching prospects, the Mets enter this winter with more questions than answers yet again.  Devoid of a quality […]

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How Long Can The Average Mets Fan Hold On?

An article by posted on November 2, 2012 0 Comments
How Long Can The Average Mets Fan Hold On?

Six years and counting…That’s how long it’s been since the Mets reached the postseason.  While not the worse drought in franchise history, this particular layoff comes on the heals of what was a brief era of promise as a result of big spending.  That spending is at least partially at fault for the teams current […]

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There’s Only One Way The Mets Lose With Dickey

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
There’s Only One Way The Mets Lose With Dickey

The Mets find themselves with two critical decisions to make this offseason.  The easier of the two appears to be resigning home grown altar boy, David Wright, to an expensive yet semi-reasonable contract which keeps him at the hot corner for the remainder of his career.  This negotiation, while complicated, is aided by the fact […]

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Putting A Price On David Wright’s Future

An article by posted on October 12, 2012 0 Comments
Putting A Price On David Wright’s Future

A year removed from the departure of fan favorite, Jose Reyes, the Mets find themselves with yet another set of complicated personnel decisions.  With the futures of David Wright and RA Dickey on the line this winter, the Mets must weigh all options.  Of the two, the most lengthy and certainly most expensive will be […]

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David Wright: Best Met Ever?

An article by posted on September 27, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright: Best Met Ever?

With his third inning single last night, David Wright became the Mets’ all-time hits leader.  He did so in more than 500 fewer games, nearly 600 fewer plate appearances, and more than 700 fewer ABs than the team’s previous leader, Ed Kranepool.  Ultimately, this most recent record only scratches the surface of David Wright’s accomplishments […]

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Looking Ahead, Offense Should Be Mets Top Priority This Offseason

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Looking Ahead, Offense Should Be Mets Top Priority This Offseason

I know what you thinking.. How on earth could we spend the entire season talking about the bullpen…that woeful bullpen…and suddenly decide that the team’s offense should be the top priority this offseason?  Heres why: Mets rank 8th in MLB with 1,169 strike outs. Mets rank 22nd in MLB on the year, hitting just .242 […]

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Duda Over Davis Doesn’t Make Sense

An article by posted on September 19, 2012 0 Comments
Duda Over Davis Doesn’t Make Sense

With Adam Rubin’s report citing a baseball source that the Mets are open to trading Ike Davis this winter, the offseason rumor mill has officially started spinning.  Now, please keep in mind that I’m not necessarily opposed to the team trading Davis away, and while its comforting that the team’s front office is prepared to […]

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Going, Going, Gone: David Wright Edition

An article by posted on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
Going, Going, Gone: David Wright Edition

It hard to think that after the stunning exit from the 2006 NLCS, the consecutive collapses that followed, the mediocre baseball since, and the gut check that was the departure of Jose Reyes, that things could actually get worse for our beloved Mets.  With the team poised to close out its worst campaign in at […]

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