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Mets Need a New Manager: Roger That.

An article by posted on September 5, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Need a New Manager: Roger That.

When the initial managerial search took place, I didn’t mind the hire of Terry Collins over Wally Backman. In fact, I thought it was the right move (and still do) because I felt that a Backman hire would have simply been a move to appease fans, but not to necessarily win ball games. Every fan […]

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Alderson Weighs In On Offseason Strategy, Internal Options vs Free Agency

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Alderson Weighs In On Offseason Strategy, Internal Options vs Free Agency

Is Matt den Dekker 2015′s Left Fielder? It’s rather funny that in my last post this morning, I speculated that the Mets lacked the financial resources and flexibility to address the left field and shortstop holes via free agency, and then I came across this quote: On whether adding a shortstop and another bat in […]

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Post’s Mushnick Blasts Selig and Mets Ownership

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Post’s Mushnick Blasts Selig and Mets Ownership

In his latest article, Phil Mushnick of the New York Post lashed out at outgoing commissioner Bud Selig as well as Mets ownership for the sorry financial state of the team. Mets ownership still appears beached, trying to extricate itself from its eagerly self-imposed relationship with no-questions-allowed Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff. Whether Fred Wilpon and […]

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Should Mets Target Nelson Cruz In The Offseason?

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Should Mets Target Nelson Cruz In The Offseason?

A few days ago on Sirius XM’s Fantasy Sports Radio, Steve Philips floated the idea out there that while Nelson Cruz would love to turn his major league leading home run season into a huge, multi-year deal, teams will be wary of too many factors to consider a 4-5 year deal. He concluded that Cruz […]

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Matt Harvey Will Be Shut Down For The Rest Of 2014

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Matt Harvey Will Be Shut Down For The Rest Of 2014

According to a report from The Daily News, Matt Harvey will be shut down for the rest of 2014 and will resume rehabbing in the spring by the end of September. Harvey who was determined to pitch again in 2014 will have to wait until 2015 to face live batters according to the report from […]

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Mets Internally Debating Terry Collins’ Future

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Internally Debating Terry Collins’ Future

Andy Martino of the Daily News reported that a front office source told him Terry Collins is not a lock to return as manager of the Mets next season. What seemed so certain a month ago, has become very foggy according to Martino, and it’s not just reporters who are unsure, he says. There seems to […]

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Featured Post: Will 2015 Be A Repeat Of 2014?

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Featured Post: Will 2015 Be A Repeat Of 2014?

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, raised a very interesting question in his column over the weekend. Will the 2015 Mets really be any better than the 2014 Mets? The obvious things to remember are that Matt Harvey will return, likely taking the mound on opening day to a huge, energized crowd. Bobby Parnell will also […]

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Granderson is the Most Disappointing Player in New York

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Granderson is the Most Disappointing Player in New York

Columnists Brad Kallet and Jeff Capellini of CBS New York ranked the 10 Most Disappointing Players in New York, and tabbed Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson number one. “He’s one of the most likable and affable athletes on the planet, but unfortunately that doesn’t make up for a .210 batting average and .313 OBP. The […]

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Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

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Mets Are Too Comfortable With Losing, Backman Would Change That

Bob Klapisch of The Record says he couldn’t help but wonder how Sandy Alderson really felt about Wally Backman winning the Pacific Coast League’s Manager of the Year award, considering the GM has shown no intention of giving Backman a chance in New York. It’s time to reconsider this de facto blackball, and see Backman as […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Kids Are Alright

The Mets finished up their three game set against the Marlins with a 2-1 series victory last night. New York has an interesting parallel with their division rivals from Miami, in that both organizations have dwelled at the bottom of the NL East cellar for many years now, but through those years they also stockpiled […]

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