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Doug’s Dugout: Hot Flashes and Frozen Treats

An article by posted on January 31, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss, The Wilpons, Jose’ Reyes moving cross-town, and other frozen thoughts: The only truth gleaned from the news that the Wilpons are seeking a partner to buy 25% of the Mets is that they may have lied to Mets fans. Since the Bernie Madoff scandal broke, and their names attached, they […]

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Strawberry Fields Questions On Alderson, Collins, Ike and Beltran

An article by posted on January 31, 2011 0 Comments

Former Mets rightfielder Darryl Strawberry, was a guest on the “Boomer and Carton Show” on WFAN this morning and weighed in on many Mets topics. here is a short take on some of what was said. On Wilpon Financial Problems Its not a joking matter (Carton was cracking up when he brought it up.), this isn’t […]

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That’s Why They Called Him Terrific

An article by posted on January 31, 2011 0 Comments
That’s Why They Called Him Terrific

Elena Gustines of the NY Times passes along the following details of an impromptu sing-along conducted last night by our own Tom Seaver. Mets fans looking for a reason, any reason, to smile these days might consider this: After a charity affair at a Manhattan restaurant Thursday night, Mets Hall of Famer Tom Seaver, having […]

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It Must Be Mets Baseball Season – Bernie Madoff Is In The News

An article by posted on January 30, 2011 0 Comments

If any of you have the utter joy living in the Northeast I’m sure you’re well aware that this has been one of the roughest winters in a long time if ever. Six snowstorms including a major blizzard and we haven’t even made it into February yet. The moment I walked into my local A&P […]

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Sifting Through All The Noise

An article by posted on January 29, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday’s news that the Wilpons were exploring their options and looking to sell a minority stake in the team was both surprising and yet unsurprising as well. Surprising, because it came after many statements from the Wilpons who adamantly said time and time again, that the Madoff scandal had very little to no bearing on the […]

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Should the Mets Give John Maine Another Chance?

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

Before i go on with the post, i want to apologize for not posting a lot this week.  I am currently recovering from a severe case of strep throat, so it hasn’t been a good week for me.  John Maine was one of the Mets top starters heading into 2010, behind Johan, and Mike Pelfrey.  […]

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The Whole Truth, Please

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

I think the Wilpons’ need to remember that old saying “Just tell the truth, they’ll find out anyway”. The more I read/hear about this whole mess is that the Wilpons are just a couple of steps behind the truth every time they make a statement. Of course it’s embarassing, but it’s too late for Fred […]

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How Many Is Too Many?

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets haven’t developed a second baseman since Edgardo Alfonzo. In the eight seasons since his last appearance with the team, fans have watched Luis Castillo, Jose Valentin, Anderson Hernandez, Kaz Matsui and Roberto Alomar’s doppelganger try and man the position with very little success, but finally there’s some hope for the future of that position. […]

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Does Spending Big Equal Winning Big?

An article by posted on January 28, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday, I came across a post I wrote almost a year ago that struck me as being somewhat foreboding and maybe even a little bit prophetic. It was intended to be some advice and a word of warning to Omar Minaya, and in it I described a type of philosophy that sounds very familiar today. The […]

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Josh Thole Hopes To Give Mets Stability Behind The Plate

An article by posted on January 27, 2011 0 Comments

Josh Thole goes into spring training as the odds-on favorite to get the bulk of the playing time at catcher. Even if manager Terry Collins goes to a lefty-righty platoon with Thole and the newly acquired Ronny Paulino, it would be the left-handed hitting Thole getting the lion’s share of at-bats. If Thole can handle […]

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