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Wilpons Are At Mets Camp; Pardon The Interruption

An article by posted on February 17, 2011 0 Comments
Wilpons Are At Mets Camp; Pardon The Interruption

I thought that the start of Spring Training would be just what Mets fans needed - that hearing the sounds of gloves popping and bats cracking would get all of us back to talking about Mets baseball. Finally, I thought, we could stop talking about Madoff and start talking about who will fill the last two spots in the […]

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K-Rod Shows Up In A Hot Rod

An article by posted on February 16, 2011 0 Comments

Is that a sweet set of wheels or what? Those Italians sure know how to make a sportscar. Francisco Rodriguez spoke to reporters today and was as contrite and as apologetic as he could be. He took responsibility for his actions and said he learned a valuable lesson that will not be lost on him. […]

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Did Collins Tip His Hand On Who His Second Baseman Will Be?

An article by posted on February 16, 2011 0 Comments
Did Collins Tip His Hand On Who His Second Baseman Will Be?

A couple of weeks ago, in the post you can read below, I said Daniel Murphy was the early favorite for the second base job. Of course my comments were tongue in cheek and just making light of his early showing to Spring Training. That said, a few hours ago during a televised press conference on […]

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Jeff Wilpon Faces The Music

An article by posted on February 16, 2011 0 Comments

This morning, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon spoke to reporters at the Mets Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie and addressed the Madoff related lawsuit and how it effects the Mets. MetsBlog posts the following recap: He says the Mets/Madoff situation has been a distraction, and he feels bad for his family who has taken […]

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The Wilpons Must Step Aside

An article by posted on February 16, 2011 0 Comments

This Madoff inspired financial debacle that hovers over the Mets like impending doom, just keeps getting more and more frustrating. How can Fred and Saul et. al. keep pretending that all is okay, and that this ongoing and ever-changing soap opera is nothing more than just another bump in the road? Don’t they understand? It’s a big mistake […]

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Izzy Rocking His Mercury Mets Jersey

An article by posted on February 16, 2011 0 Comments
Izzy Rocking His Mercury Mets Jersey

As we reported last night, and as you can read below, the Mets signed reliever Jason Isringhausen to a minor league deal after an impressing Assistant GM  J.P. Ricciardi during a workout at Mets camp yesterday. Today, I take you back to the summer of 1999 for one of the more memorable baseball promotions, yes […]

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Clemens Speaks About Piazza Incident

An article by posted on February 16, 2011 0 Comments
Clemens Speaks About Piazza Incident

Almost 11 years later and Roger Clemens still hasn’t gotten any smarter. When he threw a bat shard at Mike Piazza in the 2000 World Series, he made the excuse that he thought it was the ball. Certainly no one understands why Clemens would throw the “ball” at Piazza and not to first base. Maybe […]

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NY Times: Madoff Says Mets Owners Knew Nothing

An article by posted on February 16, 2011 0 Comments

In an exclusive interview with the New York Times, convicted felon Bernard Madoff said that the Wilpons “knew nothing” about the Ponzi scheme.  Mr. Madoff said about Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz, Mr. Wilpon’s brother-in-law and business partner: “They knew nothing. They knew nothing.” Madoff said the trustee Irving Picard has no evidence that the Mets owners had any […]

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Would the Mets Call Sabathia If He Opts Out of Yanks Deal?

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments
Would the Mets Call Sabathia If He Opts Out of Yanks Deal?

As most of you know, there has been talk lately about CC Sabathia and his contractual clause that allows him to opt out of his current 7-year, $165 million dollar deal.  CC has said that anything is possible. Let me ask you this.  If C.C. Sabathia were to opt out of his current contract, would the Mets […]

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Some Mets Spring Training Questions

An article by posted on February 15, 2011 0 Comments

Good afternoon. Players are trickling into camp today in Port St. Lucie. A few pitchers are throwing, but they don’t have to officially check in until tomorrow. No team reports to spring training without questions, and the Mets are no exception. They will enter the season this spring loaded with questions, but without any substantive answers. […]

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