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In Retrospect, Firing Willie Didn’t Really Change Much

An article by posted on September 28, 2010 0 Comments
In Retrospect, Firing Willie Didn’t Really Change Much

With the Milwaukee Brewers in town, and Jerry Manuel presumably in his last week as Mets manager, it is not surprising the attention being placed on Willie Randolph and the inevitable comparisons to his successor. I covered Randolph in 2006 until 2008 when he was unceremoniously fired, and found him to be knowledgeable but sometimes […]

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All Those Empty Seats

An article by posted on September 28, 2010 0 Comments
All Those Empty Seats

They haven’t gone away – all those empty seats in the new stadiums that are home to four of the major league teams in the NYC area. Yes, I’m talking about the ‘new’ Yankee Stadium – self explanatory. Citi Field – the new Mets Stadium named by the Wilpons in exchange for 20 years of […]

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Trade You…We Might

An article by posted on September 28, 2010 0 Comments

It’s safe to say that while we all may be Mets fans to the core, there’s a part of us – our own dark sides if you will – that have had our collective fill of the 2010 New York Mets and want to see it all torn down, brick by brick, player by player, […]

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The Mets Lied To Us

An article by posted on September 28, 2010 0 Comments

Thankfully there are only 6 more games left of this horrible season.  That also means only 6 more games left of some jerryball.  Last year after the season ended the Mets did a bit of a media blitz that concluded with Jeff Wilpon, Omar Minaya and Dave Howard going on WFAN with Mike Francesa.  They […]

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You Can Never Get Enough Of Jon Stewart

An article by posted on September 27, 2010 0 Comments

Some hilarious humor at the Mets expense from the always entertaining Jon Stewart of Comedy Central, who wonders why the Mets can’t win even in the Arab League. I love it…

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The Worst Things The Mets Can Do (Part 1)

An article by posted on September 27, 2010 0 Comments

You can drive yourself crazy trying to figure out ways for the Mets to get out of this free-fall into oblivion and putting the organization back on the right track. The ideas and opinions are countless. I can’t really tell you what the Mets are gonna do, but I do have a list of things […]

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Morning Grind: The Season Finale of “Flushing Falls”

An article by posted on September 27, 2010 0 Comments

Met Nation, I think this picture says it best, huh? I am certain we are firmly entrenched in hopes for 2011. We are not bound by magic numbers, wild card chases, and playoff rosters. We don’t have such burdens as our Amazins’ fate was sealed long before now. So what’s next? The Mets are getting […]

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Dillon Gee: A Possible Rotation Option For 2011?

An article by posted on September 26, 2010 0 Comments

Dillon Gee completed the fourth start of his career tonight. He pitched seven innings and surrendered only five hits and two runs to earn his second victory. Through these four starts, Gee has thrown four quality starts, giving up only six runs in 27 innings of work (a 2.00 ERA). Though his first two starts […]

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Two Rivals Going In Opposite Directions

An article by posted on September 25, 2010 0 Comments

Unless the Mets discover a sense of pride and their offense this weekend, it is conceivable the Philadelphia Phillies will celebrate winning the NL East in front of their eyes. In 2007 and 2008 the Mets collapsed and were eliminated on the final day of the season. Last year was lost from June on. This […]

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Offense Stifled, Mets Lose 3-2

An article by posted on September 25, 2010 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey was in trouble early, but the Mets offense couldn’t put across the runs when they needed it and lost the first game of the series against the Phillies 3-2. Game Notes R.A. Dickey was about as effective as he has been in his last few outings, giving up three runs, two earned on […]

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