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Latest Mets News From Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on April 2, 2010 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN today, and was chock full of information, essentially detailing some last minute items of note as the Mets get set for Opening Day. To begin, the last roster spot is down to the same two guys I mentioned on Wednesday, infielders Chris Carter and Frank Catalanotto. While […]

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Please Let This Be A Joke

An article by posted on April 2, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have one of the highest payrolls in Major League Baseball today, despite the well know fact that they are not spending it where they need it most. Congratulations Mets, you went out and signed Jason Bay to a 4-year $66 million contract. You also went out and signed Kiko Calero, Henry Blanco and Rod Barajas […]

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Optimism vs. Realism

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments
Optimism vs. Realism

There is a big battle going on in the Mets blogosphere. Not only on blogs or Facebook or Twitter, but even bars and anywhere you’ll find Mets fans. Some fans just want their points heard and don’t care what anyone else has to say. Some like and appreciate the dialogue and are open to hearing other views. Some Met fans […]

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On a Brighter Note

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

We are now a weekend away from the start of the 2010 Major League Baseball Season and New York Mets fans all over the planet are pulling out their remaining hair and saying to anyone who will listen “Oh no, here we go again”.. Well not so fast. True the season will start with a […]

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Mets Phenom, Sidd Finch, Turns Twenty-Five

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Phenom, Sidd Finch, Turns Twenty-Five

It’s now been a quarter century since Sports Illustrated pulled off one of the most elaborate and memorable pranks in sports. It was 25 years ago on this day, April Fools Day, that the esteemed sports magazine ran a featured story on the Mets latest pitching phenom, Sidd Finch. Finch wasn’t just an ordinary phenom, far […]

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Where’s Sidd Finch When You Need Him?

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

Twenty-five years ago today, the April 1, 1985 issue of Sports Illustrated hit newsstands.  Amongst all the coverage of the NCAA Final Four was one particular article that caught the eyes of many Mets fans. The late, great George Plimpton had written an article for that particular issue called “The Curious Case of Sidd Finch”.  […]

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You Are What Your 2-3-4 Starters Say You Are

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

Let me tell you one thing: All this blather that the games don’t count, and it’s still only spring training, the wind is the reason balls are flying into the stratosphere, etc, etc, is beyond worrisome. It’s downright frightful-and not a figment of Mets’ fans imagination. The Mets pitching stinks and the only one who […]

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Are Mets Babying Jose Reyes? Some Mets Players Think So…

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

In a NY Post exclusive, Mike Puma sheds light on one Mets player who doesn’t sound too pleased with how the Mets are “babying” Jose Reyes. This anonymous player has his own thoughts on whether Jose Reyes should start on Opening Day. Just call this show “Everybody Loves Reyes.” Except that many Mets players aren’t […]

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Take Me To Your Leader (If You Can Find Him)

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have had a number of fiery players over the years.  With their performances on the field and behind the scenes in the clubhouse, these players have carried the Mets beyond the team’s expectations. From Tug McGraw’s “Ya Gotta Believe” that gave hope and fired up the 1973 Mets on their way to the […]

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2010 Mets Rotation: Not For The Squeamish

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

While reading MetsBlog, I came across an interesting link in which Tim Dierkes of MLBTR compiled a pretty cool spreadsheet. Dierkes ranked this years projected opening day rotations based on how much each team has spent. It really is a unique way to look at things and I hope you visit them to see his entire list.  Surprisingly, the […]

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