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Morning Grind: Reyes Aftermath Shows Depth Is Still A Problem

An article by posted on March 12, 2010 0 Comments

It seems like the more things change, the more they stay the same. After coming off a miserable season that was marred by injury in 2009, what made that season worse than it should have been was the apparent lack of depth. Carlos Delgado goes down and is replaced by untested leftfielder Daniel Murphy… Jose […]

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Does Anybody Want The Fifth Spot Besides Figueroa?

An article by posted on March 11, 2010 0 Comments

With all the talk about #2 through #4 of the rotation for the Amazins, the 5th spot is as up in the air as an Ike Davis homerun. There are arguably about three or four pitchers contending for the spot. After a tenuous 2009, a clear message is being sent to everyone not named Santana […]

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The Time For Short-Sightedness Must Come To An End

An article by posted on March 11, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin, of the Daily News, Jerry Manuel  does in fact intend to use Jenrry Mejia in short relief appearances. First, Mr. Rubin’s quote, than my outrage. Look for Manuel to get his way with Jenrry Mejia, at least as far as working the 20-year-old righthander as a reliever from this point forward […]

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The Toughest Parks To Hit Home Runs

An article by posted on March 10, 2010 0 Comments

Jon Star from Bleacher Report had a well researched piece on which parks were the most difficult to homer in during the 2009 season. He writes that PETCO Park ranks number one and remains the hardest place in the big leagues to homer in. Star lists Citi Field as the second most difficult and writes, Citi Field became […]

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Can We Please Issue A Gag Order On Jerry and Omar?

An article by posted on March 10, 2010 0 Comments

I have a sneaky suspicion that someone from the front office, maybe even Omar Minaya, took Jerry Manuel on the side and told him how it was regarding prospects Jenrry Mejia and Ike Davis. Yesterday, in the lesser of the two big miscommunication snafus, the other being Reyes, Minaya made a statement contradicting what Manuel […]

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What A Pair Of Grapefruits On You!

An article by posted on March 9, 2010 0 Comments
What A Pair Of Grapefruits On You!

The Grapefruit League afforded the 6-3 Mets fans the opportunity to see some of our rotation’s hopefuls at work and get a glimpse of what we will be expecting to see in less than a month. There were a lot of things to be happy about if you’re a Met fan… and quite a few […]

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Mets Confirm Jose Reyes Thyroid Condition

An article by posted on March 9, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have confirmed that Jose Reyes does have a hyperactive thyroid gland and that he will remain in New York for more testing. Results of those tests will not be know until Thursday at the earliest. This is not something that we didn’t already know, but it’s the first time the Mets have actually confirmed […]

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Morning Grind: Another Rumor, Competition Is Good, Carter Not So Much

An article by posted on March 9, 2010 0 Comments

Okay so it’s almost afternoon, but Afternoon Grind doesn’t have that same ring to it… Making The Grade According to Adam Rubin, Bobby Parnell and/or Sean Green could be in at least a little trouble in making the club. Or at least in a competition. If Jenrry Mejia and/or Hisanori Takahashi sneaks into the bullpen, […]

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Will Communication Gap Stand In Way Of Mets Success?

An article by posted on March 9, 2010 0 Comments

Communication is important and it’s something that the Mets need to work on improving and fast if they want any success in the near future.  The last couple of seasons have shown how the lack of communication has hurt this franchise on and off the field.  The Mets promised things would be different this year, […]

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Jenrry Mejia Will Start Season In Class-AA Binghamton

An article by posted on March 8, 2010 0 Comments

Last week, manager Jerry Manual and pitching coach Dan Warthen started a mild furor in the Mets blogosphere with comments suggesting that 20-year old Jenrry Mejia could start the season in the Mets bullpen, possibly even as the setup man. According to Brian Costa, Omar Minaya and Mets officials completely shot down any thoughts about […]

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