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Mental Hurdle In Philadelphia, Major Challenge Facing Mets Squad

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

If you’re as geographically fortunate as me and spend 5-6 months annually battling numb fingertips, sub-zero temperatures and a deprivation of sports involving grass, this is an adrenaline inducing time of year.  Signs of spring are bountiful, undeniably so;  It’s time to put your hockey sticks and snowboards away and yank out that decrepit, oil […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 3, Outfielders

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

The last 2 weeks I wrote about how the pitchers and the players who patrol the infield must step up for the Mets to have success in 2010.  This week concludes with how the outfielders must step up. Angel Pagan: For the first 2 months of the 2010 season it looks like Angel Pagan will […]

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Jerry Manuel’s Love Affair Gone Awry

An article by posted on March 1, 2010 0 Comments

So apparently Jerry Manuel is having a major bromance with Jenrry Mejia. Apparently he’s gone on record that he wouldn’t object to having Mejia make the club this Spring perhaps as a setup man. Yeah well not so much. They were more like fantasies as he admitted in a press conference. According to John Harper […]

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Batting 2nd And Playing 2nd Base, #1, Luis Castillo

An article by posted on March 1, 2010 0 Comments

Can you believe that Luis Castillo has won the starting 2nd base job for the 2010 New York Mets?  He is the last man standing.  He was a huge underdog to win the job.  But he persevered.  He beat out Orlando Hudson, Adam Kennedy, Felipe Lopez, Brandon Phillips, and any other 2nd baseman that might […]

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Mets Current Roster As Good As It Gets… Until???

An article by posted on February 28, 2010 0 Comments

The current Mets roster continues to morph into whatever vision Omar Minaya, his underlings and ownership have for the team. We can all question the moves or lack thereof, but for the time being with the exception of a few smaller moves, the Met roster seems pretty set. The Met payroll will be far lower […]

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The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Maine

An article by posted on February 28, 2010 0 Comments

Since becoming a Met in 2006, John Maine has shown signs of greatness, such as his near no-hitter against the Marlins on the next-to-last day of the 2007 season.  However, he has never been able to maintain the consistent level of pitching that a pitcher of his talent needs to be a top of the […]

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Kelvim Escobar Could Start Season On DL

An article by posted on February 27, 2010 0 Comments

  As reported by WFAN and now confirmed on Mets.com, manager Jerry Manuel said he doesn’t think Kelvim Escobar’s ailing shoulder will allow him to be the team’s eighth-inning man by Opening Day. Escobar, who has been limited to just one Major League appearance in the past two years because of right shoulder woes, said he’s […]

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Cardinals Sign Felipe Lopez For $1.75MM

An article by posted on February 26, 2010 0 Comments

Jon Heyman is reporting via Twitter that that the Cardinals have signed second baseman Felipe Lopez for about $1.75 million dollars. The deal includes some incentive bonuses. Wow… That’s less than what the Mets signed Alex Cora for. Anyway you look at this it’s an absolute steal for the Cards. Lopez, 29, has lingered on the […]

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Rubber, Meet Road

An article by posted on February 26, 2010 0 Comments
Rubber, Meet Road

It’s that time, Mets fans, to start getting into the groove and rhythm before the season officially starts. After last season’s end and a tepid offseason, what should we be looking for out on the fields of PSL? I don’t live down there anymore regretfully so those that made the trip, please send me some […]

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Jeff Francoeur Leads The Charge

An article by posted on February 26, 2010 0 Comments

When the Mets traded Ryan Church for 25 year old left fielder Jeff Francoeur, the Braves as well as every saber-head in the universe said the Mets got hosed. Lately, they don’t chirp as loudly as they once did. I think they are lying in wait for one false move by Francoeur so they could jump out and proclaim, […]

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