Minor League Stuff

What If These Things Happened?

An article by posted on January 7, 2009
What If These Things Happened?

Hypothetically speaking… let’s just imagine for a second that the players we hear on the HotStove are interested in the Mets. Now, let’s also imagine that Omar could sign most of them, be somewhat reasonable and not press “Force Trade” from a baseball video game like signing EVERYONE (we’re not the Yankees). Anyway, the players […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Offer Lowe A 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 30, 2008

According to Jack Curry of the New York Times, the Mets have offered Derek Lowe a three-year deal worth about $36 million. “The Mets have offered the free-agent pitcher Derek Lowe a three-year contract for about $36 million, according to people who have been briefed on the discussions.” Scott Boras did not comment specifically on the […]

Continue Reading »

Teixeira May Get A Gigantic Contract Next Season

An article by posted on December 10, 2008

If you think the Barry Zito, C.C. Sabathia, or Johan Santana signing were huge, get a hold of this: According to a source from a team who is involved in negotiations, the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles “are coming in hot” on Teixeira, with the Nationals apparently willing to offer the slugger a 10-year deal […]

Continue Reading »

2009/2010 – Years of the Gangsta

An article by posted on October 3, 2008

Jon Heyman of SI.com reports that Jerry Manuel has agreed on a two year contract and a team option for the third. The details of the deal has not been made public yet, so stay tuned for more.   This news comes a few days after Omar Minaya says he will probably pick up the […]

Continue Reading »

The Playoff Situations

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

The Mets can still make the playoffs, either by winning the division or by winning the Wild Card. Sure it won’t be easy, but here’s how the Mets could be playing baseball in October. Mets WIN NL East If Mets win next two games and Phillies lose next two games and Brewers lose two. (Tiebreaker […]

Continue Reading »

Shave Zone = Mets Cancer

An article by posted on September 18, 2008

I’m not sure if you noticed, but I have. Where is Giuseppe Franco? As much as that commercial is annoying, I think he’s the one that has the winning magic for us. Not Jerry Manuel, not Mr. Met, not Ramon Castro. It’s Giuseppe Franco. His “Procede” commercials clogged SNY for about 90 percent of the […]

Continue Reading »

UPDATE: It’s Been Seven Years

An article by posted on September 11, 2008
UPDATE: It’s Been Seven Years

As I wake up on a cloudy, Thursday morning, I remember what happened seven years ago. That faithful event that changed America forever. I lost an uncle and I’m sure some of you lost someone or knew who lost someone. I can’t help but think about it and try and work my way around it […]

Continue Reading »

Our Bullpen Isn’t THAT Bad… Actually, It Is.

An article by posted on August 27, 2008

After last night’s debacle, I can’t help but look at the weakest spot on the Mets right now: the bullpen. With the loss of Billy Wagner, little has gone right. Here’s a few nuggets for you to chew on; The Mets bullpen is: 12th in ERA: 4.27T-1st in blown saves: 226th in HR allowed: 472nd […]

Continue Reading »

Maine To Get Surgery On Right Shoulder In Offseason

An article by posted on August 24, 2008

Just when you thought Maine was coming back slowly, we find out that he’s actually worse than we all thought. I’m hearing reports from various sources that Maine will indeed get surgery on his ailing right shoulder to remove a bone spur. The New York Post said, “John Maine told The Post after tonight’s loss […]

Continue Reading »

Minor League Players of the Week – Wilmer Flores (SS) and Brad Holt (SP)

An article by posted on August 16, 2008

This feature is supposed to be just a single player, but I decided to have two players this week since they have been performing extremely well: Wilmer Flores of Kingsport and Bradley Holt of Brooklyn. I don’t know how much this will continue, but man Wilmer Flores has been extremely consistent offensively for the Kingsport […]

Continue Reading »