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Breaking News: Willie Randolph, Rick Peterson, Tom Nieto Fired

An article by posted on June 17, 2008

The Associated Press reports that he Mets have fired manager Willie Randolph, as well as pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach Tom Nieto. The team announced it shortly after 3 A.M. EST on Tuesday, how nice of them… Bench coach Jerry Manuel has been named the team’s interim manager, while Ken Oberkfell, Dan Warthen and Luis Aguayo will also […]

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A 2004 Red Sox Reunion At Shea?

An article by posted on June 16, 2008

Happy Monday Mets-fans! I feel pretty good for a Monday, seeing that the Mets won the last game of the twin bill against the Rangers. Trot Nixon did pretty well in his first appearance and Pedro made it through 6 innings without getting injured, so today should be a pretty good day. Like many Mets […]

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There Goes Schneider, Here Comes The Throw To The Plate…

An article by posted on June 16, 2008

I recently blogged about the varying reports suggesting that coaches Rick Peterson and Tom Nieto are on the chopping block. While I ponder the merits of such a move, I’m bewildered by the fact that Sandy Alomar’s name isn’t included on that short list. While some of us can certainly make a strong argument for keeping […]

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What Are The Players Saying About The Willie Situation?

An article by posted on June 16, 2008

We are still staying with this story since we began following it and reporting it to you since the end of last night’s doubleheader split. This morning we have some comments as reported by ESPN and Newsday on some of the Mets players who were willing to comment on the growing drama that has been […]

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Looks Like Oliver Perez May Be Turning The Corner

An article by posted on June 15, 2008

He’s frustrating to watch, exasperating to try and figure out, and he makes you want to throw your remote at the TV more often than not so far this season, but there is mounting evidence that Oliver Perez may be ready to step up in a big way for the Mets. I know we’ve seen […]

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Brian Fuentes Would Be A Great Addition, But At What Price?

An article by posted on June 15, 2008

Today in the Daily News, Adam Rubin reported that the Mets have confirmed their interest in Rockies reliever and closer, Brian Fuentes. The 32-year old lefthander has a solid season so far, and his 2.28 ERA looks more remarkable when you consider he pitches in the thin air of Colorado. He also has collected 10 […]

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Rick Peterson and Tom Nieto Are Out?

An article by posted on June 15, 2008
Rick Peterson and Tom Nieto Are Out?

The Daily News is reporting that Mets coaches Rick Peterson and Tom Nieto could get fired and that Willie Randolph’s job is safe for now. The news is breaking pretty fast and is gaining momentum. Earlier tonight we reported some of the sharp comments that Omar Minaya made during his post game press conference. Now, Adam […]

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Hot as Fire or Not at All?

An article by posted on June 14, 2008

Welcome Mets fans to another installment of Hot of Not. Not a lot of highlights this week. There have been some, such as Carlos Beltran’s walk off home run but most of the focus this week has been on Willie Randolph’s job and which coaches may go with him. Lets get started: Hot As FireMy […]

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Minor League Player of the Week – Mike Carp (1B/OF)

An article by posted on June 14, 2008
Minor League Player of the Week – Mike Carp (1B/OF)

I know, I probably featured him once already (I don’t recall), but I just can’t help myself as this man’s bat is absolutely on fire. Here’s a short history of this man. Mike Carp was drafted by the Mets in the ninth round (254th overall) in 2004, out of high school in Lakewood, California, drafted […]

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Maybe We Are Not That Good

An article by posted on June 14, 2008

It’s time to face some hard, cold facts. This season has, thus far, been a source of huge let downs and disappointments for both Mets fans and players alike. With the exception of an occasional bright spot, 2008 has been an unending deluge of heartache and frustration. Almost since Opening Day it has become clear […]

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