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In Omar We Trusted?

An article by posted on June 19, 2008

I learned of Willie’s demise Tuesday morning on my commute to work. I instantly felt nauseous. I knew that letting Willie go was a strong possibility and I was not necessarily against the move. What made me sick was the handling of it. I understand that it may be standard operating procedures to fire a […]

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Who The Hell Is Tony Bernazard And Why Do I Hate Him?

An article by posted on June 19, 2008

A funny thing happened in the last 48 hours or so. I was reading Newsday and some of the other online Mets beat writer blogs and I saw the name Tony Bernazard in one of the titles. I took a sip of my coffee and then muttered "Damn, I really hate this guy!" "That does it" I […]

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Stabbed In The Back – Randolph Calls Out Manuel

An article by posted on June 19, 2008

Maybe Jerry Manuel wasn’t joking yesterday when he said "You know next time you do that i’m gonna get my blade out and cut you. Right out there on the field. I’m a gangsta now, you wanna get gangsta on me, I’m gonna have to get you now, you do that again, I’m gonna get […]

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Willie Randolph Tells It Like It Is

An article by posted on June 18, 2008

The thing that sucks the most when a manager gets fired is that he’s not invited to the press conference. He doesn’t get to say good-bye to his team. He doesn’t get the opportunity to dispute anything the general manager says while he’s standing at the podium telling the audience it wasn’t personal and that […]

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Minaya’s Decision Gives Fans The Willie’s

An article by posted on June 18, 2008

It was one late evening in June when the New York Mets sent shock waves through the baseball world. There had been some rumors about the eventuality but when these rumors became fact, the news was still hard to accept. It was not just what transpired but the way in which it all went down. The […]

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Omar: It Was My Decision

An article by posted on June 18, 2008

In his 54 second conversation with the media before leaving the team hotel, Willie Randolph apologized to the fans for “not being able to fulfill his dream of this team winning a World Championship.”    He said he was disappointed and he will miss his players, and I don’t doubt that for a minute.  Omar insisted […]

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Reyes Shows Up Jerry Manuel In His Managerial Debut

An article by posted on June 18, 2008

It sure didn’t take Jerry Manuel very long to become acclimated to the drama that has become the New York Mets. In just his very first inning as a Mets manager, his authority was snubbed by an indignant Jose Reyes who refused to come out of the game after a leadoff single. After Reyes pulled […]

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Oh And By The Way, Jerry Manuel Is Our New Manager

An article by posted on June 17, 2008

After spending my entire work day tuned to WFAN online, I’d like to take a look at the other big news of the day. We have a new leader. Jerry Manuel is now the manager of the New York Mets. And according to Omar Minaya, Manuel will be the manager for the rest of the […]

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They’re Calling it the ‘Mets Transition’, But I’m Calling it a Disgrace

An article by posted on June 17, 2008

I, along with many others who have already expressed their thoughts, am embarrassed and confused about what went down in the wee hours of the night. Many have used the word “cowardly.” The last time I heard that word thrown around this much was right after 9-11, referring to the terrorists. In fact, I haven’t […]

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Mets Did This At 3:00 AM So It Wouldn’t Be On Front Pages

An article by posted on June 17, 2008

It’s no coincidence why Omar Minaya opted to fire Willie Randolph in the dark of night. He needed to hide in the shadows because he mishandled this situation from the start. He had to make sure that the news would come out so late that it wouldn’t appear on the front pages of newsstands all across […]

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