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The Myth of the Franchise Player

An article by posted on September 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Myth of the Franchise Player

Synonymous with the New York Mets is Tom Seaver. “Tom Terrific” is known as “The Franchise,” the player who was singularly responsible for making the Mets relevant. Adding him to the pitching staff with the likes of Jerry Koosman, Gary Gentry and Nolan Ryan, and coupling him with players like Cleon Jones and Tommie Agee, […]

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Quick Look At The Mets 2012 Schedule

An article by posted on September 18, 2011 0 Comments

It’s always fun to look at next year’s schedule, especially with this one all but gone. The Mets open at home against Atlanta and Washington. In fact, they play 15 of their first 23 games against NL East Rivals which of course means facing many of the league’s top pitcher in Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, […]

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In Unabashed Praise of David Wright – And His Friend, Derek

An article by posted on September 18, 2011 0 Comments

I come before you to praise David, not to bury him. If you don’t want to read this, you need not. David is from Newport News Virginia where his Father is a Police Captain and his Mom is a School Guidance Counselor. He has three younger brothers, with whom he shared one room with two […]

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What Are the Top Priorities for the Off-Season (After Reyes)?

An article by posted on September 17, 2011 0 Comments
What Are the Top Priorities for the Off-Season (After Reyes)?

Now that the Mets are officially eliminated from playoff contention this year, its time that we start thinking ahead towards the off-season, and what the Mets might do to rebuild this team for 2012, and (possibly) beyond. With the Mets rebuilding for 2012, there are some priorities that the team needs to address first, and […]

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Mets Have Some Tough Rule 5 Decisions Ahead

An article by posted on September 17, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Post highlighted some Mets prospects that could become exposed in the Rule 5 Draft this Winter unless they are added to the 40-man roster. They are: Reese Havens (Mets first-round pick in 2008): The second baseman, taken four picks after Ike Davis, has suffered through one injury after another practically since the […]

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Mets Won’t Wait For Reyes, Beltran Urges Giants To Sign Him

An article by posted on September 17, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Won’t  Wait For Reyes, Beltran Urges Giants To Sign Him

A quote from ESPN’s Jason Stark in this week’s Rumblings & Grumblings: The buzz coming out of Flushing is that the Mets have very little interest in waiting around this winter for Jose Reyes to decide whether to stay or bolt. One source who’s tight with the Mets brass tells Rumblings they’re “either going to be in […]

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Should The Mets Go After Pudge Rodriguez This Offseason?

An article by posted on September 16, 2011 0 Comments
Should The Mets Go After Pudge Rodriguez This Offseason?

Let this be one of the first “Should The Mets Do This” articles of the soon-to-be-offseason: Should the Mets target future hall-of-fame backstop Ivan Rodriguez during this winter? I say 100% yes, they should. The 39-year old Puerto Rican native would serve as an exceptional backup to Josh Thole. Not only providing gold-glove defense and […]

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Sand Gnats Win Pivotal Game Three

An article by posted on September 16, 2011 0 Comments
Sand Gnats Win Pivotal Game Three

In Savannah, the Sand Gnats won the third game of the SAL Championship Series Thursday night by a score of 4-3, to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series. Sand Gnat 1B Joe Bonfe broke a 3-3 tie with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning when he singled with the bases loaded […]

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Why Do So Many Mets Fans Hate David Wright?

An article by posted on September 16, 2011 0 Comments

I haven’t done one of these in a while, but I got an email from one of our readers yesterday that basically asked me  a few questions about Bay, Tejada and a couple of other players, but what really struck me was this: Why do so many fans hate David Wright? Everybody seems to pin […]

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David Wright and the C.

An article by posted on September 16, 2011 0 Comments

Recently, there has been an awful lot of discussion between Mets fans about the dirty little C word. No, not that one. (Captain, my goodness what were you thinking?) Of course, the word is “clutch.” I’ve gone on record as saying I don’t really care about who is clutch and who is not. I think […]

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