Off The Reservation For Today

An article by posted on December 21, 2010 0 Comments

I hope that Joe D. will forgive me this post, but I’d like to put in a few words about some local athletes who are tearing up the record books by playing their game very well. I’m speaking as someone who spent her freshman year at UCONN idolizing the men’s basketball team and interning on […]

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Mets Should Hang On To Flores Until Reyes Situation Becomes Clearer

An article by posted on December 21, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Should Hang On To Flores Until Reyes Situation Becomes Clearer

Sorry for the absence. I’ve been ill lately and had to shut it down for a few days. This is the longest I’ve gone without a post since I started doing this and I apologize. But, we haven’t missed much as the Mets continue to hope the prices will drop on whatever pitching talent is […]

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All Quiet On The “Metstern” Front

An article by posted on December 21, 2010 0 Comments

OK, so this title is a bit corny, but it certainly rings true as the Mets approach the half-way point of the offseason. Spring training is a little over 1.5 months away, and it appears the Mets still have much to do to gear up for the season. That is of course unless the organization […]

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Mets Should Bring Back Old-Timers Day In 2011

An article by posted on December 21, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Should Bring Back Old-Timers Day In 2011

Last week I wrote about how the Mets need to find ways to entice the fans to come out to the ballpark in 2011.  Last week I brought up the idea of retiring 17 in honor Keith Hernandez.  I thought it would give Mets fans something to look forward to during the long season that […]

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Mets Interested in Freddy Garcia; Ask for Medical Records

An article by posted on December 20, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Interested in Freddy Garcia; Ask for Medical Records

According to SI.com’s Jon Heyman, the Mets are interested in Freddy Garcia, and have asked for his medical records.  The Mets signed Garcia in 2009 on a minor league deal, but was not selected to the opening day roster and was released.  I managed to take a look at Freddy Garcia’s stats, which actually were a surprise to me.  […]

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Mets Need To Make Do With What They Have (Starting Pitching Edition)

An article by posted on December 20, 2010 0 Comments

For those of you who know me, you know that I am a major advocate for pitching in baseball. I understand that the Mets haven’t been active this offseason and I’m damn sure not happy about it. (Believe me, the Marcum deal ticked me off more than Greinke’s –> Why were the Mets not in on that?!) But whatever […]

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NL East – Armed And Dangerous?

An article by posted on December 20, 2010 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, gives us a preview of what the current NL East rotations look like while warning that some things could still change between now and the end of the offseason. I went an extra step and decided to place last season’s ERA and WHIP next to each pitcher. If a […]

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Tug McGraw or Fox Mulder? Which Kind Of Fan Are You?

An article by posted on December 20, 2010 0 Comments

Frank Edwin ‘Tug’ McGraw was a relief pitcher for the New York Mets for 9 seasons. Over that time he compiled 85 saves with a 3.17 ERA. But he is best remembered for a phrase. In 1973, as the Mets were treading water in the NLE basement at the end of August, McGraw coined the […]

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Can Someone Please Define “Patience?”

An article by posted on December 19, 2010 0 Comments
Can Someone Please Define “Patience?”

The MMO fan base seems to be split recently. There’s a small group of people who are entirely unimpressed (to put it mildly) with Alderson and Co. for not spending money they don’t have on players that won’t help. There’s a seemingly larger group of fans who understand that this team, despite a new front office, […]

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Keith Law On Concerns About Zach Greinke’s Makeup

An article by posted on December 19, 2010 0 Comments

Update 6:00 PM I came across an interesting quote from Keith Law on ESPN Insider via Eric Simon of Amazin Avenue. As for Greinke’s ability to handle a large market, if teams are using his mental illness as a way to gauge his “toughness” or makeup, they should be ashamed. Depression is not about being sad, anxiety […]

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