Broadcasting Games For A Loser Presents Certain Challenges

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Broadcasting Games For A Loser Presents Certain Challenges

In an article that was highly critical of the New York Mets, Bob Raissman of the Daily News pondered how challenging it must be for SNY to broadcast Mets games and still keep the viewers from tuning out. With no end to the Mets’ ineptitude and misery in sight, their broadcasters are the only entertaining […]

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Draft Notes: Examining Top Three Mets Selections, Signing Updates

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Draft Notes: Examining Top Three Mets Selections, Signing Updates

In an interesting move, the Mets drafted three high school players with their first three picks of the 2013 draft. They were all very interesting picks, as New York selected a first baseman, a right handed pitcher, and an outfielder, respectively. When I mean interesting, I mean that they all have very, very high ceilings […]

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Mets Will Have $45M To Spend… Oh No They Won’t… Not Unless J.P. Morgan Says They Could

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Mets Will Have $45M To Spend… Oh No They Won’t… Not Unless J.P. Morgan Says They Could

“Not so fast, Sandy. I’m calling the shots around here.” – JP Morgan  Sandy Alderson told Joel Sherman of the New York Post, that he will likely have a $90 to $100 million payroll budget next season. When you factor in Wright, Niese, raises and arbitration eligible players, the Mets have roughly $55 million in payroll commitments […]

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Wheeler’s 2013 Is Critical

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Wheeler’s 2013 Is Critical

With the hinted announcement that Zack Wheeler could be making his major league debut on June 18th, the Mets are officially on the clock for the future. June 18th is vital to the Mets future success, and it’s probably not for reasons you may think I am going to say. They need to trade Wheeler, […]

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Who’s Batting Third? It Should Be Daniel Murphy.

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Who’s Batting Third? It Should Be Daniel Murphy.

Lineup design tends to follow a classic formula:  the leadoff hitter gets on base, the number two guy gets him over, the number three or four guy knocks him in. It’s that simple. Or it would be in an ideal baseball world. The Met lineup has generally been anything but ideal this season as their […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

I think all of us knew the 2013 Mets were not a playoff caliber baseball team. However I was also of the belief that although the Mets were not postseason ready, they would at least be competitive. Boy was I wrong. Here we are a week before Father’s Day, and we find the Mets in […]

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Wheeler Says He’s Ready, How He Compares To Harvey

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Wheeler Says He’s Ready, How He Compares To Harvey

Mark Hale of the New York Post spoke with Zack Wheeler who told him that he;s ready for the challenge that awaits him. “Overall, I feel like I’m ready,” Wheeler said. “My past two starts, I haven’t been happy with my command, especially my last start. In the fifth inning I started to leave a lot […]

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Puello Earns Player of the Week and Alderson’s High Praise

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There’s no way this should be surprising news. Cesar Puello had another monster week for the Binghamton Mets earning him the honor of being named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Puello’s name has been in the news a lot over the past few days because of news surfacing about the Miami Biogensis clinic, but he […]

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Is Sandy Alderson’s Message Getting Tired and Old?

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Is Sandy Alderson’s Message Getting Tired and Old?

Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN on Monday afternoon and had a lot to say on a variety of topics which I summarized for you below. Before that, check out what John Harper of the Daily News had to say about Sandy’s latest version of “Cry Me A River”. It was […]

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The Mets Weekly: Those Damn Marlins and Some Advice For Ike Davis

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The Mets Weekly: Those Damn Marlins and Some Advice For Ike Davis

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Nationals and those low-down, no good, dead from the neck up Marlins. Jenson has some really good advice for the recently demoted Ike Davis – pay attention, Ike… Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter […]

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