Latest Mets News From Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on April 2, 2010 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN today, and was chock full of information, essentially detailing some last minute items of note as the Mets get set for Opening Day. To begin, the last roster spot is down to the same two guys I mentioned on Wednesday, infielders Chris Carter and Frank Catalanotto. While […]

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Please Let This Be A Joke

An article by posted on April 2, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have one of the highest payrolls in Major League Baseball today, despite the well know fact that they are not spending it where they need it most. Congratulations Mets, you went out and signed Jason Bay to a 4-year $66 million contract. You also went out and signed Kiko Calero, Henry Blanco and Rod Barajas […]

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Optimism vs. Realism

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments
Optimism vs. Realism

There is a big battle going on in the Mets blogosphere. Not only on blogs or Facebook or Twitter, but even bars and anywhere you’ll find Mets fans. Some fans just want their points heard and don’t care what anyone else has to say. Some like and appreciate the dialogue and are open to hearing other views. Some Met fans […]

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Omar On Why Jose Reyes Will Start Season On The DL

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

Updated post 4/1 2:40 pm Omar Minaya and Jose Reyes spoke to reporters today and shed some light on why the decision was made to place Jose Reyes on the disabled list yesterday. “We want him for the whole year, and Opening Day is traditionally a big day, but the goal is to be able […]

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On a Brighter Note

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

We are now a weekend away from the start of the 2010 Major League Baseball Season and New York Mets fans all over the planet are pulling out their remaining hair and saying to anyone who will listen “Oh no, here we go again”.. Well not so fast. True the season will start with a […]

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Mike Jacobs To Start At First Base, Murphy Out Six Weeks

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

Update 4/1 7:15 am General Manager Omar Minaya told reporters that Mike Jacobs, who is in camp on a minor-league deal, is the front-runner for the position to start the season. “I wish that did not happen, but we have to always be prepared,” Minaya said. “That’s why we come to spring training having signed free […]

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Mets Phenom, Sidd Finch, Turns Twenty-Five

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Phenom, Sidd Finch, Turns Twenty-Five

It’s now been a quarter century since Sports Illustrated pulled off one of the most elaborate and memorable pranks in sports. It was 25 years ago on this day, April Fools Day, that the esteemed sports magazine ran a featured story on the Mets latest pitching phenom, Sidd Finch. Finch wasn’t just an ordinary phenom, far […]

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Where’s Sidd Finch When You Need Him?

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

Twenty-five years ago today, the April 1, 1985 issue of Sports Illustrated hit newsstands.  Amongst all the coverage of the NCAA Final Four was one particular article that caught the eyes of many Mets fans. The late, great George Plimpton had written an article for that particular issue called “The Curious Case of Sidd Finch”.  […]

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You Are What Your 2-3-4 Starters Say You Are

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

Let me tell you one thing: All this blather that the games don’t count, and it’s still only spring training, the wind is the reason balls are flying into the stratosphere, etc, etc, is beyond worrisome. It’s downright frightful-and not a figment of Mets’ fans imagination. The Mets pitching stinks and the only one who […]

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Come on, April!

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

We’re just five days from the start of Opening Day.  We Mets fans have had to endure a lot of anguish these past few seasons, and so far nothing has given us significant indication that 2010 will be a successful season.  In fact, the injuries are continuing to mount, and the rotation still has a […]

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