How Do You Change The Organizational Philosophy?

An article by posted on February 1, 2010 0 Comments

It’s no secret that the Mets are currently suffering from a severe image crisis. While some may think that crisis began during the Tony Bernazard/Adam Rubin fracas, it really goes back to the mid nineties and is now so deeply rooted that it will take more than just shifting bodies and roles to change it. […]

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Former Met Facing Possible Assault Charges

An article by posted on February 1, 2010 0 Comments

Former Mets minor league pitcher, Lance Broadway, has got himself into a heap of trouble after allegedly initiating a brawl at a bar that left the victim with a broken orbital socket, broken cheekbone, shattered nose and a detached  retina. According to Houston Press, where you can see gruesome images of the victim , Randy Sorrels, the attorney for 25-year-old Ivan […]

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Like It Or Not The Mets Do Have A Plan

An article by posted on January 31, 2010 0 Comments

It’s quite possible that the Wilpons do have a plan.  It’s a long term plan and you might not like it because it doesn’t include trying to win at all costs in 2010. Maybe the main concern that Mets management has is the health of their current star players.  Carlos Beltran is hurt and Jose […]

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Scrap Heap Signings Haven’t Solved Mets’ Pitching Problem

An article by posted on January 31, 2010 0 Comments

Okay, so the Mets went 1-for-2 on their attempts to get a power hitting outfielder and a top of the rotation starter. Then after whiffing on pitchers Jason Marquis and Joel Pineiro and catcher Bengie Molina (the most welcome strikeouts since Kevin Bass in 1986), they didn’t even offer at pitchers Doug Davis, Ben Sheets […]

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Omar and Mets Search For Leadership

An article by posted on January 31, 2010 0 Comments

Is there any doubt that Omar Minaya is searching for leadership to help change the chemistry of his ballclub without gutting the “core” of this team? The Jason Bay signing was not just to fulfill the need for power in the lineup, it was done also with the hope that Bay would help fill a […]

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2010 Outlook: The Nationals – 4th Place Or Bust

An article by posted on January 31, 2010 0 Comments

The Washington Nationals lost 103 games last season.  It would have been worse had they not been saved by a season ending seven game winning streak.  Their pitching was in chaos all season long.  Relief pitchers blew 25 saves during the season.  They had only one starter who made more than 19 starts. They have […]

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Mets Sign Catalanotto to Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have signed veteran utilityman Frank Catalanotto to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. The 35-year-old Catalanotto hit .278 with a homer and nine RBIs in 77 games last season for the Milwaukee Brewers. He’s a career .292 hitter over 13 big league seasons that included stops in Detroit, Texas and Toronto. […]

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Fernando Nieve Could Be A Sleeper

An article by posted on January 30, 2010 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of the Daily News, recently reported that the Mets will not have Bobby Parnell audition for a spot in the starting rotation, but that Fernando Nieve will figure into the battle for the fifth spot in the rotation behind Santana, Maine, Perez and Pelfrey. Jerry Manuel is very high on Nieve as is GM Omar Minaya, […]

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Mets Reflections: Omar’s Smile, VORP, Murph (The Awesome One), 100 Wins

An article by posted on January 29, 2010 0 Comments

Murph Rules! Right after the Kevin Burkhardt/Omar Minaya interview on SNY, I caught 1984 edition of Mets Yearbook. If you haven’t checked out these fantastic documentary style treats yet, you don’t know what you’re missing. I strongly urge you to try and catch them whenever they’re on. In this particular edition, longtime Mets broadcaster Bob Murphy was doing an […]

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Mets Sign RHP Josh Fogg

An article by posted on January 29, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have signed 33 year old relief pitcher Josh Fogg to a minor league deal, according to Troy Renck of  Denver Post. Fogg had a 3.74 ERA and 1.14 WHIP in 45.6 relief innings for the Rockies last season. He also spent some time as a starter in the minors where he had a 5.80 ERA and 16/17 K/BB […]

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