K-Rod, The Offense and Other Mets Thoughts

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There are so many avenues I could take with the K-Rod issue.  Not only has it been an embarrassment for the organization, the players, the city and the fans, but now it has an impact on the field as well.  One could argue that the season is over anyway, but even if it is, does that mean […]

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The Silver Lining In All Of This

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The Mets are 10 games behind Atlanta and below .500. They have an upcoming schedule at Houston – which is playing better since the Roy Oswalt trade – and Pittsburgh – which always plays them tough. This is their last chance to make up some ground and bring interest into September. Frankly, while I doubt […]

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Let’s Go Mets – In A New Direction

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At the moment, the Mets have NO leader – last we heard from the Wilpons, Fred said he had a meeting with University of Michigan Alums  and Jeffy gave you 18 words of boilerplate. Omar, is Omar – he’s been involved with the NL East since the Toronto Days, a nice man, very charming and […]

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Omar Does Not Deserve A Vote Of Confidence From The Mets

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About 2 weeks ago principal owner Fred Wilpon was asked about Omar Minaya’s job status after the 2010 season.  Clueless Fred responded by saying: “Is the sun coming up tomorrow?” I cannot understand where this vote of confidence is coming from.  Omar Minaya has been the General Manager since the end of the 2004 season. […]

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8/16 Minor League Report!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 5/12/0, Pawtucket 3/6/0 rf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, .339 2b Justin Turner 2 for 4, run, 2 RBI (37), .306 lf Lucas Duda 2 for 5, run, HR (17), 2 RBI (52), 2 Ks, .320 >>lf Jorge Padilla 1b Nick Evans 1 for 5, run, 2b (8), 2 Ks, .313 […]

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Mets Sign First Round Pick Matt Harvey

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The New York Mets have confirmed that they have agreed to a deal with first round draft pick,  RHP Matt Harvey. A team official made the announcement just a short time ago, as the Mets seemingly got it done before the clock struck midnight. Terms of the deal have not been released yet, but Harvey was […]

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Niese, Wright, Beltran Fuel Mets With 3-1 Win Over Astros

An article by posted on August 16, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets take the series opener against the Astros, 3-1. The last time the Mets took the road opener, was back on June 18th against the Yankees. Almost two months ago. Jon Niese had another great start but walks away with a no decision. The offense supplied some late inning support to win the game. […]

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K-Rod Has Torn Ligaments In Thumb, Out For Season

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This just came out of nowhere. Kevin Burkhardt of SNY has just tweeted the following: Krod has a torn ligament in right thumb. Sounds like it happened in the fight. Surgery coming, season over. I’m actually a little stunned, yet not surprised… The Mets have every right to not pay the rest of K-Rod’s salary […]

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Mets Will Pick Up 2011 Option On Reyes

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According to Mark Hale of the New York Post, the Mets intend to pick up the 2011 option on shortstop Jose Reyes this winter, and will also explore signing him to a long term deal. Asked to comment on the situation, Reyes said, “Right now I don’t think about that…I want to finish my career here…But […]

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Mets Have Five Of The Most Unmovable Contracts In Baseball

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On Sunday, Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote an article in which he said the Mets currently have no workable way to build a championship team for the 2011 season. He writes, “Consider that just for next year, Carlos Beltran, Jason Bay, Francisco Rodriguez, Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo make $69 million, which will be […]

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