Like The 2010 Mets, Jerry Manuel Fades Into Obscurity

An article by posted on October 1, 2010 0 Comments

It was interesting to hear Jerry Manuel evaluate his performance a couple of nights ago on SNY, admitting he pushed the envelope in bringing back Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran, and the experiment with Reyes at third. Much of the self-evaluation had been written by posters at the time, but it must be remembered Manuel […]

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Attention New York Mets: The Season Is 162 Games

An article by posted on October 1, 2010 0 Comments

I like to think that I know a lot about Baseball. I know more then some, less then others. One thing I am sure of, however, is the that the season is 162 games. This is one fact that appears to have been forgotten by the 2010 Mets. The one constant theme of the Mets […]

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Jose Reyes, New York Mets Struggle In Loss To Brewers

An article by posted on September 30, 2010 0 Comments

Catching the baseball. Many consider this the basic feature of America’s pastime. However, knowing our beloved Mets, they usually seem to screw it up. Tonight in the Mets 9-2 loss to the Brew Crew, Jose Reyes dropped a pop up with two outs in the fifth inning. Dillon Gee had only given up two runs […]

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Yes, It’s Omar

An article by posted on September 30, 2010 0 Comments
Yes, It’s Omar

Looking back over the months, reading about the Mets organization from the beginning until today, I realized that I had omitted writing about the most charming employee of them all. No one has a biography like he does – he’s been everywhere, done everything and still has that charm to share with everyone. After returning […]

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Thoughts On Minaya, Manuel and Manic Monday

An article by posted on September 30, 2010 0 Comments

The earth shook this afternoon in New York when a source told 7 Train To Shea that Omar Minaya will be fired as the Mets GM on Monday and will not be reassigned. And if that revelation wasn’t shocking enough, that same source also reported that Jerry Manuel will not be asked to stay on as the manager of […]

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Lets Shut Down All Our Players And Forfeit The Rest Of The Season

An article by posted on September 30, 2010 0 Comments

Now that I have your attention, can somebody please tell me what the deal is with all these rants chastising the Mets for not shutting players down? What the hell is going on around here and when did all this madness about shutting players down begin? Let me see if I got this straight…  Carlos Beltran bats […]

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Lawyers To Meet Ahead Of K-Rod Grievance Hearing

An article by posted on September 30, 2010 0 Comments

Lawyers from Major League Baseball and the players’ association will meet today to discuss the grievance filed after the New York Mets withheld the remainder of this season’s salary from Francisco Rodriguez. Under baseball’s collective bargaining agreement, the meeting is required before the grievance can be scheduled for argument in front of arbitrator Shyam Das. […]

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From Left Field: Can Finishing .500 Be Considered Somewhat Of A Success?

An article by posted on September 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are currently 76-79. Including tonight’s game (that is in progress), they have seven games remaining: four against the Brewers and three against the Nationals. If the Mets were in a heated pennant race, they would have lucked out considering their competition over this next week. However, since they were eliminated from playoff contention […]

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Acosta Blows It, Mets Lose 8-7 In Game 1

An article by posted on September 29, 2010 0 Comments
Acosta Blows It, Mets Lose 8-7 In Game 1

Jonathon Niese was abused in his final outing of 2010, but the Mets offense came to his rescue. Game Notes Jonathon Niese had his second straight poor outing, and leaves a sour taste in his mouth exiting the 2010 season. Jonathon went two and two-third innings, giving up six runs on ten hits with no […]

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The People v. The Flushing Core

An article by posted on September 29, 2010 0 Comments
The People v. The Flushing Core

For some, the jury is out. For others, the case is already made and evident. We have heard much ado about David Wright’s ability to be a leader on this team. I’ve even posted that the leader of the future is not even on this team yet. Amazingly, in posts all over this site and […]

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