Do You Ever Wonder?

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

Do you ever wonder what guys like Johan Santana think after suffering through two straight non-playoff years?  Last year the Mets collapsed in September for the second straight year, and the Twins were a one-game playoff away from reaching the postseason.  This year the Twins are battling the Tigers for the AL Central crown while […]

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Jeff Francoeur Speaks, But Will Omar Listen?

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

An interesting piece appeared in the NY Post this morning by Mike Puma, who spoke to Jeff Francoeur about Rockies pitcher Jason Marquis who will be a free agent this off season. Jeff Francoeur told The Post yesterday that Marquis, whom he considers a close friend, desperately wants to pitch for the Mets next season, even as […]

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Does Anyone Miss Shea As Much As I Do?

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

The inaugural season for Citi Field ends in a few weeks and to say the least it was a very disappointing first year for the Mets new ballpark.  At the start of the 2009 season I was hoping that with a new ballpark that had not witness disappointments over the last couple of years the […]

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How The Internet Has Changed The Game of Baseball

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

Over the past two decades or so, the Internet has revolutionized the way people live their lives. People are able to reconnect with those old high school buddies from thirty years ago, while browsing their favorite stores all from the palm of their hand simultaneously. More specifically, the Internet has changed the fan’s experience with […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 9/13-9/20

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

And the season continues to wind down. It’s odd, I remember looking at the Knicks as their season would wind down and my first thought would be “Don’t win! You can’t make the playoffs, get a better draft pick!” Obviously that’s selfish and random, but it’s a thought that crosses the minds of a few […]

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Jurrjens Schools The Mets; Braves Top Amazins 3-1

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens is fast becoming a Mets killer as he once again dominated the Amazins who fell to the Braves 3-1 last night. In four games against the Mets, the 23-year old Jurrjens is 4-0 with a 1.56 ERA. On the season, he is now 13-10 with a 2.70 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP. […]

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A Happy Belated Birthday To Bob Murphy!

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

I was watching the Met game this past Saturday when Gary Cohen mentioned that it was legendary Met broadcaster Bob Murphy’s birthday. “Murph” would have been 85 years old. Earlier this season I wrote an entry about Ralph Kiner, and how much he meant to Met fans, and I never did a follow up post […]

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Cubs Didn’t Look At Milton Bradley’s Intangibles; Lesson Learned

An article by posted on September 21, 2009 0 Comments

I haven’t really had a lot of nice things to say about the four-year deal the Mets gave Luis Castillo just before the start of the 2008 season. It turns out that he was injured or in pain for most of the season in the first year of that contract, but this year Castillo has […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is A Keeper

An article by posted on September 21, 2009 0 Comments

In a move that comes as no surprise to me, the Mets may get their off season started by locking up their new wonder boy, Jeff Francoeur to a three-year deal according to a report by Marty Noble. The Mets believe Francoeur will look sharp in their 2010 uni, so much so that they are […]

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Why Would A Premier Hitter Want To Play In Citi Field?

An article by posted on September 21, 2009 0 Comments

I came across an interesting read last week by Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. Kernan begins by pondering what the Mets will do in the draft now that they will have a top first round pick. He even wonders if there’s any chance that super prospect Bryce Harper falls into the Mets lap because […]

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