No Apologies. Just My Philosophy.

An article by posted on December 14, 2010 0 Comments

I’ve been called a Mets apologist here lately. I don’t really understand that to be honest. What am I apologizing for? Giving a newly hired GM more than 3 months and 0 games played before I judge him? Guilty as Charged I guess. But, while being called an apologist I’ve been accused of just negating […]

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From Left Field: The Mets Annual Christmas Party

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Is the North Pole in Flushing? No, just Citi Field with a light dusting of snow. Do Santa’s elves wear Mets jerseys? At Citi Field they do. The Mets hosted their annual Christmas party Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field’s Acela Club. Roughly 100 school children from around the New York area attended to sing Christmas […]

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Beltran and Bay Both Recovering And Doing Well

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Adam Rubin of the ESPN had injury updates on Carlos Beltran and Jason Bay. I’m most encouraged about how optimistic Beltran sounds, “I feel good about it,” Beltran said about the knee woes, which prompted him to be shut down after the Mets’ Sept. 28 game. “What I was feeling last year when I stopped […]

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Cliff Lee Deal Made Phillies Younger, NOT Older.

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I couldn’t resist commenting on this post by SNY’s Ted Berg who also has a blog at TedQuarters.net. Berg asserts the following, “They’ll also be one of the very oldest teams in baseball, quite likely the oldest. They were the oldest team in baseball last year, and now they’re all a year older — you probably know […]

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Is Garza A Better Target Than Grienke For The Mets?

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I wanted to add a quick update based on some new information from this morning. According to MetsBlog, the Royals are now getting back to teams who have expressed interest in acquiring RHP Zach Greinke, but no word on if that includes the Mets. The Nationals are ‘aggressively pursuing’ a trade for Rays RHP Matt Garza […]

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I Have Become Comfortab-Lee Numb

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I Have Become Comfortab-Lee Numb

So Cliff Lee is back with the Phillies. What a mind blower this was when the news sunk in after the numbness went away. Even though there were whispers that somehow the Phillies were very much engaged, I refused to believe it and kept hanging onto the slim hope that Lee would re-sign with the […]

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The 10 Happiest People In Baseball Today

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The 10 Happiest People In Baseball Today

10. Carlos Ruiz – The Phillies catcher must love going to work knowing he gets to call games for Halladay, Oswalt and Hamels. Adding Cliff Lee into the mix only makes his job a little slice of heaven.. 9. Kristen Lee – Sweet little Kristen gets even with the Yankees after their fans delighted in […]

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Cliff Lee Spurns Yankees, Signs With Phillies

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In a late night stunner, Cliff Lee agreed to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, as first reported by MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan. Early last night, there were reports that the Yankees had fears that Lee wasn’t landing in The Bronx and that proved correct. Before midnight they were told by Lee’s agent, Darek Braunecker, that Lee […]

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Mets Should Retire # 17 In 2011

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Mets Should Retire # 17 In 2011

No I’m not talking about retiring number 17 for Fernando Tatis and the few weeks he produced for the Mets.  Before Tatis there was another player for the Mets who wore 17. From June 15, 1983 to October 1, 1989 he wore 17 proudly for the New York Mets. This player won 5 Gold Gloves […]

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Alderson Pushes Johan Santana Return To All Star Break

An article by posted on December 13, 2010 0 Comments

According to Sandy Alderson, who was a guest on WFAN today, Johan Santana will return around the All-Star break. This comes about two weeks after he first reported that Santana would return in June. He didn’t cite any new information, but it’s obvious he must have come across some information that made him push Santana’s return over […]

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