Lack Of Production From Mets Core Worries Me

An article by posted on March 18, 2010 0 Comments

Grapefruit action seems to be dulling the panic that echoed throughout Mets camp following news of Jose Reyes missing possibly 8 weeks of action due to a thyroid condition. Frankly the club has shown many positives in pre-season action, the negativity was clearly premature and their greatest area of concern, pitching, has shown great promise. That […]

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Ubaldo Jimenez: The Pitcher That Got Away From The Mets

An article by posted on March 17, 2010 0 Comments

In 2000, Mike Hampton helped the Mets win the National League pennant.  After the Mets lost the World Series to the Yankees, Hampton left New York for the better school systems in Colorado.  (The $121 million given to him over the course of the eight years he signed for had nothing to do with it.) […]

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Is our bullpen going to be any good?

An article by posted on March 17, 2010 0 Comments

We all know the Mets added a power bat in Jason Bay, are still dealing with injuries/medical issues to key players like Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran, and have huge holes in the starting rotation.  But I haven’t heard as much talk about the bullpen.  A year ago, almost to the day, I wrote a […]

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Mets Have Third Best Quartet Of Core Players In Baseball

An article by posted on March 17, 2010 0 Comments

Tim Marchman of SI.com, had an interesting piece yesterday in which he ranks each MLB teams core players. By his definition, core players would be the top four players. By his reckoning, the top five quartets in baseball are as follows: 1. Yankees (CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson) 2. Phillies (Chase Utley, […]

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Mets Should Pass On Ray’s Andy Sonnanstine

An article by posted on March 17, 2010 0 Comments

Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported yesterday that Tampa Bay Rays RHP Andy Sonnanstine could be on the trading block. There will probably be plenty of trade rumors surrounding Rays right-hander Andy Sonnanstine over the final few weeks of spring training. But no one has made a formal inquiry yet, one major league […]

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Mets Notes: Wright’s Power, Leadership, Is Figgy In, Is Parnell Out

An article by posted on March 17, 2010 0 Comments

Here are some questions I asked of Mets beat writer, Brian Costa of The Star Ledger, during his live chat yesterday. Joe D: Will Bobby Parnell get lost in a numbers game and start the season in Buffalo? Will he ever revert back to starting as opposed to relief? Brian Costa: I don’t think he’s […]

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Mets Kicking The Tires On Cristian Guzman

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

In a sign that Mets shortstop Jose Reyes might be out closer to eight weeks rather than two weeks, the Mets are reportedly looking at Cristian Guzman as a possible temporary replacement. Rich Coutinho of ESPN reported via  Twitter, The Mets may be looking for another SS since Reyes could be out a few weeks- I […]

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With 20 Games In 19 Days, Mets Competition Heating Up

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

Pretty soon, all the pre-season bantering will end and the regular season will be underway. There are 19 days left between now and opening day on Sun, April 4th. The Amazins play 20 games, including two split squad, and most notably, a fitting test for them are the 4 games against the Cards, which will […]

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A Spring Time Dilemma For The NY Mets

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

This is the time during Spring Training that all Major League teams start to cut down their rosters, sending some players down to their Minor League affiliates, while others are sent on their way right out of the organization. The funny thing about this process is that there are very few surprises as to who stays […]

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Pelfrey, Perez and Maine – Easy As 2, 3, 4 ?

An article by posted on March 16, 2010 0 Comments

Mets fans will never stop hoping for the best possible results this season, especially before the games even begin.  Our desire to root for a winner is so great, oftentimes blinding us to the realities of the situation.  We hope that Reyes and Beltran will return on schedule.  We hope that our starting pitchers will […]

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