A Fan Friendly Post Season?

An article by posted on October 19, 2009 0 Comments

I keep reading how the suits running MLB want the post season to be seen by the largest amount of fans possible. Also about how they want the kids to be able to enjoy the post season. I guess that’s why they decided to air the Phillies-Rockies game at 10:00pm last Sunday night. I’m sure […]

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Mets Aren’t The Only Team That Peaked In 2006

An article by posted on October 19, 2009 0 Comments

Three years ago today, Carlos Beltran got a good look at an Adam Wainwright curveball and the Cardinals went on to the 2006 World Series.  (I have spared my fellow Mets fans from having to see that picture by showing you a photo of Beltran hitting a home run against the Cardinals instead.)  After that […]

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Mets Want First Baseman To Pair With Murphy

An article by posted on October 18, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, the Mets will probably look for a power bat in left field and look for a right handed bat at first base to platoon with Daniel Murphy. While the Mets know they need to get an upgrade in power in left field or first base, I get […]

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It Was Vintage Pedro Out There Last Night

An article by posted on October 17, 2009 0 Comments

Many were surprised by the spectacular performance put on by one-time Met Pedro Martinez. I wasn’t. The 37-year old righthander looked more like the 27-year old version as he completely shut down a voracious Dodgers offense and held them to just two hits during seven shutout innings of pure vintage Pedro. Martinez didn’t walk any batters as he […]

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What Went Wrong With The Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on October 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets seemed set up for a great 2009 season.  Not the least of their strengths would be their bullpen, which was overhauled during the off season. We signed K-Rod, and then made the big trade for JJ Putz, and even got Sean Green back in that deal which looked so good at the time. Returning would be Perpetual […]

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I Still Can’t Move On

An article by posted on October 16, 2009 0 Comments

Are you guys sick of the Yankees yet? I can’t seem to avoid them or Brett Favre no matter where I turn these days. They’re just always everywhere… What angers me most, and makes me turn ten different shades of green, is listening to the media paint them as a team that has had to […]

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Sizing Up the Mets Minor League Prospects

An article by posted on October 16, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, there was a great article on Project Prospect, about the Mets minor league system.  Ryan Fay had a Q & A with Toby Hyde, of the Mets Minor League Blog.  I’m going to relate the highlights of this article and add in some statistics and comments.  The article is a great read. Kirk […]

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Jeff Wilpon: The Real Mets General Manager?

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

This is a story making the rounds on the web the last 2 days and it has really started to pick up steam.  According to ESPN.com’s Peter Gammons, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon is the real general manager for the New York Mets and Omar Minaya is just a puppet, designed to take the heat when […]

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Paul McCartney To Release Citi Field Concert CD/DVD

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

Paul McCartney has unveiled the tracklisting for his new live album and DVD, “Good Evening New York City”. Of course the concert was a reunion of sorts with the Mets and their ballpark. The first time Paul McCartney appeared at Shea Stadium he and the rest of his band introduced the rest of the country to the Beatles […]

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Reyes Undergoes Successful Surgery

An article by posted on October 15, 2009 0 Comments

Finally some good news on the Jose Reyes front. The Mets shortstop underwent surgery Thursday to clean up scar tissue around a torn hamstring tendon behind his right knee. The surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Cooper at North Central Surgical Center in Dallas. The team said in a statement that Reyes will begin rehab […]

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