Battle For Final Rotation Spot Takes Shape

An article by posted on February 13, 2009

With the most recent signing of Oliver Perez, the Mets have solidified the first four spots in their rotation. Most of you should easily recognize the names because it is exactly how the Mets left off in 2008; Johan Santana, Mike Pelfrey, Oliver Perez, John Maine. The only name missing from that 2008 rotation is […]

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Mets Prospect: Brad Holt Is The Next Big Thing

An article by posted on February 13, 2009

Brad Holt has continued to impress ever since the Mets drafted him as a supplemental pick in the first round of the 2008 draft. This morning, Bart Hubbuch of the Post gives us another reason to be pumped up about the Mets prospect who is in St. Lucie for his first spring training. Right-hander Brad […]

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My Issue With The Media and Wright

An article by posted on February 11, 2009

Here’s my serious problem with the media. They go to everybody for an opinion about a topic. Why go to David Wright and ask him about the A-Rod and his drug issues? Wright is a member of the New York Mets. It is not his problem. If you cannot get Derek Jeter to talk about […]

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Is Johan Really the Best Pitcher In Baseball?

An article by posted on February 11, 2009

Yesterday, in Jeff Passan’s column on Yahoo Sports, he previewed the NL East and was very honest, saying the Mets should have blown up the whole team and started over again before beginning anew in Citi Field.  That’s because choking down the stretch two years running leaves scars on a team’s collective ego.  Yes, that’s […]

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Some Spring Battles to Keep Your Eyes On

An article by posted on February 11, 2009

With Spring Training so close, and with players already arriving at camp, its time to focus down on a few battles that probably will go on during Mets Spring Training. These are not the only battles, this is more of a taste of what could and will probably will unfold this Spring. The first battle […]

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Put It In The Books, The Mets Win The Division

An article by posted on February 11, 2009

The good folks at Baseball Prospectus dished out a healthy dose of optimism for Mets fans on Tuesday. Based on their projections and statistical analysis, the forecast the Mets to win 93 games and take the division. Surprisingly, they also have the Braves finishing in a tie with the Phillies.  East W L RS RA […]

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This Season Root, Root, Root For Castillo

An article by posted on February 10, 2009

I know with this post I’m not going to be very popular with our readers.  I was adamant this whole off-season of unloading Luis Castillo and signing Orlando Hudson.  After last season I didn’t want Luis Castillo anywhere near this team and was hoping against hope that the Mets would trade him or outright release […]

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Mets Spring Into Action: Santana, Maine Ready To Go

An article by posted on February 10, 2009

Despite not officially starting until this Friday, the sounds of Spring Training filled the air at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. Gloves were popping as players, coaches and fans alike, gathered to see Johan Santana and John Maine pitch. Both are coming off surgery and everyone was eager to see how they were. The […]

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Miguel Tejada To Plead Guilty To Perjury

An article by posted on February 10, 2009

The Performance enhancing beast does not go away.   Former all-star shortstop of the Houston Astros, Miguel Tejada is expected to plead guilty in court to charges that he lied to the House Oversight Committee about knowledge that another teammate with the Oakland A’s used steroids. The alleged infraction happened in 2005 when he was […]

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The Steroid Scandal Continues

An article by posted on February 10, 2009

Like a recurring nightmare, the steroid scandal just won’t go away.  Baseball fans awake in a cold sweat and are bombarded with analyst of why players with superior talents, such as Alex Rodriquez, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Andy Pettitte, and Roger Clemens, among too many others, would tarnish their lofty accomplishments in the name of […]

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