An Apple a Day Won’t Keep the Phillies Away

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

Kevin Burkhardt did a great piece on the telecast the other night comparing the new Homerun apple at Citi Field to the old one from Shea.  For those of you who missed it, the old apple is made out of papier mache and weighs practically nothing. It is 12 feet in diameter. The new apple is […]

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Heilman Being Heilman

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

As the Mets venture South to Philly this weekend following a less-than-stellar beginning to their season, I thought it might brighten some peoples’ day by pointing out what occurred last night in Chicago. The Cubs and Marlins were locked in a 2-2 tie going into the 10th. In walks Aaron Heilman.  Heilman did not record […]

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5/1 Minor League Report! FERNANDO, NIESE, HAVENS, RAMIREZ!

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Buffalol 3, Louisville 4 in 7 innings *in that scary announcer dudes voice* Just when you thought it was going to end differently, it’s CARLOSSSSS MUNIZZZ! OH NO!!!!! LOL. Jon Niese has his first outstanding effort of the season, a 6 inning 3 hit gem, Carlos Muniz comes in and blows the save, giving up […]

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The Comeback Kids

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

Have any of you read Jack Curry’s piece in today’s Times about the Sillies? Well penned analysis about our enemy’s well developed tendencies to bounce back in the late innings. Had you heard about this Philly proclivity? Our Mets decidedly don’t comeback as Curry painfully indicates given how we have lost games for a while […]

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Should Dan Warthen Be Worried About His Job Security?

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

How much blame does pitching coach Dan Warthen warrant for the lack of early season success from the 2-5 pitchers? A lot? A little? None? If the Mets are going to win this thing, it’s going to take a lot more than Johan Santana and good bullpen. The inability for our starters to pitch deep […]

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The Idiot’s Guide To Citi Field

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(Author’s note: This is just one man’s unbiased, impartial view of Citi Field. In no way am I implying that I am speaking for all Mets fans. Just my thoughts) After surviving a brutally cold winter in the northeast, last Sunday was one of those beautiful spring days that made it all worth it. Upon […]

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Injury Update: Brian Schneider Setback

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The NY Post is reporting that Brian Schneider is still being hampered by a sore right calf and may not be activated from the DL as expected on Sunday. Omir Santos and Ramon Castro are getting a reprieve this weekend when it comes to worrying about their roster spots after regular catcher Brian SchneiderBrian Schneider […]

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Jerry Manuel: The Honeymoon Is Over

An article by posted on April 30, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve spent a great deal of time considering Jerry Manuel’s decision to pinch hit Omir Santos for Ramon Castro during yesterday’s loss to the Marlins. I’ve also read a great many opinions on the matter and for the most part they all came to the same conclusion that Manuel made a big gaffe. I also […]

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4/30 Minor League Report! GARCIA

An article by posted on April 30, 2009 0 Comments

Binghamton 8, Portland 3 Emmanuel Garcia broke out of a 6 for 37 slump in a huge way, going 3 for 4 with 3 runs, leading the Mets to a convincing 8-3 win over the Sea Dogs today. Josh Thole, Shawn Bowman and Mark Kiger also had multi hit games for the Mets, while Ruben […]

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Change, Change, Change

An article by posted on April 30, 2009 0 Comments

Well it seems as if the front office is all about giving players their shot and if they fail they are gone. Casey Fossum was designated for assignment this past Sunday after a short stint with the Big Leagues. Freddy Garcia never even made it to a big league game before being cut either. I […]

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