Changes Are On The Way

An article by posted on June 25, 2008

The one thing that I’ve already grown to like about Jerry Manuel, aside from his colorful comments, is the way he reacts to the team. Last night it was refreshing to see him run out there and jump down the umpire’s throat and protect his player. A week ago, I like the way he handled […]

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Don’t Look For Help On The Bench

An article by posted on June 24, 2008

Is it possible for the Mets to go on a run when almost halfway through the season their bench has been a source of subpar play and performances that would cast doubt on any chance at a division title? What kind of relief can we expect from a bench that has a combined batting average of […]

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The College World Series and Insights On Ike Davis and Reese Havens

An article by posted on June 24, 2008

Over the course of the last two weeks, yours truly has been absent from my weekly posting spot. My Mets Merized hiatus was spent scurrying the college baseball scene, taking in first hand the Super Regionals in Cary, North Carolina, and the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The experience was spent traveling with the […]

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A New Hope: Gangsta’s Paradise

An article by posted on June 22, 2008

Over the next three weeks, the Mets have twenty two games to play before the All-Star Break. Of which, they play Seattle and the Yankees at home, then go to St. Louis, have a big four game series in Philly, then come back home to play San Francisco and Colorado. If they can win every series […]

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Duaner Officially Tabbed As Setup Guy, Feliciano and Smith Are Specialists

An article by posted on June 22, 2008

It’s something I had always wanted to see out of this bullpen, and finally it looks like it’s going to happen. Jerry Manuel has decided to give assigned roles to everyone in his bullpen. According to the new skip, here’s the official low-down… Setup Reliever – Duaner Sanchez assumes control of the most prominent role in […]

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Hot as Fire or Not at All?

An article by posted on June 21, 2008

Happy Saturday Mets fans and welcome to another installment of Hot or Not! This week turned out to be quite interesting for our Mets, as they saw Willie Randolph and two of their coaches get fired. Interim manager Jerry Manuel declared he was a gangsta and then guided our Mets to a .500 record for […]

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Losing

An article by posted on June 21, 2008

It’s safe to say that the 2008 season has not exactly progressed the way we envisioned. After 72 games, this year has more closely resembled a poorly written soap opera than a drive to the National League pennant. Two of our five starters were hit with injuries. Rumors of clubhouse dissension and blatant prejudice have […]

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A Truly Metsian Dilemma

An article by posted on June 20, 2008

Okay-it doesn’t need to be said again, but the Mets could have handled Willie Randolph’s termination a little bit…okay a lot…better. Like not letting him on the plane to Anaheim better. For something we all knew was going to happen one way or another, the Mets certainly found a way to shock us and even […]

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Willie Randolph Reveals How It All Went Down And Writes An Article

An article by posted on June 20, 2008

Congratulations to the Daily News for getting the priveledge of posting Willie Randolph’s personally written article. Willie did not rip the organization to shreds. Here are some excerpts from his exclusive interview. Three and a half years and 555 games after it began, my dream of bringing a championship to the New York Mets officially expired a few […]

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An Open Letter To Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on June 19, 2008

Dear Jerry, Congratulations on your recent promotion to manager of the New York Mets. I have already said a prayer for you and I will be sure to light a candle for you on Sunday as well.  You probably have already been warned about staying on Tony Bernazard’s good side, and going to the SNY Gift shop […]

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