Should The Mets Have Eaten Some Contracts

An article by posted on April 1, 2009 0 Comments

By now you’ve all heard about the release of prominent players like Gary Sheffield of the Tigers and Geoff Jenkins of the Phillies. I find it amazing that even in the current economic climate, the Phillies had no problem with eating the remaining $8 million dollars of Jenkins’ contract, and even more surprising that the Tigers […]

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Still Crazy After All These Years

An article by posted on April 1, 2009 0 Comments
Still Crazy After All These Years

It’s been almost a quarter century since Sports Illustrated pulled off one of the ultimate pranks and ran a featured story on the Mets latest pitching phenom, Sidd Finch. Finch wasn’t just an ordinary phenom, far from it… More like other worldly… I mean what else do you call a kid who can blaze a […]

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Mets 25 Man Roster – Mets Baseball On WFAN

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

Starting Lineup 1B – Carlos Delgado (L)2B – Luis Castillo (S)SS – Jose Reyes (S)3B – David Wright (R)CA – Brian Schneider (L)LF – Daniel Murphy (L)CF – Carlos Beltran (S)RF – Ryan Church (L) Bench Players Fernando Tatis (R)Alex Cora (L)Ramon Castro (R)Marlon Anderson (L)Jeremy Reed (L)Nick Evans (R) (will be sent down on April 11) […]

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Strasburg Looking For $50 Million Bucks

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments
Strasburg Looking For $50 Million Bucks

According to MLB.com and SI.com, Scott Boras is seeking a $50 million dollar deal for the potential number one pick in this years Amateur Draft, Stephen Strasburg. Jon Heyman writes, “Baseball people who have spoken to Strasburg’s adviser, Scott Boras, say they believe that’s the figure Boras has in mind for Strasburg, the San Diego […]

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The Curse Of SI… What Curse?

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

Despite the title, I’m not one who believes in jinxes and curses hence the question mark. Instead, I find myself exceedingly glad that Sports Illustrated has picked the New York Mets to win the 2009 World Series, beating the Los Angeles Angels. Of course, the fine folks at SI aren’t telling me something I didn’t already […]

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Meet Your 2009 Mets – O’Day, Stokes, Parnell Make Team

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

The hard work has paid off for Darren O’Day, Brian Stokes and Bobby Parnell. Adam Rubin of the Daily News has learned from a source that all three have been informed that they will be a part of the Mets opening day rosters and that they have each won a job in the bullpen. So […]

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Tigers Release Gary Sheffield

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

It must be tough to be a Detroit Tigers fan these days. Only days after learning that pitcher Dontrelle Willis would be out indefinitely because of an anxiety disorder, we now learn that outfielder/designated hitter Gary Sheffield has been released. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the Tigers have released designated hitter Gary Sheffield […]

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

It’s almost that time of year again.  Baseball season is upon us and you can feel it in the air.  Last Spring all anyone can talk about was the collapse of 2007.  Johan Santana came over but that only dimmed the talk of the collapse.  The bullpen had question marks coming into the 2008 season […]

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Mets Name Livan Hernandez Fifth Starter

An article by posted on March 30, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel has officially named pitcher Livan Hernandez as the fifth starter for the Mets. The news was announced moments ago on SNY’s Daily News Live. On Friday, Manuel hesitated and refused to say whether Livan had won the job, but based on many factors Hernandez it was obvious that Hernandez had done enough to […]

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Vacant Announcers, Hanley’s Hair, and a 600 LB. J-Lo

An article by posted on March 30, 2009 0 Comments

Some stories you just can’t make up. But they are entertaining on a slow news day. During the Mets-Orioles rain delayed game yesterday, the Oriole announcers left after the 1st rain delay. So for the 8 innings afterward, there was no commentary. I guess we’re not the only ones growing tired waiting for Spring Training […]

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