No Sour Grapes For Johan Santana

An article by posted on November 11, 2008

When the Mets went after Johan Santana last off season, some Mets fans were stoked, while others thought we either gave up too much to get him, or that we paid him too much to keep him. Fast forward 12 months later… I think it’s safe to say that there’s not one Mets fan who […]

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Why Aren’t The Mets Going After C.C. Sabathia?

An article by posted on November 11, 2008

It’s been assumed for most of the off season so far, that the Mets will be targeting starting pitchers like Derek Lowe, Brad Penny and A.J. Burnett. And while either of them would fit nicely into the Mets’ rotation, I first have to ask why not C.C. Sabathia or Roy Halladay or Jake Peavy? Last […]

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Take No Prisoners

An article by posted on November 11, 2008

Like a gift from the Baseball Gods, the ball fell from the heavens into the glove of left fielder Cleon Jones. Prayers were answered. The impossible dream became reality. As the champagne was sprayed in the clubhouse and the field was torn up by adoring fans, no one could have imagined it would take another […]

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David Wright Needs To Take A Chill Pill

An article by posted on November 8, 2008
David Wright Needs To Take A Chill Pill

Let me preface this post by saying David Wright is my favorite Met by far. Okay, that said, let me proceed with the utmost of caution… On the surface, David Wright had a phenomenal year at the plate, particularly in the RBI department. In 2009 he drove in 124 runners, so no complaints there, right? […]

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What A Remarkable Country… What A Remarkable City

An article by posted on November 8, 2008
What A Remarkable Country… What A Remarkable City

Sixty-one years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, Barack Obama has broken the ultimate color barrier of all time, when he was elected to become the next President of the United States on Election Day. Our country has truly come full circle from the days of slavery to this momentous and monumental achievement. […]

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Brian Fuentes Pitches 4-Year Deal To The Mets

An article by posted on November 8, 2008

Tracy Ringolsby of the Rocky Mountain News is reporting that the agents for for free agent closer, Brian Fuentes have made a contract proposal to the New York Mets. The agents for Rockies closer and free agent Brian Fuentes reportedly put a four-year, $44 million proposal on the table to the Mets. Executives with Cleveland […]

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Willie Randolph Takes Bench Coach Job With Brewers

An article by posted on November 8, 2008

MLB.com is reporting that the Milwaukee Brewers today named Willie Randolph bench coach. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Melvin. “We are very pleased to add Willie to the organization as he brings recent National League expertise and success to our coaching staff,” said Melvin. “His reputation as a […]

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Dan Murphy Is Sizzling Hot In Arizona

An article by posted on November 5, 2008

Somebody slow this guy down! Dan Murphy continues to rake in the Arizona Fall League as evidenced by another big game last night. MLB.com reports that Murphy homered and hit a walk-off double to lead Peoria over Mesa, 13-12, on Tuesday to push the Saguaros past the the Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League […]

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Luis Castillo, Meet Guillermo Mota

An article by posted on November 4, 2008

When we acquired Luis Castillo on Deadline Day 2007, I thought that getting an everyday second baseman was exactly what the club needed. While Castillo performed in August and September, the club historically collapsed (how long will we be hearing those words in a sentence?). Based on Castillo’s performance in August and September, Omar Minaya […]

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Wouldn’t Matt Holliday Solve A Few Problems For The Mets?

An article by posted on November 3, 2008

The Mets need an everyday leftfielder… The Mets need a reliable right handed bat to balance the lineup… The Mets need a disciplined and patient hitter in the lineup… The Mets need someone who can hit in the clutch in their lineup… Only one player can solve all of these problems and is definitely available, his […]

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