The Sheets Hits The Fan During Johan’s Shea Debut

An article by posted on April 12, 2008

Ben Sheets rained all over Johan Santana’s Shea Stadium debut, and masterfully out-pitched our new ace as the Milwaukee Brewers topped the Mets 5-3 on Saturday. Three home runs by Bill Hall, Rickie Weeks and Gabe Kapler helped end Santana’s day and a three-game losing streak. He lasted 6 2-3 innings and allowed five runs […]

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Heaven Must Have Sent Us an Angel

An article by posted on April 12, 2008
Heaven Must Have Sent Us an Angel

As last season came to a sad close, many of us pushed back our tears and wondered out loud, “How could this have happened to us”.  We searched for answers, but there were none that can console us. We were broken and we needed someone or something to restore our faith. January 5th seemed just […]

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Same Old Song and Dance?

An article by posted on April 11, 2008

When Angel Pagan hit the game winning single in the bottom of the 12th inning yesterday, it marked the first time I was excited for the Mets, and I mean really excited for the Mets, since Johan Santana opened up the season in Miami. Really though, the Mets were playing Triple-A players and Hanley Ramirez […]

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Mets Fans Are the Most Passionate and Expressive Fans in Baseball

An article by posted on April 11, 2008

Add to that knowledgeable, loyal, indiscriminate, relentless, forgiving, unforgiving, manic and obsessive… fill in the rest.   We can be found all over the country and in every corner of the world. Every now and then I enjoy looking at our site statistics and marvel at the places some of our readers come from. Just this […]

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Mets Can Exhale As Big Pelf Arrives

An article by posted on April 10, 2008
Mets Can Exhale As Big Pelf Arrives

Perhaps as crucial as adding Johan Santana was to the Mets pitching staff over the off-season, was general manager Omar Minaya’s decision to retain Mike Pelfrey. After all, at the time of the deal he was the most developed young pitcher the organization had to speak of. Philip Humber and Kevin Mulvey possessed promise, but […]

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Will Mike Pelfrey Force Omar Minaya’s Hand

An article by posted on April 9, 2008

For every action there is a reaction. If Mike Pelfrey fails to deliver a solid performance, the reaction by Mets General Manager, Omar Minaya will be quick and far-reaching. After bringing perhaps baseball’s best pitcher in Johan Santana this off-season, things have gotten sour in a hurry in what was portrayed as a formidable starting rotation. […]

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Top 10 Reasons You Know It’s Going To Be A Long Season

An article by posted on April 9, 2008

10. Carlos Delgado finally hits his first homerun, and the Homerun Apple gets stuck half way up.9. Scott Schoeneweis is booed when he enters the game, and cheered as he leaves the game.8. The hot dogs are the same price but now they are an inch shorter.7. Mr. Met slips on a discarded Lastings Milledge baseball card that […]

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Mets Home Opener Not All That

An article by posted on April 9, 2008

How about a little fan poll to get the ball rolling today?  Ok, which of the following best describes the 2008 Mets Home Opener? A.  a total disappointment B.  a nightmare on Roosevelt Ave C.  an embarrassment beyond belief D.  a belated April Fool’s joke E.  all of the above If you said E, you […]

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Your Home Opener Has Come

An article by posted on April 9, 2008

I sit here thinking I felt this way last September and, for some reason, I can’t do anything but watch in disgust. Am I worried? No. Absolutely not. Are there people who are about to be suicidal? Absolutely. I don’t blame them either. My mother and father said something that’ll stick with me for the whole […]

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Will Willie Randolph Make It To Memorial Day?

An article by posted on April 8, 2008

Unless the Mets fortunes change dramatically in the next few weeks, the answer to that question is a resounding no. Willie will NOT last past Memorial Day. Mets fans who are still disenchanted from 2007 have already begun calling for his head after barely a week into the season. One reader says, “Why shouldn’t we […]

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