Mets Beat Writer Steve Popper Interview – Part 2

An article by posted on January 16, 2008

Here’s the the final part of the interview I did with Steve Popper of the Bergen Record.  JD - Should the Mets get off to a slow start in 2008, and find themselves hovering around .500 and in third place at the All Star Break, should either Willie Randolph or Omar Minaya be worried about their job security? […]

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The Record’s Steve Popper Talks About The Mets With Us – Part 1

An article by posted on January 16, 2008

Yesterday, Steve Popper of the Bergen Record was nice enough to answer a few questions for us. Steve covers the New York Mets for the Record and also has a great blog, Amazin’ Stories which I love to check out each day. Okay, here goes… JD – Before I throw some Mets related questions at you, I’ve […]

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Would the Mets Go For Erik Bedard Instead?

An article by posted on January 15, 2008

Okay, okay, okay. So the recent hype has been about the Mets acquiring Johan Santana for Carlos Gomez, Mike Pelfrey, Philip Humber, Deolis Guerra, Kevin Mulvey, and 19-year-old phenom outfielder Fernando Martinez. I wouldn’t complete this deal if I was Omar Minaya. Fernando Martinez has the potential to be a star when he comes up. […]

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The Latest On Johan Santana, and Other Mets News…

An article by posted on January 15, 2008

Last night I watched Mets Hot Stove Baseball on SNY and of course the topic of Johan Santana reared its little head. In a light-hearted moment, Kevin Burkhardt asked Ken Rosenthal to predict where the Johan Santana would end up when all was said and done. Here is what he said… "At the risk of […]

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Hey Jimmy, We Still Think the Mets are the Team to Beat

An article by posted on January 14, 2008

According to a poll on Mets Hot Stove Live on SNY, 77% of viewers still believe the Mets are the team to beat. Personally, I believe the Mets do still have the best team. Top to bottom, the lineup is a force to be reckoned with. The pitching is another story. Was 2007 just a […]

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If At First You Don’t Succeed…

An article by posted on January 14, 2008

Carlos Delgado thought it would be easy to overcome a couple of off season surgeries, the birth of a new child and being the cleanup hitter for a team that was considered by many to be odds on favorite to become National League champs and compete in the 2007 World Series. He was expected to […]

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Omar Spreads Cheer In Israel, Hope He Has Some Leftover For Flushing

An article by posted on January 12, 2008

One of the nicer things the Mets have become known for are their annual goodwill trips to countries abroad to spread some cheer and develop new baseball fans around the world. Omar Minaya has just returned from this years visit to Israel, and I’m sure we will hear some details of the rip and get some […]

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Johan Santana Speaks, But Doesn’t Say Much

An article by posted on January 12, 2008

After a well deserved rest back home in his native Venezuela, Johan Santana is back in the good ole’ United States as he prepares for another Cy Young type season. Of course he has heard all the rumors and all the trade talk while he was away, but he offered very little in the way […]

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What If The Deal Was For Johan Santana AND Joe Nathan?

An article by posted on January 11, 2008

While we are all growing weary of the staggering amount of Johan Santana posts throughout the Mets blogosphere, let me offer a post with a twist. No, it’s not a rumor. No, it’s not anything I read anywhere else. It’s just a notion I’ve concocted and wondered about. While there is an enormous amount of debate on […]

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Mets Offseason – Any Slower And We’d Be Backing Up

An article by posted on January 11, 2008

In the interest of breaking up the monotony of the Johan Santana saga, I sat down and tried to think of some positive things about our 2008 Mets. That being said, I love a good commercial. As a matter of fact, most people only watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. So here are just […]

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