The Suckitude Is Widespread, Only One Can Save Us Now

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

This stat comes courtesy of the Daily News today. According to Runs Saved, a defensive metric invented by John Dewan of Acta Sports that attempts to measure a team’s defense, the Mets are currently the worst defensive team in baseball. The Mets have a minus-26 runs saved, way in front of the second-worst defensive team, […]

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When Will Dan Warthen And The Mets Part Ways?

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments
When Will Dan Warthen And The Mets Part Ways?

I know it’s only April, we’re less than 20 games into a very long 2011 season, but so far the pitching has been bad. Actually bad is an understatement, the pitching from the entire staff has been downright awful! There is no way to sugarcoat it, the team as of this writing is currently 5-13, […]

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Video: Mark Cohoon Fans 11 Batters

An article by posted on April 21, 2011 0 Comments

Last night, left-hander Mark Cohoon recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and allowed two unearned runs on five hits over seven innings as the Binghamton Mets defeated the Portland Sea Dogs, 5-2. “I had good control tonight,” Cohoon said. “I was able to command my fastball in to hitters and keep them honest at the plate. […]

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A Few More Names For The Chopping Block

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments
A Few More Names For The Chopping Block

It’s official… We are now the worst team in baseball and no team has more losses than the Mets. Ugh… I guess that the only good thing you could say about sucking this bad, is that there’s nowhere else to go but up… One would hope… A few things… What’s with some of the outrage […]

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Are The Mets A 100 Loss Team?

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

After tonight’s loss to the Astros, the New York Mets are now 1-8 at home in Citi Field. It is their worst home start in franchise history, surpassing the Original Mets who went 1-7 at the Polo Grounds during their 1962 expansion season before winning their next home game. With their overall record now at 5-13, it is thier […]

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Why Is Scott Hairston Still Here?

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

As Ted Berg from Tequarters mentioned today in an article about Bobby Parnell’s apparent finger injury: The other thing: A bunch of Mets fans seem really eager to show Scott Hairston the door, and I certainly hear that. He has looked awful at the plate and underwhelming in the field. The last time I said […]

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Parnell To The DL, Izzy To Setup, Bay Back Tomorrow

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

Some quick items of note from Mets manager Terry Collins who spoke to beat reporters just a short while ago… The Mets have placed reliever Bobby Parnell on the 15 day disabled list with numbness in his finger. He is expected to undergo further tests tomorrow including an MRI to try and see if he has […]

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One Thing Is Clear; Terry Collins Is No Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments
One Thing Is Clear; Terry Collins Is No Jerry Manuel

Were any of you wondering what transpired the other day in Atlanta, when Daniel Murphy tried to steal third base and was out by a mile? You may remember an enraged (or was it embarrassed) Terry Collins taking Murphy into the back of the dugout as soon as trotted off the field with his head down. […]

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From Left Field: Mets Have A Short Leash Early

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

Though the season is a little more than two weeks old, the New York Mets have already shown that they are not afraid to pull the trigger if a player is underperforming. The combination of Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins is attempting to light a fire under their players. Part of the way they’re going […]

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Time to Push the Panic Button: How to Fix the Mets

An article by posted on April 20, 2011 0 Comments

Even just 17 games into the season, it is fairly clear that the Mets are in big trouble. The team is sitting at 5-12 and they are already 5.5 games behind the Phillies. It is not as if the Phillies are even playing their best baseball of the season yet. They are still without Chase […]

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