You Let Your Team And Your Fans Down, Omar…

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There was so much to digest between the press conference and the half-dozen or so interviews with the Wilpons on Monday. But after everything was all said and done, one thing Jeff Wilpon said really struck me as odd, and even 24 hours later, I can’t seem to shake it and I still find myself going back to it. […]

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There Was No Hiding The Wilpon’s Discontent

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There Was No Hiding The Wilpon’s Discontent

I watched Fred and Jeff Wilpon squirm yesterday with embarrassment and pain. It was clear to me by their body language and tone of voice they felf genuine embarrassment and frustration of having to go through the firing and hiring process once again. They were under the glare of the spotlight not only in New […]

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John Ricco May Have To Move On Reyes, Takahashi, Others

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John Ricco May Have To Move On Reyes, Takahashi, Others

As John Ricco (pronounced rick-o) keeps the seat warm for the new incoming Mets GM, he most likely will have to move forward on some of the player negotiations, a couple of which have actionable deadlines as soon as the end of this month. Lets take a look at some of the negotiations that Ricco may be […]

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A Victim of His Own Success

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Admission is the first step to beating addiction, particularly when you’ve been living in denial for so long.  To that I have a big declaration to make here, and I wanted to share it with fellow Mets fans. I have come to the conclusion that 2006 was an accident. Hi Mets fans, my name is […]

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Mets Need To Realize Actions Speak Louder Than Words

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They’re gone!  Yes, Omar Minaya is thankfully no longer the General Manager of the New York Mets.  Even better news is that Jerry “The Gangsta” Manuel has finally been fired and will no longer be managing the Mets and laughing after a loss. I know the beat writers will miss him but we’re finally free […]

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Fred And Kevin Get Candid On Camera

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This afternoon I watched an interview on SNY that was a gem. Kevin Burkhardt sat down and quietly spoke with Fred Wilpon about all that has been happening the past few weeks. About all the current Mets news – hirings, firings, etc. and the changes that will now be able to take place as the […]

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Jeff, Fred Wilpon Press Conference Highlights

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Here is a recap of the press conference at Citi Field by Fred and Jeff Wilpon. I included some notes and observations after the quotes. 1:45 PM Jeff Wilpon: “I am very disappointed, but I believe I handled this in the most humane way that I could. We need someone to instill a winning culture in […]

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Aftermath: Mets Fire Jerry Manuel And Omar Minaya

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Updated 11:30 AM According to the latest 20/20 news update on WFAN, Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel have been relieved of their duties. A press conference has been scheduled at Citi Field for 1:30. Mets CEO Jeff Wilpon released a brief statement that reads, “We need to hire a new General Manager with fresh perspective who will […]

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Another Salute To Dickey

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Another Salute To Dickey

Heading into this season R.A. had a 14-22 record and 6.30 ERA in 48 career starts.  The nicest thing that could be said of his career numbers were centered about the promise he showed while working out of the Mariner’s bullpen in 2008, when he posted a 2.oo ERA in 36 relief innings. This year, […]

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Morning Grind: ’12 Is The New ’11 For The Mets

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Just another manic Monday, huh, Met Nation? Hopefully, better days are on the horizon for what could be arguably the most beleaguered large market team in the league. It’s expected that the team wins. It’s expected that the team spends. It’s expected that there are more playoff runs, positive progressions and growth, and pennants and […]

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