Tag: 2006

If Wright Only Had Heart

An article by posted on January 20, 2010 0 Comments

Heart is such an important characteristic necessary to build a championship team.  And many fans have concluded that this is a trait that David Wright lacks. In response to fan chatter,  David has set out on a journey in order to find heart.  And Jose Reyes has gone along for the ride in hopes of […]

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Ben Sheets And Show Me The Money

An article by posted on January 16, 2010 0 Comments

Ben Sheets is by no means the only selfish ballplayer.  In fact he’s just one of the vast majority.  But I chose to pick on him because his name is so prominent in the news right now, as he tries to find a team to gamble and guarantee him a lot of money. If you […]

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Baywatch Has Been Canceled; What’s Next On The Schedule?

An article by posted on December 29, 2009 0 Comments

After watching other teams sign free agent after free agent, the Mets finally made some headlines with a signing of their own. There will be no more Baywatch in Flushing as the Mets have signed Jason Bay to be their leftfielder for the next four years, pending the obligatory physical. Seven years after then-Expos GM […]

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Omar Minaya’s Trade History

An article by posted on December 2, 2009 0 Comments

Here is complete list of all trades made by Omar Minaya since he became GM of the Mets after the 2004 season. This does not include any free agent signings. 2009 08/25/09 Traded Billy Wagner to the Red Sox for for Chris Carter and Eddie Lora 08/08/09 Traded cash or PTBN to the Cubs for Jason […]

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You Want Grission? Here It Is On A Platter…

An article by posted on November 21, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, former Mets catcher Paul Lo Duca appeared on Sirius XM 175 MLB Home Plate. His comments were transcribed by Adam Rubin of the Daily News and are shown below. After missing all of 2009 with injuries, Lo Duca says he is healthy and ready to return to the game and fill whatever role the signing […]

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“In Omar We Trust(ed)”

An article by posted on November 11, 2009 0 Comments

Omar Minaya was hired prior to the 2005 season to turn around the floundering New York Mets.  The team and its management were in chaos.  The Mets had completed three consecutive losing seasons with 86, 95, and 91 losses.  The low point occurred in 2004 when the Mets traded top prospect Scott Kazmir for Victor […]

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Whatever Happened To Having Fun In Flushing?

An article by posted on November 3, 2009 0 Comments

Last week Danny Krieger posted a blog about Yankee pitcher A.J. Burnett and his habit of shaving cream pies after a big win, if you like you can read that post here. Danny mentions how A.J. has brought fun back to the Bronx and how that fun translated into the Yankees winning season and perhaps […]

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Frightening Moments In Mets History

An article by posted on October 31, 2009 1 Comment
Frightening Moments In Mets History

We’ve made it to another Halloween, Mets fans!  That means it’s time for my first annual “Frightening Moments In Mets History” blog.  It’s so scary that even Jose Reyes was not prepared for the shocking stories he was about to read. I’ve gone through the archives (and by archives, I mean Google and my warped […]

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Mets Aren’t The Only Team That Peaked In 2006

An article by posted on October 19, 2009 0 Comments

Three years ago today, Carlos Beltran got a good look at an Adam Wainwright curveball and the Cardinals went on to the 2006 World Series.  (I have spared my fellow Mets fans from having to see that picture by showing you a photo of Beltran hitting a home run against the Cardinals instead.)  After that […]

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The Return Of Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on September 9, 2009 0 Comments

Last night Carlos Beltran made his return to Citi Field playing in his first game since June 21, 2009.  At the time Beltran was placed on the DL the Mets were just 2 games out of 1st place in the National League East.  They were above the .500 mark.  One of the reasons why the […]

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Mets Lose an Ugly One to the Braves 15-2

An article by posted on August 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets (56-64) lost to the Braves (63-57) by a score of 15-2. Bobby Parnell made his 3rd start of the year, and was he bad. In the second inning the Braves sent 11 men to the plate. HOWEVER, in defense of Bobby he could have gotten out of the inning when it was only […]

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