Tag: 2006

Padres Release Mark Prior

An article by posted on August 1, 2009 0 Comments

This isn’t a Mets-related story, but I think it’s worth mentioning. After attempting to make a comeback to the Bigs and suffering major setbacks in the Minor Leagues, the San Diego Padres will release Mark Prior at some point this weekend, according to MLB.com. He never played for the Mets, but he was one of […]

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Looking Back on Omar’s Last Deadline Deal

An article by posted on August 1, 2009 0 Comments

The 2009 trade deadline has come and gone and once again Omar Minaya has stood pat and held onto all of his players. It’s been three years since the last time the Mets made a big trade at the deadline. Turning back the clock, Omar Minaya woke up in a GM’s worst nightmare scenario. During […]

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Met Fans: Omar Has Failed Us

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

I know it sounds like bad dialogue out of a comic book or a Michael Bay movie but it is unfortunately true.  Omar over the last couple of years seemed to be the “Teflon GM.”  The last 2 seasons we have witnessed the Mets collapse and miss going into the playoffs by one game.  Omar […]

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Looking At Brad Hawpe

An article by posted on June 22, 2009 0 Comments

How many one-sided trade suggestions are we going to get with this team? Sure, I’d take Holliday, Carlos Lee, Mark DeRosa or Jermaine Dye. There aren’t a lot of people who wouldn’t. But we don’t have too much to offer back. So maybe it’s time we look at things in a different light. I propose […]

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Mets Would Be Smart To Cut Duaner Sanchez

An article by posted on March 9, 2009

I think it’s time we stop dreaming about the Duaner Sanchez we saw for three months in 2006, and start accepting the fact that the “pre taxi cab from hell” Sanchez is never coming back. It’s been three years… Lets move on already… The truth is that, he was riding a hot April in 2006 […]

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Freddy Garcia Will Be A Big Sleeper This Season

An article by posted on February 8, 2009

If you were like me, you probably didn’t even bat an eyelash when you heard that the Mets signed starting pitcher Freddy Garcia. I just looked at it as another one of those classic Omar Minaya moves. You know the ones.. Minaya has become quite adept at resurrecting the careers of players who were left on […]

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K-Rod Gets Caught Up In The Numbers Game

An article by posted on December 10, 2008

I read an interesting post this morning by Andrew Das of the NY Times. In it he wonders what uniform number Francisco Rodriguez will don as a member of the New York Mets. The one he wore with the Angels, No. 57, is out because it belongs to Johan Santana, a fellow Venezuelan. While acknowledging that […]

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Where There’s a Will(ie), There’s a Way

An article by posted on June 13, 2008

I sat there stunned as Billy Wagner blew his 5th save yesterday. I turned the game off after that because I had a feeling of what was going to happen next: enter Heilman, D-Backs win game. Of course, I put none of the blame on Heilman himself because he would not have been pitching had Wags […]

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Decision 2008 – America Decides This Weeks Metsy

An article by posted on May 12, 2008

Yet another Monday has come and followed a weekend series where the Mets have taken 2 out of 3 games from an opponent and as a result I have a little more spring in my step today. It was nice to see Carlos Beltran have a good day, he certainly was due for one. Maybe the pink bats […]

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The Ring of Fire… Is It There?

An article by posted on May 9, 2008

The most predominant question in my mind has been if the Mets have the fire within them to succeed. For whatever reason, to me, it seems like the Mets of September have simply just carried over into 2008. They’re not playing with the same zest and enthusiasm that they played with in 2006 and most […]

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