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Doug’s Dugout: Throw Some Coal In That Stove Already

An article by posted on December 11, 2010 0 Comments
Doug’s Dugout: Throw Some Coal In That Stove Already

In Doug’s Dugout today we talk about the Cold Stove, $$$, and other frozen feeble thoughts: If newly minted General Manager Sandy Alderson was really interested in saving the organization money he would have worked from home instead of attending the Winter Meetings in Orlando. Or purchased a prepaid phone card and used it. Saving […]

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From Left Field: Dissecting The Hiring of Terry Collins

An article by posted on November 23, 2010 0 Comments

Though the “decision” did not have as much hype as that of LeBron James’ over the summer, it’s official: Terry Collins is the 20th manager in New York Mets team history. As a fan, I find myself as cautiously optimistic about this hiring. To be honest, I had no true preference among the four candidates […]

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Now You Know – Ike Davis

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments

Check out this pretty cool video produced by MLB.com from their new series entitled “Now You Know”. Ike Davis talks about what he would have been if not a baseball player, what his first job was, his biggest fear, and a bunch of other cool and interesting stuff. Just click on the the image and enjoy […]

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Welcome, Sandy and Terry

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments

To Sandy, Terry and your Staff Welcome. Some of us are really happy to see you – you are the grown-ups that we have been waiting for. You are the professionals that we have been waiting for. You are the change in doing the Mets business that we have been waiting for. I’m just a […]

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Terry Collins Was The Perfect Choice For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on November 22, 2010 0 Comments
Terry Collins Was The Perfect Choice For Sandy Alderson

Man, oh man… Reading all these sob stories in the last few hours is really irritating to say the least. Oh woe is us, the Mets have hired Terry Collins, and our holy begotten savior Wally Backman was skipped over despite all of his astonishing achievements with the South Georgia Peanuts and his mighty feats in the […]

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Hurry Up And Wait

An article by posted on November 15, 2010 0 Comments

Does it seem to you, as it does to me that in many respects the job Sandy Alderson has is about as contentious and uphill as Chris Christie – Governor of New Jersey? No matter your political persuasion – if you have one at all – one has to admit that both men have more […]

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Best Front Office Or Best Overreactions?

An article by posted on November 11, 2010 0 Comments

Lately I have been observing many of the reactions to Sandy Alderson becoming the new Mets GM and also reactions to some of the first moves in his new role which included the hirings of J.P. Ricciardi and Paul DePodesta. Mike Silva of NY Baseball Digest, wrote the following a couple of days ago, Just two […]

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This Bud’s For You: Selig’s At It Again

An article by posted on November 1, 2010 0 Comments

It looks like he’s at it again. According to Associated Press, Commissioner Bud Selig is seriously considering adding another round of playoffs to the post-season, possibly as soon as 2011. Can someone please stop this man???? Under his proposal there would be not one but two wildcards from each league. The teams with the 2 […]

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The Promise Of A New Tomorrow

An article by posted on October 30, 2010 0 Comments

What a wonderful Saturday morning. I feel totally invigorated as a Mets fan today, and I’m looking forward to what the coming days will bring. Watching Sandy Alderson yesterday was like a breath of fresh air – fresh air I haven’t breathed in the last 2-3 years where the Mets are concerned. I was captivated […]

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Giants, Distant Cousin Of The Mets, Head To The Fall Classic

An article by posted on October 27, 2010 0 Comments

When one thinks of storied franchises in Baseball the Yankees immediately come to mind, thanks to Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle and 27 titles. One can even think of the Dodgers. It was in Brooklyn where the color barrier was broken and in Los Angeles where for a 5 year period a LHP pitcher dominated the game […]

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