Tag: baseball

Ok, I’ll Bite…..

An article by posted on January 4, 2011 0 Comments

Why haven’t the A’s finished above .500 since 2006? It’s a question I’ve seen asked by some detractors of sabermetrics, as if a few seasons under .500 can eradicate nearly 40 years of research. I never felt the need to dignify that question with a response, as the answer is very simple. Poor Billy Beane spilled […]

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Steroids Era and Hall Of Fame Voting Collide

An article by posted on January 3, 2011 0 Comments

I love the internet and I spend a great portion of my day just reading my sports feeds, chatting with or emailing friends, and even blogging on this site. However, the internet does have its drawbacks. Lately there seems to be a wide array of opinions on who should or shouldn’t get into the Hall of […]

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Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

An article by posted on January 3, 2011 0 Comments
Build A Bench Workshop: It Takes A Milledge?

Remember our first teenage hitting machine? No, not F-Mart, the one before him, Lastings Milledge. According to MLB Trade Rumors, Milledge is currently  the youngest free agent on the market. Of course that alone would not be a good enough reason for putting Milledge back in a Mets uniform, but there are some compelling reasons to […]

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To The Needy, Carlos Beltran Will Always Be An All-Star

An article by posted on December 16, 2010 0 Comments

The best centerfielders in the game are the ones who cover the most ground.   By doing so, they make everything easier for those around them.  That’s exactly what Carlos Beltran has been doing recently, as he’s been spotted all over New York this week. First, he appeared at Citi Field for the MVP Reception […]

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Highlights From The Ike Davis Interview

An article by posted on December 16, 2010 0 Comments

Entering only his second season in the big leagues, Ike Davis carried himself like a classy veteran at the Mets Holiday party on Tuesday. He was the friendliest of everyone there and genuinely seemed to have a good time handing out presents to the children. Naturally, the conversation began with the Cliff Lee signing with […]

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Highlights From The David Wright Interview

An article by posted on December 16, 2010 0 Comments

Despite handing out gifts to 100 school children dressed in a hot Santa outfit, David Wright still talked for over 10 minutes with several bloggers at the Mets Holiday party on Tuesday. Wright played Santa for the second time, with the last time being back in 2006. It’s hard to believe, but Wright will now […]

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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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