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Pain Management: Finding A Successor For Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

As we await the inevitable firing of Mets manager Jerry Manuel, there’s no shortage of names in the Mets blogosphere for potential candidates. But much of what I’m hearing seems more like reliving the “good old days” rather than assuring we get the best person for the job. Ask most Mets fans and read most […]

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Ron Darling Calls Out Fernando Martinez

An article by posted on August 27, 2010 0 Comments

One of the things that I love best about Gary, Keith and Ron, is that they can make their coverage of the Mets so entertaining and educating too, all while remaining objective at the same time. Their passion for the Mets is unquestioned and they do feel our pain. It’s their objectivity that puts them […]

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Jose Reyes Injures Right Oblique

An article by posted on August 26, 2010 0 Comments

Update 9:20 PM According to SNY, the Mets will not let Jose Reyes resume baseball activities until his aggravated  oblique muscle is pain free. It’s the same oblique he injured in June. Original Post 8:35 PM NJ.com reports, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes’ injured right oblique acted up again.  Reyes re-aggravated his right oblique strain running to […]

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Oliver Perez Should Play This Season For The Mets!

An article by posted on August 24, 2010 0 Comments

No,  I haven’t lost my mind. I don’t think Oliver Perez is a good player at all.  Ollie is not a team player, he plays for the name on the back of the jersey.  Perez has shown that he has no inclination to work on improving his game and giving something back to the team […]

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Don’t Call It a Boycott: The Great CitiField Sit Out

An article by posted on August 19, 2010 0 Comments

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank Joe D for his support in promoting the CitiField Sit Out.  The sit out is an experiment, borne of some discussions on Twitter, via several ideas on Facebook and other social media, based on Mets fans’ general feelings towards the team. I have often said that to […]

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David Wright Is Not Having Fun

An article by posted on August 12, 2010 0 Comments

The Daily News writes about the mounting frustration for David Wright, a frustration that reached a new low last night after striking out four times. David Wright’s whiff-a-thon Wednesday night – he struck out four times against the Rockies – elicited boos from Citi Field fans who usually adore him. Wednesday night’s “Golden Sombrero,” the baseball […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Pray For Moving Day

An article by posted on August 3, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss, Anger,the disliked trio of Oliver Perez, Luis Castillo, and Carlos Beltran, and Packing Materials.  If you are an avid Mets fan you should be angry today. Seething actually. Angry your GM, Omar Minaya waved the White Flag at the trading deadline; a team with numerous holes couldn’t fill any […]

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Phillies Promote Top Prospect, Domonic Brown

An article by posted on July 28, 2010 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Phillies have called up Domonic Brown, one of the best prospects in the minors, to replace Shane Victorino who was placed on the DL today. Brown is one of the premier prospects in all of baseball and was recently ranked #15 by Baseball America and #12 by MLB. To put that in perspective, […]

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Doug’s Dugout: How Many Managers Does Omar Get To Fire?

An article by posted on July 27, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: Firing Omar, R.A. Dickey, No-hitters, and other feeble thoughts:   First things first:  How many managers and hitting coaches, etc, does Omar Minaya get to fire?  The only reason he hasn’t fired Jerry Manuel after that odious West Coast “performance,” is he knows he is tethered at the hip with […]

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Playing Not To Lose

An article by posted on July 25, 2010 0 Comments

Along with SNY analyst Bobby Ojeda. fellow former 1986-’er Darryl Strawberry is calling out the team for not only leadership issues (or lack thereof) but for not putting “fear” into their opponents.  “They laugh at these Mets,” says Strawberry.  While I agree with him to a certain extent, he has to understand, as well as […]

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