Tag: baseball

You Can Cross Throwing Strikes Off The To-Do List

An article by posted on February 22, 2010 0 Comments

Marty Noble at MLB.com posted some great news this weekend and it seems that the Mets are going to make throwing strikes a top priority this spring with the hope that it carries over to the regular season come Opening Day. At least we now know why the Mets walked the second most batters in the majors […]

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The Song Remains The Same

An article by posted on February 21, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, Mets owner Fred Wilpon met with reporters and responded to some questions. I was intrigued, but not surprised to this particular line of questioning: Q: An author said you were selling the team because of the Madoff scandal (Bernie Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 felonies involving a Ponzi scheme). Were those claims off-base? Wilpon: […]

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Reyes Batting Third And Other Astonishing Tales

An article by posted on February 17, 2010 0 Comments

There was plenty of great chatter yesterday between Jose Reyes and the beat reporters who spoke to him at the Mets spring training complex at St. Lucie. One thing that you immediately notice is how genuinely enthusiastic Reyes is regarding his leg injury which he says is completely behind him now. “I don’t have to be […]

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Tom Glavine Officially Retires; Mets Fans Aren’t Devastated

An article by posted on February 11, 2010 0 Comments

According to Mark Bowman at mlb.com, Tom Glavine has retired from baseball after 22 years in the major leagues.  He will reportedly return to the Braves as a special assistant to team president John Schuerholz and will participate in Braves’ radio and television broadcasts. To baseball fans, Glavine was one of the best pitchers of […]

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Hisanori Takahashi Signs Minor League Deal With Mets

An article by posted on February 11, 2010 0 Comments

Update 2:05 PM: Kevin Burkhardt says from what he’s been told Takahashi is NOT a bullpen option because he’s not a power arm plus he struggles against lefties. He’s a Tom Glavine type that either makes the Met SP rotation or is gonna be sent to Buffalo as SP insurance. (hat tip to Sach) Original […]

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Mets Out Of Money? I’m Not So Sure

An article by posted on February 10, 2010 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal and John Morosi wrote yesterday for FoxSports.com, that the Mets are out of money. This comes after Buster Onley of ESPN made a similar claim. I do think the Mets may not have had as much money to spend this off season as they did in the past, but I’m not buying that […]

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I’m A Believer In The 8th Inning Sing-A-Long

An article by posted on February 10, 2010 0 Comments

For better or worse the Mets 2010 roster is pretty much set.  I remain cautiously optimistic and am looking forward to the season.  I so much want CitiField to be abuzz with enthusiasm this year.  In that respect, the 8th inning sing-a-long can go a long way towards energizing  the crowd on a hot summer’s […]

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Interview With MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch (Mets Online)

An article by posted on February 10, 2010 0 Comments

Early last week, I was chatting with one of our readers (BayonneMetsFan) in our newly renovated MMO Chat Room. Somehow, we ended up talking about Bryan Hoch’s Mets Online. For those of you who don’t know, Mets Online was probably the first Mets fan site that there ever was. Back when the internet was just scratching the surface […]

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Spring Training Isn’t What It Used To Be

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

Spring Training is upon us, and as pitchers and catchers are getting ready to report to Port St. Lucie, I just don’t feel any excitement so far.  Usually at this time of year I’m looking forward to Spring Training and the upcoming baseball season, but so far I don’t feel any the usual excitement and anticipation stirring inside me. […]

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Omar and Mets Search For Leadership

An article by posted on January 31, 2010 0 Comments

Is there any doubt that Omar Minaya is searching for leadership to help change the chemistry of his ballclub without gutting the “core” of this team? The Jason Bay signing was not just to fulfill the need for power in the lineup, it was done also with the hope that Bay would help fill a […]

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