Tag: baseball

Mets Should Take A Look At Conor Jackson

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

While the Mets consider the virtues of Daniel Murphy as their starting first baseman in 2010, Mets fans continue to debate his pros and cons. Several other first base options are also being weighed in the balance including stop gaps like Aubrey Huff or Russell Branyan, and multi-year options like Adam La Roche, Jorge Cantu and Nick Johnson. […]

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Book Review: Bottom Of The Ninth

An article by posted on October 30, 2009 0 Comments

I just finished reading Michael Shapiro’s very good baseball book, Bottom of the Ninth. This book focuses on the efforts of Branch Rickey, William Shea, and other would be baseball owners, and their efforts to get major league baseball (the owners) to allow major league expansion. A secondary, and probably unneeded storyline focuses on Yankee […]

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Is Hiring Mark McGwire In The Best Interest Of Baseball?

An article by posted on October 28, 2009 0 Comments

The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Mark McGwire will be their hitting coach next season, replacing Hal McRae. Mark McGwire is back in baseball, reunited with Tony La Russa as the St. Louis Cardinals’ hitting coach. McGwire was not at the news conference at Busch Stadium, but La Russa and general manager John Mozeliak […]

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Could Ike Davis Be Mets 2010 First Baseman?

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments

Before we get started, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself.  My name is Eric Stashin and I run www.rotoprofessor.com, a fantasy baseball website that has been around since January 2007.  We cover all of baseball and I hope to bring some of that here to all of you.  On top of that, […]

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What Should Mets Fans Think Of Pedro Martinez

An article by posted on October 23, 2009 0 Comments

“You know what? My phone is off. And I won’t (call Minaya) unless he calls my agent (Fernando Cuza) or he calls me. I have a lot of respect for Omar and the Mets, but I’m not going to go chasing the Mets.  I’m not in that bad of shape. I’m okay and they know […]

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Mets+Madoff=Profit?

An article by posted on October 21, 2009 0 Comments

According to a report on ESPN.com linked here (http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=4581715), the NY Mets actually profited from the Bernie Madoff scheme. Awesome. I don’t know if there is an award ceremony for the business that gets the most bad press in a calendar year, but HOW the NY Mets could even be runners up in that category in […]

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My Interview With Rick Peterson – Part 1

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

Last week I had the great pleasure of speaking with former Mets pitching coach, Rick Peterson. Since leaving the Mets, Rick has gone on to found and establish 3P Sports, a company that is dedicated to serving the amateur market and enable baseball players to avoid injury and improve their performance. Rick Peterson is one of […]

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The Twins Are Everything I Wanted The Mets To Be

An article by posted on October 7, 2009 0 Comments

I had no intentions of watching the one game playoff between the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers last night. Somehow, almost as if it was fate, I came upon the game while channel surfing and paused only because I heard Ron Darlings voice. “Wow’, I thought to myself, “at least one 2009 Met made it […]

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How The Internet Has Changed The Game of Baseball

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

Over the past two decades or so, the Internet has revolutionized the way people live their lives. People are able to reconnect with those old high school buddies from thirty years ago, while browsing their favorite stores all from the palm of their hand simultaneously. More specifically, the Internet has changed the fan’s experience with […]

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Coming Soon To A Theatre Near You: World Champion Mets

An article by posted on September 21, 2009 0 Comments

It’s safe to say that one of the greatest sports movies of all time is 1984’s ‘The Natural.’ Although the ending may be a bit over the top, it truly succeeds as a story of personal triumph over failure. But imagine for a moment if the story was different. Imagine the movie starting out with […]

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