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The Last Word: Only the Mets

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
The Last Word: Only the Mets

The fiasco that was Wednesday, July 29 at Citi Field will for a long time stand as Exhibit A for a couple of truisms my wife and I share as we watch the Mets most every night from April to October (yeah, October): One, every game features something you’ve never seen before, and two, baseball […]

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Hey Sandy, Are You Freaking Kidding Me???

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Hey Sandy, Are You Freaking Kidding Me???

Speaking with reporters at Citi Field on Thursday, Sandy Alderson said he has room in his budget to acquire an impact player and that he is scouring the market for an outfielder. “We have the ability to take on money,” he said, “even though none of you will believe me.” Well Sandy, the reason we don’t […]

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I’ve Got An Ax To Grind

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
I’ve Got An Ax To Grind

I’m sorry Mets fans, but what I’m about to tell you really has me beyond frustrated and I have this urgent need to vent. First, I want you to know, that in my 12 years of running this site, I have never sold my integrity for access to the team. And as a matter of […]

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Finally, Flores and Tejada Played At Their Best Defensive Positions

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Finally, Flores and Tejada Played At Their Best Defensive Positions

Better late than never? After nearly three months as the Mets’ everyday shortstop, Wilmer Flores started at second base on Sunday, and wouldn’t you know it, he looked great. Last week, Terry Collins told reporters he was coming around on moving Flores to second, after weeks and weeks of resisting it for fear of hurting […]

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Should Mets Trade One Of Their Top Young Pitchers For Tulowitzki?

An article by posted on June 28, 2015 0 Comments
Should Mets Trade One Of Their Top Young Pitchers For Tulowitzki?

Columnist Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe spoke to a couple of MLB executives who say the Mets are still the best match for trading with the Colorado Rockies for All Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Cafardo believes the Mets would have to part with one of their young pitchers, and says Steven Matz could be the one […]

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Why Doesn’t Sandy Alderson Do Something Already?

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Why Doesn’t Sandy Alderson Do Something Already?

Oftentimes I feel as though we have some of the most irrational, bipolar, manic-depressive, flip-flopping fans and writers I’ve ever seen. Win three games, order the champagne and playoff tickets. Lose three games, open the windows and get out on your ledges. In a matter of 13 days I saw one site go from “Do […]

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An Improved Wilmer Flores Continues To Evolve

An article by posted on May 29, 2015 0 Comments
An Improved Wilmer Flores Continues To Evolve

For the last year and a half Met fans have been speculating about the future of the shortstop position ever since the failed Ruben Tejada experiment. Mets GM Sandy Alderson has been able to stay level headed throughout the process and stick with what he feels will be best for the team and its future […]

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Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

The following is a conversation between Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez that I transcribed from Sunday’s Mets vs Pirates broadcast. The two of them spent about 15 minutes discussing why Mets players suffer so many injuries to their muscles, joints and ligaments. Gary: For all that this Mets organization has done to minimize injuries, including […]

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Mets Not Panicking Despite Falling Out Of First

An article by posted on May 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not Panicking Despite Falling Out Of First

With another Mets blowout loss and another Nationals win over the Yankees, the Mets officially fell out of first place in the NL East for the first time since April 14. Despite that, manager Terry Collins insisted that no one in the clubhouse is panicking right now. “We’re not even out of May”, said Collins. “There’s […]

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Marlins Owner Quizzed People About Wally Backman At Citi Field

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins Owner Quizzed People About Wally Backman At Citi Field

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria “quizzed” people at Citi Field during the weekend about Wally Backman’s readiness to be a major league manager, according to a report in the New York Post. Loria was in attendance in Queens as his Marlins were swept in a four-game series by the New York Mets. The Miami Herald reported […]

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