After the Mets started the second half of the season by losing 3 of 4 to Atlanta, and then 2 of 3 to Washington, I felt that the season was pretty much over. If the fat lady wasn’t singing, she sure was humming pretty loud. Then the Mets went down to Houston, to play the Astros. An Astros team that had been playing pretty good baseball. A team that was at the .500 mark when [...]
Carlos Beltran had been playing with injuries throughout most of the early season. He occasionally had to miss a few games due to these aches and pains, but continued to play his way into the lineup with his hot start. When Beltran could not take the pain anymore in June, he became the latest casualty to the injury bug that was claiming players left and right. Once Beltran was placed on the disabled list, the [...]
We can beat a dead horse all day long about how bad and disappointing the 2009 Mets have become, and how we’re going to have to endure a few months of meaningless baseball now that all hope for the playoffs is basically lost. So instead of beating the horse, I’m just going to point out a few things I noticed when perusing stats last night (through Sunday’s games)….. The Mets have 53 home runs, worst [...]
I don’t know whether to laugh or cry at the standings anymore. Four games out was cute. You want to give us a little something to be anxious about and keep us in the game – fine. Seven games out was worrisome. You want to test our loyalty and make us sweat – okay. But the fact that the Mets could be ten, count ‘em, ten games behind the Phillies by the end of play tonight, is flat out [...]
Okay so it’s not really the conference call from hell, but lately doesn’t it seem like Omar’s become the harbinger of death whenever he addresses the media? Today he had another one of those conference calls where he throws an unexpected curveball at us, or was it a spitter? There are many versions out there about what was said, but I think I’ll go with Newsday’s David Lennon’s take on it because he does an [...]
Much has been made about the 2009 Mets resembling the 1987 team because of the injuries. The difference is that this year’s injuries have mainly cost the Mets their offensive spark plugs while the 1987 team lost their starting pitchers to various injuries. I have done extensive research on the 1987 team and I will try to show why the current team is not dead yet. For those of you who already know the ending [...]
What a punkass Heath Bell turned out to be. I’m not saying that because the National League lost to the junior circuit (Again!), but because I just read his post game comments and it showed me what a jerk he really is. For those of you who made the wise decision not to watch last night’s mid-summer classic, Heath Bell was charged with the loss after allowing a triple to the Detroit Tigers’ Curtis Granderson who [...]
For as bad as the Mets have looked at times this season (and I have advocated blowing up the team or just not paying attention to them anymore), it’s almost miraculous that they are not worse than three games under .500 and 6 ½ games out of first place. When you think about the lousy starting pitching we’ve endured at times, the mental mistakes that seem to multiply, the injuries to most of the key [...]
Nobody could have predicted the first half that the Mets have just completed, after an off season that fueled such high expectations. Sure there were some questions going into the season, but every team has questions, building a team is not an exact science. The Mets’ biggest off-season priority was to revamp the bullpen, and that’s exactly what they did. Anyway, the injuries to so many key players was too tough to overcome for the [...]
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Last updated: 06/19/2013
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