Tag: David Wright

No Gold Glove For Wright; Guess He Didn’t Hit Well Enough

An article by posted on November 12, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today, my esteemed colleague, Mr. HoJo’s Mojo wrote about this year’s National League Gold Glove recipients.  As he reported, no Mets players had their gloves touched by King Midas.  That means the picture to the left will not be repeated at Citi Field next season.  Carlos Beltran was not expected to win the Gold […]

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Whatever Happened To Having Fun In Flushing?

An article by posted on November 3, 2009 0 Comments

Last week Danny Krieger posted a blog about Yankee pitcher A.J. Burnett and his habit of shaving cream pies after a big win, if you like you can read that post here. Danny mentions how A.J. has brought fun back to the Bronx and how that fun translated into the Yankees winning season and perhaps […]

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A Blast From The Mets Past Could Help In 2010

An article by posted on October 7, 2009 0 Comments

Flash back to August 21st, 2005. It was a hot late-summer afternoon at Shea Stadium where the Mets were hosting the Washington Nationals. By the fifth inning, the Mets found themselves trailing 7-0. All appeared to be lost until a rookie came to the plate by the name of Mike Jacobs. Jacobs, a highly ranked […]

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It’s Going to Take a Few Moves

An article by posted on October 6, 2009 0 Comments

We can debate all day and year long whether or not the Mets’ awful season is the fault of Jerry Manuel, Omar Minaya, the Wilpons, or the Injuries, or a combination of all of them.  But there is one thing I want to see happen this off-season.  Omar needs to make more than one big […]

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This Says It All…

An article by posted on October 4, 2009 0 Comments

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this one might be worth a million where the 2009 Mets concerned. “This should motivate everybody because this season wasn’t fun at all. To just be playing for the sake of playing, this isn’t something that I want to do again and this isn’t something that we […]

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Captain Obvious Speaks About Mets Adjusting To Citi Field

An article by posted on October 3, 2009 0 Comments

In today’s Daily News, Jerry Manuel stated that the Mets must adjust to the dimensions of the ballpark in order to take full advantage of it. To that, I would like to present Manuel (a.k.a. Captain Obvious) with a new award, the “Duh, me!” Award. Of course, the Mets will have to adjust. They obviously […]

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Francoeur Rockets Mets Past Astros 7-1

An article by posted on October 3, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally played some solid baseball and beat the Houston Astros 7-1 Friday night in the opener of their final series of the season. John Maine (7-6) made his final start of the season and delivered one of his best performances in two years. He pitched seven solid innings and allowed just one run […]

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Mets Considering Uniform Changes In 2010

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

According to a New York Post blog by Bart Hubbuch, team officials are saying that the Mets are considering some significant changes to their uniforms in 2010. The pinstripes that have been a staple of their home jerseys since their inception in 1962 may be on the way out.  Also being considered is a cream-colored […]

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David Wright’s Power Outage May Become Historic

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

It has been well-documented that David Wright has suffered through a power outage this season. The home run dropoff cannot be solely attributed to the move from Shea Stadium to Citi Field. Out of the ten home runs hit by Wright, five have come at Citi Field and five have been hit on the road. […]

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At An Organizational Crossroad, How Do The Mets Improve For 2010?

An article by posted on September 30, 2009 0 Comments

As we approach the final four games of the 2009 regular season, any hope of spinning a positive ending to an otherwise dreadful season is pretty much lost. Despite the writing being on the wall since mid-Summer that the Mets would not be involved in post season play for the third straight year, Mets fans […]

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