Tag: Davis

Getting Some Closure On Cliff Lee

An article by posted on July 10, 2010 0 Comments

As we wrap up a hectic week of Cliff Lee posts on MMO, it’s only fitting to put some closure on the matter from the perspective of where the Mets stood, what the Mariners wanted, and how far the Mets were willing to go. To begin, according to reports in both the Daily News and […]

Continue Reading »

There’s No “I” In Team, But There Is An “I” In Whining

An article by posted on July 4, 2010 0 Comments

Just last week my boss called me into his office and pointed out a mistake I had made. It was something stupid on my part. He gave me an FYI, we talked about it for a couple minutes and I went back to my desk. However, when I returned, I didn’t have to listen to […]

Continue Reading »

Pitchers, Pitch Counts And The Manager

An article by posted on July 2, 2010 0 Comments

Watching Sandy Koufax pitch was the beginning of my love affair with pitchers. They are special athletes who are more than just that – they are thinkers and planners as well. They are the linchpins of the field – the game is theirs and the wins and losses go on their personal records – forever. […]

Continue Reading »

MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 12)

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 6 Comments

It’s so interesting to think about the idea that a Mets team who lost 90 games last year is now in contention for a playoff spot without their All-star caliber CF. Granted, Pagan has performed much better than anybody expected him to perform and the importance of his performance cannot be measured. Although, I wish […]

Continue Reading »

Why I Don’t Trust Jerry in a Pennant Race

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 10 Comments

I have a feeling that I would really enjoy having a philosophical conversation about life with Jerry Manuel. A conversation about baseball strategy? Not so much. Jerry says and does a lot of incomprehensible things when it comes to running a baseball team and last night’s game against the Marlins took the cake. While I […]

Continue Reading »

MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 11)

An article by posted on June 22, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets looked strong once again last week but lost the last two games of their road trip to the Yankees, posting a 7-2 road trip overall. Santana got victimized by a Grand Slam (again!) and that made the start look a lot worse than it probably was. Beltran’s rehabbing, Mejia’s in AA, and Parnell […]

Continue Reading »

Bay Has A Charley Horse To Go With His 4 Homers

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

Nobody was more excited about signing Jason Bay than I was. I strongly defended him against some of the harsh criticism that was levied against his $66 million dollar deal with the Mets. I couldn’t wait for the season to get underway so that his powerful bat and excellent track record would silence his critics […]

Continue Reading »

Santana Struggles, Niese Dazzles In Doubleheader Split

An article by posted on June 10, 2010 0 Comments

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness; it was the spring of hope, it […]

Continue Reading »

Doug’s Dugout: Ike and That Strasburg Dude, Super Hero, Whatever…

An article by posted on June 10, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we broach the following:  A scout’s opinion on Ike, Stephen Strasburg, and other random mindless thoughts:   When Ike Davis was drafted off the campus of Arizona State, a scout described him as having, “light-tower power.”  In the minors his first year he had an outage, but as he has matured and […]

Continue Reading »

I Sang “Send Me An Angel” And The Mets Answered!

An article by posted on June 9, 2010 0 Comments

Ok, being that it is a Wednesday morning after a thrilling walk-off victory against the best team in the National League, I figured I would share with you a little story about how I may have helped the Mets win last night. Let me first go on record stating that I would not consider myself […]

Continue Reading »