We’re all such Mets fans. Give us the smallest spark of hope, the tiniest roster change, one decent WHIP, or a great year two or three seasons in the past for an aging player, and we’re practically giddy with excitement. Oh, the Mets – serious wild card contenders at last! We never should have doubted zen master Sandy! What a starting pitching staff! We’ve gone from “no outfield” to “what an outfield!” in words of […]
The Mets signed Cory Vaughn in the 4th Round of the 2010 June Amateur Draft from San Diego State University. In 2007, he was initially drafted out of high school in the 43rd Round by the Philadelphia Phillies, but chose to attend college instead. At San Diego State, he played for Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who has also been a big influence in his life, “Tony Gwynn helped me a lot, and to be […]
When one gets past the excitement of the Mets signing a credible free agent who actually becomes part of this regime’s long term plan, there is this sobering reason for pause. Well, actually there’s 195 of them. As in, 195 strikeouts, which is how many times Granderson struck out in 2012, his last full season. A career 162 game seasonal average of 159 K’s is not exactly Sabermetrics by the numbers. Yes, to be fair, […]
The Houston Astrodome is coming down as we speak. The following is just one of the memorable games the New York Mets played at historic dome. The original New York Mets were more often described as a circus act than a competitive professional baseball team. Fans flocked to the Polo Grounds, and later Shea Stadium, to catch a glimpse of Casey Stengel, or maybe Marv Throneberry miss touching a base running from first to third. […]
Last week, in his conference call to announce the Chris Young signing, Sandy Alderson said it was conceivable that Ruben Tejada could be the opening day shortstop. He said he had reached out to teams about trading for a shortstop, but that the market was very thin even before the Cards signed Peralta. After arriving to the Winter Meetings last night, Sandy reiterated to reporters that he will likely go with Tejada at short next season. “Depending […]
We’ve been waiting all winter for our team to do something. Yesterday, our inactive front office became active by signing Curtis Granderson for 4 years/$60 million. But is the waiting over? Will this be our only major move or will it be the first of several? Is this the first baby step in bringing a winner back to Flushing or purely window-dressing? I’ve been a vocal outspoken critic of Sandy Alderson since his arrival. However, when […]
A Fan Shot by Austin Smith Why won’t you guys sell the team? If you were true Mets fans, you would sell for the simple fact that it’s the best thing to do, for the team, for the fans, and for this city. If you aren’t Mets fans and you’re just doing it for the business aspect and the fact that you get to own a Major League Baseball franchise, well then you shouldn’t be […]
RW: Hi Sandy. I want to thank you for taking time from your very busy schedule to speak with me. SA: No problem. Glad to do it. RW: Let’s get right to it, okay? SA: You have fifteen minutes. How you use those fifteen minutes is entirely up to you. RW: How’s the off season going so far? SA: Fine. Its developing. We’re laying the groundwork. RW: In June of this year, to a group […]
To my dearest fellow Mets fans. I have been a Mets fan my entire life. I have bled blue and orange for that team in Queens since the day I was born. I am not what one would call a “fair weather fan”, I have stayed to the very last out of 14-2 butt whoopings on the road because I believe in my team (or I’m delusional, which ever suits the situation). I do not […]
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