Tag: Jeff Francoeur

Jerry Manuel Continues To Mismanage This Team

An article by posted on April 13, 2010 0 Comments

Coming into 2010 we knew that there would be questions regarding the pitching, we knew that there were guys coming back from injuries and we also knew that the Mets needed a good start for Jerry Manuel to keep his job as the manager.  The Mets haven’t started good, losing their first 2 series to […]

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Willie Harris Snatches Victory From Mets; Fall To Nats 4-3

An article by posted on April 10, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets lose their first heart-breaker of the season today, falling to the Nationals 4-3 in gut-wrenching style courtesy of yet another Willie Harris game saving catch. Ugh.. Game Notes Oliver Perez was good.. no, he was bad… no, he was just plain ole’ Ollie. He pitched 5 2/3 innings and allowed 4 runs on […]

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2010 Gets Off To A Great Start!

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

I know this is a positive post and it’s only been one game but that was a big and important win for the Mets and the fans.  After the disaster of last year the Mets needed this first win behind their ace and they got that win!  Jason Bay had a good 1st day, going […]

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New Graphics: We Don’t Go Anywhere Without These Guys

An article by posted on March 26, 2010 0 Comments
New Graphics: We Don’t Go Anywhere Without These Guys

I think that we can all agree that the key to the Mets success this season is our starting pitchers; Oliver Perez, John Maine and Mike Pelfrey. And while I do recognize the importance of those three, the bottom line is that we don’t go anywhere unless our core players deliver. Johan Santana must dazzle us with a Cy […]

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Are Mets Becoming The Forgotten Stepchild?

An article by posted on March 25, 2010 0 Comments

Folks, I don’t live in New York anymore, and haven’t since 1992.  Sure, I can get all my Mets news online and I can watch and listen to games online or on cable.  But nothing beats living there–the talk, the camaraderie, the print newspapers that you can read with two hands and two eyes (unless […]

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Ruben Tejada Reporting For Duty

An article by posted on March 13, 2010 0 Comments

As most of us Mets fans know by now, Jose Reyes is expected to start the season on the disabled list due to an overactive thyroid. He is expected to cease all activities for 2-8 weeks. Both Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya have said that Reyes will most likely be replaced with 20-year old Ruben Tejada, who played […]

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Time To Step Up – Part 3, Outfielders

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

The last 2 weeks I wrote about how the pitchers and the players who patrol the infield must step up for the Mets to have success in 2010.  This week concludes with how the outfielders must step up. Angel Pagan: For the first 2 months of the 2010 season it looks like Angel Pagan will […]

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The Bitter Bill Comes Clean About The Mets

An article by posted on March 1, 2010 0 Comments

Here’s a great Q&A I did with William Price of the Daily News, better known to all of you as The Bitter Bill. Bill was nice enough to answer some questions for us about the upcoming Mets season as well as some other things orange and blue. I’ve been a longtime follower of his blog, and […]

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Jeff Francoeur Leads The Charge

An article by posted on February 26, 2010 0 Comments

When the Mets traded Ryan Church for 25 year old left fielder Jeff Francoeur, the Braves as well as every saber-head in the universe said the Mets got hosed. Lately, they don’t chirp as loudly as they once did. I think they are lying in wait for one false move by Francoeur so they could jump out and proclaim, […]

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Spring Training Report – New Saber Stat Edition OPSwB

An article by posted on February 20, 2010 0 Comments

On Thursday, Jerry Manuel unveiled his plan that he would bat Jose Reyes in the third spot spot of the lineup, at least until Carlos Beltran re-joins the team. Yesterday, Reyes was all gung-ho for the idea. “Whatever is best for the team, I’m going to do it,” Reyes said. “Manuel is the boss. Whatever he […]

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