Tag: Jerry Manuel

Jerry Manuel Is So Much More Than A Gangsta

An article by posted on March 10, 2009

There are so many qualities I admire about Jerry Manuel, but the one I admire most is his ability to be forthright and tell it like it is. Unlike past Mets managers, I never get the feeling that Manuel is simply paying us lip service. Yesterday, he weighed in on Pedro Martinez and regardless of […]

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Now That’s Much Better…

An article by posted on February 18, 2009

It looks like the Mets are attempting to make some amends regarding the whole drama that surrounded their inaugural patch for this seasons uniforms. At the risk of reigniting the silly “patch” controversy that developed last month, the Mets introduced another patch — not a replacement — Thursday.  The new one will adorn the left side of […]

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Jerry Manuel On Luis Castillo And The Lineup

An article by posted on February 16, 2009

The following is transcribed from Jerry Manuels press conference this weekend. Q: Would you have Castillo lead off permanently?A: I would never do anything permanently. I’m talking regular season and that depends on how it looks, how it fits, how Jose fits maybe batting second, third, or whatever, there’s a lot of little different things […]

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Jerry Manuel On 2008 Versus 2009

An article by posted on February 15, 2009

The following has been transcribed from some of the questions from Saturday’s press conference by Jerry Manuel. Q: Was something missing the past two years? A: Again, what’s key is you try to identify what you think was wrong, and the obvious you try to address. But from the position that I sit in, you […]

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What’s Up With Dan Murphy?

An article by posted on November 18, 2008

Marty Noble got a great question in his mailbag regarding Dan Murphy’s rookie status for the 2009 season. Once a player exceeds 50 innings pitched or 130 at-bats in the Major Leagues he loses his rookie status. Further more, if a player has more than 45 days on a Major League roster before September 1st, he […]

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It Can Only Get Better From Here

An article by posted on October 17, 2008

Watching our arch rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies, get to the World Series guaranteed that this off-season is going to be particularly longer (and particularly more painful) than usual. But lets face it: the Phillies deserve it. They played with heart while we played like we were dead. Their offense came through in the clutch and […]

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2009/2010 – Years of the Gangsta

An article by posted on October 3, 2008

Jon Heyman of SI.com reports that Jerry Manuel has agreed on a two year contract and a team option for the third. The details of the deal has not been made public yet, so stay tuned for more.   This news comes a few days after Omar Minaya says he will probably pick up the […]

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Breaking News: Jerry Manuel To Return In 2009

An article by posted on September 28, 2008

Jon Heyman of SI.com is reporting that Jerry Manuel will return to manage the Mets in 2009 and that both sides will be working on a new contract in the next few days. The Mets have decided to bring back Jerry Manuel as manager despite the disappointing end to their season, SI.com has learned. Manuel […]

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The Price Of Failure Can Be Costly

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

The Mets are desperate. “We really, really have put ourselves in a tough spot,” manager Jerry Manuel said. “And we’re the only ones to blame for that. We had opportunities and didn’t get it done.” Desperate times call for desperate measures. The Mets are asking Johan Santana to pitch on three days rest and start in […]

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Do You Believe In Magic?

An article by posted on July 11, 2008

For the first time in 2 years, the Mets are on a 6 game winning streak. They are a game and a half out of first. David Wright, after being shafted by the players, is going to the All Star game. And most importantly, Jerry Manuel is a gangsta. Okay, so it’s a 6 game […]

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