Tag: Jerry Manuel

Road Woes, Last Place Mets and My Take on Greatest Announcers

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

Forgive the random thoughts here, folks, but I thought it was easier today to touch on a few things rather than elaborate on one thing. The Mets continued their road woes last night with a 3-2 loss to the Braves, and are now 5-13 away from home, and 14-8 at Citi Field.  Last year, they […]

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Mets Need To Fire Coaches Too!

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Baseball is a long season and when a team under-performs the way the Mets are you always hear the usual fire the manger and/or general manager.  I support that 100%.  Jerry and Omar absolutely need to go.  Omar has done a horrible job of building the franchise and Jerry Manuel is just not a manager […]

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R.A. Dickey Starts Wednesday, Takahashi On Friday

An article by posted on May 17, 2010 0 Comments

According to a new report on WFAN and other sources, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey is expected to get called up from Buffalo and make his first start for the Mets on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals. Earlier today, SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt revealed that a locker in the Mets clubhouse in Atlanta already had Dickey’s name on it, suggesting an impending roster […]

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Omar Flying To Atlanta: Is It Hammer Time For Jerry Manuel?

An article by posted on May 16, 2010 0 Comments

According to a tweet via David Lennon of Newsday, Omar Minaya will be making an unscheduled flight with the team to Atlanta for their series with the Braves, although the decision was not made during today’s game. I may be reading too much into this, but Jerry Manuel has been on the proverbial hot seat of […]

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Time To Give Oliver Perez His Walking Papers

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Oliver Perez took the mound today against the National League’s best starter, Tim Lincecum. Sometimes in a matchup like this, you’ll see some mediocre pitchers unfortunate enough to be in this matchup, at least elevate their performance somewhat. That wouldn’t be the case for Ollie as he delivered one of his worst performances of the […]

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That Loss Was On Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on May 3, 2010 0 Comments

Just when things were seemingly going great for the Mets, especially after taking the first game in the just completed Phillies series, they hit a brick wall. And while there was not much the Mets or Jerry Manuel could have done to defeat the always dominating Roy Halladay on Saturday, I do believe they had […]

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Mets Confidence Is Growing And Sweeping The NL

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

  “We’re playing pretty good baseball. I knew once those middle of the order guys hit, it could be a lot of fun. The good thing is we have won games when they haven’t hit; now that they’re hitting it’s more of an all inclusive thing.”  ~  Jerry Manuel   “It’s great to see that everybody […]

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Baffling But Awesome Start

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

Maybe I should move more often.  My family moved from Tennessee to Wisconsin two weeks ago, and about that time the Mets were slipping deeper and deeper into a funk, starting out with a 2-6 record.  It looked like Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya might not last until the end of April with the team. […]

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I’ve Seen Enough… Manuel Has To Go

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

Those who know me, those who follow my “Sound Offs” on “Vegas Unwrapped”, or on these and other hallowed Blog pages know if nothing else, I rarely hit the panic button nor do I demand change for the sake of change only or because of one incident alone. It takes a lot to rattle these […]

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Francouer Keeps Pouring On The Attitude and Swagger

An article by posted on April 17, 2010 0 Comments

While trying to defuse a potentially volatile situation from taking shape in the Mets clubhouse, right fielder Jeff Francoeur addressed yesterdays comments on ESPN and called them “false, untruthful and stupid”. Seth Everett of ESPN’s Baseball Tonight, reported that players Jeff Francoeur, Johan Santana, Jose Reyes and John Maine were very unhappy with Jerry Manuel. A charge […]

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Bobby Valentine Shoots Down Mets Manager Rumors

An article by posted on April 16, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier, Joe D. put up the question if the Mets should bring back Valentine as manager of the New York Mets. Moments ago, Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger reported, that  former Mets manager, Bobby Valentine, shot down any speculation today that he could return as Mets manager if Jerry Manuel is fired. Valentine, now an analyst for ESPN, […]

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