Tag: K-Rod

Met Fans: Omar Has Failed Us

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

I know it sounds like bad dialogue out of a comic book or a Michael Bay movie but it is unfortunately true.  Omar over the last couple of years seemed to be the “Teflon GM.”  The last 2 seasons we have witnessed the Mets collapse and miss going into the playoffs by one game.  Omar […]

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We’re “This Close” To Blowing The Whole Thing Up

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

Sometimes desperate times make us think desperate thoughts.  Last night as I watched Johan Santana serve up a change-up to Ryan Braun that, frankly, I could have hit, and then watch the ball and a bunch of Brewers bounce all over the field and across the plate four times, my disbelief turned into realism.  I […]

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The Mets Should Learn From K-Rod Example!

An article by posted on June 16, 2009 0 Comments

In 2006, the year the Mets ran away with the National League Eastern division they had a certain attitude.  There was a swagger that team had.  They were aggressive and teams hated facing them.  In 2007 the swagger and attitude disappeared.  Instead of team’s hating to face the Mets they were making fun of them.  […]

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Blood Match – K-Rod Confronts Brian Bruney!

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

The Brian Bruney versus K-Rod situation escalated today when Frankie Rodriguez confronted Brian Bruney before the start of today’s game. Adam Rubin explains,  As the Mets were stretching in the outfield as the Yankees took batting practice Sunday, there was a little commotion. K-Rod was pointing and gesturing at Brian Bruney. The two had to […]

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Mets End Their Homerun Drought And Win 6-5

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Wow, one of the best games of the year! The Mets were able to ride high on the strength of three homeruns and Santana’s seven innings pitched to win game one against the Phils 6-5. Pitching Johan Santana had a decent start only giving up one hit through the first three innings. He had trouble […]

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Mets Win Series, But Lose Finale To Sox 12-5

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

After the Mets got a little help from technology to complete a late rally and win a second consecutive game, the Mets look to take game three and sweep the Red Sox at Fenway. The Mets will have their newly acquired Tim Redding who is getting his second start with a 0-0 record and a […]

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Wow, K-Rod Feels Great and Wants To Close Today!

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

This morning I voiced my concerns about assuming that K-Rod could be done for weeks and even months. I said to leave the diagnosing to the professionals and cited my my own experiences with people who suffered back spasms like K-Rod and were back at work in a few days. I urged everyone to just be […]

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How Long Will K-Rod Be Out?

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

The short answer is, nobody knows. I’ve read a half dozen articles today regarding Frankie Rodriguez, and while a couple of them are painting a gloom and doom scenario, I say leave the diagnosing to the professionals and keep hope alive. I know many a person who had severe back spasms that prevented them from walking or even […]

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Everyone Pray for Frankie

An article by posted on May 23, 2009 0 Comments

The unusual absence of our star closer had me concerned during the game. They spanned the bullpen with the cameras during the 9th inning as JJ Putz was on the mound, and Frankie was no where to be found. After the win, we waited for Jerry Manuel’s press conference because we knew someone would ask him […]

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Mets Not Freaked Out, They Beat The Giants 8-6

An article by posted on May 16, 2009 0 Comments

Lincecum, Schmincecum… That’s all the Mets had to say as they completed their biggest comeback of the season and beat the Giants 8-6 on Friday night. It was a game that featured many layers of clutch hitting, clutch baserunning, clutch fielding and a little bit of luck on this very Freaky Friday. Livan Hernandez started and […]

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