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Terry Collins and His “Must Win” Edict Sparked Mets Resurgence

An article by posted on April 22, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins and His “Must Win” Edict Sparked Mets Resurgence

Just a quick word… As we begin the final leg of our nine game road trip with a weekend set in Atlanta, there’s something I’ve been waning to get off my chest. I have to tip my cap to Terry Collins and his all-out, must-win strategy to close out the last homestand on a winning note. While bringing a […]

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The Nationals Will Be Ready

An article by posted on March 29, 2016 0 Comments
The Nationals Will Be Ready

Mostly, you should ignore Spring Training. The only results that matter is how a player is progressing toward getting ready for the season. That’s much more important than their stats or a team’s Win-Loss record. However, I do admit there is one aspect of Spring Training that has me troubled. Things have been very quiet […]

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Nationals GM Says It’s War Against The Mets

An article by posted on February 21, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals GM Says It’s War Against The Mets

The Washington Nationals are taking aim against the New York Mets and general manager Mike Rizzo wants everyone to know it. “We’re trying to knock them off,’’ Rizzo told Kevin Kernan of the New York Post. “They knocked us off the mountain. We were the champs two of the last four years, they’re the champs right […]

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Cespedes’ Market Hasn’t Shaped Up How We Thought It Would

An article by posted on January 17, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes’ Market Hasn’t Shaped Up How We Thought It Would

If you would have told me in November that we would be refreshing out Twitter feeds on January 17th, praying to see a report indicating Yoenis Cespedes is heading back to Queens, I probably would of laughed myself into tears. Sure the Mets are still in the hunt for the slugging Cuban outfielder that brought magic […]

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The Moral of Game Five: Setting Up to Succeed, or Fail?

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
The Moral of Game Five: Setting Up to Succeed, or Fail?

I know the last thing those of us bursting with excitement and anticipation for 2016 want to be reminded of is game five of the World Series, but stick with me here.  I’ve been thinking about the 9th inning of that game an awful lot, but not because of the despair we all shared at […]

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Bridging the Minority Manager Gap

An article by posted on January 2, 2016 0 Comments
Bridging the Minority Manager Gap

Major League Baseball currently has four minority GMs – Dave Stewart of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Farhan Zaidi of the Dodgers, Al Avila of the Detroit Tigers and Michael Hill of the Miami Marlins. Ken Williams of the Chicago White Sox is the only minority vice president of baseball operations and Fredi Gonzalez of the Atlanta Braves and Dusty Baker are the lone […]

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Pete Rose To Remain Banned From Baseball

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pete Rose To Remain Banned From Baseball

In March of this year, Pete Rose made a formal request to be reinstated to Major League Baseball, and new commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with Rose and hear him out. “I want to make sure I understand all of the details of the Dowd Report and Commissioner Bart Giamatti’s decision and the agreement that was […]

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Sandy Alderson Diagnosed With Cancer

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Diagnosed With Cancer

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has been diagnosed with  cancer and is facing 8 to 12 weeks of chemotherapy the team announced on Friday. The Mets would not expand on the type of cancer, but did say it was treatable. Obviously, Sandy will not attend the Winter Meetings as he battles through this. […]

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It’s Time To Embrace Terry Collins

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Time To Embrace Terry Collins

Idiotic. Moronic. Clueless. These are just a few adjectives that some fans have used to describe Terry Collins‘ job as a manager. These are also the terms that we need to throw out of the lexicon when it comes to talking about the job that he has done here. When the 66-year old Collins was […]

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Don Mattingly Will Be Named Marlins Manager

An article by posted on October 30, 2015 0 Comments
Don Mattingly Will Be Named Marlins Manager

Ronald Blum of the Associated Press is reporting that Don Mattingly will become the new manager of the Miami Marlins. Mattingly parted company with the Los Angeles Dodgers a day after losing to the New York Mets in the National League Division Series. The Marlins also fired Dan Jennings after a 13-year association with the organization. […]

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