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Stop The Insanity! Domonic Brown For Beltran Is Pure Fantasy!

An article by posted on 20/07/2011 0 Comments
Stop The Insanity! Domonic Brown For Beltran Is Pure Fantasy!

Once upon a time, in a land where Oreo Cookies grow on trees, and it always rained Skittles upon the land, the Mets acquired uber-prospect Domonic Brown from the Phillies from whence the Hershey River flowed. In return for their wonderful haul, the Mets happily exchanged their 34-year old right fielder with two bad knees, who adoring fans lovingly […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: When Cali Came To Town

An article by posted on 24/06/2011 0 Comments

The California Angels and the Oakland A’s were in Citi Field during this Mets last homestand. The most encouraging thing I can say about it is that the Mets played .500, losing two of three to the Angels, while winning two of three from Oakland. Sorry folks, but these match-ups against the American League West don’t […]

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Thole May Soon Be Riding the Pine

An article by posted on 04/05/2011 0 Comments

After last night’s 7-6 loss to the Giants, manager Terry Collins was asked if Josh Thole’s recent poor defensive performance can land the young catcher into a reserve catcher role. “That’s a possibility. And not just that, but to also maybe let Josh have a chance to clear his head a little bit.” Thole disagreed […]

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Let Pelfrey Benefit From Some Time In Triple-A

An article by posted on 02/05/2011 0 Comments

Everyone knows how terribly Mike Pelfrey has performed at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies have teed off on him and have produced at a 1.10 OPS clip against him. Pelfrey has a 9.55 ERA at CBP and a 2.15 WHIP. As Bob Klapisch of The Record wrote, “this is where Pelfrey’s sinkers have historically met their doom”. Pelfrey […]

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One Thing Is Clear; Terry Collins Is No Jerry Manuel

An article by posted on 20/04/2011 0 Comments
One Thing Is Clear; Terry Collins Is No Jerry Manuel

Were any of you wondering what transpired the other day in Atlanta, when Daniel Murphy tried to steal third base and was out by a mile? You may remember an enraged (or was it embarrassed) Terry Collins taking Murphy into the back of the dugout as soon as trotted off the field with his head down. […]

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True or False – Are The Mets Still Indecisive?

An article by posted on 15/03/2011 0 Comments

David Lennon of Newsday believes that not much has changed with the way the Mets are doing things even with a front office overhaul and new manager at the reins. “Been away for a few days, but it could have been a few years because nothing changes with the Mets. Even with an overhaul of […]

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Luis Hernandez To Be Named Starter At Second Base? Is Desperation Setting In?

An article by posted on 15/03/2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, a source has told him that manager Terry Collins is getting set to name Luis Hernandez the starting second baseman. Disenchanted with what he has seen from Luis Castillo, Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Justin Turner this spring, manager Terry Collins is preparing to name Luis Hernandez the […]

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Bobby V Interested In Buying A Stake In Mets

An article by posted on 28/02/2011 0 Comments

According to a report on ESPN New York by Adam Rubin, former Mets manager Bobby Valentine has talked to “serious financial backers” about the possibility of buying a portion of the Mets, the team he managed to the World Series in 2000. “I’ve talked to a number of people interested in purchasing part of the New York Mets, […]

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From Left Field: Terry Collins And The Moneyball Theory

An article by posted on 23/02/2011 0 Comments

On this date in 1934, the Brooklyn Dodgers signed Casey Stengel to a two-year deal to be their manager. Today, 77 years later, Terry Collins will look to the example set by Stengel in running a baseball team. Though they Mets were downright terrible during Stengel’s tenure, the fire and energy he brought as the […]

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Daily News: Howard Johnson Leaves Mets

An article by posted on 17/02/2011 0 Comments

According to the New York Daily News, sources have told the paper that Howard Johnson has decided to leave the Mets organization.  Johnson played for the Mets from 1985-1993, joined the coaching staff in 2007 as first base coach, and later became the hitting instructor.  He served in that role under Jerry Manuel, and while […]

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