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The Song Remains The Same

An article by posted on February 21, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, Mets owner Fred Wilpon met with reporters and responded to some questions. I was intrigued, but not surprised to this particular line of questioning: Q: An author said you were selling the team because of the Madoff scandal (Bernie Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 felonies involving a Ponzi scheme). Were those claims off-base? Wilpon: […]

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Mookie Back With The Mets

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

Mets.com has reported that one of the most beloved Mets in history is back with the organization in a full-time capacity. The Mets announced Monday that Mookie Wilson has accepted a position as the organization’s Minor League outfield and baserunning coordinator. Wilson was last with the club as manager of Class A Brooklyn in 2005. […]

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Is It Time to Think 2011?

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

I’ll admit it: Patience is not one of my virtues. After all, I live in New York City where your blood pressure can reach the danger zone just trying to drive from the east side to the west side or watching Oliver Perez pitch. And when you’re a passionate baseball fan in your 50s, you’re […]

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Dave Jauss Named Bench Coach – Mets Fans Excited

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has reported that Dave Jauss has been named bench coach for the New York Mets. He writes, Dave Jauss is the Mets’ new bench coach, according to major-league sources. An announcement is expected Wednesday or Thursday. Jauss, 52, previously has worked as a bench coach for three teams — the […]

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Bengie Molina Would Be A Nice Short Term Fix

An article by posted on September 24, 2009 0 Comments

Way too much is being made of comments from Jerry Manuel that sounded like Omir Santos will be the starting catcher next season. I must have come across a dozen stories that ran with that notion today, but let’s not read too much into what Manuel is saying regarding the catching situation. First, Manuel is […]

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Fernando Tatis Is A Potential Trade Target?

An article by posted on September 4, 2009 0 Comments

The Texas Rangers will most likely be without the services of third baseman Michael Young for as long as two to three weeks due to a strained left hamstring. Additionally, they may have lost outfielder Josh Hamilton for an undetermined amount of time due to a pinched nerve in his back. Evan Grant of Dallas Sports […]

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Santana To Miss Scheduled Start Tomorrow Night

An article by posted on August 24, 2009 0 Comments

As if the news that Jeff Francoeur tore a ligament in his thumb after making a spectacular catch yesterday weren’t bad enough, Jerry Manuel just announced during the post game conference that Johan Santana has been experiencing “some discomfort” in his left pitching elbow. Due to this, Santana will not make his start tomorrow against […]

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Forget Bobby Valentine and Consider Ryne Sandberg

An article by posted on August 11, 2009 0 Comments

There’s a lot of talk regarding change these days in Mets circles. There’s talk of change at both the general manager and the team manager position too. One name that continues to popup is former Mets manager Bobby Valentine, who is suddenly very available.  I know that there are still many Bobby Valentine fans out there, […]

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One Nut Job For Another?

An article by posted on August 3, 2009 0 Comments

You may have heard over the weekend that Wally Backman was fired from his job as manager of the Joliet Jack Hammers of the Northern League. I love Wally, he was a great Met, but I’m not surprised he was let go. What is surprising though, is that some Mets fans are considering and hoping […]

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Mets Dishing Out Apologies, Wilpon Not Happy

An article by posted on July 29, 2009 0 Comments

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon met with reporters shortly before the start of last night’s game and offered his apologies for what transpired during Omar Minaya’s press conference on Monday. “After some reflection, I thought it was important to come out and talk to everybody. We’re very sorry about what happened. It was the wrong forum. The […]

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