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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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‘The Bronx Zoo’ Moves To Queens

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

Just a few short seasons ago we seemed on the edge of something great. We were preparing ourselves for several years of NL dominance unprecedented in Mets history. We locked up young studs David Wright and Jose Reyes to long term contracts, added 5-tool superstar Carlos Beltran and mixed in veteran presences like Pedro Martinez […]

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Mets Fire Tony Bernazard (Finally)

An article by posted on July 27, 2009 0 Comments

We are just minutes away from a 3:45 PM press conference at which time Omar Minaya is expected to announce that Mets VP of Player Development, Tony Bernazard has been fired. The NY Post and ESPN have already confirmed the news through their sources. The press conference can be viewed on SNY or heard on […]

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Omar Minaya Has Come Full Circle

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it seems as though they’re here to stay. Oh I believe in yesterday. Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be. There’s a shadow hanging over me. Oh yesterday, came suddenly. – The Beatles Omar Minaya has come full circle. His five year tenure is […]

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Remembering The Expos

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

I’m at the point where I’m tired of writing about how disappointing this 2009 Met season is. So for a change of pace today I would like to take a walk down memory lane and remember the Montreal Expos. The team the Washington Nationals were, before they became the Washington Nationals. When Major League Baseball […]

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Going Through The Motions Of A Long Season. But What If…

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

It’s strange what a difference four months can make. In March, we were filled with optimism. Our big concern coming into 2009 was avoiding a 3rd straight September collapse. We hoped for the best and were anticipating an enjoyable season in our new stadium. Our huge Achilles heel was solved when Omar Minaya went out […]

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The Timing Is Right For A Comeback

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

By August 12, a little less than one month from today, we’ll have a good idea whether the Mets will still be hunt for post season play, or if the 2009 Met season will end in disappointment (like the past three years). Thursday the Mets begin their first road trip of the second half with […]

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