In the 2010 MLB draft, the Mets chose RHP Jeff Walters in the 7th round with the 212th overall pick. Jeff has been pitching in the Mets system for the last four seasons and in 2013, he progressed to Double-A Binghamton of the Eastern League. On November 20, 2013 he was added to the Mets 40 man roster. Jeff began his professional career pitching for the Kingsport Mets (Rookie) of the Appalachian League, appearing in three games […]
In 2010, the Mets 30th round pick was Josh Edgin – the highest numbered round thus far to make it to the majors from that draft class. The pick right before Josh was 29th round selection, LHP Hamilton Bennett, chosen 872nd overall out of South Carolina. Hamilton has posted good numbers in his four years in the Mets organization, rising through the ranks and earning a promotion to AA Binghamton on July 13th, 2013. 2010 […]
Like many of you, I have been paying attention to the World Series. I knew if just one of either the Phillies or the Yankees were in it, I’d have a problem because I’d be too emotionally invested. If it was both, I wouldn’t be able to watch it at all. However, two teams that I can kind of like each in their own way are playing in it, so I can sit back and […]
Admission is the first step to beating addiction, particularly when you’ve been living in denial for so long. To that I have a big declaration to make here, and I wanted to share it with fellow Mets fans. I have come to the conclusion that 2006 was an accident. Hi Mets fans, my name is The Coop, and I am a recovering Metsaholic, suffering from occasional bouts of Post-traumatic Mets Disorder. Judging by the headlines […]
In a year rife with moral victories and the subsequent heartbreak that comes along with it, R.A. Dickey has been one of the more pleasant surprises with the 2010 Mets. I’m sure most Mets fans weren’t expecting much from a 35 year-old quasi-journeyman knuckleballer (I certainly wasn’t), we can now break bread that R.A. Dickey is one of the rare bright spots in a more-often-than-not disappointing season. Perhaps we should change the show to “Everybody […]
This latest media hub bub regarding three Mets really has my blood boiling. No, not about what you think – the fact that it’s a story to begin with, that’s what gets me. I guess the Mets having another subpar season isn’t enough for local sports writers these days and adding fuel to the Mets fans fires with the three particular players in question will sell more papers, I suppose. I actually don’t have a […]
Strange ways, here we come… I believe that with the trade of Jeff Francoeur last night to the Texas Rangers, the Mets have essentially conceded the season. Not that I truly believed there is a “chance” that things could turn around, but you can never tell with baseball. I guess I’m a bit naive that I refuse to give up hope until mathematical elimination is complete. However, I am not going to go so far […]
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank Joe D for his support in promoting the CitiField Sit Out. The sit out is an experiment, borne of some discussions on Twitter, via several ideas on Facebook and other social media, based on Mets fans’ general feelings towards the team. I have often said that to categorize me as “angry” would be incorrect. Yes, I know, the Coop comes off as a chick with an attitude […]
Almost as predictable as the Mets falling short in the wins column these days is the projected fall-out that occurs after each loss. Every beat writer or sports news outlet is trying to find the scapegoat. I find that laughable, since I believe Jerry Manuel, Howard Johnson or Omar Minaya are symptoms of a larger problem. I can’t believe that letting any of those guys go will help in the short or long term, except […]
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