Tag: Mets

Carlos Beltran Named Best Centerfielder In Baseball

An article by posted on November 3, 2008

Bill James who is as venerated and respected as they come, especially from MLB statisticians, analysts and baseball junkies everywhere, just unveiled his selections for the 2008 Baseball Fielding Awards. Carlos Beltran was named the best fielding centerfielder in baseball for the second time in his career. Here is what Bill James had to say… Center Field – Carlos Beltran, […]

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Where’s Our Moment in the Sun?

An article by posted on October 30, 2008

I couldn’t bear to watch the conclusion of Game 5 last night. I turned it on to check the score and then immediately turned it back off. The Philadelphia Phillies, our arch rivals, had won the World Series. There’s a guy that lives on my street that has erected a Phillies flag and a Phillies […]

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It Can Only Get Better From Here

An article by posted on October 17, 2008

Watching our arch rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies, get to the World Series guaranteed that this off-season is going to be particularly longer (and particularly more painful) than usual. But lets face it: the Phillies deserve it. They played with heart while we played like we were dead. Their offense came through in the clutch and […]

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The Mets Are Not Trading Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on October 11, 2008

One of things I love most about the Hot Stove season is all the interesting trade rumors that we hear from the teams and the press that follows them. That being said, one of the drawbacks is all of the false claims and rumors that are not based on any legitimate information. In the last […]

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Trading Wright is the Wrong Move

An article by posted on October 4, 2008

Earlier this week, Mike Francesa suggested trading David Wright because he is nowhere to be found in pressure games. This idea to me is laughable, mainly because 25-year-old Gold Glove 3rd baseman who average 29 homers and 114 RBI and hit over .300 in their first four seasons grow on trees. Don’t we wish? So […]

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2009/2010 – Years of the Gangsta

An article by posted on October 3, 2008

Jon Heyman of SI.com reports that Jerry Manuel has agreed on a two year contract and a team option for the third. The details of the deal has not been made public yet, so stay tuned for more.   This news comes a few days after Omar Minaya says he will probably pick up the […]

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2009 Is Gonna Be “Gangsta”

An article by posted on September 29, 2008

It was like the movie Groundhog Day. Except instead of waking up to Sonny & Cher every morning, once again, we are waking up the day after the Mets were eliminated from playoff contention in the last game of the season. Last year was heartbreaking because the lead lost and this year was heartbreaking because […]

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Breaking News: Jerry Manuel To Return In 2009

An article by posted on September 28, 2008

Jon Heyman of SI.com is reporting that Jerry Manuel will return to manage the Mets in 2009 and that both sides will be working on a new contract in the next few days. The Mets have decided to bring back Jerry Manuel as manager despite the disappointing end to their season, SI.com has learned. Manuel […]

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Oliver Perez – Livin’ On A Prayer

An article by posted on September 28, 2008

Somehow, I found these lyrics to be very fitting today. We’ve got to hold on to what weve got.It doesnt make a difference if we make it or not.Weve got each other and thats a lot,For love – we’ll give it a shot. Oh, We’re half way there,Oh, Oh, Livin’ on a prayer.Take my hand […]

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Oliver Perez Will Get It Done

An article by posted on September 28, 2008

Are you nervous? Well, you should be… But at the same time you should be excited as well. This afternoon, as the Mets close out Shea Stadium with pomp and circumstance, Oliver Perez will take the mound and depending on which Oliver Perez shows up, the Mets may or may not play baseball again beyond […]

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