Tag: Morning Grind

Morning Grind: Look At These 2012 Mets And Tell Me That Clutch Doesn’t Exist

An article by posted on July 7, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Look At These 2012 Mets And Tell Me That Clutch Doesn’t Exist

If there was ever any merit to the concept that clutch hitting doesn’t exist, that “theory” has been completely disproven by these 2012 New York Mets by one lone number. 185. After Thursday night’s incredible 6-5 walk-off victory over the Phillies, that number represents how many times the Mets have scored a run with two […]

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Morning Grind: Why The Negativity Towards Wright?

An article by posted on May 14, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Why The Negativity Towards Wright?

I have noticed a theme both here and across the entire Mets fanbase of an increasing percentage of people who look at David Wright in a bad light. They put him down no matter how well he is performing and are the first to jump on him when he makes an error or strikes out […]

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Morning Grind: Why Are Acosta and Batista Still On The Roster?

An article by posted on May 3, 2012 0 Comments

Why are Manny Acosta and Miguel Batista still New York Mets? With ERA’s of 9.69 and 6.92 respectively in a combined 26 innings of “work” –if you can call their awful outings work–, they do not deserve to be at the major league level in any way, shape or form. In an offseason centered around […]

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Morning Grind: I Hate Losses Like Last Night, Kirk Keeps Coming At Ya, Niese Is All Growed Up

An article by posted on April 21, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: I Hate Losses Like Last Night, Kirk Keeps Coming At Ya, Niese Is All Growed Up

You can always count on a Morning Grind from me after a loss like last night. I embrace my Met fandom and take great pride in the moaning and groaning I do after a loss. It was something I picked up in the mid seventies and I never could quite kick the habit. It looks […]

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Morning Grind: Piazza Should Have His Number Retired Regardless Of HOF Results

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments

Last week we learned from Dave Lennon of Newsday that the Mets are waiting for Mike Piazza to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for them to retire number 31. For me, that takes away from the honor of retiring someone’s number. It should not be about if someone else sees him as […]

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Morning Grind: Don’t Blame Reyes, Blame Alderson

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Don’t Blame Reyes, Blame Alderson

With Jose Reyes now taking his talents to South Beach, a question now rises; How do Mets fans respond to the sparkplug of Flushing jumping ship for the bigger and better? Is he the epitome of evil like Lebron James in Cleveland? Or simply a franchise player that was let go? Personally, I am going to […]

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Morning Grind: Mets Will Regret Letting Nick Evans Slip Away

An article by posted on November 30, 2011 0 Comments

Given the financial situation the Mets are currently in, holding on to a guy like Nick Evans should have been a no-brainer. Not only would Evans have been a quality bat and add much-needed depth to a very thin, not-so-Amazin’ roster, but come at a relatively inexpensive price. This 25-year old has been up and […]

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Morning Grind: What The Hell Is Sandy Alderson Doing?

An article by posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments

I have always been very complimentary of Alderson, I was happy to see him hired as GM, I liked a few of his moves. Although, when it comes to how he has handled Jose Reyes, I can only say: What the hell are you doing? In spring training, the Mets had an excellent opportunity to have Reyes […]

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Morning Grind: How Does Dan Warthen Still Have A Job?

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments

For the past four years, Dan Warthen has been at the reins for the pitching staff of the New York Mets…. and that needs to change. Despite inconsistencies in performance nearly every season, Warthen still remains the longest tenured man on the Mets coaching staff. John Maine, Oliver Perez, Mike Pelfrey, Livan Hernandez, Tim Redding; […]

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Morning Grind: What Ever Happened To Banner Day?

An article by posted on August 13, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind: What Ever Happened To Banner Day?

Ever since 1996, Mets fans have not had the pleasure of going to Banner Day in Flushing. For years, fans would bring banners and signs to the ballpark during double-headers to show their true expression of Mets fandom. But, once MLB stopped scheduling double-headers, so too did the Amazin’s do to the beloved Banner Day. Fans […]

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Morning Grind: Mets Pitchers Have Been Terrible On Offense, Even For A Pitcher

An article by posted on June 15, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Mets Pitchers Have Been Terrible On Offense, Even For A Pitcher

Mets pitchers in 2011 have just been pathetic at the plate. Yes, pitchers are suppose to be “the easy out” in the lineup, and more often than not, they are retired, but not at the pitiful rate the Mets pitching staff has. Mets pitchers are batting a collective .073 with 5 walks compared to 55 punchouts in 123 at-bats. The Mets pitcher’s […]

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