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Alderson To Interview Clint Hurdle Next Week

An article by posted on 05/11/2010 0 Comments

According to the Mike Puma of the New York Post, Sandy Alderson will be contacting Clint Hurdle today to arrange for an interview one day next week. As we reported yesterday, Jon Heyman of SI.com believes Hurdle is the favorite for the Pittsburgh Pirates’ manager position. Hurdle had been mentioned quite often as a candidate for the Mets, […]

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The Promise Of A New Tomorrow

An article by posted on 30/10/2010 0 Comments

What a wonderful Saturday morning. I feel totally invigorated as a Mets fan today, and I’m looking forward to what the coming days will bring. Watching Sandy Alderson yesterday was like a breath of fresh air – fresh air I haven’t breathed in the last 2-3 years where the Mets are concerned. I was captivated […]

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Highlights Of Sandy Alderson Press Conference

An article by posted on 29/10/2010 0 Comments

The Sandy Alderson introduction and press conference just concluded and I hope most of you had an opportunity to tune in and listen to his refreshing message. Here are a few things that came out of the Q&A part of the event and I apologize for not jotting down the beat writers who asked the […]

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The New Philosophy

An article by posted on 29/10/2010 0 Comments

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 […]

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Mets Were Wrong To Settle With K-Rod

An article by posted on 20/10/2010 0 Comments

Yesterday the inevitable news broke that the Mets and Francisco Rodriguez (K-Rod) came to a settlement after K-Rod attacked his girlfriend’s father.  The results of the settlement means that K-Rod is now off the disqualified list and his contract is still guaranteed.  In turn the Mets will not pay K-Rod his 2010 salary of 3.1 […]

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Win Some, Lose Some, Draw None

An article by posted on 19/10/2010 0 Comments

It has been well-documented that attendance at Citi Field suffered a significant drop-off from its inaugural season in 2009 to the just-completed 2010 season.   Last year, a total of 3,168,571 tickets were sold to Mets home games.   That number dropped to 2,559,738 in 2010. The significant drop-off in home attendance can be attributed […]

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Take Me Out To The Ballgame… Or Not

An article by posted on 17/10/2010 0 Comments

So as of right now, millions of television viewers in the New York Metropolitan area, will not be able to see the 2010 MLB playoffs on Fox 5, due to a contractual dispute between Fox parent company, News Corporation and local cable provider Cablevision. This isn’t the first time a local New York television cable […]

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Morning Grind: Boras, What A Mets, GM Scavenger Hunt

An article by posted on 08/10/2010 0 Comments

Met Nation, We have come to a place I never thought would ever be. Scott Boras, the Super Agent himself, and I might actually agree on something. He believes that the Mets can make a quick turnaround, provided they use their considerable funds. There are a few teams around the league that do this. Should […]

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Thoughts On Minaya, Manuel and Manic Monday

An article by posted on 30/09/2010 74 Comments

The earth shook this afternoon in New York when a source told 7 Train To Shea that Omar Minaya will be fired as the Mets GM on Monday and will not be reassigned. And if that revelation wasn’t shocking enough, that same source also reported that Jerry Manuel will not be asked to stay on as the manager of […]

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Lawyers To Meet Ahead Of K-Rod Grievance Hearing

An article by posted on 30/09/2010 61 Comments

Lawyers from Major League Baseball and the players’ association will meet today to discuss the grievance filed after the New York Mets withheld the remainder of this season’s salary from Francisco Rodriguez. Under baseball’s collective bargaining agreement, the meeting is required before the grievance can be scheduled for argument in front of arbitrator Shyam Das. […]

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