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Backman Says He Could Do A Better Job Than Manuel

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

As Wally Backman kicks back and rides out the rest of the Brooklyn Cyclones regular season after clinching the division, Dan Martin of the New York Post catches up with him to discuss his thoughts on the state of the Mets and his readiness to be a Major League manager. “It would be impossible to say I […]

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Dickey Might Be Most Dangerous Hitter On Team

An article by posted on September 1, 2010 0 Comments

Please check out Mark Simon’s latest post on ESPN New York where he reviews the Mets for the month of August. Believe me when I tell you some of it is not pretty, but definitely worth a look. Simon has done a great job of providing some great insights and analysis on the Mets this […]

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Mets Trade Francoeur To The Texas Rangers

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

It’s Official, the Mets have traded rightfielder Jeff Francoeur to the Texas Rangers for infielder Joaquin Arias. Arias turns 26 in three weeks and has a career .286 batting average in 242 plate appearances. He plays second base so we may see him log some extended playing time. Good luck Frenchy. We wish you well, and have […]

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Roger Clemens Pleads “Not Guilty”

An article by posted on August 31, 2010 0 Comments

Roger Clemens appeared before United States District Judge Reggie B. Walton on Monday at 2PM and entered a ‘Not Guilty’ plea.  The Judge set the trial date at April 5, 2011 – although that date is not permanent and the trial may be delayed due to the amount of evidence available.   Assistant United States […]

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You Can Call This A Boycott

An article by posted on August 23, 2010 0 Comments

When it comes to being a barnstorming radical – a demonstrating firebrand – who wants to chant something to the tune of “Hell no we wont go!” or “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Omar Minaya has got to go!”, I’m not exactly what you would call your typical Ceasar Chavez. No, in fact I’m not even […]

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In Defense of Minaya?

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

In yesterday’s New York Times, Tyler Kepner, who once was that paper’s Mets beat reporter, writes a speculative and thought-provoking piece about the WIlpons either canning or retaining Minaya. Basically, their choice at season’s end will be telling. Wilpon has said little about Minaya and Manuel, and at this point he seems likely to wait […]

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Move Over Jon And Kate – Here Come The New York Mets

An article by posted on August 20, 2010 0 Comments

 ”Just when I wanted out…they pull me BACK IN!” Michael Corleone said it best in the Godfather III as the Don of the family who finally wanted to go legit and leave behind his life of crime, murder and corruption. I felt the same way this past MLB draft when the Mets once again – […]

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Mets Sign First Round Pick Matt Harvey

An article by posted on August 17, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have confirmed that they have agreed to a deal with first round draft pick,  RHP Matt Harvey. A team official made the announcement just a short time ago, as the Mets seemingly got it done before the clock struck midnight. Terms of the deal have not been released yet, but Harvey was […]

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Luis Castillo Wants Out Of New York

An article by posted on August 15, 2010 0 Comments

There’s a joke going around in the Mets clubhouse these days.  Perhaps you’ve heard about it.  It involves the underachieving, soon-to-be 35-year-old second baseman who wanted out of New York despite the fact that he was given a long-term contract worth more money than anyone else would have paid him.  What’s that?  You haven’t heard […]

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Like Sands Through The Hourglass…So Are The Days Of The New York Mets

An article by posted on August 15, 2010 0 Comments

There seriously must be something brewing in the New York water supply and it’s having a mind numbing, logic nullifying, neuron destroying effect on it’s resident billionaires. How else can you explain the actions- or non-actions- of New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon to not right his sinking ship by tossing General Manager Omar Minaya […]

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