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Here Come the Men in Black … Galaxy “Pretenders”

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

I could spend the next 20 minutes writing about the Mets woes and how to fix them … but I won’t. Instead, I’d like to focus on something interesting and fun. As discussed on Wednesday’s telecast, the Mets will no longer be sporting the black “New York” jerseys. From now on, when the team wears […]

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Did Mets Miss Opportunity Knocking?

An article by posted on April 14, 2009 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the NY Post, believes the Mets may have blundered when they decided against adding Orlando Hudson, especially after his price went down to one year, $4 million dollars. Orlando Hudson hit for the cycle on Monday against the Giants. It is interesting that the two players Met fans pined for most this […]

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The Curse Of SI… What Curse?

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

Despite the title, I’m not one who believes in jinxes and curses hence the question mark. Instead, I find myself exceedingly glad that Sports Illustrated has picked the New York Mets to win the 2009 World Series, beating the Los Angeles Angels. Of course, the fine folks at SI aren’t telling me something I didn’t already […]

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Tigers Release Gary Sheffield

An article by posted on March 31, 2009 0 Comments

It must be tough to be a Detroit Tigers fan these days. Only days after learning that pitcher Dontrelle Willis would be out indefinitely because of an anxiety disorder, we now learn that outfielder/designated hitter Gary Sheffield has been released. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the Tigers have released designated hitter Gary Sheffield […]

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And The Winner Is…

An article by posted on March 27, 2009 0 Comments

Field of Dreams   Field of Dreams took on The Natural in the final round of the tournament, and much like Roy Hobbs did in the movie, it knocked the stuffing out of the ball. The final vote tally was 504 – 425. Either movie could have won and I’m sure few would have been […]

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A Fallen Angel

An article by posted on March 10, 2009

It was sad to find out that outfielder Angel Pagan was diagnosed with a bone spur in his right elbow and that he now faces the prospect of another surgery. The diagnosis was made after Pagan went to New York for an MRI exam which revealed the bone spur. Pagan, had his 2008 season cut short when […]

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Jerry Manuel Is So Much More Than A Gangsta

An article by posted on March 10, 2009

There are so many qualities I admire about Jerry Manuel, but the one I admire most is his ability to be forthright and tell it like it is. Unlike past Mets managers, I never get the feeling that Manuel is simply paying us lip service. Yesterday, he weighed in on Pedro Martinez and regardless of […]

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Pecota Projections Versus Las Vegas

An article by posted on March 3, 2009

Here are some new projections which certainly bode well for the New York Mets. The first is the most recently updated PECOTA Standings from Baseball Prospectus. Here are the Las Vegas Under/Over rankings for the NL. Interesting to note that even though both sources used uniquely different methods to calculate their projections, yet both have projected a 91 win season for […]

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Breaking News: Johan Santana Going To NY For MRI

An article by posted on March 1, 2009

As reported by David Lennon of Newsday, Can’t say this was unexpected. Johan Santana will have his scheduled bullpen session in a matter of minutes. But when he is done, Santana will hop a plane to New York and be examined by team physician David Altchek tomorrow at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Those tests […]

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Attention F-Mart Fans: Fernando Martinez Injured Again

An article by posted on February 5, 2009

MLB.com is reporting that the Mets top prospect Fernando Martinez is suffering from a sore elbow and is on his way to New York for a checkup.  Martinez said of the injury: “I felt my elbow tighten up the day before yesterday,” Martinez told MLB.com.  “It was a little swollen.  It’s better.  I feel I […]

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