Tag: outfield

Carlos Beltran Debuts Without A Hitch

An article by posted on June 25, 2010 0 Comments

How’s that for a sight for sore eyes? Last night, Port St. Lucie natives Larry and Dora Licastri were nice enough to share pictures and give us a great account of each of Carlos Beltran’s plate appearances from his first rehab game in Florida. They are two of the biggest and coolest Mets fans I […]

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Oh, Give Me A Home

An article by posted on June 11, 2010 0 Comments

Citi Field, aged two, already has a past. Last year when we first saw the place, there were a lot of Brooklyn memorabilia and exhibits there. We knew that the Dodgers had moved to LA in the long ago fifties, so many of the visitors thought that something was wrong. And it was. Fred Wilpon, […]

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Pagan’s Maturing Giving Mets Options

An article by posted on May 23, 2010 0 Comments

Last winter, when the Mets signed Jason Bay, I was struck by the amount of talented players whom the Mets had procured and had to play the outfield in 2010. I envisioned an outfield of Beltran flanked by Bay and the ex-Brave Jeff Francoeur, who had come to the Mets in the Ryan Church deal, and had […]

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It’s All The Little Things That Make These Mets Legit

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger just posted an update to his blog about the Mets being on the field for some early batting practice at Citizen’s Bank Park. Nothing big really, every team on any given day will have a few players go out and take in some early swings before the mandatory reporting time. […]

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Forgotten Man: What To Do With Murphy…

An article by posted on April 25, 2010 0 Comments

We’ve all enjoyed the remarkable return of a contending Mets team. Make no mistake either, this team is a contender and will contend. It’s amazing what a 23 year old AAA callup will do for a floundering and monumentally boring team…(and some good starting pitching)   Thank you Ike Davis, because, coincidentally, since you were recalled […]

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Bay Rings The Bell…

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Put it in the books. It was a thing of beauty in game 1, from the weather to the pitching to the timely hitting. Who can complain about the best opening day franchise in baseball? No Met fan in Met Nation could have hoped for a better opener. (Unless we are talking about a no […]

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Fernando Martinez Will Start Season At Buffalo

An article by posted on March 15, 2010 0 Comments

Update 5:00 pm Fernando Martinez will start the season in the minors according to Omar Minaya a guest on SNY. Well, I’m glad we got that settled… Original Post 7:00 am Jon Harper of the Daily News penned an interesting piece in which he he concludes that Mets prospect Fernando Martinez should be the starting center […]

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Spring Has Sprung

An article by posted on March 2, 2010 0 Comments

Spring officially is still about three weeks away. However, baseball fans have their own calendar. And today images of the glorious green and brown baseball diamond were beamed into our homes and the Mets delivered a win, the unofficial start of spring has begun. Finally, the embers of the hot stove have been extinguished. Talk supplanted […]

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Mookie Back With The Mets

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

Mets.com has reported that one of the most beloved Mets in history is back with the organization in a full-time capacity. The Mets announced Monday that Mookie Wilson has accepted a position as the organization’s Minor League outfield and baserunning coordinator. Wilson was last with the club as manager of Class A Brooklyn in 2005. […]

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A Little Off The Top Please

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

The Daily News is reporting that Citi Field is getting a little trim, particularly in center field.  The height of Citi Field’s center-field wall will be sliced in half, making the ballpark more homer-friendly, the Daily News has learned. Last season, the wall measured 16 feet in front of the sparsely used Home Run Apple. […]

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