Tag: Sandy Alderson

Finding Hope In A Homegrown Outfielder

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Finding Hope In A Homegrown Outfielder

My daughter and I have this running joke involving the Mets… I tell her they’re going to be great next year and when next year comes around she makes fun of me and the Mets. You see she’s not a huge baseball fan, but by extension she probably knows more than most Midwestern 17 year […]

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3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up, 3 Down: The Grandy Man Can

Let’s take a brief look at some of this weekend’s highs and lows in this edition of 3 & 3. 3 Up 1. Curtis Granderson needed to turn in a great series and that is exactly what happened this weekend. The veteran right fielder went 5-for-12 (.417 Average) with a double, two home runs, six […]

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Mets Internally Debating Terry Collins’ Future

An article by posted on September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Internally Debating Terry Collins’ Future

Andy Martino of the Daily News reported that a front office source told him Terry Collins is not a lock to return as manager of the Mets next season. What seemed so certain a month ago, has become very foggy according to Martino, and it’s not just reporters who are unsure, he says. There seems to […]

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Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

I hate to say I told you so, but much as I speculated on August 1, the Mets never placed Bartolo Colon on waivers as many had considered a foregone conclusion. Joel Sherman of the NY Post confirmed as much. There were assertions made that Sandy Alderson was willing to give away Colon to any claiming […]

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The Double Whammy Of Being a Jets and Mets Fan

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
The Double Whammy Of Being a Jets and Mets Fan

Life as a New York Met fan is painful enough, but for Met fans who also pull for the New York Jets, sports allegiance can be a double whammy. Manish Menta, who covers the Jets for the New York Post wrote an interesting column this week that for this reader drew parallels between management of […]

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Offensive Futility Reaches Epic Proportions For The Mets

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Offensive Futility Reaches Epic Proportions For The Mets

The Mets became the first team in the major leagues to have four or less hits for five consecutive games since 2004. Ironically, that futility was also last accomplished by the Mets. Since the All Star break, the Mets are last in Runs per Game (3.0), Batting Average (.210) and Slugging Pct. (.304). Additionally, Mets […]

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Mets Will Regret Retaining Collins As Manager For 2015

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Regret Retaining Collins As Manager For 2015

Andy Martino of the Daily News argues that Terry Collins deserves to return as Mets manager in 2015. He defends Collins and says that he has had to endure Chris Young, Frank Francisco, a major drop in payroll, a major contraction phase, and the loss of a batting champion and Cy Young Award-winner among other […]

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Deal or No Deal?

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Deal or No Deal?

There’s an old saying in baseball, “Pitching wins championships”. As far as I can remember, that quote always rang true even if it was often overused. If you looked at the history of the game, you’d be hard pressed to find championship winning teams that were lacking in the pitching department. You don’t even have […]

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Terry Collins Unhappy With Matt Harvey’s Most Recent Session

An article by posted on August 14, 2014 0 Comments
Terry Collins Unhappy With Matt Harvey’s Most Recent Session

August 14th (Harris Decker) According to ESPN’s Danny Knobler, Terry Collins and the Mets are trying desperately to slow down Matt Harvey‘s recovery from Tommy John Surgery. Yesterday, the Mets manager tried to get in touch with the recovering ace to discuss a reworked schedule only to find out that he was on the radio […]

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Sandy Alderson Deserves More Respect

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Deserves More Respect

When it comes to the New York Mets it is not difficult to have a litany of complaints about front office personnel and high ranking officials within the organization. Whether they be valid points or fictitious thoughts concocted by the fan base this is New York and losing is never acceptable. However, General Manager Sandy […]

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