Tag: Steve Trachsel

This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Possible Granderson Calls Edition

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Possible Granderson Calls Edition

Yes I know Opening Day is about three months away yet I found myself daydreaming during the Curtis Granderson introductory press conference yesterday. Who/what could I be daydreaming about you may ask? Was it Jennifer Love Hewitt ? No. Was it Jessica Alba in a string bikini ? Nope . Could it be about the […]

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The 10 Worst Mets Pitching Staffs Since 1980

An article by posted on December 5, 2013 0 Comments
The 10 Worst Mets Pitching Staffs Since 1980

Since we’ve already covered the 10 best and worst offenses since 1980, and the 10 best pitching staffs since 1980, it’s only fitting that we take a look at the 10 worst pitching staffs since 1980.  While the mid-to-late 80s and into the early 90s were the renaissance of Mets pitching, all of the bottom […]

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Featured Post: If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try Again In The Minors

An article by posted on May 19, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try Again In The Minors

There has been much talk and speculation recently about the possible demotion of Ike Davis to the minors.  Such discussion is certainly warranted considering Davis’ performance over the first 40 games of the season. The Mets’ struggling first baseman is hitting .156 with four homers and nine RBI.  His on-base percentage is an unhealthy .238 […]

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Wheeler To Flushing: The Timing Feels Right…

An article by posted on May 13, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler To Flushing: The Timing Feels Right…

How many of you are sitting at home tonight, wondering and asking yourselves how long it will be until we finally see Zack Wheeler wearing that uniform and hurling 98 mph fastballs from the mound at Citi Field? The question is not an easy one to answer and in fact it’s a perfect paradox by […]

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Zack Wheeler Displays The Heart Of A Veteran In 4-3 Win

An article by posted on May 12, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Displays The Heart Of A Veteran In 4-3 Win

Las Vegas 4, Albuquerque 3 Last night I was at Cashman Field to witness the ace of the Las Vegas 51s and prized prospect Zack Wheeler on the mound. In many ways Wheeler lived up to the hype and pitched as expected. However, what I did NOT expect was the competitive spirit he displayed. His poise is […]

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Mets Locker Room Real Estate Values: Past and Present

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Locker Room Real Estate Values: Past and Present

You can learn a lot about a baseball team from its locker room. The clubhouse is where relationships form, character is revealed and leaders speak out (or not). For the major league rookie, clubhouse real estate is valuable — sometimes priceless. Imagine being the rookie who spent eight months out of the year next to […]

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It Is Time To Do Something About Mike Pelfrey

An article by posted on March 14, 2012 0 Comments
It Is Time To Do Something About Mike Pelfrey

I mentioned in my introduction post that the Mets might want to consider moving Mike Pelfrey to the bullpen. Now I am saying that it is time that they do something. It’s become increasingly difficult to rely on him in the starting rotation. One thing the Mets may want to try is to move him to the […]

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Is Oliver Perez Capable Of Being Consistent?

An article by posted on February 24, 2010 0 Comments

I was ready to accept the fact that Omar Minaya made a really horrible decision when he re-signed Oliver Perez last year to a 3-year deal worth $36 million.  I was a Perez fan back in the 2006 playoffs, especially when he did a commendable job starting Game 7 of the NLCS.  Of course, since […]

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Do You Ever Wonder?

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

Do you ever wonder what guys like Johan Santana think after suffering through two straight non-playoff years?  Last year the Mets collapsed in September for the second straight year, and the Twins were a one-game playoff away from reaching the postseason.  This year the Twins are battling the Tigers for the AL Central crown while […]

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