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Iconic Sportscaster George Michael Dies

An article by posted on December 24, 2009 0 Comments

Famed radio DJ and sportscaster George Michael died Thursday at age 70 after a battle with cancer. Michael was best known for his syndicated late-night show entitled: “The George Michael Sports Machine”. Although broadcast from the Washington DC area, “Sports Machine” was a favorite of mine every Sunday night on NBC. NBC Sports released the following […]

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Will History Repeat: A Return To The Dark Ages?

An article by posted on December 23, 2009 0 Comments

The year 1976, when the Mets won 86 games, concluded an eight year (’69- ’76) period in which the Mets finished over .500 seven times.  Of course, prior to 1969, the Mets had seven consecutive losing seasons beginning in their inaugural season of 1962. Then began a drought from 1977 through 1983 during which the […]

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What Are The Mets Intentions With Fernando Martinez?

An article by posted on December 22, 2009 0 Comments

If Omar ever decides to get aggressive and sign Jason Bay the way he did with certain other players, what happens with our “untouchable phenom” Fernando Martinez?   On the last day of the winter meetings the Mets offered Jason Bay a deal that is believed to be around $65 million dollars for 4 years. One […]

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Mets Hot Stove Providing Little Heat On This Wintry Day

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments

With only five days left until Christmas and 12 days until the start of 2010, the New York Mets still find themselves needing to address the same areas as they did on October 1st when the season ended for them. The Mets did sign a backup catcher in Henry Blanco for a tidy sum of […]

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Happy 27th Birthday To David Wright!

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments
Happy 27th Birthday To David Wright!

Happy Birthday to New York Mets third basemen David Wright! As Wright turns 27 today, we still have so much to look forward to from our homegrown all-star third baseman. Last year David Wright had the worst season power-wise of his career. Wright hit just 10 homeruns, but with 39 doubles and 72 RBI. Also on the downside, […]

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The Case for Increasing the 25-Man Roster

An article by posted on December 19, 2009 0 Comments

As we count the hours until Omar Minaya overpays Jason Bay and Benji Molina (when he really should be figuring out how to trade for Bronson Arroyo and Brandon Phillips) there are plenty of reasons to keep throwing coals into the hot stove, especially now that significant snow is falling over Citi Field and environs. […]

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God Bless America: Now And Always

An article by posted on December 19, 2009 0 Comments

ESPN’s Rob Neyer and SNY’s Ted Berg started a small firestorm when they suggested that baseball discontinues the singing of “God Bless America” at ballparks in an attempt to shorten the game. And while most of their colleagues agree with them, I see no problem with taking a couple of short minutes to remember the tragedy […]

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Mets Up Offer To Bay and Plan Talks With Holliday

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.om, the Mets have upped their offer to free agent Jason Bay to include a fifth year option. Additionally, they are also planning to contact Scott Boras to discuss his client, outfielder Matt Holliday. Moving aggressively to try to secure a power-hitting left fielder, the Mets tweaked their offer to Jason Bay to give […]

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I’m Tired of Waiting!

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

In the last 24 hours, Mets fans watched in agony as John Lackey signed with the Red Sox and Roy Halladay got traded to the Phillies. And I hate to add anymore pain to this, but the Cardinals have allegedly offered Matt Holliday one the highest contracts in their team history, according to ESPN. Sure, […]

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Halladay To Phillies, Lackey To Red Sox, Jack Squat To Mets

An article by posted on December 14, 2009 0 Comments

On a day when a few extra coals have been added to the Hot Stove, the Phillies are close to trading for ace pitcher Roy Halladay, while Jon Heyman of SI.com is reporting that John Lackey will be signing a five-year, $85 million contract with the Boston Red Sox. In related news, the Mets have […]

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