Tag: Wally Backman

I Love Backman, But…

An article by posted on November 15, 2010 0 Comments

I won’t sugar coat things for you (as if you’ve ever worried about the Coop doing that)…I LOVE Wally Backman.  LOVE HIM.   When My Summer Family was still in operation, I wrote a piece called “Backman is the Answer.  What was the Question?“  This detailed why I was upset that the Mets didn’t at least […]

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Hurry Up And Wait

An article by posted on November 15, 2010 0 Comments

Does it seem to you, as it does to me that in many respects the job Sandy Alderson has is about as contentious and uphill as Chris Christie – Governor of New Jersey? No matter your political persuasion – if you have one at all – one has to admit that both men have more […]

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An FYI To Fred, Jeff And Sandy: This Is Our Team, Not Yours

An article by posted on November 14, 2010 0 Comments

In the next few weeks Sandy Alderson and the Wilpons will be making a crucial decision and the individual they choose to take the reigns of the 2011 Mets faces an uphill battle. From overpaid/under-performing stars to players coming off injuries to a closer with a police record to a front office in disarray to […]

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Mets Will Interview Jose Oquendo On Monday

An article by posted on November 12, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Will Interview Jose Oquendo On Monday

The Mets have added one more manager to their first round of interviews. According to David Lennon of Newsday, the Mets will interview Jose Oquendo on Monday in Orlando. Updated 1:15 PM According to Adam Rubin, Tim Teufel will not be interviewed for the Mets manager position as first thought. When Sandy Alderson mentioned he […]

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Terry Collins Is Now The Frontrunner For Mets Manager

An article by posted on November 6, 2010 0 Comments
Terry Collins Is Now The Frontrunner For Mets Manager

Lot’s of buzz in the Mets blogosphere today as both Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman are feeling that Terry Collins is now the frontrunner for the Mets managerial opening. First, Heyman reported via Twitter, that he’s been hearing Terry Collins’ name mentioned more and more regarding the Mets managerial job, and he believes it’s very valid. […]

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Alderson’s Big Test Will Be In Who He Hires As Manager

An article by posted on November 2, 2010 0 Comments

While everyone celebrates that Sandy Alderson is the new GM and that he said all the right things the Mets still need a manager.  Unfortunately for us it looks like the Mets are going to be cheap with who they hire.  Also Alderson doesn’t like spending money so that means Bobby Valentine won’t be the […]

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Mets Nation Sending In The Marine

An article by posted on October 31, 2010 0 Comments

  I have to admit I didn’t really want to write this. Don’t get me wrong I appreciate every opportunity I’m given to write for MMO. I just tend to find it difficult to write about, well, nothing; or at least rehash what the general consensus is. Ok, that’s probably a bit harsh not to […]

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Wally Or Bobby V? Why Not Both?

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

We’ve spent the last week talking about who will be our next manager and GM. As Sandy Alderson recently moved to the top of the GM list, most Mets fans are clamoring for either Wally Backman or Bobby Valentine to take over as skipper. My question is: Why not both? It seems improbable, almost impossible, […]

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Mets Need To Realize Actions Speak Louder Than Words

An article by posted on October 5, 2010 0 Comments

They’re gone!  Yes, Omar Minaya is thankfully no longer the General Manager of the New York Mets.  Even better news is that Jerry “The Gangsta” Manuel has finally been fired and will no longer be managing the Mets and laughing after a loss. I know the beat writers will miss him but we’re finally free […]

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Minaya Knows End Is Near, Marlins Owner Eying Backman

An article by posted on September 5, 2010 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is looking for a more dynamic personality to take over as the manager of the Marlins. He wants a fiery manager. Among the potential candidates Loria may be looking at are Jim Fregosi, Larry Bowa, and the Mets’ Wally Backman. Needless to say, losing Backman […]

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