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Spring training is starting to get into full swing in Port St. Lucie, so let’s take a look at some of the things making news from Mets camp: Now Batting Third, Jose Reyes? Jerry Manuel said he is considering dropping Jose Reyes down from leadoff to the third spot in the lineup, at least until […]
As a Mets fan, it’s easy to be negative, given the history of disappointments — many of them recent — of the team we love. I’ve been trying to stay positive lately, giving the Mets the benefit of the doubt that management was working on ways to make the team better. But now that spring […]
It’s official, the Mets can’t do anything right. They certainly try, but for some reason they always seem to get everything wrong. Here’s the latest — the Mets are lowering the wall at Citi Field. Well that’s just great! That’s what Mets fans (and perhaps some Mets players) have been clamoring for since the spacious […]
Jerry Grote (1966-1977) For some guy named Tom Parsons who never played in the majors again, the Mets got an All Star catcher who was able to bring the greatness out of a young pitching staff. Johnny Bench famously said if he and Grote were on the same team, Bench would have to play third […]
Dave Kingman (1975-1977, 1981-1983) Kingman was notoriously prickly with the media with the Mets. Things got worse when he left, once sending a rat in a box to a female sportswriter when he was with the A’s. Read this really good article by Joe Posnaski on his feelings about Kingman. Despite it all, he’s still one of […]