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Mets Change Citi Field Walls: Lower, Shorter, Bluer

Mets Change Citi Field Walls: Lower, Shorter, Bluer

The Mets off-season got off to a rousing start on Monday, as the team announced long anticipated and much needed changes to the outfield wall. And for the first time in a long time, the Mets did everything right. “We wanted to make Citi Field fair to both pitchers and hitters,” said Sandy Alderson said […]

Video: Please Buy Mets Tickets!

I can’t believe I missed this one. From the folks that brought you the hilarious Mets “help wanted” ad, here is a plea from “John Ricco” to please, please buy Mets tickets. Even though it was taped prior to the 2011 season, it’s still fun to watch:

Cardinals-Rangers Game 6: Memories of 1986

Cardinals-Rangers Game 6: Memories of 1986

Well, that was a pretty good game. Did anyone else have flashbacks of another Game 6, you know, that game in 1986? Just like in 1986 when the Mets were down by two runs and down to their last strike (except that was in the tenth inning), the Cardinals were able to score two runs […]

David Wright is Not Going Anywhere, Unless...

David Wright is Not Going Anywhere, Unless…

There has been a lot written lately about whether the Mets will trade David Wright this off season. I say he is not going anywhere, unless… Unless Jose Reyes signs elsewhere. The conventional wisdom is that if the Mets resign Reyes they might trade Wright in order to save money. I think just the opposite […]

Beware Yu Darvish & Japanese Imports

Beware Yu Darvish & Japanese Imports

Americans used to be wary of the Japanese; something about a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor or something. People scoffed at those funny little cars that started filling up our streets in the 1970s, but they were eventually accepted. Now Japanese baseball players are commonplace on our shores. But I say teams should remain wary […]

Mets & World Series: 4 Not Too Bad

As we continue to justify another Fall Classic without the Mets, I decided to take a look at the World Series appearances of every team in the league since 1969 to determine just how bad us Mets fans have had it. I chose 1969 not because it was the first Mets World Series appearance; rather, […]

Looking Back on Mets 4 World Series

Looking Back on Mets 4 World Series

On this first night of yet another World Series that does not include the Mets, let’s take a look back at the four Fall Classics in which the Mets did participate: 1969 As a Mets fan I wish I had memories of that World Series. Of course, that would make me older than I already […]

Video: 1986 WWOR Mets Promo

A 1986 WWOR Mets promo, urging the team to “Bring it Home.” Hey, they did!

Mets Losing Wally Backman, Too?

Mets Losing Wally Backman, Too?

Fan favorite Wally Backman didn’t get the Mets managerial job last season, and now he may be headed to another team where the road to finally becoming a big league skipper appears easier. The New York Post reports Backman may leave the Mets and head down to D.C. to be Davey Johnson’s third base coach […]

2012 Mets Closer: K-Rod?!

2012 Mets Closer: K-Rod?!

Let’s see, the Mets need a closer, Francisco Rodriguez will be a free agent; could a reunion be in the works? Shockingly, the Mets say it is a possibility. “We haven’t ruled anything out,” a team official told ESPNNewYork.com. “We need a closer. It is a long way down the road. We haven’t had those […]

A Century of Poor Outfielders

Is it any shock that the Mets can sorely use an upgrade in the outfield this off-season? This has been going on all century long. The Mets outfielders have been less-than stellar since 2000. The following is a list of starters at each position each season. In years where there are two players, it is […]

Phillies Go Down

First the Yankees exit the post-season, and now it’s the Phillies. The Cardinals won a classic pitcher’s duel Friday night as Chris Carpenter beat Roy Halladay 1-0 win to take the NLDS three games to two. I know I should be happy; after all, as Mets fans we hate the Phillies. But I find myself […]

Yankees Lose! So Happy

I know it’s not nice to revel in the misery of others, but we Mets fans don’t have much to root for this time of year. Except for resigning Jose Reyes or the Wilpons selling the team, nothing can make a Mets fan happier than watching the Yankees lose in the post-season. We got our wish […]

Ex-Met Robin Ventura Named White Sox Manager

Ex-Met Robin Ventura Named White Sox Manager

In something of a surprise move, former Met Robin Ventura has been named manager of the Chicago White Sox. Before signing with the Mets prior to the 1999 season, Ventura played 10 years with the Sox. He rejoined the team in the middle of the 2011 season as a special adviser to director of player […]

Mets Coaching Shakeup: Dan Warthen Stays, Chip Hale Goes?!

Well, it’s clear now it was all the coaching staff’s fault for the Mets third straight losing season. The Mets have shaken up their staff with two shockers — Chip Hale is leaving and Dan Warthen is staying. Oh, and Mookie Wilson is fired, again. The Mets did try to keep  Hale, who was a […]

The Modified Four-Man Rotation

The Modified Four-Man Rotation

Anyone who has watched any baseball team this season other than the Phillies or Giants knows how difficult it is to find more than one competent starting pitcher, let alone five. There are too many starters in the league who have no business pitching in the majors, but the five-man rotation forces teams to use […]

Mets Do Right Thing! Lower Ticket Prices

Mets Do Right Thing! Lower Ticket Prices

The Mets are an organization that in recent years has seemed to do everything wrong, whether it is firing a manager in the middle of the night to designing a Mets stadium with no Mets identity to handling injuries. But Tuesday the Mets finally did the right thing, lowering ticket prices following a third straight […]

2011 MLB Post Season Awards

2011 MLB Post Season Awards

NL MVP Although Prince Fielder had a great year (second in homers and RBIs with 38 and 120 and batting .299) , this will come down to a two-man race between Matt Kemp and Ryan Braun. Based on statistics alone, Kemp should win — he led the league in home runs (39), RBIs (126) and […]

THE Poll: Mets Biggest Off-Season Need

We all know resigning Jose Reyes is the biggest off-season need for the Mets. But other than that, what do you think is the biggest hole to fill? Aside from Reyes, Mets biggest off-season need? Starting Pitching Bullpen Outfield Catcher Other pollcode.com free polls

Mets Off-Season To-Do List

Mets Off-Season To-Do List

Sandy Alderson’s first off-season for the Mets was an exercise in stagnation — he did virtually nothing, hamstrung by a bloated payroll with no flexibility. This time is different; with just six players signed for 2012 at less than $70 million, Alderson has plenty of room to make changes, even if the payroll will land […]