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This year’s Hall of Fame ballot released on Wednesday could be the lamest one in recent memory. The ESPN.com headline on its story says it all: Bernie Williams, Bill Mueller Top Ballot No disrespect to Bill Mueller, but when he tops any ballot, you can rest assured the remaining names are not very impressive. Hell, […]
That we are only now learning that the Mets were interested in closer Jonathan Broxton, who signed Tuesday with the Royals, shows how Sandy Alderson plans on doing business this winter — quietly and under the radar. ESPN.com‘s Jerry Crasnick tweets that the Mets were among three other teams who were the “most ardent pursuers” […]
There is a lot of speculation about the Mets trading David Wright. I don’t think it will happen, but instead of considering dealing Wright, the Mets should be thinking about signing him for life. When Wright signed was negotiating his last contract in 2006, he asked for a deal that would take him through the […]
The New York Mets wish you a very happy Thanksgiving — or do they? This has to be the briefest holiday greeting ever produced. I guess the Mets could not come up with anything for which Mets fans actually have to be thankful.
Dwight Gooden is sounding off on Justin Verlander winning the MVP award, saying “Hey, what about me?!” He tweeted: @DocGooden16Dwight Gooden Very happy for @JustinVerlanderglad 2 c pitchers get the recognition 4 the MVP,still dont know how I didn’t finish in top 5 n 85 24-4 1.53 5 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply […]
Rusty Staub is my all-time favorite Met, so imagine my surprise and excitement to learn that Rusty has his own YouTube channel. He has posted a handful of videos, but this is my favorite — highlights of his playing days with the Mets. It includes his cringe-inducing slam into the right field wall late in […]
After talking about it for years, Major League Baseball announced Thursday that it will add one Wild Card team to each league, and the two teams will square off in a one-game playoff to determine which one advances to the Divisional Series. “It’s an extra playoff game,” Commissioner Bud Selig said. “The one criticism we’ve […]
The Mets have announced their plans for the 50th anniversary of the franchise, and they are going back to basics. In a news conference Wednesday at Citi Field the Mets unveiled the anniversary official logo. In a subsequent email the team talked about tweaks to the uniforms: The Mets this coming season will wear new […]
Some news to report out of the world of the New York Mets. – Jason Pridie signed a minor league deal with the Oakland A’s. The Mets outrighted him to the minors last week and he chose to be a free agent. I was kind of surprised by this. Pridie was more than adequate in […]
As we live and die with each Jose Reyes rumor (his signing with the Marlins is a “done deal,” no wait it isn’t, yes it is!) here is one rumor we can revel in — it appears the relationship between the New York Mets and Chris Capuano is over. Jon Heyman wrote on SI.com: The […]