Monthly Archives: February 2011

Time Flies When You Are Having Fun…or Being Miserable or Something In Between

On Saturday, Carlos Beltran said that it is hard to believe that the is starting his seventh season with the New York Mets this year. It's hard for me to believe too, Carlos. The upcoming baseball season will be Beltran's … Continue reading

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Getting Less Skeptical on Collins

I'll be the first to tell you that I was really skeptical on the Collins signing when it happened. I'll also be the first to tell you that it is too early to make any strong opinion about his effectiveness, … Continue reading

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Various Spring Training Signings

The beginning of Spring this year is busy again for a lot of teams that are making last minute minor league deals to get additional players into camp. The first one I wanted to highlight is really to correct an … Continue reading

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MLB 2011 Uniform Changes: Batting Practice Jerseys

As discussed before, it seems this year is the three year change for BP jerseys for all teams. The obvious Mcdonaladization of batting practice uniforms is getting ridiculous but at least it gives us something to talk and gripe about. … Continue reading

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MLB 2011 Uniform Changes: Various New Patches For Various Teams

With Spring Training finally here we can finally start to see new patches teams will be wearing this year (an updated patch usually doesn't make much news, so we have to wait for them to be finally put on). Generally … Continue reading

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Phillies May Go After Another Mets Pitcher

One of the more interesting story lines from last Spring came from Nelson Figueroa, who was a Met going into training, pitched really hard, and then didn't make the Major League roster. It was crushing, in some way, or as … Continue reading

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Mets Madoff Scandal Through the NY Post Back Pages

Yesterday we took a look at the Mets Madoff scandal through the eyes of the Daily News. Generally the Daily News has a perspective on issues….and then there is the Post. Consistent with other news organizations that are connected in … Continue reading

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20 Mets Spring Training Profiles in 20 Days: Armando Rodriguez

THE FINAL SPRING TRAINING PROFILE! (I don't know now if I am more excited about Spring Training being here, or that I don't have to write any more of these for another year. Seriously a good amount of research and … Continue reading

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Mets Madoff Scandal Through the NY Daily News Back Pages

This has been a very, for lack of a better word, bipolar month for the New York Mets. On one hand, there is much optimism with the Mets simply because it is Spring, and hope Springs eternal. However, it also … Continue reading

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20 Mets Spring Training Profiles in 20 Days: Josh Stinson

Josh Stinson has been with the Mets organization since 2006, and he will be only 23 years old next season. Josh was drafted out of high school by the Mets and has been with them ever since bouncing around the … Continue reading

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