Archive for December, 2009

GREETINGS FROM BEHIND ENEMY LINES

By at 31 December, 2009, 4:50 pm

So my wife talked me into go to Lancaster PA for New Years Eve so as soon as we pull into the resort I know I’m in for a long weekend.
First probelm, half of Staten Island is here. I’ve been stopped in the lobby about 5 times since geting here by people saying “Don’t I […]

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JASON BAY: FIRST I LOOK AT THE PURSE

By at 30 December, 2009, 9:33 am

Some fellas look at the eyes
Some fellas look at the nose
Some fellas look at the size
Some fellas look at the clothes
I don’t care if her eyes are red
I don’t care if her nose is long
I don’t care if she’s underfed
I don’t care if her clothes are worn
First I look at the purse!
J.Geils Band
I should be […]

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POPE FRANCESA HAS SPOKEN: JASON BAY TO SIGN WITH METS

By at 29 December, 2009, 2:33 pm

 

 
The white smoke has been emitted from the WFAN studios on Hudson St and Pontiff Mike has let word out that the NY Mets, pending a physical, will announce the signing of Jason Bay some time next week.
From reading the Tweets on this news, the Blue and Orange crowd there will not be a big rush on […]

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HEY MIKEY, WHADDA YA SAY, WADDA YA KNOW?

By at 29 December, 2009, 10:22 am

 
So the whole world of Metsdom is in an uproar due to the proclamation from the Drive Time Bloviator on WFAN that he has some major update about our favorite baseball team. So what could this major update be?
 
Well, I speculated on Twitter last night, that the team is in talks with Bombo Rivera to […]

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BOOK REVIEW: EVALUATING BASEBALL’S MANAGERS-CHRIS JAFFE

By at 28 December, 2009, 11:09 am

 
In most sports, the person in charge of the team is called Coach. Coaches are a combination of motivator, evaluator and tactician. Football coaches run “Programs”, Basketball and Hockey coaches have “Systems” but what do Baseball Managers have? Well, they “manage”.
 
Baseball managers do more managing of personalities and keeping players happy than doing much tactical […]

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THE LAST DAYS OF GIANTS STADIUM (YAWN) AND THE LAST DAYS OF OMAR MINAYA (ARGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHH)

By at 27 December, 2009, 1:07 pm

As I get ready to watch the New York Football Giants play the Carolina Panthers, in what could be the last game at GIANTS Stadium, I got to thinking how I have no emotional attachment to that Stadium like I had with Shea Stadium, when the last summer of Shea was a six month wake.
Now […]

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YOU’RE A MEAN ONE, MR.BAY

By at 26 December, 2009, 10:43 am

I got an iTouch for Christmas and I’ve spending a lot of time adding songs from my iTunes on to it, which is a great thing to do as we wait for the Mets to sign yet another reliever to go with all the third string catchers they horded away earlier this off season. But […]

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HO-HO-HO MERRY CHRISTMAS METS FANS

By at 24 December, 2009, 10:17 am

 

 
Before I get on with this quick post on the Christmas Eve let me first wish one and all a happy and healthy Christmas. This will be it around here for today and tomorrow but before we break for Christmas a few quickies:
 
Please Theo Epstein do us Mets fans a favor and sign Jason Bay. […]

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GOOD TIDINGS TO YOU NO, NOT YOU JEFF

By at 23 December, 2009, 10:33 am

I’m running out the door to spread some Christmas cheer but before I do, a moment please:
What does your Dickey do? Mine throws a knuckleball
Hello? Where have you been hearing that the Mets should get David DeJesus and Gil Meche? Hello? Is this thing on?
Fork please! Carlos Delgado is as done as a Christmas goose.
When […]

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“TIS THE SEASON TO HATE THE SKILL SETS TRA-LA,LA,LA LA LA LA LA

By at 22 December, 2009, 10:45 am

 

 
So Jason Marquis signed with the Washington Nats for 2yrs/$15 mil. It seems the Mets were adamant about Marquis signing for minimum of 5 yrs/$40 mil.
 
Of course if the Mets signed Marquis for the same deal it would have been very nice but let’s not make him out to be Don Drysdale, okay, he’s a […]

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