Archive for January, 2010

SATURDAY MUSINGS

By at 30 January, 2010, 1:27 pm

19 days until pitchers and catchers
I have been invited to attend  a presentation of Bloomberg Sports new baseball statistic and analytic tool that will be offered to fans and a more intense version to all 30 MLB teams.  I hope to be giving some updates at this event through TWITTER so check out […]

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JANE JARVIS 1915-2010

By at 30 January, 2010, 11:13 am

Mets fans of a certain age are mourning the death of another Shea Stadium icon, Mets organist extraordinaire Jane Jarvis passed away yesterday at the age of 94 at the Llian Booth Actors Home in Engelwood NJ where she lived since 2008 when a crane accident displaced her from her Upper East Side apartment in […]

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WHO WANTS STEW?

By at 29 January, 2010, 12:52 pm

With this Arctic blast coming through NYC, what could be better than a big bowl of stew. Big League Stew that is.  Duk over at BLS has put up a one stop shopping list of bloggers and MSM types who cover the Mets and yours truly and my fellow Mets bloggers are listed there so click and […]

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OMAR MINAYA: WE WON’T BE FOOLED AGAIN!!!!

By at 29 January, 2010, 11:29 am

   20 days until pitchers and catchers
Unfortunately  I missed Mets Hot Stove last night on SNY but from reading Mathew Cerrone’s MetsBlog this morning it looks like Omar did his best Alexander Haig impression to let us Mets fans know the “He is in charge” No wonder I had a restless nights sleep.
From reading the […]

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UH-OH I HEAR DRUMS, IT MUST BE FERNANDO

By at 28 January, 2010, 11:36 am

  21 days until pitchers and catchers
It looks like Fernando Tatis is retuning for a third season with the Mets. Please hold your applause until the end, thank you. If you look at the offensive numbers on Tatis’ Baseball-Reference page you might be inclined to say this is a good deal for the Mets.  I’ll […]

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DODGERS BACK TO BROOKLYN ?

By at 27 January, 2010, 1:02 pm

OH BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looks like Frank McCourt is looking to unload the Los Angeles Dodgers of Brooklyn as he can’t afford a baseball team and an ex-wife. Oh the possibilities here.
Could Freddy Skill Sets pull an O’Malley and head West to own his beloved Dodgers ? Think about it. Or how desperate is McCourt for some […]

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“CLOWNS TO THE LEFT OF ME, JOKERS TO THE RIGHT, HERE I AM, STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU “

By at 27 January, 2010, 11:12 am

22 days until pitchers and catchers
As a Mets fan, I’m starting to feel like a weary traveler standing at the airport luggage carrousel waiting for my bags, and my bags have gotten lost.
Pitchers have gone around the free agent carrousel and the Mets just stand there waiting and waiting and waiting to the point […]

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METS ARE THREE SHEETS TO THE WIND

By at 26 January, 2010, 10:27 am

Only 23 days until pitchers and catchers

So the Oakland A’s have made a competitive offer to Ben Sheets and want and answer not later than tomorrow. Okay, what is a competitive offer and how many competitors are in this race? From all the innuendo we’ve heard on Sheets, the Mets, A’s and Texas Rangers are […]

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IT’S BACK TO BASEBALL IN NYC TODAY

By at 25 January, 2010, 10:45 am

Before we look at some Mets-Minutia and the fact that there are 24 days until pitchers and catchers,   a few football thoughts:
I guess this is not a great revelation but Peyton Manning is not just a great QB but he is an immortal football player. His dissection of the Jets secondary was surgeon like.
Sorry Lito […]

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NYC HAS GONE GREEN

By at 24 January, 2010, 11:03 am

No one is talking baseball in NYC today as the Jets have taken over this town as they ready themselves  for the AFC Title game against the Colts.
Even though I’m a die hard NY Football Giants fan, I hope the Jets win today as I know too many Jets fans who have never seen thier […]

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