Archive for December, 2010

Mets Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 December, 2010, 1:29 pm

Jason Bay hasn’t been in a batter’s box since July, a concussion ending his season and leaving his future in the realm of wishful thinking since then.
But Bay isn’t the one doing the wishing. He remains convinced that all of the troubles are behind hi…

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2010 OVER AND OUT

By at 31 December, 2010, 9:30 am

As if there is not enough snow here on Staten Island, my family has decided it would be good idea to go upstate NY for New Years Eve and the weekend to snow board and ski, two activity’s I will not be involved in. So I don’t know how much access I’ll have to a […]

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WALLY BACKMAN, STILL PART OF THE FAMILY

By at 30 December, 2010, 9:42 am

As expected, Wally Backman will remain in the Mets organization as manager of the Binghamton Mets. Although there was an outcry in the some parts Metsville on Backman getting the big league job as skipper, a jump from managing short season team to a Double A team is very impressive. Nothing sparks debate better than […]

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IF YOU WANT TO LIVE ON A SNOW PLOWED STREET, MOVE TO TIMES SQUARE

By at 29 December, 2010, 5:59 pm

This photo is paid for by the Twisted Citizens Committee To Bring Back The Old Forty-Duce, Steve Keane, President. Hey Bed-Stuy, Park Slope, St Albans and Eastchester, Mayor Moneybags is sorry your streets have not been plowed but there are more important areas of the city that need to be cleared of snow before you […]

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Many teams show interest in Fuentes (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 December, 2010, 8:31 am

Free-agent reliever Brian Fuentes is a very popular man. And why not? The lefty appeared in 48 games and struck…

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HERE! HERE! ON THE BLACK SAYS REITRE KRANEPOOL’ 7

By at 28 December, 2010, 1:57 pm

Kerel Cooper of On The Black feels it’s time to retire Ed Kranepool’s #7 and of course, yours truly is on board on this crusade. Kerel was kind enough to ask me about my feelings on retiring #7 in honor of Steady Eddie and he added my sentiments in his post. It would be a great […]

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PARDON ME BUT HU YOU?

By at 28 December, 2010, 8:32 am

We are so starved for Mets news that a deal for a backup shortstop for a 27 year old minor leaguer is being critiqued like the David Cone for Ed Hearn deal. That’s not to say it’s not a deal to discuss. By acquiring shortstop Chin-lung Hu from the Dodgers for LHP Mike Antonini it […]

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Mets get SS Chin-lung Hu from Dodgers (AP)

By at 27 December, 2010, 5:59 pm

The New York Mets have acquired shortstop Chin-lung Hu from the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor league left-hander Michael Antonini. The 26-year-old Hu spent the majority of last season at Triple-A Albuquerque where he hit .317 with four home runs and 25…

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FROM THE KRANEPOOL SOCIETY COLECTION

By at 27 December, 2010, 4:42 pm

Remember when I had to clean out a closet for my daughter, so I had to relocate my baseball cards and memorabilia? Well I took pictures of some of the items: The NY Daily News were selling these pins for a buck back in 1969. My father went over to the News Building to get […]

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BLIZZARD? HA!

By at 27 December, 2010, 4:05 pm

The street I live on leads right to Staten Island University Hospital. When I bought my house sixteen years ago, the previous owner told me one of the perks of this block is, the snow plows come every half hour as this street must be cleared for emergency vehicles, and every winter like clockwork this […]

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