Archive for December, 2011

RANTS AND RAVES

By at 30 December, 2011, 11:08 am

Time for a stream of semi-consciousness not all of it Mets related : I’m as upset as most Mets fans with the inactivity so far by the front office in procurement of players but when you look at the list of free agents still available I’m hoping its Sandy Alderson playing the supply and demand […]

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FRED WILPON, THE EDITH BEALE OF BASEBALL

By at 29 December, 2011, 10:07 am

While other teams add players and their fans converse in real baseball talk, we Mets fans are stuck in a Mets minutia malaise. Such as the club sending R.A. Dickey a cease and desist letter about his climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro for charity.  There is no doubt in my mind that Dickey’s reason for doing […]

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A VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE FOR THE WILPON’S

By at 27 December, 2011, 10:52 am

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and enjoyed the extra day off yesterday to recuperate or to return gifts at the mall. I’m still fighting off fatigue this morning, my first day back to work in 3 days, from the holiday and from a huge sports weekend. It all started for me on Friday […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

By at 25 December, 2011, 8:55 am

Merry Christmas to one and all and let’s hope that our Christmas wish comes true that our beloved baseball team gets a new owner soon and that we can have the summer and autumn of baseball that we Mets fans deserve.

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BACK BURNER FOR METS BASEBALL

By at 23 December, 2011, 11:25 am

gotta love Hank and the Broadway Hat Most under-rated athlete in NYC I’m soooo happy Danny Ainge didn’t my favorite Celtic RAAAAAAJJJJOOOONNN RONDOOOOOOO     It’s tough to spend time on Mets minutia today with trying to finish up loose ends at work and get ready for what should be one of the best nights Madison Square […]

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MY HATRED FOR BILL CONLIN GOES BACK A WAYS

By at 22 December, 2011, 10:36 am

I’m sure many of you have read the stories concerning former Philadelphia Inquirer baseball writer Bill Conlin and the sickening accusation that he sexually abused children, some who were his niece and nephew, over 40 years ago. It’s so sad that these people have had to carry this burden around with them for all these […]

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A DAY IN THE LIFE

By at 21 December, 2011, 12:51 pm

I read the news today oh boy About a lucky man who made the grade And though the news was rather sad Well I just had to laugh You know what I want for Christmas? Just one day of positive stories about the Mets. I just want to read that they are in final negotiation […]

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METS-CELLANEOUS

By at 20 December, 2011, 10:15 am

For some reason, I have centerfielders on my mind All’s quiet in Flushing and according to Adam Rubin, it will stay quiet until the team meets in Port St. Lonsome. Seems the Mets are close to reaching their budget ceiling of $90Mil The only thing that has me thinking the signing of Yu Darvish is a […]

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MORE ON WILPON’S FOLLY

By at 19 December, 2011, 11:34 am

I’m sure most Mets fans are like me when it comes to trying to make sense of the Mets finances in fact most fans talk about finances in pro sports  like it’s a penny ante poker game (what is team A offering $1.2 mil? You know what? Make our offer $2mil even, fans throw $850K […]

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IF JON NIESE IS TRADED OR STAYS IT’S STILL A PLUS FOR THE METS

By at 18 December, 2011, 11:57 am

For everyone who says “why would Sandy Alderson even think about trading Jon Niese”? You got your answer yesterday when the San Diego Padres traded Matt Latos to the Cincinnati Reds for a cache of prime prospects. The Reds see 2012 as their shot at winning the NL Central and putting together a pitching rotation […]

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