Archive for February, 2012

Fan Opinion: Five Predictions for the 2012 New York Mets (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 29 February, 2012, 9:43 pm

With Spring Training underway and Opening Day drawing ever closer, the time has come to look ahead to what 2012 will hold for the New York Mets. Even with the past several seasons being disappointing debacles in which the team seems to consistently sho…

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Dykstra seeks to withdraw no-contest plea in CA (AP)

By at 29 February, 2012, 5:32 pm

Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra is seeking to withdraw his no-contest plea in Los Angeles on charges of auto theft and providing a false financial statement. Los Angeles County district attorney’s spokeswoman Jane Robison says the office …

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Johnson doesn’t act like league’s oldest manager (AP)

By at 29 February, 2012, 5:18 pm

Washington’s Davey Johnson sure doesn’t act like the oldest manager in the major leagues this season. “The guy’s in the weight room every morning, every day,” Nationals outfielder Michael Morse said. “He’s in shape, I’ll tell you that much. I hope I ca…

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Mets hoping Francisco ends their search (AP)

By at 29 February, 2012, 3:32 pm

Given the opportunity, Frank Francisco believes he has the stuff to be a dominant closer. The New York Mets think so, too, and will give him every chance. Pitching coach Dan Warthen figures if the team had a shutdown ninth-inning pitcher all last year,…

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Mets prospect sidelined by back soreness (AP)

By at 29 February, 2012, 2:26 pm

New York Mets infield prospect Reese Havens has been sidelined by a sore back and probably won’t participate in spring training until the weekend. Manager Terry Collins said Havens, a first-round draft pick in 2008, told him Tuesday that the back had b…

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SLEEPY JEAN IS VERY SAD, R.I.P. DAVY JONES

By at 29 February, 2012, 2:16 pm

Yes I have this song on my iPod and this one and this one   Sad news today hearing that Davy Jones of The Monkees has passed away of a heart attack at the age of 66. In 1966 I was 8 years old when The Monkees were formed as a band and a TV […]

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Twitter a Polarizing Topic in New York Mets’ Clubhouse: A Fan’s View (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 29 February, 2012, 12:35 pm

According to an MLB.com report, Twitter is a polarizing topic in the New York Mets’ clubhouse. “It’s just reinforcement,” said Turner, who spoke in favor of Twitter during the hour-long team meeting. “It reinforces the truth, and you can correct anythi…

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SPECIAL METS BLOGGERS TICKET PRE-SALE TODAY ON METS.COM

By at 29 February, 2012, 9:16 am

Don’t forget today starting at 10AM and running until 11:59PM tomorrow night, you can buy your Mets tickets via a special Mets Bloggers pre-sale. Just go to mets.com/blogs and use the special pre-sale code:HODGES and get a head start on the securing tickets for games this season at Citi Field.  

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Fred Wilpon Wants to Keep the Mets: Fan Opinion (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 29 February, 2012, 6:52 am

During a recent interview with Fox Sports, Mets owner Fred Wilpon addressed the source of much frustration for fans: his ownership of the team. Unfortunately for fans, myself included, he dismissed their feelings and the suggestion he either wants to o…

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I’LL WILL BE A GUEST TONIGHT ON THE KULT OF METS PERSONALITIES ON BLOG TALK RADIO

By at 28 February, 2012, 6:39 pm

  I will be guest tonight along with Howard Megdal on The Kult of Mets Personalities podcast on Blog Talk Radio. Tune in for the live broadcast at 8PM

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