Archive for February, 2014

Did Ike Davis Put Himself Above The Team?

By at 24 February, 2014, 8:58 am

  So if you’re Sandy Alderson what do you do with Ike Davis? Alderson as we all know is not an Ike Davis fan, he’s demoted him, contemplated non-tendering him a contract and has paraded his name on the trade market, all before knowing that Davis was hiding an injury for the majority of the […]

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NY Mets Have More Questions Than Answers

By at 17 February, 2014, 11:52 am

Anthony DiComo covers the Mets for MLB.com, he sat down with Jeff Wilpon the other day to get a State of the Mets report. Here are some highlights with my commentary in italics. MLB.com: This is a Mets club that has not seriously competed for a playoff spot in six years, but that has a […]

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How Does A Mets Fan React To Derek Jeter Retirement?

By at 13 February, 2014, 2:32 pm

  I’m in a bit of quandary with the news that Derek Jeter will hang up his cleats after this coming season. I’m sure I’m not alone; I mean how are we non-Yankee fans supposed to react? I’ve seen some astonishing reaction from Yankee fans to shock that Jeter is retiring (the guy is 40 […]

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Check out my guest appearance on Desert Island Mets Podcast

By at 9 February, 2014, 10:36 pm

desert island Mets   This may be one of the coolest podcasts I’ve ever done. It’s one part baseball talk, one part rock and roll music. As part of the podcast I was asked to name 9 of my favorite songs so I hope you enjoy it. Share this:

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Mets Need To Look West For A Shortstop

By at 9 February, 2014, 11:46 am

Chris Owings would look sharp in Mets pinstripes   I don’t know about you but I’m ready to move on from Stephen Drew shenanigans and so should Sandy Alderson . Where Alderson and his scouts should be looking is to the west, Arizona to be specific for shortstop help as the Diamondbacks have a three […]

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R.I.P. Ralph Kiner

By at 6 February, 2014, 5:06 pm

My kids give me the eye roll whenever we go to Brooklyn and we pass areas of my childhood that gets me revved up. We pass the Dust Bowl on 65th street and 8 Avenue and I go on about the day I lined a double into the gap in right field hitting from the […]

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My Conversation with David Cone at the Thurman Munson Dinner

By at 5 February, 2014, 6:44 pm

I also got the chance to chat with David Cone last night at the Munson Dinner. Cone spoke about his approach to pitching, Alex Rodriguez, Masahiro Tanaka, and the Yankees bullpen Click here   Share this:

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My Conversation w/Dillon Gee at Thurman Munson Dinner

By at 5 February, 2014, 6:08 pm

I had the pleasure of attending a media event at last nights Thurman Munson dinner. Dillon Gee was there to receive an award for the work he has done with with the children who lost parents in the attack of 9-11. The conversation centered on Gee’s mental approach to pitching and his starts   Share […]

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