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Met fans talk a big game. We say that if the BLEEPITY BLEEPING owners don’t give Sandy Alderson the money to sign David Wright and other players, that we’re not watching a single game. The truth of the matter is: If you are reading this blog… you care about the Mets too much to ignore them through a season. The truth is that you’ll complain until every message board but still end up watching, rooting for, and cursing your favorite team.
Instead of a hyperbolic appeal to the owners full of threat, innuendo and puffery I’ve decided to try a more rational approach that appeals to the Wilpons on a rational level. There are plenty reasons that they should care about in terms of bringing back David Wright and R.A. Dickey and investing in the team. Remember, all things revolve around MONEY.
Spend Money To Make Money: David Wright will cost the Mets a lot of money to retain. More money than his skills alone might be worth on the open market… but then again… probably about as much ...
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As we reach the end of the 2012 season, I thought we should have a little fun with some of the funny Mets Meme’s that Kevin aka @MetsKevin11 has come up with along with some other followers of myself and Kevin this season.
So along with @MetsKevin11, follow @FreeBald, @ChristinaMets15, @MitchNYM and lets see what you think will be the Meme of the Year!
Note: There is a poll embedded...
Yesterday, I emailed our MMO staff and asked them to describe this 2012 New York Mets season in just one word. Fifteen of them replied…
I took those words and dropped them into a graphic that kind of explains how we felt about this season.
Is this a pretty good reflection of how you saw it?
I guess it’s cool that at least one of us saw the season as progress. But for the most...
New York Mets legend (and current broadcaster) Keith Hernandez shaved off his iconic mustache before Thursday's game at Citi Field against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Despite pleas of Mets fans not to shave the 'stache, Hernandez decided to go through with it. In honor of the historic occasion, Hernandez and the Schick razor company made a joint $10,000 donation to a Jacqueline...
Fred Wilpon and Sandy Alderson gazing into the future and watching their plan unfold?
On Wednesday I posted this comment R.A. Dickey made regarding his thoughts on signing an extension with the Mets after this season:
“If I don’t see them pursuing David hard,” Dickey said, “I think it would be a message to everybody that they’re content to spend the next five or six years...
R.A. Dickey became the sixth player in Mets history to record 20 wins in a season.
The New York Mets won their final home series of the season. They took three out of the four games against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The series started on Monday and ended on Thursday afternoon. The Mets won the first game, lost the second and then won the final two games of the series. It culminated...
How’s that for irony?
Take that Larry!
On the night when the Atlanta Braves honored their iconic hitter who defined their success from the 90’s through the turn of the century, it was the Mets who ultimately played spoiler on Chipper Jones’ big farewell night.
It was only fitting that the Mets ruined the feel-good atmosphere in Atlanta on this night considering all the times...
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Jeurys Familia will make his first MLB start on Monday against the Marlins.
As the season draws to an end, the Mets announced their starters for the final three games of the season against the Marlins in Miami.
Jeurys Familia will start Monday night’s game against the Marlins. Terry Collins mentioned that h wanted to give Familia a start before the end of the season. Familia went...
Saturday, September 29, 2012 • 7:10 PM
Turner Field • Atlanta, GA
RHP Chris Young (4-8, 4.21) vs. LHP Mike Minor (10-10, 4.27)
Ruben Tejada – SS
Andres Torres – CF
David Wright – 3B
Scott Hairston – RF
Lucas Duda - 1B
Jason Bay – LF
Ronny Cedeno – 2B
Mike Nickeas – C
Chris Young – RHP
The Mets and Braves continue their series as the Mets look...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Lucas Duda's three-run homer in the seventh gave New York the lead, Jonathon Niese pitched seven strong innings for his third straight win and the Mets beat Tim Hudson and the Braves 3-1 on Friday night.
The Braves, who have wrapped up at least a wild-card berth, began the night four games behind the Nationals in the NL East. Atlanta has only five games remaining...
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Table of ContentsHere’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.1. Action Footage: R.A. Dickey Throws a Changeup2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game3. Today’s Complete ScheduleAction Footage: R.A. Dickey Throws a ChangeupA Thing That R.A. Dickey Did YesterdayA thing that Mets right-hander R.A. Dickey did on Thursday was to tie his career-high in strikeouts, with 13...
SOLID… Solid as a rock…
Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson will discuss the state and future of the coaching staff this Monday or Tuesday according to Mike Puma of the NY Post.
A Mets official also told him that he would be surprised if Dan Warthen gets fired.
This kind of backs up earlier reports from two weeks ago that intimated the same thing regarding pitching coach Dan Warthen...
Friday, September 28, 2012 • 7:35 PM
Turner Field • Atlanta, GA
LHP Jonathon Niese (12-9, 3.49) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (16-6, 3.61)
Ruben Tejada – SS
Daniel Murphy – 2B
David Wright – 3B
Ike Davis – 1B
Scott Hairston – CF
Lucas Duda – LF
Mike Baxter – RF
Josh Thole – C
Jonathon Niese – LHP
The Mets leave Queens to go down to Atlanta to play a...
New York Mets (72-84) at Atlanta Braves (91-65) 7:35 PM ET
SeasonRd/HmLast StartLast 3 App
J. Niese (L) 29 12-9 3.495.26-43.199/21MIAW6.1732-118.12.95
T. Hudson (R) 27 16-6 3.616.18-43.939/23@PHIW7.1202-119.03.79
With a playoff berth already in the fold, the Atlanta Braves still have their sights set on winning...