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Late last week the New York Mets announced that former New York and Boston skipper Bobby Valentine would be doing some pre- and postgame analysis for cable channel SNY this season. However, that isn’t stopping Valentine from talking about his former market.
In an interview with the New York Post, Valentine appears to be following Carl Crawford‘s lead of blaming his struggles on the Boston media. In the interview Valentine unequivocally badmouths the Boston press, saying that their New York counterparts are vastly superior.
“All the Boston [media] ever wanted to do is prove that they were a tougher media than New York,” Valentine said. “And I don’t paint everyone with the same brush — I think some of those guys are absolutely terrific people. And a good group of ‘em are absolute horses asses who are unprofessional, lazy and should not be in the business up here, in my opinion.
“I had one guy never talk to me the whole year because he said to me he didn’t like the answer I gave him in...
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I hate to admit this, but 2013 Opening Day at Yankee Stadium was awful.
“YANKEES FANS CATCH EARLY TRAIN HOME FROM TODAY’S OPENER” – BustedCoverage.com
Forget the 8-2 loss to the Red Sox, and that the Yankees could not muster up a hit after the fifth inning.
The only smart thing I did yesterday was exit the game early with the rest of the Stadium because honestly no one could...
Noah Syndergaard will lead a talented Advanced-A rotation in St. Lucie.
Two months ago I rolled out my first pass at pre-season projections for our Mets minor league rotations. We now have more mush clarity and some official assignments that have been announced. Many of the pitchers I reached out to at the lower levels have replied back to me with their assignments.
Media Day: St. Lucie Launch Party at Tradition Field
Here is the first look at the St. Lucie Mets roster. The starting pitching staff on this team may arguably be the best pitching staff in the minors, and if not the best, definitely in the discussion.
Jacob deGrom - Finger Injury
For the second time in just 31 months, New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana will have shoulder surgery in order to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder. His first procedure was performed in September of 2010 and Santana took 19 months to rehab from the surgery before he could pitch again.
This is not a common surgical procedure for pitchers and given the amount...
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1:55 PM Update
Ruben Tejada doubles home John Buck who chugs home to score the first run of the game. Deep breaths, John.
Slugger Jon Niese singles Tejada home for the Mets second run and the Mets are on top 2-0 after two innings.
I told you we had this!
Keith Hernandez is not loving the sea of orange t-shirts in right-center and calls them a distraction...
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Mets have 11 runs on the board with no dancing, no fancy high fives, no curtain calls, and no showboating. This is good to see. #LGM
— Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) April 1, 2013
Jon Niese’s first Opening Day start is over: 6 2/3 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 4 K, 2 BB, HR. 101 pitches, 62 strikes. Brandon Lyon in.
Cowgill just hit...
If you’ve found yourself uninspired about the 2013 New York Mets. If you’ve been looking for a reason to get excited about this season. If you’ve been looking for a solitary reason to believe. Well, the Mets’ 11-2 Opening Day demolition of the San Diego Padres was exactly what you needed.
How could you not take notice?
The game featured more than adequate starting pitching...
Just when you thought that we had run out of Harlem Shake videos to post on this fair website, the New York Mets decided to do their own version.
Watch as public relations Jay Horwitz starts off the magic:
Terry Collins has announced the opening day starting lineup:
1) Collin Cowgill, CF
2) Daniel Murphy, 2B
3) David Wright, 3B
4) Ike Davis, 1B
5) Marlon Byrd, RF
6) Lucas Duda, LF
7) John Buck, C
8) Ruben Tejada, SS
9) Jon Niese, LHP
And the winner is Hov………again
Jay-Z has always said he isn’t a “businessman”, he’s a BUSINESS man. He is proven that by turning the skill of rapping, into a half a billion enterprise.
According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Jay-Z has partnered with CAA (Creative Artists Agency) one of the most powerful agency in the world, so don’t expect another Master P situation....
Tweet New York Yankees All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano has left super agent Scott Boras to sign with Jay-Z’s company Roc Nation, per a report from ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Here are details: The company, which will be known as Roc Nation Sports, has signed its first client, the New York Yankees‘ Robinson Cano. Cano, who has left [...]
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