Aug 2: Monday Mets Links (Let’s Try to Be Optimistic Edition)
MetsGazette – Despite yesterday’s drubbing at the hands of Arizona, Tom Greenhalgh is optimistic.
MetsMerizedOnline – Ten reasons why the Mets were right to do nothing at the trade deadline.
The Daily Stache – Aaron Yorke says the Mets HOF induction ceremony was not ruined by the team’s embarrassing loss.
ESPN NY – A preview of the upcoming series against the Braves.
This is NSFW, but mild for Wally Backman:
From the video description:
South Georgia Peanuts manager Wally Backman holds a team meeting to announce that the coaching staff is no longer speaking to local newspaper reporters and he would like his team to do the same. The local newspaper had accused Backman of staging his ejection from a game as a publicity stunt for the South Coast League and the TV show Playing for Peanuts.