Category: 12-13 Offseason
THE Date in Mets History: October 16

THE Date in Mets History: October 16

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Whew…got this in just under the wire. October 16 is arguably the seminal date in Met history. It also has some personal significance as it is my late father’s birthday. More on ...

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Johan Santana Will Return To Minnesota

Johan Santana Will Return To Minnesota

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A few news updates to get you through your Monday, beginning with Johan Santana ... Assuming Johan can come back from his season-ending injury, he will return to Minnesota next ...

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Baseball Season is Over for Me

Baseball Season is Over for Me

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As a Mets fan, the season ended a few weeks ago. As a baseball fan, I was still watching, and enjoying. The way teams play in the postseason is what baseball is all about, and ...

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Why R.A. Dickey Won’t Win Cy Young Award

Why R.A. Dickey Won’t Win Cy Young Award

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From drive-by commenter "Tomahawk Chop," commenting on the "Cy Young Smackdown: R.A. Dickey vs. Craig Kimbrel" post of October 1: Mets fans are such sore losers even before ...

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Don’t Give Up…Yet (Part 3)

Don’t Give Up…Yet (Part 3)

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Part Three of this series. Part One is here and Part Two appeared here. In 1992, the Mets made a very unpopular trade, sending fan favorite and proven performer David Cone to ...

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Should Mets Extend Wright, Dickey?

Should Mets Extend Wright, Dickey?

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We had fun yesterday dipping our toe in the water of the most important pond of the Mets' offseason: whether the Mets should extend R.A. Dickey and David Wright. Today, let's ...

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Don’t Give Up…Yet (Part Two)

Don’t Give Up…Yet (Part Two)

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A disclaimer: I also authored this post, which cited the potential availability of several players and suggested a move or two. Some of those same players will be portrayed in a ...

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Mailbag: Dump David Wright

Mailbag: Dump David Wright

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Off the heels of the recent news that Sandy Alderson will "move quickly" on extensions for R.A. Dickey and David Wright, I've received a flood of email from the teeming millions ...

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