Category: Manuel Being Manuel
Evaluating the Mets Pitching Staff

Evaluating the Mets Pitching Staff

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In David Lennon's article on the "housecleaning" of the Mets, the poor performance of the pitching staff -- and Dan Warthen's responsiblity for it -- was explained away by the ...

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Setting Up the Excuse File

Setting Up the Excuse File

The 2009 season hasn't yet ended, but already Mets manager Jerry Manuel is setting up excuses for the 2010 season. In our latest installment of "Manuel Being Manuel", we have this ...

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David Wright was NOT Disciplined

David Wright was NOT Disciplined

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Despite at least one newspaper article to the contrary, David Wright was NOT BENCHED for disciplinary reasons on Sunday afternoon. I'll state it again, so that it is perfectly ...

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David Wright is Unorthodox?

David Wright is Unorthodox?

At first I thought this was the reason Wright played on the high holy day of Yom Kippur. Then I realized I had read the quote too quickly, and also realized Wright isn't Jewish ...

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Manuel Perpetuates Blame Game

Manuel Perpetuates Blame Game

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Ah, now it's all clear. Perhaps I was too harsh on Frankie Rodriguez, Johan Santana, and Carlos Beltran. By blaming others, finger-pointing, and driving the bus over their ...

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Different Animals

Different Animals

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Back in May, before the entire Mets roster went on the disabled list, there were many "stars" in the lineup but only a handful of "gamers" -- the type of players who went all-out, ...

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Jerry Manuel Likes Citi Field

Jerry Manuel Likes Citi Field

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After last night's ballgame, and during the postgame show on SNY, Mets manager Jerry Manuel was asked how Citi Field "played", and whether he thought the expansive park was ...

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Castillo In the Two Hole

Castillo In the Two Hole

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Bespoketh Jerry Manuel during last night's postgame, in regard to Luis Castillo: "The thing about Luis, we have found a way to fit his game in to what we’re doing and we’ve ...

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