Archive for February, 2006

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Shades of 2002

The Mets entered spring training in February 2002 with high hopes … based on an offseason makeover of remarkable proportions. Looking to add lefthanded power to the lineup, 34-year-old Mo Vaughn, a perennial 35+ HR threat, had been obtained to play 1B and bat cleanup. Former Mets farmhand Jeromy Burnitz, who had hit 30 or […]

Spring Training 2006

In Right Field, NaDiaz …

Willie Randolph plans on “platooning” Xavier Nady and Victor Diaz — two righthanded hitters — in right field. Hmmmmm…. seems to go against Jeff Torborg’s doctoral thesis on the subject of the righty-lefty platoon. The logisitics behind the plan is the fact that Nady kills lefthanded pitchers, but is abysmal against righthanders. Meanwhile, Diaz is […]

Spring Training 2006
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Yet Another Mets Blog

Just what you needed: another opinionated blowhard opining on the New York Metropolitans baseball team. Well hey, blogs are like elbows: everybody has two. And who knows, you might just find my internet diarrhea somewhat entertaining!

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