Archive: August 23rd, 2010

The Argument for Ken Oberkfell

Amidst all the buzz about who should be the next Mets manager, there is a name that is somewhat under the radar, but gets tossed into the conversation here and there depending on who is talking: Ken Oberkfell.

People like to bring up “Obie” because he has “put in his dues” managing in the Mets farm system for the past several years. And he has managed many current (and possibly future) Mets when they were playing at the lower levels. Is that enough justification to make him manager of the big club? Let’s take a deeper look at this candidate.


Mets Game 124: Loss to Pirates

Pirates 2 Mets 1

Yet again the Mets waste an exceptional effort by ace Johan Santana, as the temporarily formidable offense turned back to feeble.

Next Mets Game

After a travel day on Monday, the Mets make their way back to Flushing to host the Marlins at 7:05 pm on Tuesday. R.A. Dickey faces Josh Johnson.