Archive for July, 2012

Mets Game 104: Giants

I’m not staying up beyond 2 a.m. for this game, again. The getting up at 6 a.m. for the paying job part of life makes these Left Coast swings impossible to fully cover. That said, please feel free to post your comments on this ballgame. LGM.

Mets 2012 Games

Sandy Alderson: GM or Caretaker?

So, are the Mets expecting to contend for a playoff spot this year? I can’t fathom why they’d hold on to pieces like Tim Byrdak, Scott Hairston and Chris Young if they thought otherwise. We heard from one source that Sandy Alderson “monitored” the list of available players, while another source claimed he “had his […]

Mets 2012 Games

Mets Game 103: Win Over Giants

Mets 8 Giants 7 Whew … that was a close one. Don’t look now, but the Mets are riding a red-hot, two-game winning streak with the trade deadline only hours away — what piece or pieces will they add to put them over the top?

Mets 2012 Games

Will Mets Trade R.A. Dickey?

From the MetsToday mailbag: Joe, It seems the desire to land a big time pitcher is really ramping up as the deadline approaches. Any thoughts on the Mets seeing if they can sell really high on Dickey? Thanks, Andy The immediate answer from any Mets fan is

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Mets Game 102: Win Over Diamondbacks

Mets 5 Diamondbacks 1 Considering the past two weeks, you have to be thrilled that the Mets escaped Arizona with a split.

Mets 2012 Games

Mets Game 101: Loss to Diamondbacks

Diamondbacks 6 Ike Davis 3 If only Ike Davis could have batted seven or eight more times, the Mets might’ve had a chance to win this one.

Mets 2012 Games

Mets Game 100: Loss to Diamondbacks

Diamondbacks 11 Mets 5 What? Matt Harvey couldn’t start two days in a row?

Mets 2012 Games

Mets Game 99: Win Over Diamondbacks

Mets 3 Diamondbacks 1 The Matt Harvey Era has begun.

Mets 2012 Games

Mets Promote Impact Player from Buffalo

Big news out of Buffalo: an impact player will be in a Mets uniform tonight in Arizona to face the Diamondbacks. And it’s not who you think.

Opinion and Analysis

This Sums It Up

“I don’t think anything can get any worse than this right now,” Josh Thole said. “I can’t wait to get out of here.” #mets — David Lennon (@DPLennon) July 25, 2012 Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.

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Write the Caption

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and this photo says it all. Try to cut it down by about 980 or so, and post an appropriate caption in the comments. Many thanks to “MrJeromy” for letting me re-publish this great shot. You can follow him on Twitter, read his blog, and/or check […]

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Mets Game 98: Loss to Nationals

Nationals 5 Mets 2 What was bad, has gone to worse.

Mets 2012 Games

The Next Scapegoat Is…

Well, here we go again, another year, another collapse. I had no expectations going into this season, but then the team’s invigorated play during May and June, coupled with the wave of sentiment about the geniuses in the Front Office, an improved farm system, the no-hitter, the R.A. Dickey story, the collapse of the Phillies, […]

Mets 2012 Games

Trade Deadline Roundup (So Far)

With one week remaining until the non-waiver trade deadline, let’s take a look at some of the notable transactions that have been made thus far. Baltimore Orioles The O’s picked up DH Jim Thome from the Phillies in exchange for C Gabriel Lino and RHP Kyle Simon.  They also received SS Omar Quintanilla from the Mets for cash. These are two good […]

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Mets Game 98: Lineup vs. Nationals

As previously mentioned, I’m at work and won’t be able to do a recap for this afternoon’s game until long after it’s over. That said, here are the lineups – please feel free to post your comments before / during / after the game. Good news for the Nationals: ‘spin can’t come off the bench […]

Lineups