Category: Opinion and Analysis
The Dan Murphy Disaster

The Dan Murphy Disaster

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Last year on this blog, I wrote about the Dan Murphy Myth. As a result of my "negativity" (I called it "realism"), many people thought I "didn't like" Dan Murphy. Nothing could be ...

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Can’t Have it Both Ways

Can’t Have it Both Ways

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Depending on who you talk to, the Mets are either underachieving or overachieving, and accomplishing one or the other because of Jerry Manuel or not because of Jerry Manuel. ...

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What’s Wrong with Jose Reyes?

What’s Wrong with Jose Reyes?

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If it were still April, the "shaking off the rust" excuse would still apply to Jose Reyes. However, we're now getting into mid-May, and Reyes is floundering with a .229 batting ...

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Offseason Strategy Working So Far

Offseason Strategy Working So Far

Based on the knee-jerk reactions displayed by the Mets front office the past few years, one might compare their offseason strategy to that old saying, "close the barn door after ...

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What To Do With Oliver Perez

What To Do With Oliver Perez

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After yet another painful showing, it's time to wonder what in the world the Mets should do with Oliver Perez. Perez pitched into the fourth inning only because of a ...

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Warthen and Ojeda See the Same Things About Niese

Warthen and Ojeda See the Same Things About Niese

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From yours truly on MetsToday, in the Game 13 post: It appears as though his arm slot has dropped from straight overhand to more three-quarter, which can be a better angle for ...

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Another Phillie Fan Perspective

Another Phillie Fan Perspective

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Yesterday's Q&A with Bill Baer brought so much banter that I thought it would be nice to bring in another Phillies fan. The following is a guest column written by a longtime rival ...

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Maine Will Revert to Old Ways

Maine Will Revert to Old Ways

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Believe it or not, the Mets had a communications breakdown prior to last night's ballgame. To get the full story, listen to Rich Coutinho's report on 1050ESPNRadio's "Baseball ...

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