I come back to this???

On April 30th I left for a two-week excursion across the Atlantic. The day I left the Mets crushed the Phillies 9-1, extending their lead to 1.5 games in the NL East. I came back Monday, and after two more excruciating losses, the Mets now sit at 20-22, 6 games back of the first-place Phils. … Continue reading

Niese Hamstrung, Perez Penned, who will step up to fill shoes?

Yesterday the Mets lost one of their most effective pitchers in John Niese following his hamstring injury. With Oliver Perez being demoted to the bullpen due to general ineffectiveness, the Mets are now short two starters and really only have two good ones (I think John Maine proved how “good” he was by throwing twelve … Continue reading

A Dutch Master, A Baker… a Candlestick Maker?: Pitchers to Aim for in 2010

Be afraid, be very afraid. This is generally the mantra people take into draft day when considering how to draft pitchers. I’m here to give you courage (and a heart… and a brain!) Most pitchers are not hard to predict, the biggest problem with them is that there are the “either he’ll win me my … Continue reading

Performer We'd Most Wish Injury Upon 2009, The Mets, Pau Gasol, Jake Cutler

And this year’s Performer We’d Most Wish Injury Upon Award goes to…..(drum roll)…..Skip Bayless of ESPN. First Take regular Skip Bayless take the stairs please, and whoever is behind him(no pun intended), give him a nice shove.(again, no pun intended) Has there ever been a host you wished a torn achilles upon more than Skip … Continue reading

New York Mets: Everyday Struggle

Johan Santana is slated to pitch Tuesday March 9th, making his way back from last year’s season ending surgery, and looking to regain his former Cy Young form. Johan said “I can get full extension again, which will allow me to throw my wicked slider and send hitters to the dugout shaking their heads.” I … Continue reading