1. The NL East's Medical Mystery: Your New York Mets

    I'm not a doctor, but I'm thinking I could work for the Mets. The last time I checked, the calf and lower hamstring were pretty much attached at or near the same location...

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  2. The New York Mets: Not the Sharpest Razor in the MLB Toolshed

    I really love baseball. All the stats, the games, and the controversy keep me coming back. And the Mets really know how to make things interesting. But come to think of it, I can’t name you more than a handful of third base coaches in the majors

    Jon Z. Written by Jon Z. about 5 years ago 188 reads 3 comments

  3. An Open Letter to Fred Wilpon

    Dear Mr. Wilpon, I’ve been a fan of the Mets since I watched my first game almost 30 years ago, and I’ve seen many ups and downs over the years. Regardless, I keep coming back though thick and thin...

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  4. Week One Prospect Wrap Up: Tommy Hanson, David Price, and Matt Wieters

    "The waiting is the hardest part..."―Tom Petty With the start of the MLB season, the waiting game begins for many top ranked prospects to make their way to the majors...

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  5. Brandon Webb To Miss Next Start For Arizona Diamondbacks

    This is not the type of news you wanted to hear so early in the season. The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced that Brandon Webb will miss his next scheduled start Saturday against ...

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  6. A Pocketful of Buster Posey: San Francisco's Slugging Catcher

    For over two years, we’ve heard that Matt Wieters is the next must-have backstop in the majors. In fact, many have already selected him as the 2009 AL Rookie of the Year. But you don’t have him on your fantasy team because someone else does...

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  7. Mets Clubhouse Shops Rejoice with Gary Sheffield Acquisition

    “Gary Sheffield had no demands for the Mets and did not specifically discuss his number of at bats with us.” -- Omar Minaya (April 3, 2009) And if you believe that, I have beachfront property in Montana for all of you...

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  8. Giants Phenom Bumgarner Is No Bum

    For those of you in keeper leagues, David Price was probably drafted last year. Tommy Hanson was probably the first minor league pitcher off the board this year. So if these guys are already gone this weekend, don’t worry...

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  9. Why Are Older Players In Professional Sports Still Thriving?

    “Jimmy Key? What’s he like, 45?” -- Seth Hayes (1997) They say that 40 is the new 30 and 30 is the new 20...

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  10. "Daddy, What Does Asterisk Mean?"

    After reading Richard Marsh’s article Enough with the Baseball Controversy: Let’s Play Ball (great article, Richard), I too felt that it was time to move on with all the performance-enhancing ...

    Jon Z. Written by Jon Z. about over 5 years ago 409 reads 2 comments

  11. David Price Versus Tom Hanson: Which Major Prospect Will Leave the Minors First?

    “Prospect -- the act of looking forward; something that is awaited or expected” Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary I’ve seen various adjectives describing David Price and ...

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  12. NFL Seeks To Shorten Preseason, Empty Parking Lots Protest

    "They paved paradise to put up a parking lot..." —Joni Mitchell (1970) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced earlier this week that the NFL is considering a plan to reduce the number of preseason games by as many as two before the 2011 season...

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  13. Ya Gotta Believe This Can't Happen to the New York Mets...Again

    "Rejuvenation. Rebirth. Everything's blooming. All that crap." -- George Costanza Spring is upon us Mets fans...

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