1. Rod Barajas: A National Leage All Star?

    Rod Barajas has already exceeded everyone’s expectations. Omar Minaya did a nice job in the offseason to wait him out so that the Mets could sign him to a minor league contract...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 4 years ago 147 reads 0 comments

  2. Omar Minaya Trade Review: Negative Edition

    BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR With this post and the one that will follow, I decided to take what are, in my opinion, the five best and five worst trades that Omar Minaya has made to gauge ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 4 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  3. Jenrry Mejia's Days Could Be Numbered

    Mejia has been impressive at times. (PHOTO BY ICON SMI) BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR Recently, we have seen Jenrry Mejia come back to life...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 4 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  4. The Omar Minaya Chronicles: What's Faster?

    Watching a Tortoise move barely missed the cut. BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR So today, as the Jets try to win their way into the playoffs and as I continue to try to think of new ways to evaluate ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 328 reads 1 comments

  5. The Alex Cora Essentials: Take Two

    BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR When it was time to see Alex Cora step into the forefront last season when Jose Reyes went down, it was impressive to see how he took it all in stride...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 203 reads 1 comments

  6. The Forgotten Man: Carlos Delgado

    Will Carlos Delgado be a Met in 2010? BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR All the talk this week with the week winding down is about the pending acquisition of former Red Sox outfielder Jason ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  7. With Roy Halladay in Philly, Mets Must Retaliate

    Well, as I write this, I am still a bit shell-shocked by today’s developments, so let me back up a bit and confirm what I think should be processing in my head...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 160 reads 2 comments

  8. Mets Departures: You Say Hello, I Say Goodbye

    EDITOR Well the non-tender deadline has come and gone, and the Mets made a few interesting decisions regarding the future of some of the players that were on the roster last year...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 312 reads 2 comments

  9. Baseball Winter Meetings Wrap-Up: Disappointment for the New York Mets

    People who think the Mets have a shot at John Lackey are going to be disappointed. BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR Well, the winter meetings are wrapping up tonight, and the Mets are officially no better then they were before the week started...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  10. Solving the Mets' Problems: The Eight-Step Solution

    Let me start off by apologizing. Work has been crazy, but I am back. I am not going to let the naysayers keep me from posting, so there. I am here, and I am ready to go...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 474 reads 1 comments

  11. Don't Be Fooled: The Carl Pavano Edition

    There were few stories that were better to watch this year than Carl Pavano’s re-emergence into baseball. After winning just nine games from 2005-08, Pavano came back with a vengeance this ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 180 reads 3 comments

  12. Would Signing Chien Ming Wang Be Right for the Mets?

    Rumors across town are circulating about the status of Chien Ming Wang and whether or not he will be tendered a contract by the Yankees...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 899 reads 4 comments

  13. State of the Minors With Jonathan Mayo

    Recently, I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to conduct an email-based interview with MLB.COM writer Jonathan Mayo...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 224 reads 0 comments

  14. Possible Bench Option: Chad Tracy Edition

    Mets. (PHOTO BY ICON SMI)" width="300"> Chad Tracy could make for a nice addition to the Mets. (PHOTO BY ICON SMI) BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR We all know that the Mets have plenty of work to do...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 131 reads 1 comments

  15. An Interesting Addition: Billy Wagner Joins Braves—How Will Mets Respond?

    BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR When Billy Wagner returned from injury last season, I didn’t think the Mets were going to have much use for him. I was actually at Citi Field when he made his return, and the crowd was clearly excited to see him...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 198 reads 3 comments

  16. Does Chris Coste Signing Mean No Bengie Molina for Mets?

    BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR Last night, when I shared with my dad the news about the Mets bringing Chris Coste aboard, he said something that made me a bit nauseous. He said, “I know why they signed Coste...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 373 reads 1 comments

  17. Mets Retain Alex Cora, Add Chris Coste

    BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR The Mets have finally made an impact on the free agent market. The splash we have all been waiting for has happened. Yes, I am kidding...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 86 reads 0 comments

  18. Don't Act Irrationally: Keep F-Mart

    Nobody doubts that talent is certainly present with Fernando Martinez. BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR Recently, we have been hearing some reports that suggest that Fernando Martinez may very well be on the trading block...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  19. Making a Case: Jason Marquis Vs. Joel Pineiro—Who's Better for the Mets?

    BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR Yesterday I decided that I was going to sit down and make a comparison. While the rumor mill continues to churn, it is looking more and more like the Mets are going to sign a second-tier pitcher like Jason Marquis or Joel Pineiro..

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  20. Elmer Glued: Dessens Close To Re-Signing in New York

    Elmer Dessens very quietly had a nice year for the Amazins in 2009. (PHOTO BY ICON SMI) BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR Although this is not the biggest of news, it is still news, and I am starving to report it...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 251 reads 2 comments

  21. Miguel Cabrera to the Mets? Get Over the Pipe Dream New York

    By Michael Ganci Editor Just a couple of weeks after the Mets’ season ended, my father came home from work one day with a complete list of MLB’s free agents, and then we had our annual talk about who could be available on the trade market...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 153 reads 0 comments

  22. Should We Be Thankful?

    What are you thankful for? BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR I know it’s a little bit early for the Thanksgiving article, but I really could not help myself...

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  23. Worried About Sheets

    Ben Sheets has always been loaded with talent. (PHOTO BY ICON SMI) BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR Today, after getting out from yet another riveting shift at Best Buy, I heard an interesting little tidbit on the 20/20 update that WFAN provides...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 17 reads 0 comments

  24. What Would be the Best Buy?

    Bengie Molina would be a nice fit in Queens. (PHOTO BY ICON SMI) BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR **WARNING: THE FOLLOWING MIGHT BE A BIT GRAPHIC AND DISGUSTING. STOP HERE IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO BE EXPOSED TO SUCH MATERIAL** Today, I was doing the usual at work..

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about over 4 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  25. The Case of K-Rod: Worry Time?

    Francisco Rodriguez was certainly not impressive as the season winded down for the Mets this season, and many people are wondering if he may be burnt out from his record-setting season in 2008...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 49 reads 2 comments