1. Root for New York Yankees: No Chance in Hell

    Today I was at physical therapy as I continue to recover from an injured right shoulder, and I got there at about 4:30. The Phillies and Rockies were on, and I got sick watching how well Cliff Lee was doing...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  2. What A Shock: Mets' Management Says Nothing

    In what was something that Mets’ fans were looking forward to hearing, Mike Francesa spent over an hour talking about the Mets with Jeff Wilpon, Dave Howard and Omar Minaya...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 121 reads 0 comments

  3. Another Mets' Option: Sign Ben Sheets?

    One idea that I have seen in multiple places recently is to sign Ben Sheets to a one-year contract with incentives, and I couldn’t be more against that potential acquisition...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 136 reads 0 comments

  4. Evaluating an Acquistion: Free-Swinging Jeff Francoeur Could Pay Off For Mets

    When the Mets and Braves agreed to swap a couple of troubled outfielders, it was a shock to baseball. At the time, both of these teams were competing for a playoff spot, and they had ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  5. Iceberg Right Ahead: Mets' Ship is Sinking

    The guys who have replaced the injured stars have let go, even though they promised not to. I still can't forgive Rose. She told Jack Dawson that she would never let go, but then she did...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  6. New York Mets, Management Need Consistency

    BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR I must warn you. As I write this I am feeling quite delusional. I just got home from work at ABC, and I have yet to get any sleep...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  7. New York Mets: Top Ten Most Embarrassing Moments in 2009

    Throughout the baseball season, there have been more embarrassing moments than the common human can count. Whether it has been offensively, defensively, coaching, or other means, the Mets have done their fair share of embarrassing themselves...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 314 reads 0 comments

  8. New York Mets: Time For Some Wild Card Magic

    The Mets need to stay afloat until Jose Reyes and company returns. BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR I woke up today to see various stories about how the Mets need to take notice to how the Rockies ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about almost 5 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  9. New York Mets Looking Ahead: Changes in the 2010 Infield

    The Mets have certainly had their fair share of mishaps this season, and there are many things that it can be blamed on. The most popular reason for the Mets’ struggles seems to be the injury bug...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 56 reads 0 comments

  10. Oliver Perez Is Our Wild Thing

    Oliver Perez can learn a thing or two from Ricky Vaughn. BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR Last night, while I was starting my new job at ABC, a co-worker and I got into talking about the Mets...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 66 reads 1 comments

  11. The Mets Come Face-To-Face With Braves They Turned Their Backs On

    Tonight, the Mets will come face to face with reality when their four-game set against the Braves begins at Turner Field...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 189 reads 4 comments

  12. Stache Exclusive: Interview With Newsday's Jim Baumbach on Mets Baseball

    Recently, I had the chance to exchange emails with Newsday’s Jim Baumbach. He was nice enough to answer several of the Stache’s questions via email. We thank Jim for his support and for giving his time...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 33 reads 0 comments

  13. Dan Warthen: A Pitching Coach Evaluation

    Ever since Dan Warthen took over for Rick Peterson as the team’s pitching coach, it has seemed as if he was never evaluated. Well, that all changes right now...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 65 reads 0 comments

  14. Evaluating a Trade: The Putz, Green, Reed Acquistions

    Back in December, Mets fans had everything to look forward to. They found out that Francisco Rodriguez was going to be their new closer. The signing seemed to solve some of the problems that prevented the Mets from winning the Division last season...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 47 reads 1 comments

  15. How The Derby Screwed Up David Wright

    David Wright seems to be a case that is going to drive every Mets’ fan crazy until the end of time. At the moment, David is hitting ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 206 reads 2 comments

  16. The Interesting Case That Is Nick Evans

    Last year, Nick Evans was an unbelievable story. He burst onto the scene against Colorado with a three-double game, and many people thought the Mets had found the diamond in the rough in their farm system...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 22 reads 1 comments

  17. Tony the Tiger: Should the Mets Make a Move?

    Recently, the Diamondbacks decided to cut ties with pinch hitting power hitter Tony Clark to make room for a youngster in their system to get a chance. When the move was made, Clark was hitting just ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 129 reads 2 comments

  18. New York Mets: A First Half Evaluation

    Through the first half of the season, the Mets currently have a 42-45 record and stand in fourth place in the NL East. Although that sounds terrible at first mention, it really isn’t all that bad...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  19. Divine Intervention: Mets Get Help From Angels

    To be quite honest, I am sick and tired of all the negativity around this team. I just spent a week-plus with one of the most negative Mets’ fans there is, and I like to take the positives out of things...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 28 reads 0 comments

  20. What To Do: Omar Has Some Tough Decisions To Make

    Coming into the season, not many people would think that Omar Minaya was doing such a terrible job. He had acquired premier players like Carlos Delgado, Carlos Beltran, Johan Santana, and more since he came to the Mets...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 409 reads 14 comments

  21. The Final Stand: Tim Redding Tries To Prove Worthy for New York Mets

    Last night, the Mets were pounded by the crosstown Yankees by the score of 9-1. The game was close, at 4-1, until the Yankees broke it open in the eighth...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 39 reads 3 comments

  22. Questioning Decisions: Argenis Reyes?

    A few days ago, I found myself wondering why the Mets got rid of Wilson Valdez and called up Argenis Reyes. They both provide similar talents, but Valdez is more polished...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  23. Mets-Yankees: The Positional Breakdown

    When looking at the two teams currently representing New York, it seems they are currently polar opposites. The New York Yankees are fielding surefire Hall of Famers like Derek Jeter, A-Rod, ...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 180 reads 10 comments

  24. Another Day at the Office: Mets Look to Stay Afloat

    The Mets host the Cardinals for game three of a four game series tonight at Citi Field. As I write this, I am actually pretty angry, because they just showed game seven of the 2006 NLCS. Why didn’t Beltran swing the bat? Ok, that was three years ago

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 13 reads 0 comments

  25. Fernando Nieve's Fairy-Tale Story

    The following took place during the 2008 winter: Once upon a time there lived a young boy. He wasn’t so young. In fact, he was 26...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 236 reads 1 comments