1. Out Of Fuel: Powerless Mets Decked By Cards

    BY MICHAEL GANCI EDITOR The Mets were beaten by Joel Pineiro and the Cardinals tonight by the score of 3-0. Livan Hernandez pitched well once again, allowing just three runs in seven innings, but Pineiro was just better...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 59 reads 2 comments

  2. Standing Strong: Jerry Manuel Tries to Make Statement

    Yesterday, I spent a while sitting in the car while driving to the Mets game, and I listened to Mike Francesa talk about how the Mets’ season is effectively over...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  3. For Fernando Martinez, Injuries Provide a Second Chance

    When looking at the big picture, it is very difficult to be positive when talking about the Mets from a health perspective...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  4. Attention David Wright: No Need for a Cold Spell

    David Wright is having an interesting year. If you told me at this point David would be hitting .344 and would be on pace for another 100 RBI season, then I would’ve signed up for it immediately...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 35 reads 1 comments

  5. New York Mets: What's The Deal With No. 6?

    Mets need him." title="daniel-murphy1" width="300" height="175" /> Daniel Murphy is looking to get his game back, and the Mets need him. The Mets have been an interesting team to watch this year...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  6. Alex Cora: The Mets' Unheralded Hero

    When the Mets came into the season, Alex Cora was intended to be a role player. He was expected to give Luis Castillo some days off to rest his ailing knees, and he was also expected to give Jose Reyes the occasional day off to get a bit of rest...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  7. A New Argument: Jerry Manuel vs. Bobby Valentine

    Since taking over for Willie Randolph roughly one year ago, Jerry Manuel has amassed an 88-67 record. Initially, the players really stepped up for him. Two guys who definitely turned their games up a notch were Jose Reyes and Carlos Delgado...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 194 reads 1 comments

  8. Taking A Deep Breath: A Mets' Weekend Evaluation

    The Mets came into Friday night’s game with the Yankees in a tough spot. The Yankees had just been swept by the Red Sox and were now 0-8 on the season against them...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  9. An Open Letter to New York Mets Starter Tim Redding

    Dear Tim Redding, Tonight, you will be thrown into the fire. You are coming off possibly your best start of the season when you held the Nationals at bay for six solid innings, but there are still many doubters in New York...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 188 reads 2 comments

  10. Just Not Enough Fight: Phillies Even Series

    What a heart breaker. The Mets had the Phillies by the throats tonight, but unfortunately, they let the game slip away. After building a 4-1 lead, the Phillies stormed back to tie the game at 4-4 in the seventh...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 91 reads 3 comments

  11. Mets-Phillies: Cole Hamels Will Be the Ultimate Test for New York

    Last night was about as grueling a game as you can play, and considering the offensive show that the Phillies put on, the Mets were fortunate to pull the game out...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 50 reads 1 comments

  12. Bobbing for Apples: Church's Homer Sends Mets Past Phillies

    Tonight, I was lucky enough to be there in person to witness the Mets taking game one of their series with the Phillies. Citi Field did its best Yankee Stadium impression, as the teams combined for a whopping seven homers in the game...

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

  13. Lidge Placed On Disabled List

    The Phillies finally can understand just a little bit of what we have been going through. Phillies’ struggling closer Brad Lidge was placed on the disabled list today with what the team is calling a sprained knee...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 74 reads 2 comments

  14. Rainouts Might Be a Blessing for the Mets

    The Mets haven’t played a game since Sunday’s 7-0 trumping over the feeble Washington Nationals.Each and every day, the Mets continue to put out a lineup of guys that most of us would have been shocked to see on an everyday basis...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 120 reads 1 comments

  15. New York Mets: Just Say No to Adam Dunn

    The Mets are struggling right now, and that is in large part because of the injuries that have forced Carlos Delgado, Jose Reyes and others out of the lineup for extended periods of time...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 296 reads 3 comments

  16. Making a Statement: Mets Pummel Nationals

    The Mets did exactly what they needed to do today, as they pummeled the Nationals by the score of 7-0. They immediately produced out of the box, and they were assisted by a couple of shotty plays by the Nationals’ defense...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 45 reads 1 comments

  17. New York Mets Need Key Players to Shine against Nationals

    The Mets last played the Nationals on May 25. The Mets had just taken two of three from the Red Sox and were fresh off a tough 12-5 loss. When the Nationals rolled into town, the New York did exactly what was needed by sweeping the series with ease...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  18. A Knife in the Heart: Jose Reyes Has a Tear in Hammy

    Kevin Burkhardt of SNY recently posted a report on Twitter that will make Mets’ fans around the world want to crawl into a corner and die. “Jose Reyes has a tear in his right hamstring tendon...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 224 reads 4 comments

  19. Has Ryan Church Become the Forgotten Man?

    Last year, when the Mets acquired Ryan Church and Brian Schneider in exchange for Lastings Milledge, I was one of the people who was ecstatic about the deal...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 95 reads 6 comments

  20. TBEBaseball Interview

    Recently, I received an email from Tommy Marcus from TBEBaseball.com. He wanted to know if I would be willing to answer some questions about the Mets and their future. I decided that it sounded like fun, and you can read the short interview below...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 61 reads 1 comments

  21. Mets Musings: Is It Time To Make Another Move?

    The New York Mets haven’t been able to avoid the injury bug this season. It seems like everyone has been affected with some kind of ailment...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 166 reads 1 comments

  22. Serious Consequences: What If Beltran Has Swine Flu?

    Recent news has broke that suggests Mets’ outfielder Carlos Beltran is soon to be tested for the virus known as “Swine Flu...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 277 reads 1 comments

  23. Solving New York Mets' Various Problems: Fire Howard Johnson

    As a player, Howard Johnson was a very valuable commodity. He hit homers, was pretty clutch and he was a good leader in the clubhouse. But, this story is not about Howard Johnson the player. It is about Howard Johnson the hitting coach...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 281 reads 4 comments

  24. Alex Cora To Return to New York Mets Tuesday; Who Leaves?

    The recent rash of injuries has been getting completely out of hand, to the point where many of us are wondering whether or not the training staff is properly doing its job. Today, we have some positive news on the injury front...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 144 reads 0 comments

  25. Adding Fuel on the Fire: Beltran Sick and Out

    Just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse on the injury front. It looks like Carlos Beltran will be held out of today’s starting lineup due to a stomach virus that caused him to leave yesterday’s loss to the Marlins...

    Michael Ganci Written by Michael Ganci about 5 years ago 71 reads 1 comments