1. New York Mets: Forget about 2010, Let's Move on To 2011

    Let me start off by saying the New York Mets are a disgrace. The Wilpons have no idea how to run a baseball team, Omar Minaya is a disgrace to General Managers everywhere and Jerry Manual is just awful...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about almost 5 years ago 959 reads 25 comments

  2. Top Shortstops in New York Mets History

    Shortstop hasn't been a very successful position in New York Mets history. There are only six standouts who played the hot corner full time as a Met...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about almost 5 years ago 1,650 reads 11 comments

  3. How To Fix the MLB Hall of Fame: Start Kicking Out Writers

    The Hall of Fame Class of 2010 is the most disappointing class since 1996, when no one was voted in. Only Andre "Hawk" Dawson was voted in this year with 287 game winner, Bert Blyleven missing ...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about almost 5 years ago 369 reads 6 comments

  4. The Hall of Fame Class of 2010: If I Had A Vote

    I love January, it's a start to a new year or in this case a new decade and it's the start of a new class for the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about almost 5 years ago 442 reads 25 comments

  5. New York Mets: The All-Decade Team

    2009 is going to end in a couple of days, bringing an end to a bitter sweet decade for the New York Mets. In the past 10 years, Mets fans have witnessed the rise of David Wright and Jose Reyes...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about almost 6 years ago 904 reads 3 comments

  6. Playing GM: The New York Mets

    Like most Mets fans, I hate Mr. Minaya and can't wait until his reign of terror is done. I hate Omar so much, even if the Mets win the World Series in 2010 I will still hate that man...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about 5 years ago 909 reads 23 comments

  7. Mets Release Redding, Reed, Sullivan and Broadway

    The New York Mets have recently let go four non-tendered players—Tim Redding, Jeremy Reed, Cory Sullivan and Lance Broadway. Redding put together a terrible season in 2009, posting a record of 3-6, collecting 76 strikeouts with a disgusting 5...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about 5 years ago 309 reads 7 comments

  8. The Best Third Basemen in New York Mets History

    The long awaited fourth installment of my All-Time Mets list will focus on third base. Third base has been fielded by some great players, borderline Hall of Famers and future Hall of Famers...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about 5 years ago 512 reads 2 comments

  9. I'm Starting To Believe.

    The Mets lost a series against the last place Nationals. That marked the lowest moment of this season for the New York Mets. I, along with many other Mets' fans, lost all hope right then and there...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about over 5 years ago 92 reads 9 comments

  10. The Best Second Basemen in New York Mets History

    My third installment of the my All-Time Mets list is about second basemen. Second base has mostly been a fielding first, hitting second position for the Mets but there have been a number of good hitters who fielded second...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about over 5 years ago 379 reads 4 comments

  11. Why The New York Mets Need Roy Halladay.

    Halladay is having another amazing season with the Blue Jays, collecting a league leading 11 wins with only three losses with a 2.73 ERA. But Halladay's most impressive statistic is his 113 strike outs compared to 17 walks, which is a league leading 6...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about over 5 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  12. The Best First Basemen in New York Mets History

    Here is the second part of my All-Time Mets list focusing on the franchises first baseman. While I was looking down the list of all the Mets starting and backup first baseman I was amazed ...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about over 5 years ago 654 reads 3 comments

  13. The Best Catchers in New York Mets History

    I've recently read former Mets' great Rusty Staub's new book, Few and Chosen Mets: Defining Mets Greatness Across the Eras. The book list the greatest Mets player in each position and gives a bio about all of them and their stats with the Mets...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about over 5 years ago 6,292 reads 14 comments

  14. What The Yankees Need To Do In The Second Half

    Let me get this out of the way. The Yankees are a team that shouldn't be doing this good. A-Rod is having a terrible year, Wang can't even pitch anymore, their starting pitching has been lackluster ...

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about over 5 years ago 151 reads 2 comments

  15. What Does Pedro Bring To The Phillies?

    As most of you may know already, Pedro Martinez has signed a 1 year, $1 million deal with the 2008 World Series Champions Philadelphia Phillies. Pedro is what the Phillies need to stay in front of the NL East and going on to winning another World Series..

    Joe Viola Written by Joe Viola about over 5 years ago 37 reads 4 comments