1. What Happened To The Mets Bullpen?

    In the blink of an eye the Mets bullpen went from the best in the National League to a weakness on a team filled with weaknesses. The rotation has had trouble staying healthy and each starter has traded turns being hot and cold...

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  2. Jerry Manuel Needs to Stop Making Excuses and Deal With New York Mets' Injuries

    Earlier in the season, when talking about injuries, Jerry Manuel said he wouldn’t worry about who’s not on the team but instead would only concentrate on who they have on the roster at the moment...

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  3. Hot Stove Schmuck of the Week: Luis Castillo

    What’s more humiliating: Losing a game on a dropped pop-up, losing 15-0 or losing two out of three to the 2009 Washington Nationals? After the apocalypse of facing the Red Sox ...

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  4. 2009-10 Fantasy NBA Draft, First Round

    Here are a couple things to consider heading into next season: 1. Point guard is the most valuable position 2. Finding cheap rebounds and blocks is easy 3. Don’t be afraid to draft rookies First Round 1...

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  5. The Amazin' World of a Mets Fan

    It would be unbelievable if it wasn’t so believable. When Luis Castillo dropped that pop-up on Friday, I was as stunned as every other Mets' fan...

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  6. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Pedro Feliciano

    The Mets and Yankees warmed up for their rivalry games by winning two of three from other teams in their divisions. Before heading to Boston, the Yanks continued their comeback-kid identity, ...

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  7. Mets-Phillies: The New York Mets Are the Charlie Brown of Baseball

    The Mets are 4-3 vs. the Phillies this season and 15-10 against them going back to last year. But it doesn’t really seem like it, does it? Why does it feel like the Phillies win ...

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  8. Jrue Holiday Working Out for the New York Knicks

    Former UCLA guard Jrue Holiday is working out for the Knicks today in Westchester. Holiday is a 6′3″ combo guard with a long wingspan (6′7″) and a quick first step...

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  9. New York Knicks Working Out Johnny Flynn

    Former Syracuse point guard Johnny Flynn is set to work out for the Knicks in Westchester today. Stephen Curry, who has been linked to the Knicks, is scheduled to work out tomorrow. Flynn averaged 17...

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  10. New York Knicks To Sign Gortat?

    The Knicks are looking to add a center with their $5 million mid-level exception. The team has been last in blocks the past two seasons. Donnie Walsh is very high on Orlando Magic big man Marcin Gortat...

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  11. Mets Are Full of Surprises

    When Emil Brown passed Luis Castillo on the base paths on Saturday night, I was ready to turn off the TV and contemplate doing something worthwhile with my time—like helping ...

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  12. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Jorge Posada

    The Yankees’ major league record of 18-straight errorless games came to an end this week. They also lost a game started by Carl Pavano, whose record of four-straight years of ...

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  13. Pirates Make Mets Walk the Plank

    In their series against Pittsburgh, the Mets looked like the Pirates: A team filled with players who had peg legs, wore eyepatches and had hooks for hands...

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  14. Austin Daye Could Be Knick Pick: Why NY Should Draft the Gonzaga Forward

    Austin Daye did not have an impressive draft camp last week, testing as one of the least athletic players. The Gonzaga forward could not lift the 185-bench press once, and his vertical was tied for last at 28 inches...

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  15. Knicks to Pick Twice in the First Round?

    The New York Knicks offered to buy the Memphis Grizzlies' 27th pick in the NBA Draft for $3 million. The Grizzlies rejected the offer, but the Thunder and Bulls have multiple picks in the first round that could be up for sale...

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  16. The NBA Draft's Five All-Time Worst Picks

    The NBA draft is just around the corner, which is a good time to reminisce about some major draft blunders. In order from No. 5 to No. 1, let’s do this. 5. (1998) Los Angeles Clippers: No...

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  17. Powerless Mets Playing Old-Fashioned Baseball

    The Mets are playing like the Baltimore Orioles. Not the slugging Boog Powell/Frank Robinson Baltimore Orioles, but the 1890s Baltimore Orioles—the one with Wee Willie Keeler ...

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  18. New York Knicks Should Trade up for Hasheem Thabeet

    The New York Knicks have finished last place the NBA in blocked shots the past seasons. 6″8″ F Wilson Chandler led the team in blocks (75) while playing in 82 games. UConn center Hasheem Thabeet recorded 136 blocks in 36 NCAA games last season

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  19. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Gary Sheffield

    The Mets were involved in four video replays this past week, and all of them went their way. There’s some speculation that the umps were really just checking the scores of the NBA playoff games, though...

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  20. Francis or Ariza?

    The Knicks drafted Trevor Ariza in the second round in the 2004 NBA Draft. He spent just one season at UCLA. Ariza averaged 11.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game as a Freshman...

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  21. Lavor Postell vs. Michael Redd? New York Knicks Draft History

    2000 NBA Draft: Knicks select Lavor Postell at at 39 Milwaukee Bucs select Michael Redd at 43 It is hard to blame the Knicks for not selecting Redd, because so many other teams passed him up...

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  22. New York Mets: From the Scrapheap to the Top of the Heap

    Livan Hernandez was signed to battle for the fifth starter slot. Gary Sheffield was signed to be a pinch-hitter. Omir Santos was signed probably because the Mets thought he was somebody else...

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  23. 2002 NBA Draft: New York Knicks Could Have Drafted Amare Stoudemire

    In the 2002 NBA Draft, the New York Knicks selected Nene with the seventh pick, while the Phoenix Suns took Amare Stoudemire with the ninth pick...

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  24. Michael Sweetney Instead of David West: Knicks' '03 Draft Blunder

    Let me take you back to the NBA Draft in 2003 and what could have been for the New York Knicks. The 2003 NBA Draft was very top-heavy, with the likes of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade chosen in the top five...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 110 reads 2 comments

  25. What the Mets Did on Their Vacation

    The Mets went on a 10-game vacation, and along the way they invented new ways to balk, hit like crazy, forgot how to hit, staged heroic comebacks, stole bases left and right then ran the bases ...

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