1. Good News and Bad News for New York Mets Rotation

    The ramshackle rotation the Mets are throwing out on the field these days looks more like a punchline than a major league starting staff...

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  2. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Hideki Matsui

    It was Boston vs. New York all week long. On the field, the Yankees took care of business, winning their series with the Red Sox, which included a 20-8 stomping...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 117 reads 1 comments

  3. Mets Celebrate This Year's 20th Player on DL

    Johan Santana is the 20th player the New York Mets have put on the disabled list this season, putting them in first place ahead of the Cincinnati Reds...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 484 reads 2 comments

  4. The New York Mets Should Heed George Costanza

    Mets owner Fred Wilpon figuratively gave fans everywhere the finger with this recent comment: “Am I going to bring Omar back next year? Absolutely. That’s a fact...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  5. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Derek Jeter

    I turned on the New York Mets game on Friday night, and they were playing in Ebbets Field and wearing NewYork Giants uniforms. The Mets can’t even get any respect from their own organization...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  6. Mets Distract Fans With 1969 Reunion

    In order to forget all about the 2009 season, the Mets will be paying tribute to the greatest underdog in American professional sports: The 1969 New York Mets...

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  7. Last Night's Mets Game Quiz

    Scoring eight runs in one inning one night and then giving up eight runs in one inning the next night can, of course, only happen to the Mets. Last night’s 15-2 nightmare doesn’t deserve a routine recap or analysis...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  8. New York Mets Unexpectedly Score Lots of Runs and Win

    The Mets surprised everyone last night by beating the Braves, 9-4, after falling behind, 4-0. And Oliver Perez was pitching, too...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 70 reads 3 comments

  9. Giants Win But Nothing Is Learned

    When we last saw the Giants in pre-season, Osi Umenyiora was being carted off the field, and with it came predictions of a last-place finish for Big Blue...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 887 reads 4 comments

  10. Johan Santana Intentionally Hitting a Batter: It's About Time

    “I feel like I have to protect my teammates. You can call that whatever you want. We’re in it together.”—Johan Santana Giants' pitcher Matt Cain may not have thrown at ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 137 reads 2 comments

  11. More Hall of Fame Snuberry

    Ok let’s cut the crap. Someone’s not in the Hall of Fame and I wanna know why……. Player A (Hall of Famer) In 1211 Games: ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 104 reads 4 comments

  12. Hot Stove Players of the Week: Burnett, Sabathia & Pettitte

    Last night I had a dream that the New York Mets were trying to win a game with this lineup: Cory Sullivan, Luis Castillo, Fernando Tatis, Daniel Murphy, Jeff Francoeur, Jeremy Reed, Alex Cora ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 115 reads 0 comments

  13. New York Knicks to Workout Troy Hudson

    The New York Knicks have invited 11-year veteran PG Troy Hudson to workout at their Westchester practice facility on Thursday. Hudson retired to pursue a rap career, which led him to sell 78 copies of his album in the first week...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 1,147 reads 8 comments

  14. Will Omar and Jerry Get Whacked?

    There’s rampant speculation all over town that Omar Minaya and Jerry Manuel may be on their way out the door...

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  15. Ten Reasons To Watch the New York Mets

    The .500-or-bust beards are being shaved off one by one. They’ve gone 2-6 since the "easy" part of their schedule commenced, which was going to springboard them into the Wild Card race...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 236 reads 6 comments

  16. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Johnny Damon

    The Yankees-Red Sox war resumed last night in the Bronx. Of course, one of the great players in this rivalry was Thurman Munson, who tragically died 30 years ago Sunday, and Jorge Posada paid ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 53 reads 1 comments

  17. Have a Mets Summer (Without the 2009 Mets)

    Now that Mets fans have pretty much gone through the stages of grief for this season—anger, rage, denial, anger again, sniffing glue, laughter (well, that might have been from ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 62 reads 2 comments

  18. Jason Williams To Work Out for the New York Knicks

    Jason Williams is scheduled to work out for the New York Knicks today at the Westchester practice facility. The 33-year-old retired last August, citing personal reasons with his wife’s pregnancy...

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  19. New York Mets: Looking for a Sign

    While watching the New York Mets this past weekend, I spent every game looking for a sign from God—well, maybe not from God, but at least from Tug McGraw...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  20. Who Are These Guys?

    Ok, I’m confused. The Mets looks like a competent, productive and fundamentally sound baseball team. A real-life major league team...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 70 reads 1 comments

  21. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Luis Castillo

    The Baseball Hall of Fame induction had a New York flavor to it this year: Former Yankee and Met, Rickey Henderson and former Yankee second baseman, Joe Gordon were inducted, and former Yankee shortstop Tony Kubek won the 2009 Ford C...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  22. The New York Mets Fire Tony Bernazard, But Blow the Press Conference

    Couldn’t the Mets have just sent out a press release stating that they fired VP of Player Development Tony Bernazard? Maybe they could have marched out Jay Horwitz to read it...

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  23. David Lee to the Bulls?

    There has been speculation that the Chicago Bulls are interested in acquiring David Lee. Lee is coming off a career season where he led the NBA with 65 double-doubles...

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  24. Albert Belle: Hall of Fame Snuberry

    Recently, I watched some punk from Boston named Rice get inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame. It took him every single one of his 15 eligible years to finally get voted in. This makes me upset...

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  25. Hot Stove Player of the Week: CC Sabathia

    Monday was the 40th anniversary of mankind's greatest feat: The moon landing. This week the Mets couldn't achieve mankind's easiest feat: Winning a series against the Washington Nationals. The whole organization is dysfunctional and a complete mess...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 141 reads 0 comments