1. New York Mets: Try Not To Embarrass Yourselves

    After an 11-3 drubbing, where the Atlanta Braves did all their damage in the first three innings, the Mets have something to play for for the rest of the 2009 season... Their pride...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 100 reads 2 comments

  2. Has Jeff Francoeur Become the New York Mets MVP?

    Jeff Francoeur has been playing hurt, but you’d never know it looking at him. He’s got a torn ligament in his hand, that will require off season surgery...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 183 reads 2 comments

  3. The Conundrum of Being a New York Mets Fan in 2009

    So, here’s my problem. I picked a bad season to start a blog about the Mets. Sure the theme of my blog is negative in nature. I am the Disgruntled Mets Fan after all, but that doesn’t change the fact that I want them to win above all...

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  4. New York Mets' Offense on the DL

    Atlanta Braves' rookie pitcher Tommy Hanson single-handedly beat the New York Mets last night. In addition to seven scoreless innings of three hit baseball, where he struck out eight ...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 109 reads 3 comments

  5. Mets-Phillies: David Wright Provides One of the Best Moments of the Season

    Yesterday, the Mets were down one run going into the ninth inning. They were even down to their final out of the game. All signs pointed to another loss to the Phillies. Their fifth loss in a row...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 328 reads 5 comments

  6. What's Wrong With Angel Pagan?

    Angel Pagan’s production has far exceeded expectations this season. He’s batting .313 in 67 starts with 6 home runs and 28 RBI mostly hitting out of the lead off spot...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 173 reads 0 comments

  7. Contest: Win an Autographed David Wright Ball & Case

    I'm giving away a free David Wright autographed baseball on my site. You can find the information here. I don't know another way to get the information out to people on Bleacher Report so I had to write an article...

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  8. Carlos Beltran: Five Feet Away from a Storybook Comeback: That Figures

    It was the bottom of the seventh inning, the Mets were down 4-2, and a fresh off the DL Carlos Beltran came up to bat with two outs and the bases loaded. The stage was set.....

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  9. Q&A: A Disgruntled Mets Fan & a Marlin Maniac

    I contacted Michael over at Marlin Maniac to do a quick Q&A regarding the Mets and the Marlins both in general, and about the series kicking off tonight at Citi Field with Tim Redding matching up against Rick VandenHurk...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  10. The Truth About Mike Pelfrey

    Coming into this season, I drank the Mike Pelfrey Kool-Aid. I may have even mixed a batch or two. I invested my hope in his ability as a solid No. 2 starter, and argued with the naysayers, that may it turns out, have been correct...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 133 reads 5 comments

  11. Short on Consistency, Nelson Figueroa Might Be a Long-Term N.Y. Mets Solution

    Nelson Figueroa’s welcome back to the majors at the beginning of this month was not a success in any way, shape, or form. He lasted 1.2 innings, giving up 10 hits, six earned runs, and three homers...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 160 reads 4 comments

  12. Are the New York Mets' Injuries Masking a Bigger Problem?

    A lot of people, myself included, are giving the Mets somewhat of a pass for this abysmal season due to the $90 million on the disabled list...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 409 reads 8 comments

  13. "Treat The Mets": A New Twist on an Old Song

    With the way this season has gone so far, I thought it might be time for a new theme song for the New York Mets. "Meet the Mets" is no longer fitting since most of the Mets are no longer at the ballpark when you go watch a game...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about 5 years ago 76 reads 5 comments

  14. The Unassisted Triple Play: The Icing on the Mets Cake

    The nightmare that is the 2009 New York Mets season had one of it’s more unbelievable moments yesterday afternoon...

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  15. Why the New York Mets Should Beat the Phillies

    Here’s the thing about the 2009 season… There hasn’t been much to smile about. Injury after injury has turned a season that was full of high expectations into one of the worst in recent memories...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 149 reads 2 comments

  16. New York Mets: Who's Their Fifth Starter?

    The Mets have their first three starters in order. Johan is a clear ace. Mike Pelfrey is considered a No. 2, even if only by Mets management. Oliver Perez is so highly paid he has to be the No...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  17. The New York Mets: Who Should Play Left Field in 2010?

    This season, I started out with skeptical optimism regarding left field. I was very high on Daniel Murphy as a player, and thought he could do a decent job playing the outfield every day. Apparently, I was wrong...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 315 reads 9 comments

  18. The New York Mets: Who Should Play First Base In 2010?

    Carlos Delgado’s recent setback has raised a lot of questions about his future as a New York Met. Can a National League team justify a contract for a 38-year-old first baseman ...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 385 reads 2 comments

  19. The New York Mets: Who Should Catch In 2010?

    The Mets went into 2009 with Brian Schneider expected to do the bulk of the catching and Ramon Castro filling in the days between...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 628 reads 6 comments

  20. The New York Mets: Starting Pitching In 2010

    There’s really nothing to be gained from complaining about this season any more. The team is awful, and that’s all there is...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 667 reads 13 comments

  21. An Open Letter to David Wright

    Dear David, I understand that you might consider yourself a “character guy.” Fisticuffs, and the bad attitude associated with them are not really the image you’re going for...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 243 reads 13 comments

  22. Why the New York Mets' Injured Players Should Not Rush Back

    We all know the long list of Mets players on the disabled list this season. Most of them have been there for quite some time, and there have been rumors swirling around about possible returns at different times all season...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 192 reads 1 comments

  23. The Razor's Edge Is Dull: A Third Base Coach's Story

    An out on base (OOB) is when a runner is put out while making a base running play. Some examples include being thrown out trying to advance on a fly ball, out attempting to reach another base ...

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  24. Failure To Launch: The New York Mets at the Deadline

    Some trades are made to fill a need. These moves fill a hole that everyone can see. They strengthen a weak spot that may have been there all season or may have been created due to injury or underperformance...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 100 reads 2 comments

  25. Trouble in Flushing: A Rain Out and Cliff Lee

    A few weeks ago, Mets fans were begging for rain outs. Anything to play less games before all the injured superstars return. Less games meant less losses. This week however, a rain out might be a recipe for disaster...

    Joe Fiorello Written by Joe Fiorello about over 5 years ago 160 reads 0 comments