1. 2010 New York Mets Bullpen Breakdown: Sean Green

    Last offseason, I started writing a series of columns that profiled each member of the Mets bullpen and analyzed their performance in the previous season...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about almost 5 years ago 529 reads 2 comments

  2. All 'Hale' the New York Mets New Third Base Coach

    Adam Rubin of the New York Daily News is reporting that the New York Mets are close to naming former minor league manager and Arizona Diamondbacks base coach, Chip Hale, as their new third base coach...

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  3. Does Aubrey Huff Make Sense for the New Mets?

    With the news coming out over the weekend that the Detroit Tigers do not intend on bringing back slugger, Aubrey Huff , next season; the Mets now have another potential candidate to play first base next season...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about almost 5 years ago 316 reads 4 comments

  4. Ex-Met Pitcher, Hernandez, No Longer Livanin' The High Life

    It seems 2009 has been a year to forget for former-Met Livan Hernandez , from a personal standpoint. I had reported back in August that Hernandez was being sued over damage done to a rental car...

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  5. New York Mets Would Be Smart to Look in DeWayne Wise's Direction

    DeWayne Wise will forever be known for the spectacular catch that he made on July 23, 2009, which allowed pitcher, Mark Buehrle, to earn the second no-hitter of his career...

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  6. Colorado Imports Could Be Mile-High Mistakes for New York Mets

    When it comes two building a championship team for next season, the names Matt Holliday and Jason Bay usually spearhead the list as essential additions the club must make...

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  7. A Blast from the New York Mets' Past Could Help in 2010

    Flash back to Aug. 21, 2005. It was a hot late summer afternoon at Shea Stadium where the Mets were hosting the Washington Nationals. By the fifth inning, the Mets found themselves trailing 7-0...

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  8. Could It Be the End of an Era On SNY?

    Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News is reporting that there is some speculation going around that the SNY announce trio may not be back in full next season...

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  9. New York Mets At An Organizational Crossroad: How Do They Improve For 2010?

    As we approach the final four games of the 2009 regular season, any hope of spinning a positive ending to an otherwise dreadful season is pretty much lost...

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  10. Chris Carter To The Mets... Not So Fast

    The word around baseball is that Chris Carter, whom the Mets were allegedly going to receive as the player-to-be-named-later in the Billy Wagner trade has been designated for assignment...

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  11. David Wright Not Doing the Wright Stuff

    Over the past five seasons, David Wright has emerged as the face of the New York Mets franchise and assumed the role of unofficial “captain...

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  12. New York Mets Continue To Add Arms For 2010

    Now that the Mets have accepted the fact that their 2009 season is all but over they are looking to rebuild their roster with hopes of returning to the post season...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about almost 5 years ago 278 reads 2 comments

  13. How the Internet Has Changed the Game of Baseball

    Over the past two decades or so, the Internet has revolutionized the way people live their lives. People are able to reconnect with those old high school buddies from 30 years ago, ...

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  14. The Fish Are Frying: How To Fix The Florida Marlins For 2010 and Beyond

    At the start of the 2009 Major League Baseball season, it appeared as if the Florida Marlins were the real deal. For the better part of April the team sat in first place of the National League East...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about 5 years ago 154 reads 3 comments

  15. Former Met Bobby Ojeda: Sounds Off On Team's Mental Mistakes

    It’s not very often that a late night Post-Game show on a Sunday has any significance. Tonight was an exception...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about 5 years ago 137 reads 1 comments

  16. The New York Mets Need To Consider Carlos Delgado for 2010

    At the start of the season, it appeared that 2009 would most definitely be Carlos Delgado's last season in the Big Apple...

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  17. Batman Returns: Carlos Beltran Revisits Gotham When Team Needs Him Most

    Carlos Beltran returns to the Mets' starting lineup tonight for the first time in more than two months, reports Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about 5 years ago 91 reads 1 comments

  18. Should the New York Mets "Fab Three" Stay or Should They Go?

    This season the Mets have seen many new additions to their big league roster in order to compensate for their injured stars...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about 5 years ago 165 reads 2 comments

  19. Why Tholmir May Not be the Answer to the Mets Catching Situation in 2010

    Ask just about any New York Mets fan nowadays about who will be behind the plate in 2010, most will have no idea. And, I can’t really blame them, the Mets have not made getting a quality ...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about 5 years ago 223 reads 1 comments

  20. David Wright Taking the Right Precautions

    Let’s rewind back to Aug. 15, 2009. It was a warm, sunny afternoon at Citi Field. The Mets and Giants were in the midst of a pitcher's duel between two of the best starters in the game - namely Johan Santana and Matt Cain...

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  21. Angel Pagan: NY Mets Outfielder Is Still Flying High

    In the words of the legendary 1990s grunge band, Soundgarden’s lead singer Chris Cornell, the Mets have “fell on black days.” This season has been one filled with injuries, heart break, and disappointment...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about 5 years ago 125 reads 2 comments

  22. Former NY Mets Pitcher Livan Hernandez Being Sued

    Just days after being released by the New York Mets, pitcher Livan Hernandez was handed a $16,000 lawsuit, TMZ reports...

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  23. What the New York Mets Got In Return for Billy Wagner

    The Boston Herald is reporting that the Mets will receive 1B/OF Chris Carter in the deal that sent Billy Wagner to Boston. Carter, 26, is a career minor leaguer who has had quite a bit of success at the Class AAA level...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about 5 years ago 358 reads 1 comments

  24. Breaking News: Johan Santana To Miss Scheduled Start Tomorrow

    As if the news that Jeff Francoeur tore a ligament in his thumb after making a spectacular catch yesterday weren’t bad enough, Jerry Manuel just announced during the post game ...

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  25. Billy Wagner not likely to be traded.

    On ESPN’s Sports Center, MLB analyst Buster Olney discussed the potential trade between the Mets and the Red Sox involving reliever Billy Wagner. In his appearance, Olney stated that the chances of a deal happening are below 50 percent...

    Phil Hoops Written by Phil Hoops about 5 years ago 114 reads 1 comments