1. Dutch Treats: Jose Reyes Back, No Pedro Martinez— Jerry Manuel Out of Loop?

    Congratulations to the Netherlands on eliminating the Dominican Republic from the world's foremost made up baseball tournament. Several good things come out of this: Jose Reyes returns home to Jerry's watchful eye...

    Mets Police Written by Mets Police about over 5 years ago 158 reads 4 comments

  2. Bobby V Defender

    I like when y'all bring it. This was in the comments but deserves a day in the sun:MetsPolice forgets that any other manager on the planet could not have gotten more out of those very average clubs than Bobby V...

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  3. A-Rod Disappoints Again

    I now realize how spoiled we've been. A-Rod helped sportsblogs coast through February. Yesterday, A-Rod let me down. With a pseudo-Mets team missing 16 players, there's not much to say...

    Mets Police Written by Mets Police about over 5 years ago 74 reads 1 comments

  4. New Yankee Stadium: Just Seems Wrong

    Some of you will think this is just a Yankee-hating post (to the contrary, I'm surprised I don't get more grief for not hating the Yankees). I was driving up the Harlem River Drive and looked across and...

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  5. No Way, Jose! (If A-Rod Said This..)

    PLAYER NAME said he is willing to "play anywhere on the field" for the Dominican. PLAYER said he didn't think BASEBALL TEAM FROM NEW YORK would mind if he played a foreign position for a dopey nobody-cares international tournament...

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  6. NY Sports Examiner: A-Rod Never Leaves Sportswriters Hanging

    NY Sports Examiner: A-Rod never leaves sportswriters hanging A-Rod really never ceases to be entertaining...

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  7. Time to Let the New York Islanders Die

    Farewell Islanders. I will be sad to let you go. Nassau County claims to lose one to two million dollars a year operating the Islanders. Owner Charles Wang claims to lose $20 million...

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  8. Nj.com about Piazza Speculation About You Know What

    This is an interesting read: http://blog.nj.com/mets/2009/03/chass_speculates_on_piazza_rum.html What interests me is the opening sentence by author Matthew Artus: Murray Chass offered some speculation on his blog that surprised me...

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  9. A-Rod Out: Move Derek Jeter to Third (Seriously)

    A-Rod, the gift that keeps on giving, is out for 10 weeks. I'm going to propose something short-term crazy, long term brilliant. The Captain should (cough) vounteer to go to third...

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  10. New York Mets History: Jon Matlack

    The fine folks over at Centerfield Maz were kind enough to lend me some articles they wrote, including this one about Jon Matlack Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009 Former Met of the Day Jon Matlack (Born Jan...

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  11. WBC Disrespects Jackie Robinson

    As you know, the world will end if a baseball player ever again wears #42 in the majors. How better to let players honor those who came before by taking his number out of circulation...

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  12. "Skillman" and Heath Bell

    Received some email yesterday about the "Skillman" post , which discussed how the Mets got nothing for Heath Bell, who is now the Padres' closer. Yeah, I thought Bell had some promise when we had him...

    Mets Police Written by Mets Police about over 5 years ago 31 reads 1 comments

  13. Johan Santana—Everyone Remain Calm!

    Memo to everyone—remain calm. I know as a Mets fan, it's fun to hit the panic button. I know the Mets can be mecurial. Elbows are scary...

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  14. Did Rusty Staub Staying With the Mets Cost Him a Shot at 3,000 Hits?

    Rusty Staub retired with 2,716 hits. What if Rusty had signed with an AL team? Might he have found 300 more hits? In 1980, Rusty had 102 hits in 340 at-bats—a nice even .300...

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  15. I Wish Jose Reyes Was a Yankee: A-Rod

    No, that's not me saying that about the Mets' overrated shortstop*—it was the always entertaining A-Rod. A-Rod is God's gift to baseball bloggers...

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  16. Excerpts From Strawberry's Book

    Deadspin has excerpts from Strawberry's new book. http://deadspin.com/5163748/book-excerpts-that-might-suck-straw-finding-my-way Nothing that exciting. They drank beer etc. and Kevin Mitchell was a thug...

    Mets Police Written by Mets Police about over 5 years ago 44 reads 1 comments

  17. "Who is Skillman?"

    If you switch over to SNY you'll see a microcosm of why I hate the WBC. It's spring training so I won't freak too much about the lopsided score, but a coworker just glared at the TV and asked "Who is Skillman?" Skillman? #12...

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  18. Strawberry Honest: Would Have Done Steroids

    Strawberry must read the Mets Police. I was just saying yesterday how I'd like to go back in time and give him steroids. Now he goes and says: "Hell yeah I would have used them. Are you kidding me? I mean, c'mon...

    Mets Police Written by Mets Police about over 5 years ago 27 reads 1 comments

  19. Mets-Red Sox at Citi Field: Single Game Ticket Info

    Those St. John's tickets sold in a flushing flash, so my guess is that the Sox games will go quickly, too. I was kind of excited about the Red Sox games before the announcement of the St. John's games made them much less special...

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  20. Mike Francesca vs. the New York Mets

    I'm not all that interested in the Mets vs. Mike Francesca beef (Mike is accused of being un-Mets friendly), but it does interest me that it has made the Washington Post. http://voices...

    Mets Police Written by Mets Police about over 5 years ago 105 reads 1 comments

  21. Willie Montanez & John Matlack

    The other day the Orioles trotted out a player named Montanez and it made me nostalgic for good ol' Willie Montanez. Willie was another of the non-stars of The Torre Years (Flushing version)...

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  22. In Defense of the WBC

    An insightful post from The Mets Police message boards from Thomas. To say that nobody cares about this thing is not quite true...

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  23. When Strawberry Hit A Monster Home Run On Opening Day

    Yesterday I mentioned how I'd like to time travel to 1983 and give Darryl Strawberry some steroids. A quick google search turns up this gem: Air Ball Comes to Olympic Stadium In Montreal ...

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  24. Most Popular Mets Police Posts From the Week

    Plenty of folks enjoyed my Speculation About The Opening Day First Pitch—I mean it's fairly obvious who it should be, right? Also popular were the suggestions for New Traditions For The New Mets Stadium—I want to add one to that list...

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  25. What the New York Mets Looked Like Before Steroids

    My google tracker caught this post about Doug Flynn. Take a look at Doug. He looks like he weighs 145 pounds. That's what everyone used to look like. He looks like a 12 year old kid...

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