1. New York Mets Looking for Someone Who Can Bridge the Gap

    Much has been made about the lack of potential upgrades to the New York Mets rotation this offseason and, by and large, the reason for concern is legitimate.   Every slot in the rotation has a question mark next to its given name...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about over 4 years ago 408 reads 7 comments

  2. David Wright and Johan Santana Are Looking Forward to the World Series?

    "My plan is definitely to win the World Series," answered Johan Santana after being questioned on the Mets expectations for the upcoming season. "That's what we want to do, and that's what we have in mind...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about over 4 years ago 299 reads 7 comments

  3. Johan Santana Is the Only Good News for the New York Mets

    Throwing for the first time since his elbow surgery on September 1, and off a major league mound for the first time since August 20, Johan Santana became expressive when a change-up left his fingertips and showed the action that hitters typically hate...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about over 4 years ago 174 reads 8 comments

  4. Brand New Jets? These Are Not Your Father's New York Jets

    Being the father of a three-year-old boy is great. One of the few times it becomes difficult is on certain Sundays when your team—whose rookie quarterback throws 20 picks against 12 ...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about over 4 years ago 325 reads 2 comments

  5. From Carlos Marmol To Johan Santana: Mets and Cubs Fans at a Loss

    Struggling through numerous titles for this article—including High Hopes and Big Busts:Analyzing The Frustration of Rooting for the Cubs and Mets, Who Flopped First? The Cubs ...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 87 reads 4 comments

  6. From Carlos Marmol To Johan Santana: Mets and Cubs Fans at a Loss

    Struggling through numerous titles for this article—including High Hopes and Big Busts: Analyzing The Frustration of Rooting for the Cubs and Mets, Who Flopped First? The Mets or Mets?, ...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  7. What Condition Billy Wagner's Condition Is In

    After a long weekend it looks as though Billy Wagner could be taking his traveling circus on the road—with the Mets—which will fit in quite nicely with the 2009 Mets' very own circus...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 60 reads 2 comments

  8. What You See Is What You Get For the 2010 New York Mets...Sort Of.

    Don't expect to see the return of Bobby Valentine, at least not in the home dugout of Citi Field, and don't expect to see a young innovative new General manager perched high above the ballpark on his cell phone...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 182 reads 2 comments

  9. Billy Wagner Shows Mets What Might've Been and What Is

    It was a hot, sticky Thursday night at Citi Field—the kind of night reserved for baseball and pennant races in August. Billy Wagner, activated off the disabled list, was pitching his first game since Sept...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 186 reads 3 comments

  10. Out of the Darko: Walsh Has High Hopes for Knicks' Latest Acquisition

    With baseball season waning down into the final stretch and football's minicamps and preseason games already underway, basketball will not be too far behind...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 888 reads 7 comments

  11. Putting David on DL the "Wright" Decision for New York Mets

    Sometimes a pitcher needs to bust a hitter on the inside part of the plate. It’s all part of the game. Sometimes that pitch doesn’t go exactly where it was intended to; unfortunately, ...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 291 reads 14 comments

  12. New York Jets Working on a Three-for-One Special

    The Jets come into the new season with plenty of hopes and new aspirations. After all, it is the NFL and any team has a chance on any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday, and some Saturdays)...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 467 reads 10 comments

  13. From the Farm To the Front Office, the New York Mets' Lack of Depth Runs Deep

    Only 48 games left to watch the continual disappointment that is associated with the New York Mets. Every major news outlet and the team itself seem to have abandoned hope and beards and efforts ...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 173 reads 5 comments

  14. New York Mets relying on hope not trades

    Addressing the media, nowadays, Omar Minaya looks more the part of a man in witness protection flanked by media relations executives...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 86 reads 2 comments

  15. Mets, SNY/Daily News Connection Could Spell The End For Omar

    “He’s this close to being out of baseball,” Jeff Wilpon told Wallace Matthews of Newsday in regards to Mets GM Omar Minaya, holding his thumb and bony forefinger a few centimeters apart...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 140 reads 5 comments

  16. Is Cliff Lee a Spoiler in the Roy Halladay Sweepstakes?

    Roy Halladay is all the rage these days, and why not? He is 11-3, allowing only 2.62 runs per nine innings, while pitching in by far Major League Baseball’s toughest division...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 580 reads 4 comments

  17. No-No for Mets: A Closer Look New York's No-Hit Futility

    It is no secret that the New York Mets have never hurled a no-hitter. At least, not while wearing a Mets uniform...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 276 reads 4 comments

  18. His Name is David Wright—Not Derek Jeter!

    The New York Mets are in a tailspin after dropping three of four from the Atlanta Braves, including losses of 7-1 and 11-0. The sole win courtesy of the dazzling left arm of Johan Santana Saturday afternoon...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 222 reads 40 comments

  19. Deconstructing Johan: First Half Breakdown of the Mets' Staff Ace

    It's official: The All-Star break is finally over. That means it is time to take one last opportunity to reflect upon all that's transpired during this first half, be it good or bad...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 5 years ago 108 reads 5 comments

  20. Living with Bobby Valentine's Ghost

    Citi Field is a state-of-the-art facility. A throwback to old-time baseball with an eye towards the future. Filled with a vast array of unobstructed views, intimate feel and quirky dimensions...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about almost 6 years ago 294 reads 18 comments

  21. Judas, Brutus, Benedict Arnold...Pedro Martinez???

    "My take on (Martinez) is if he's right, he can beat anybody. For me, that's a pretty good pickup for them,” explained Mike Pelfrey. When Mike Pelfrey says them, he means The Philiadelphia Phillies...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about 5 years ago 332 reads 25 comments

  22. Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit Of First Place: Rag-Tag Mets vs. Lost Phils

    Tomorrow will mark the 223rd anniversary of this country. At the time, the Continental Congress entrenched itself in heavy debate with concern to the hostilities which had developed between the Crown and its thirteen colonies...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about 5 years ago 66 reads 5 comments

  23. For Mets Fans it's All Wait and See

    It was less than a week ago. In fact, it was last Thursday to be exact, the last time Mets fans felt good. That was the night Johan Santana worked his magic weaving in and out of jams while Nick ...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about 5 years ago 122 reads 6 comments

  24. Long Live Luis Castillo

    Everyday I lie in wait. Squirming at the HDTV in my house which plays ESPN, believing that a day will pass without hearing the name of another New York Met pulling up lame or contracting a peculiar strand of the flu...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about 5 years ago 117 reads 2 comments

  25. J.J.Putz To Have Surgery on Ailing Elbow

    So the merry-go-round continues for the Mets, who seem to have had every ailment and injury known to man, as Ken Rosenthal broke the news that J.J...

    Jason Burke Written by Jason Burke about 5 years ago 80 reads 0 comments