1. All's Quiet In Queens...and That's The Problem

    The 2009 Major League Baseball season ended just about a month ago, and with the New York Yankees capturing their 27th championship, the offseason officially began...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 384 reads 10 comments

  2. Revisiting My 2009 Baseball Predictions: Did I Really Write That?

    It's that time of year again for baseball fans to sit back and reflect on the year their favorite teams had, unless, of course, your favorite club is still alive in the playoffs...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 232 reads 5 comments

  3. Why Do New York Mets Fans Love Daniel Murphy?

    Maybe it's me. Maybe I'm missing something. Maybe I didn't watch the same Mets games as other Mets fans this year. Maybe I wasn't watching the same Daniel Murphy that everyone else was this past season...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 498 reads 27 comments

  4. 2010 New York Mets: Picking Up the Pieces and Filling the Lineup's Major Holes

    The dust has finally settled from this debacle of a season in Queens, NY, and needless to say, the Mets have plenty of work to do...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 1,984 reads 3 comments

  5. The 2009 Bleacher Report Featured Columnist Baseball Awards

    Anybody who has ever watched baseball with any conviction at all knows that debating over who should win Major League Baseball's annual awards is almost as fun as watching what unfolds during the postseason...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 595 reads 23 comments

  6. Why I'm Rooting for the Yankees This Postseason

    LET'S GO YANKEES! Just chanting that in my head in the same monotone sound that can be heard from the bleacher bums in Yankee Stadium. Typing this makes me feel a bit dirty. I'm going to need a shower after writing this article...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 322 reads 19 comments

  7. The 2009 Mets Final Season Report Cards: Pitchers

    Now that the smoke has cleared from this 2009 baseball season and all games are now in the books, it's a good time to objectively reflect on the regular season...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 645 reads 3 comments

  8. The 2009 Mets Season Report Cards: Position Players

    Now that the smoke has cleared from this 2009 baseball season and all games are now in the books, it's a good time to objectively reflect on the regular season...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 329 reads 14 comments

  9. Mets Hit Rock Bottom, Add Injury To Insult

    When exactly is this 2009 Mets team going to hit rock bottom? This entire year has been one disastrous moment after another, be it Carlos Delgado not being able to play since May due ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 170 reads 4 comments

  10. Five Questions Facing The Knicks For The 2009-2010 Season

    October is rapidly approaching, and so is the 2009-2010 NBA season. While the entire sports world will be focused on NBA basketball during the 2010 offseason, due to one of the highest profile ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 551 reads 5 comments

  11. Six Lessons To Be Learned From The Mets Lost Season

    "The definition of stupidity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 248 reads 8 comments

  12. Eight Years Ago Today, We Were All Mets Fans

    It began as a strange evening at Shea Stadium. It was mid-September in Flushing, Queens, and the bitter rivalry that had been the Mets versus the Braves had made it's way to Shea Stadium...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 343 reads 22 comments

  13. The '69 New York Mets: Still Amazin' After 40 Years

    It's hard to think of anything positive relating to the New York Mets these days, but there is one positive to come out of this dismal 2009 baseball season. It's the 40th anniversary of maybe the greatest baseball underdog story ever...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about 5 years ago 275 reads 4 comments

  14. Where's a Good Late Season Collapse When You Need One ?

    It's hard to believe that it's already mid-September. School has started, college and pro football games have begun, and before you know it, the trees will be leaf-less and it will be time to carve some turkey...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 255 reads 3 comments

  15. Air Apparent: 23 Reasons We Love Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan. What can be said about that name that hasn't yet been said? He is arguably the greatest basketball player of all time, and even now, five years after he left a basketball court for good, sports fans know his name...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 5,750 reads 26 comments

  16. An Open Letter To Fred Wilpon

    Dear Mr. Wilpon, My name is Lou Cappetta. I'm a member of the New York City District Council of Carpenters, a father of a 10 year-old son who has dreams of being a professional baseball player when he grows up, and a life-long Mets fan...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 259 reads 3 comments

  17. Baseball's 10 best MVP-Snub seasons

    It's inevitable. No matter how good a season a Major League baseball player has, no matter how important it seems he may be to his team, there's no pleasing everyone. The same is true when it comes to the baseball writers voting for the league MVP awards.

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 1,941 reads 25 comments

  18. The Baseball Fan's Guide To The 2009 NFL Season: NFC Edition

    It's the beginning of September already, and as the summer winds down and the leaves begin to change color, it symbolizes the start of many great things. For some, especially us parents, it's the start of the school year...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  19. The Baseball Fan's Guide To The 2009 NFL Season: AFC Edition

    It's the beginning of September already, and as the summer winds down and the leaves begin to change color, it symbolizes the start of many great things. For some, especially us parents, it's the start of the school year...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 56 reads 0 comments

  20. Baseball's 10 Best "It" Guys

    The game of baseball is great ! There are very few other sports where players can overcome their physical or skill limitations, and become great players simply on effort and hustle...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 274 reads 11 comments

  21. Amazin'ly Bad: The 10 Worst Pitchers in Mets History

    What a disappointing season 2009 has been for the Mets and their fans. Come to think of it, it's actually been three disappointing seasons in a row, the only difference this year is ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 3,406 reads 13 comments

  22. Amazin'ly Bad: The 10 Worst Players in Mets History

    What a disappointing season 2009 has been for the Mets and their fans. Come to think of it, it's actually been three disappointing seasons in a row, the only difference this year is that the ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 3,638 reads 16 comments

  23. Mets Finally Catch a Break, Oliver Perez To Miss Rest Of Season

    It's been a rough season in Citi Field, and an even rougher week. After losing three out of four games to the rival Phillies—with one ending on an unassisted triple play—and ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 135 reads 1 comments

  24. They're No Supermen: New York Mets Replace Medical Staff With Cast from "Scrubs"

    Enough is enough. As if watching Jeff Francouer get injured making a diving catch, witnessing the Mets lose a game on an unassisted triple play, and ultimately losing three out of four ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 336 reads 4 comments

  25. The Pete Rose Banning: 20 Years Later, the Kid In Me Still Hurts

    This Sunday morning started off like most Sunday mornings have since I've become a husband and father. I woke up around 7:30, grabbed a cup of coffee and a little breakfast, read the New York ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 337 reads 10 comments