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Archive for December, 2005

Jeff Reardon & George Lucas: Seperated at Birth?

You be the judge.

Mostly Mets Blog Software Updated

I just completed updating the software used by this blog (WordPress) to the latest version (2.0). The upgrade should be seamless to readers as the look and feel of the blog have not been changed. However with upgrades like this there are always issues so please let me know (via the links in the Contact […]

Jeff Reardon Arrested

After 16 seasons in the major leagues, which started with a stint with the Mets, Jeff Reardon has hit bottom. Accoording to reports Reardon, who owns 367 career saves, was arrested and charged with armed robbery after he robbed a jewelry store in Palm Beach. It’s always sad when things like this happen to former […]

Favorite Damon Headline

My favorite headline on the Yankees’ signing of Johnny Damon comes from Statistically Speaking whose article is headlined Damon adds hair, wins to Yankees. The headline is incorrect, of course, since Damon will have to cut his hair per George Steinbrenner’s rules.

Damon is a Yankee

It’s been widely reported that Johnny Damon has followed in Wade Boggs’s footsteps and signed with the Yankees. This is obviously a tremendous deal for the Yankees. Not only does Damon leave the Red sox, the Yanks’ biggest competitors in their division, but he fills a gap in center field as well as covering the […]

The Continuing Saga of Pedro’s Toe

According to an AP report Pedro Martinez‘s right toe is still in pain. Am I the only one troubled by this?

2006 Schedule

The Upcoming Games section of the sidebar has been updated with games that open the 2006 season.

Anna Benson Talks with Jeff Wilpon

Anna Benson has spoken again. This time with Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, according to a New York Post report. The attention seeking wife of Mets pitcher Kris Benson called to plead with Wilpon to not trade her husband.

2006 Exhibition Schedule Announced

The Mets preseason schedule was announced today. It’s as follows: 2006 New York Mets Spring Training Schedule Thur. March 2nd, St. Louis, Jupiter, 1:05 pm Fri. March 3rd, St. Louis, Port St. Lucie, 7:10 pm WFAN Sat. March 4th, Washington, Port St. Lucie, 1:10 pm Sun. March 5th, Los Angeles, Vero Beach, 1:05 pm WFAN […]

R.I.P. Bud Carson

The AP is reporting today that former Jets defensive coordinator Bud Carson has died. Carson, who was with the Jets in the 80’s is better known as being the architect of Pittsburgh’s Steel Curtain defense in the 70’s. Rest in peace.