Important dates in Mets spring training 2011 as noted by Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork: “Pitchers and catchers officially report: Feb. 15. The team’s first workout is Feb. 17. Position players report on Feb. 19. The first full squad workout is Feb. 21. The Mets first home game is Feb. 26 against the Braves.”
Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork made a point this morning (through his Twitter account) against keeping former general manager Omar Minaya in the Mets organization. I must say that I agree. Can someone explain why Omar’s player-evaluation skills are so indispensable to the organization that he must be brought back in that role?less than a minute [...]
Any ad that hearkens back to the collapses of the last two seasons should be banned. We keep hearing that the team has learned from the experience and want to put it behind them. The fans want to put it behind them too. I know it’s being used as a motivational tool here but that’s [...]
I saw this video of Johan Santana joking with SNY‘s Kevin Burkhardt posted by Brian Costa on NJ.com. Funny stuff. Johan does Jayby zhrice
I wrote a post last August regarding a column that Kevin Kernan had written in the New York Post on Sunday August 26. At the time the Mets had a 6 game lead on the Phillies with 34 games left to play. The Mets were playing good baseball and had what appeared to be a [...]
SNY has added former ESPN Baseball Tonight analyst Harold Reynolds to it’s pre- and post-game coverage. Reynolds will join Lee Mazzilli and Matt Yallof in the SNY studio for his first broadcast on Friday at 6:30. I liked Reynolds on BT and think this is a great hire for SNY.
Dan Graziano at NJ.Com Mets Main Blog discusses stats pioneer Bill James’ appearance on 60 Minutes this past Sunday and David Wright‘s reaction to it.
Wayne Hagin has been officially named as a new Mets radio voice. He will be teamed with Howie Rose on Mets broadcasts on WFAN. Hagin has previously worked with the Rockies and Cardinals.
Former Mets first baseman and current commentator Keith Hernandez turns 54 today. Happy birthday!
The Mets welcomed Lee Mazzilli back to the organization today. Not as a coach or manager but as the in studio analyst on pre and post game coverage on SNY.