Jessica Bader at Take the 7 Train posted a good primer to the trade deadline. It includes an explanation of how waiver trades work after the deadline and what the Mets and other NL East teams are looking for at the deadline.
Great post on Mets Today yesterday on John Maine entitled “I Can Fix Maine in 10 Minutes“. Love the reference.
In a post on Mike’s Mets yesterday Dave Mills dissects the Willie Randolph firing. Dave comes to the same conclusion as me. It was the right move handled in the wrong way. Read the post to see all the parties Dave blames.
Before yesterday’s game Jerry Manuel made a comment likening Mets fans to fertilizer. I was going to write a nice post about this but then saw this one by Matthew Cerrone on Metsblog. It says exactly the same thing that I was going to say. So check it out.
Matthew Cerrone at Metsblog lives every Mets fan’s dream. See his interview with the great Tom Seaver here.
Over at Mets Today Joe writes about the leaderless Mets. Joe is, of course, talking about the on field leaders. I tend to agree with his point.
The Mets have some tough decisions to make today. It looks like Moises Alou is ready to begin his season. The scare with his foot (where they thought he may have a fracture) has passed. But how will the team make room for Alou? Common thinking is that if Brian Schneider is ready to return [...]
Over at Mets Today Joe writes
Fernando Martinez was re-assigned to minor league camp yesterday along with Tony Armas Jr., who actually just arrived in camp the other day because of visa problems. John Maine struck out 7 in 5 innings yesterday. It’s becoming more apparent that Duaner Sanchez is running out of time to prove himself and may, indeed, start [...]
Eric Simon at Amazin’ Avenue posted the latest version of his Make-The-Mets-O-Meter. It’s worth a look.