June 2012

The No-Hitter That Wasn’t

June 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

I just wanted to give my take on the R.A. Dickey one-hitter before Joe Torre makes his decision in the coming days… For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, in R.A. Dickey’s most recent start against the Rays, he tossed a one-hitter. The only hit he allowed was a [...]

Links: New Minority Owner, Mejia, Shortstops, Rauch

June 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

1-800-Flowers CEO Jim McCann is a new minority owner, according to Newsday. McCann was originally interested in buying the full $200 million stake, but the Mets chose to move forward with David Einhorn instead, a deal that fell through. Ruben Tejada still hasn’t played since a hamstring [...]

Don’t Expect Any “Quick Fixes” From This Front Office

June 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

The upcoming weeks are probably the most stressful of the year for any general manager of a big league club. Year after year, they are faced with a tough decision- do you risk the future to try to win now? The Mets, 32-29, are currently five games back of division-leading Washington, and three back [...]

We Need Relief!

June 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Say what you will about the defense in yesterday’s 7-6 loss in Washington, but the bullpen was to blame. And this isn’t the first time. They have struggled since the beginning of this season and need help. Badly. Ironically, the bullpen was the only thing the front office spent money on [...]

Mets Draft Shortstop Gavin Cecchini With 12th Pick

June 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Mets have selected high school shortstop Gavin Cecchini with the 12th pick in the 2012 MLB First Year Player Draft. Here is his ESPN.com scouting report: Gavin is a premier high school shortstop out of Louisiana who has a well-rounded game and all the tools to stick at the position. In the [...]

8,020

June 2, 2012 // 2 Comments

50 years. Seven pitchers who threw no-hitters after leaving the Mets.Over 30 one-hitters. 8,019 games without a no-hitter. You already know the numbers, but each time they are said, it makes Johan Santana’s feat even more unbelievable. Johan Santana’s feat last night was an amazing one [...]
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