Tag Archives: Hot Stove

We’ll always have 20

I got a call last week from “my Mets ticket representative,” who of course wanted to know what it would take to get me into a 2013 ticket package that day. But he started out by asking how often I come to games (usually about a dozen, though last year was the first in about

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Adios

I wasn’t sure I was going to write about Jose Reyes. I thought about just letting this day go by without weighing in, without dwelling on it, and just try to focus on other things — fantasy football, bowl season, Christmas — in the hopes that I might miss any press conferences or introductions in

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Somewhere between disaster and excellence

This snowbound day has made for a flurry of writing. A-hem. Anyway, Ted Berg’s thoughts about the Mets’ offseason prompted me to comment (along with 56 other comments, if not commenters, to that point), but as I thought more about it, I thought I’d elaborate (beginning with what I wrote over there). With all the

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Give Murph a chance

So it sounds like Fernando Tatis is coming back. Fine. Some right-handed power. A versatile player who can fill in at first base, second, third and the corner outfield spots when needed. A double-play machine. We know what we’re getting. I just hope it’s not a platoon. Like Matt over at MetsBlog, I’d rather see

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Spontaneous prose on the Mets’ craptastic offseason

This post was going to be about Ben Sheets, but it just took on a life of its own and went in a totally different direction. So here’s this … For myriad reasons, the Mets’ list of offseason acquisitions is meager. Even that collection of names is misleading, because half of them were minor league

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