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Have Baseball GMs Wasted $1 Billion in Bad Contracts?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports
Larry Schwimmer

Don't let the fear of losing a great player to another team cause you to sign an expensive, long-term contract at a disadvantageous time. Let the competition waste millions.

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Len Berman | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The cash-strapped Mets reached the inevitable conclusion that they had to jettison outfielder Jason Bay.

It Unfortunately Makes Sense for the Mets to Sign Juan Pierre

Ben Berkon | Posted 01.06.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

In the school of sabermetrics, you are taught a few basic, ideological ground-rules: batting average doesn't matter for much, being overly aggressive ...

Confessions of a Mets Addict

Howard Barbanel | Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

Met fans experience emotions that whipsaw from agony to ecstasy at speeds analogous to the mood swings of a newly menopausal woman. Hot flashes followed by rapid crashes are not uncommon in either situation.

Mets End Long Grand Slam Drought

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — Jim Leyland blamed himself for some of Daniel Schlereth's struggles. The Detroit reliever was having none of it. "I know he's trying...

Trustee Swings and Misses with Mets Owners

Brad Kurtzberg | Posted 07.05.2011 | Sports
Brad Kurtzberg

The SEC investigated Bernie Madoff numerous times during the 25 years the Mets owners made investments with him. It hardly seems fair to hold investors, in this case the Wilpons and the Katzes, to a higher standard than the SEC.

Mets: Stay Optimistic

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

With the new additions of Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins, Mets fans really do have reason to be excited.

The Mets Lack Chemistry? Not Exactly

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

With the exception of the 1977 New York Yankees, have you ever heard of a winning team that didn't get along? Or a losing team that was always smiles in the dugout? I didn't think so.

The Mets: Homesick for Queens

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

After being shut out for the fourth time in two weeks early Sunday evening, the New York Mets completed their worst road trip of the season with a record of 2-9.

Jerry Manuel: Safe... For Now

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

Jerry Manuel's job with the Mets is safe... at least for the moment. He didn't crack under the pressure.

I'm Sorry, Omar

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

As uneventful as the offseason was with the exception of Jason Bay, Omar Minaya more than made up for it by greatly improving the Mets over the first three months of the season.

Why the Mets Will Make the Playoffs in 2010

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

Here are four reasons why I think the Mets have the potential to be a contender in the National League East this season.

The New York Mess

Andrew Brill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brill

When the season ended in disappointment in 2009, Mets fans were assured by the owner and Omar Minaya that they would be very active in the off-season to improve the team. They have been very active. The only problem: they didn't improve the team.

Jason Bay, Mets Reach Contract Agreement: 4 Years, $66 Million

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Baywatch is set to begin at Citi Field. Free agent slugger Jason Bay and the New York Mets have reached a preliminary agreement, ...

9 Ways for Red Sox Parents to Explain David Ortiz and His PEDs

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

There's been a lot of "teachable moments" in Beantown this week and the revelation that Ortiz's name is on a list of players that was meant to be confidential with anonymous testing shouldn't be wasted.

Manny Ramirez Dodgers Trade Brings Jason Bay To Boston

AP | JOHN NADEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — After a nasty split with the Boston Red Sox, Manny Ramirez is Hollywood-bound. The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired the enigmatic slug...