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Mets: Different Expectations

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

It is a fair point to say the Mets are more or less the same team as in 2010. However, the changing of an authority figure in any business should never be overlooked.

Mets: The Case for Bobby Valentine

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

The Mets do not need another easy going, laid back manager who will always be calm and collected no matter how bad things get. They need someone with fire and aggression.

Mets Say a Change Is Gonna Come -- We'll See

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

As a self-made millionaire who made his fortune as a real estate developer, Mets owner Fred Wilpon would be the first to tell you that neither Rome nor pennant contenders were built in a day.

Step One: Omar and Jerry Out, Step Two?

Andrew Brill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brill

It was nice to finally see Mets ownership step up and claim responsibility for the debacle of the last four years.

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.

Mets Closing Pitcher Etiquette

Craig Rowin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Craig Rowin

Because of the trouble that Mets closing pitcher K-Rod has had this week, The Pretty Good Sports Show made a mandatory training video for whoever takes his place.

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.

The Bench: Effective or Detrimental?

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

It's not just the eight position players, a stellar ace, and competent closer that contribute to a team's success. It is all twenty-five players.

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.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Today's number is 42. Most major league players are expected to wear #42 today in honor of Jackie Robinson.

The Big Game

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

The best teams in the Major Leagues still lose 60-70 games every season, so it's usually not worth getting terribly bent out of shape or too excited about games in the middle of May.

From First to Worst

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

How did the Mets, a team that was in first place just a couple weeks ago, fall to last place in their division in the blink of an eye?

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

When LeBron and Cleveland lost, you get the feeling Boston didn't get enough credit for winning. That may change now after their game 1 win in Orlando, 92-88.

Mets Hire Backman to Manage (My Gossip and Innuendo-Fueled Blog)

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

Like Napolean in exile, Backman, a former minor league manage of the year and one of several active cynosures of the 1986 Mets glory, has been toiling in exile from the major league system since 2004.