Tag Archives: Omar Minaya

Passing Judgment: better days ahead for the Mets

I am not going to sugarcoat the fact that being a Mets fan can be tortuous.  I am admittedly jealous of the many people I know who are Yankees’ fans and have been blessed with several World Series championships and annual playoff teams.  But I can’t help it…my first exposure to baseball was as a […]

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Passing Judgment: R.A. Dickey’s flaccid knuckleball.

As a die-hard Mets fan, I thoroughly appreciated and admired R.A. Dickey’s accomplishments during his three years in New York.  I remember when it was announced that the Mets had signed Dickey to a minor league contract before the 2010 season.  I made fun of the transaction because I had remembered how brutal Dickey had […]

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On the Docket – June 19, 2012

Not guilty does not mean innocent After wasting a lot of taxpayers’ money, the U.S. Government was unable to prove that former MLB pitcher Roger Clemens perjured himself when he denied using performance enhancing drugs before Congress.  The jury acquitted him on all 21 counts in less than ten hours of deliberation.  The old saying is […]

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood…er, Milwaukee

The Mets hired Sandy Alderson for many reasons, but none more important than alleviating the problems that currently exist and setting the franchise up for success down the road.  He is faced with several obstacles in his way, including the Wilpons’ financial problems and pending litigation in the Madoff lawsuit.  So knowing that he will […]

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Passing Judgment – Mets finally release Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez

The day has finally arrived where the Mets are without Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez on their roster.  After months of speculation, both Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez have been released despite being owed a collective $18,000,000 for the 2011 season.  While that is a large chunk of money to just swallow (especially given the […]

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