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Posted 27 August 2014 - 09:16 PM

Pretty good game from Wheeler.  Zack's numbers since June 30:

 

11 GS, 70.1 IP, 55 H, 21 R, 17 ER, 6 HR, 31 BB, 64 K, 2.18 ERA, 6-1 record.  He's only allowed more than 2 ER once in that time, and has gone 6+ IP in all but one of those 11 starts.

 

For now I guess we live with the walks, high pitch counts, and trouble getting through seven innings. 

 

Lagares is just a ridiculous glove. 

 

For all of the strides Duda has made, there's still a bit of a garbage-time feel with him.  Maybe that changes in time.


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 27 August 2014 - 09:26 PM.

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It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 09:26 PM

Didn't see the end of this one but looks like it was Terry being stupid again. Bunting with Flores (who homered earlier) to get to Tejada. Because of course you want to give away free outs with 2 on 0 out in the 9th to get to Babe Tejada in the lineup. You want to see what Flores got. LET HIM HIT THERE

 

Also Simmonds with a ridiculous play to get d'Arnaud.

 

Also Granderson is at .217

 

Why is he still batting leadoff Terry? He hasn't done squat in forever.


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Posted 27 August 2014 - 09:35 PM

I've made no secret about how I feel about TC at this point, but without Murph in the lineup, he's got damned near nothing to work with, outside of Duda and whatever two bats happen to be going at any given time.  Wilmer fvcking Flores and Ruben fvcking Tejada are both in the lineup right now...that's a joke without a punchline.  And I'm so sick of the Vegas-bloated zilches that keep getting chances to do nothing in the majors.  Hopefully we can start moving on (FINALLY) from the den Dekkers, the Nieuwenhuises, the Anthony Browns, etc.  They suck, end of story.  Sandy, if you want to improve the Met offense, try finding guys who can actually hit a little.


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 27 August 2014 - 09:36 PM.

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THE NHL MUST LOVE THE DEVILS - from who else? A RANGER fan!
[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 06:13 AM

Syndergaard with a solid game last night:  6.2 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 9 K

 

His last eight starts have been very good overall, especially for the PCL:  46.1 IP, 47 H, 14 ER, 16 BB, 57 K, 1.36 WHIP, 2.72 ERA.  In 7 out of his last 10 starts, he's allowed 2 ER or less.  He's not allowing a ton of home runs either.

 

Suffice it to say that Plawecki has found his stroke in Vegas...he's 20-for-41 in his last 11 GP...until last night, when he hit two home runs, most of those hits had been singles.  His average is up to .304, just like that. 

 

Nimmo has a 9-game hitting streak going, during which he's 12-for-37 (.324).  Also has drawn four walks in that time.  His overall AA numbers don't excite, but they're heading in the right direction.  Overall he's slashing .255/.362/.427 in Binghamton.    


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 06:55 AM

Also Granderson is at .217

 

I was very hopeful that he was going to prove us all wrong when he got hot, but he's clearly a different hitter when he's not playing in Yankee Bandbox.  His contract was a disaster waiting to happen; all of the numbers pointed to it, but Sandy couldn't be bothered to do much background checking on his offseason signings.  This is how you wind up getting guys like Chris Young, but at least that mistake wasn't crippling.  Mets are screwed with Granderson...all we can do with him is hope for the best...fine if your payroll isn't $85-90 million; unfortunately, if Sandy can't find a taker for Colon, that's $27 million wrapped up in 2015 for a past-his-prime outfielder and a 41-year-old starting pitcher (who to his credit has at least been pretty solid). 

 

David Wright has $20 million coming to him in each of the next four seasons.  How scary is that?  So the Met payroll will probably not surpass $100 million next season, but $47 million of whatever they have to spend will be wrapped up in David Wright, Bartolo Colon, and Curtis Granderson.  Duda's getting a nice raise (I'm guessing the Mets try to sign him to a long-term deal...possibly Murph too).  Suffice it to say Passive's going to have to find some low-cost gems, which is basically means more Marlon Byrd/Chris Young/what the hell why not guys that may pan out or may not.

 

On Wright, I can't kill Sandy...I would've definitely considered moving him or letting him walk (I think there were enough signs to worry about his long-term future, and said so at the time), but at the same time a lot of Met fans would've been pissed if the Mets didn't keep him.  It was a PR move as much as anything else, but I hope the Mets at least realize now that Wright can't continue to be the face of the franchise if they really want to get anywhere.

 

But let's face it, Sandy doesn't deserve a pass on not having much money to spend, as he's spent poorly.  The 2014 offseason is looking more and more scary to me.   


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 28 August 2014 - 06:57 AM.

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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 08:53 PM

Another banner day for Wright.  And the idiot manager can't pencil him into the third hole fast enough.  Another fun day in Metland.

 

Mets are 5-10 in their last 15 GP. 


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 10:24 PM

Check out Niese's 2013 and 2014 seasons...trad stats are very similar after 24 starts (a little better this season):

 

http://espn.go.com/m.../jonathon-niese


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Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 11:51 PM

Another banner day for Wright.  And the idiot manager can't pencil him into the third hole fast enough.  Another fun day in Metland.

 

Mets are 5-10 in their last 15 GP. 

 

Phillies may pass them and dump the Mets into last place soon.

 

Wright should've been shut down for the year. He is clearly hurt. Next rung on the Mets karmic wheel is him getting more hurt from being constantly run out there (just like the Yanks are going to get burned with Tanaka as they rush him back)

 

Murphy on the DL...Dilson Herrera coming up. If he impresses, we'll see increasing chatter of a Murph trade this offseason. But this time it may actually happen.


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Posted 29 August 2014 - 06:39 AM

Wow, re:  Herrera...I love it.  The Mets should bring up Matt Reynolds while they're at it, though I guess Flores and Tejada will still get time over there for the next few days. 

 

And yeah, let's face it, Murph is going to become a $10-$12 million per year player very soon...we've discussed that in detail, as well as his strengths and weaknesses.  The Mets need to think VERY long and hard before tying up what for them (sadly) is big money in a player like Murph, especially if Herrera looks like he can man the position at the major-league level soon.  Admittedly, I'm not expecting much from Herrera in 2014...AA is a long way from the majors, and it wouldn't surprise me if Herrera is overwhelmed initially...in baseball years he's not even a baby yet...he's still a fetus.  So if he struggles mightily, I'm not going to worry about him, and if anything, I don't think it will hurt for him to get a taste of the majors. 

 

This is interesting:

 

http://www.nj.com/me...eport_says.html

 

It's not like it's unheard of for young catchers to switch positions, but as we've seen, not everyone can handle the switch...see Hundley, Todd. 

 

Anyway, it's looking more and more like the 2015 Mets are going to do what we all thought they would:  not spend money and try to field a team on the cheap.  And it looks like they're going to do it with in-house options (I'd rather that than Sandy bringing in another Chris Young-type stiff):

 

LF:  d'Arnaud

CF:  Lagares

RF:  Granderson

1B:  Duda

2B:  Herrera (Murph will get dealt)

SS:  Reynolds

3B:  Wright

C:  Plawecki

 

I wonder if the Mets send d'Arnaud to winter ball to get him as much experience in the outfield as possible.  If anything, they can at least figure out whether or not they should nip this idea in the bud right away. 

 

CF, RF, 1B and 3B are probably locked...can't see anyone taking on Granderson or Wright with their contracts. 

 

I can't see the Mets going with Tejada or Flores in short next season...they can't be THAT cheap and THAT stupid.  And they don't have enough offense at the other positions to bring in a defensive specialist who doesn't hit, especially if Wright is going to be an average player from here on out.  I hope Reynolds gets September to get his feet wet. 

 

Of course, the problem with the above is that now it's about 2016 unless the kids contribute immediately in 2015.  But if the Mets are going to go the route I'm expecting them to, at least it's not going to be about wondering about what all of these kids can do...we're going to find out VERY soon about these names at the major-league level.   


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 29 August 2014 - 06:41 AM.

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Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
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Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 08:12 AM

Not a crazy idea with d'Arnaud. He's 25 and I believe Hundley was 29 when he switched to being a left field butcher. d'Arnaud is more athletic than Hundley ever was, but has been abominable behind the plate. Sure this reeks of Mets "save a buck anyway we can" thinking by trying to solve the LF issue in house, but I think d'Arnaud is capable of providing corner OF power. Plus you have Lagares roaming around out there to help him.

 

It can also be an outright failure as it was with Duda, and Murphy.


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Posted 29 August 2014 - 08:28 AM

I'm not against d'Arnaud getting a shot in LF, but if the Mets really want to do this, they need to do it the right way.  Get him in winter ball.  Have him play games at the position in September and bring up Plawecki. 

 

And Travis is still a bit iffy with the bat, even with the sudden power.  He's been stuck in the .220s for a while now, after his initial return surge.  If the Met OF is d'Arnaud, Lagares, and Granderson, you're looking at a potential OB% of less than .320, a combined BA of less than .250, and some HR, but not tons of them (Lagares and Grandy will rack up the Ks). 

 

I think Grandy is what he is now and will have some good stretches and some flat-out black holes, which means we're banking on Lagares and d'Arnaud becoming better hitters.  Lagares' glove is so damned good that he doesn't have to improve THAT much, but if d'Arnaud never gets that much better at the plate AND can't field left...ouch.


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 06:23 PM

David fvcking Wright. 


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 08:45 PM

Thank God for Sizemore.  Great to see deGrom get a well-deserved win.


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 07:30 PM

Citi and some good D really helping out Colon tonight.  Looks like his luck is starting to run out though.

 

Ugh, of course he has one of his poorer starts before Deadline #2.  Oh well...I think by now people know that Colon has some bad ones here and there.


Edited by Colorado Rockies 1976, 30 August 2014 - 07:43 PM.

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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 10:30 PM

Yea that was wretched. 6 hits in a row? Just insane...but he has those sometimes. Then he could rattle 4-5 good one's in a row. If anything it's better for his trade value since he got his sh!tty start out of the way and now will be great all of September :P

 

Wright continues to do zilch. And please no more Matsuzaka. He has allowed 22 runs and 32 hits in his last 30 innings for a reason. He's hot garbage.


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Posted 31 August 2014 - 06:33 AM

I should be amazed that Amateur Terry still hasn't figured out that Wright should be dropped in the lineup, but TC is a simply a bad manager.  I just hope he keeps making his idiotic decisions so I don't have to endure him next season.  Mets will go either 11-18 or 12-17 for the month of August...if they do about the same in September, how do the Mets possibly keep him in 2015, unless they're willing to punt that season too?


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Posted 31 August 2014 - 12:41 PM

I should be amazed that Amateur Terry still hasn't figured out that Wright should be dropped in the lineup, but TC is a simply a bad manager.  I just hope he keeps making his idiotic decisions so I don't have to endure him next season.  Mets will go either 11-18 or 12-17 for the month of August...if they do about the same in September, how do the Mets possibly keep him in 2015, unless they're willing to punt that season too?

 

yea they are having a bad august...but in reality since the All Star break they've played pretty much in line with what they've done all year, 18-23


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Posted 31 August 2014 - 01:13 PM

yea they are having a bad august...but in reality since the All Star break they've played pretty much in line with what they've done all year, 18-23

 

Mets have been pulling disappearing acts in the second half for a while now...if they do it again, I'm sorry, Passive can't allow Amateur to come back. 


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Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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Posted 31 August 2014 - 01:21 PM

Mets have been pulling disappearing acts in the second half for a while now...if they do it again, I'm sorry, Passive can't allow Amateur to come back. 

 

Poor in game manager, pushes prized arms, takes him forever to realize what pitchers can and can't do (hey let's run Dillon Gee out for the 7th up 2-1 with 105 pitches what can possibly go wrong?)

 

We've got Backman sitting in the PCL, he just won manager of the year in that league. Now does that mean he's the answer...he has sort of a sketchy past but unlike Terry...he is a winner. But I don't know if he's a Wilpon guy at the major league level.


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Posted 31 August 2014 - 01:36 PM

Supposedly Sandy doesn't like Wally.  I know Terry hasn't been given awesome talent to work with, but yeah, people seem to be catching on more than ever that this guy is simply not a very good in-game manager.  At this point, I'd gladly give Wally a shot at the job. 


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[Mark Messier]: A big, bald attention whore with a stupid Easter Island-lookin face. - from who else? DaneykoIsGod!

Even when Marty comes back maybe Larry should put Clemmensen to be on the goal during the shootouts.
Can the coach do that ? Switch the goalies 5 seconds to go in overtime?
- Most priceless quote ever posted on a message board.

Martin Brodeur: THE MOST ALL-TIME WINS!, 12 straight seasons of 30+ wins, 3 Stanley Cups, 4 Vezina Trophies, and zero respect from too many so-called Devils "fans" who are either too young or too bandwagon to remember the much darker days of Sean Burke, Craig Billington, Bob Sauve, Alain Chevrier, and the talented but overwhelmed Chico Resch, among many others.

It's easy to support a great player when he's playing at his very best. It takes a true fan to support that same player during those rare moments and stretches when he's not. Babe Ruth went 0-4 some games, and sometimes Wayne Gretzky was held pointless. There may be such a thing as greatness, but no such thing as absolute perfection every single night.

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