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Posted 02 September 2014 - 07:28 PM

I swear the Wilpons come off as such horribly clueless morons...and just horrible period:

 

http://www.newsday.c...r-now-1.9200897

 

With home attendance sagging, the Mets dismissed Leigh Castergine, senior vice president of ticket sales and services.

 

Yep, that's the problem, it's all Leigh Castergine's fault that Met fans aren't coming out to watch the dreck being served up to them for the sixth straight season. 

 

I'm sorry, but there's no sugar-coating it anymore...Jeffy and Freddy Wilpon are real pieces of sh!t.  Sometimes I really don't know why I still root for this franchise.  fvcking amateurs to the very end.   

 

What a joke. I mean seriously the Mets are handing this guy a 71 Pinto and firing him for not turning it into the next big thing. Shame on them. Though it seems like this story slipped under the media's eye and the Mets may "get away with it"

 

And I was just thinking the other day, I hear plenty of commercials on 710, Q104.3, as well as SNY and other outlets for Mets tickets. The word is out, but there is no way people are going to see this product.

 

you know who's doing the best job getting folks to the ballpark? the 7 line.


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 07:36 PM

Not to mention they've been agressive with promos (t-shirt Friday, the weekend concerts).  Maybe they didn't like too much money being spent on promos when nobody was coming :lol:


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 09:30 PM

Hey the Mets won. Niese allows 6 and doesn't hit 90 all day...but they manage to hold on somehow. Lagares with a huge day at the plate. Wright driving in runs finally

 

rough day for Herrera at the dish though. But I do like his quick bat and compact swing.

 

Familia shook of yesterdays disaster quite well.


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Posted 03 September 2014 - 06:51 AM

What a joke. I mean seriously the Mets are handing this guy a 71 Pinto and firing him for not turning it into the next big thing. Shame on them. Though it seems like this story slipped under the media's eye and the Mets may "get away with it"

 

And I was just thinking the other day, I hear plenty of commercials on 710, Q104.3, as well as SNY and other outlets for Mets tickets. The word is out, but there is no way people are going to see this product.

 

you know who's doing the best job getting folks to the ballpark? the 7 line.

 

Ms. Castergine is a female BTW.  Boomer and Carton reported there may be more to the story...nothing's been confirmed yet, but she may have been making Mets tickets available for less than face value on Stubhub.  In a way, I can understand why...it's probably better to get SOMETHING for potentially unsold-at-face-value tickets (and Met fans are understandably staying far away from Citi right now), and have those fans come to the building and spend money on parking (if they drive in), concessions, etc.  Obviously her job was threatened...she may have felt like she had to take drastic measures to save it. 

 

Funny with Lagares...just when it starts to feel like he might go into an extended funk, he gets it going again.  He's 16-for-his-last-42 (.380 BA).  He has GOT to learn how to get on base more, especially if the Mets are going to try to make him a leadoff hitter now, and like nmig has pointed out, Lagares has a high .347 BABIP, which means he may be due for regression...I think sometimes too much is made out of BABIP myself (over .300:  he's lucky!  under .300:  he hits into bad luck!), but clearly, at this point in his career, Lagares can't be a .250-.260 hitter with a roughly .300 OB%, especially on a team with such little offensive talent.  We know how awesome he is in the field, but if he could find a way to scrap his way to right around a .300 avg and an OB% approaching .340, I'd be tickled with that, even if the OB% is a little low for a leadoff guy. 

 

Re:  Herrera...young kid who's bound to have some rough days.  He only got his opportunity because Murph got hurt...he would've spend the rest of the year in AA otherwise...I doubt he would've been called up, even after the B-Mets' season came to an end.  He's probably not truly ready yet, and his jitters are showing in the field, but it's not like he's looked completely overmatched so far.

 

Wright is suddenly "hot" (or what passes for it with regards to him):  6-for-13 in his last three with 2 2B hits and 6 RBI.  We all know he's had a sh!tty year that not even sabermetric voodoo can dress up, but let's face it, the Mets aren't dealing him (and his value is in the toilet anyway), so with him, it's just hope.  As in hope he shines in garbage time (because he sure doesn't get it done when you need him to), fattens up on some September arms, and gives us all some reason to think he won't be a disaster next season. 

 

Getting scary with Grander-Bay.  Since July 20 he's 22-for-153 (.144 BA).  Though the depths of the valleys are shocking, I guess the overall season numbers aren't that much worse than we should have expected (though they're awful...Mets didn't pay this kind of money for a .667 OB+SLG.)  


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Posted 03 September 2014 - 07:34 PM

Wright 0-for-2 with 2 K tonight.  Guess he couldn't stay hot for long.

 

Make that 0-for-3 with 3 K. 


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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 03 September 2014 - 08:24 PM

Welcome to the majors kid.  Great spot to put a kid in there Terry.  Idiot.

 

Oh well, it wasn't pretty for Jacob tonight (looked more like a Wheeler type of game), but he got through six.  Now has a 2.87 ERA in 19 major-league starts.  Truly a bright spot.


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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 03 September 2014 - 08:34 PM

0 for 4 with 4 K now for David.  Glad he's feeling dangerous at the plate again.  Guess pitchers everywhere are quaking in their cleats.


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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?
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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 04 September 2014 - 09:15 AM

yea you always have to temper your excitement with Wright. And despite the relatively small sample Wright never seems to get a hit off of Tom Koehler

 

I'm happy we took 2 of 3 from Florida. They're sorta/kinda on the brink of being in the 2nd wild card race, so if we could put any dent in their plans for making a run...that satisfies me. Lord knows they've ruined plenty of our seasons

 

And how insane was that home run hit by Stanton last night. He hits so many of those screaming line drives that go out in like .5 seconds


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Posted 05 September 2014 - 09:21 PM

Wow. Talk about an eruption. Mets smacked 5 home runs. 14-2 right now in the 9th

 

A good day Granderson to "get well" offensively as he had 2 hits, one of them a HR and 4 rbi. Wright continues driving in runs, Duda with a HR and 3rbi. Herrera with another HR.


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Posted 06 September 2014 - 06:36 AM

Another bandbox ballpark that can bloat the numbers. Wright has had such a lousy season that I can't get terribly excited about a nice game here and there. He killed this team so many times this season (not implying he was alone...Grander-Bay has had two full months where he did literally NOTHING at the plate). But it's nice to see Duda have a good day after he's slowed up a bit, and d'Arnaud is suddenly hitting in the .240s after hovering in the .220s for a while. And it's always nice to see a guy like Herrera shake off tough days.
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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 06 September 2014 - 05:24 PM

Gee, pitched a pretty good game, but Terry pushed his luck running with his pitch count and got burned. Gee is just too unreliable in the 6th or 7th. There was no reason to start the 7th with him at 91 pitches in a 1-1 game in a bandbox.


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Posted 06 September 2014 - 05:32 PM

Gee's been pretty good in his last three...at least he's turned it around for now.

I can't get mad at Terry for being Terry. He is what he is.

Two doubles for d'Arnaud...guy might be close to .260 by the end of the season.

Of course this offense goes right back to not doing much after garbage-time kings like Wright fatten up.
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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 07 September 2014 - 08:50 AM

d'Arnaud has definitely been a rare bright spot for this team in the 2nd half. .839 OPS since his recall in late June and overall on the season he's been 5% above the league by wRC+, which ranks 11th among catchers with at least 350 PA. His slash line is actually very in line with what the mainstream projections had him down for; I consider that a good thing considering the ugly start and demotion (plus I mentioned preseason I would be happy with a .250/.310/.400 type of season).


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Posted 07 September 2014 - 04:07 PM

Hey the Mets played today

 

and WON!


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Posted 08 September 2014 - 09:19 AM

Zack still has his "arrrrrrrrrgh" moments, but there's no denying that he's improved nicely as the season has progressed. Hard to complain too much about what he's done in his last 14 starts or so.
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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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Posted 08 September 2014 - 09:24 AM

Our production from the catcher position has been impressive this year as well. Recker has a poor average, but give credit to the guy all he does is hit big home runs. Combine Recker/d'Arnaud/Teagarden (well his 1 grand slam)  you're looking at 20 home runs and 68 Rbi's in 142 games. Pretty good.


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Posted 08 September 2014 - 12:42 PM

True re: Recker...occasional random HR and very little else...and a ton of strikeouts. Hope the Mets upgrade over him for the backup spot. I'm guessing if Sandy actually tries to play GM this offseason, Plawecki may get dealt in a package for something else...it wouldn't have made much sense to have him be a backup anyway, as it looks like he can be a starter for someone in the next year or two (though his D remains meh). But d'Arnaud's done enough to stave off Plawecki, which is a major victory for him in itself.
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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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Posted 08 September 2014 - 09:30 PM

A rare 9th inning comeback walkoff win.

Wright had 2 extra base hits! A perfect 9th with a key d'Arnaud walk, followed by a clutch triple by Granderson and a very shallow sac fly by Flores to bring in Granderson with the winning run.


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Posted 09 September 2014 - 06:48 AM

Awful throw on that sac fly too...a good throw probably gets Grander-Bay out.

 

Next step for Duda is to start doing better against lefties...it's simply too easy to bring in a lefty from the bullpen to get him out in big spots in late innings.  He's been slumping lately, but let's face it, even if he goes 0-for-the-rest-of-the-season, he's the Mets' first baseman in 2015 (he may regress, but I can't say a team with no money to spend shouldn't take the chance at this point). 

 

This from Sandy:

 

http://nypost.com/20...d-in-offseason/

 

I can't really get that mad about this.  For one, Sandy's foray into FA last season was pretty bad, so I can't say the prospect of him misspending more of the Mets' clearly limited funds would've excited me.  It's also not a good FA class, as the article shows. 

 

I think the offseason is going to go about as I expected it to.  The Mets are going to try to fill as many holes as possible from within.  The big questions:

 

1) Do the Mets try to make Herrera a SS and keep Murph, do they trade Murph and hand the 2B job to Herrera, or do they keep Murph, send Herrera to AAA next season, then try to move Murph at the 2015 deadline?  And where does Matt Reynolds fit in all of this?  (I'm assuming Ruben Tejada is done as a Met after this season ends, though I probably shouldn't assume anything with Sandy running the show.)

 

2) Who out of Gee, Niese, and Colon gets dealt to make room for Syndergaard?  Right now, barring injuries or a deal, the arms that are locks to be in the rotation are clearly Harvey, Wheeler, and deGrom.  That's two spots available for Gee, Niese, Colon, Syndergaard, Montero, and longer shots Verrett and Steven Matz.  I really don't think Syndergaard and Montero have anything left to prove at AAA, even though both of them had uneven seasons there.  Verrett is kind of the 2013 deGrom...the guy no one's really talking about with Syndergaard and Montero around, but he did pitch pretty well the last two months or so.  Matz probably isn't ready yet.   

 

3) If the Mets really believe that Flores can be a SS at the major-league level, why did they give up on developing him as such in the minors?  This is going to be a very hard sell. 

 

4) Do the Mets give Familia a chance to close?  Mejia is too hittable to be reliable over the long term.  Does Parnell get a shot to get his job back if he's healthy?

 

Basically, 2015 will be a real wild-card year...no one can say what this team will do. 


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Posted 09 September 2014 - 08:29 PM

deGrom...just wow. 

 

Ditto Lagares.  Is there ANY ball that guy doesn't get to?

 

Passive and Wright to address the media after the game.  Hopefully it's to announce that Wright is done for the season.  There's nothing to gain for anyone to keep sending him out there.  Get him ready for 2015. 

 

Amateur Terry takes out deGrom after deGrom had retired friggin' fourteen hitters in a row (and continued to rack up the Ks) and had only thrown 100 pitches through 8 IP.  Of course he does.  Idiot.

 

Sad to think deGrom is going to screwed out of a win because his manager's a moron. 


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