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Selfish Perez sets himself up for more failure

May 5, 2009 by


The only way Oliver Perez will get another opportunity to start a major league game is: a.) He accepts a minor league assignment (which he doesn’t appear willing to do) b.) He pitches in a series of “mop up” games and is flawless (this could take months) c.) He is traded (meaning, another organization is […]

Stop smearing Perez, start questioning Omar

May 4, 2009 by


If Perez cannot improve on the inconsistent numbers that he produced over the past two and a half seasons with the Mets — that is, if he can’t ditch his maddening Jekyll and Hyde act — then the Mets may come to regret their investment. –, February 3, 2009 If anyone, and by anyone […]

One thing the Mets don’t lack — definitions

May 1, 2009 by


The New York Mets arrive in Philadelphia today with a lack of “confidence” – no, “heart.” No, wait, “intensity.” Sorry, I meant to say the Mets lack “grit.” OK, wait … take a deep breath … scratch all that. The New York Mets have a lot of labels, but no “identity” (see J.J. Putz below). […]