Browsing All posts tagged under »Henry Blanco«

End of season report card for the Mets

October 8, 2010 by


For a season that opened up with hope, and which was carried to the All-Star break, the Mets once again flamed out and disappointed their fans and had their second consecutive losing season (79-83). Change is now on the horizon as GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel were given their pink slips on Monday. […]

Barajas on comeback trail – now what?

August 13, 2010 by


On Thursday, Rod Barajas began his rehab assignment from a strained oblique in the Gulf Coast League (while hitting a three-run home run) and once he is fully healthy to return to the Mets the team will have a difficult decision. Will the Mets again roster three catchers and have Barajas, Josh Thole and Henry […]

Mets Report Card

July 13, 2010 by


The All-Star break is upon us and it’s natural to look forward. The Mets at 48-40, four games back of the Atlanta Braves in the NL and one game behind in the wild card race. Below is a list of Mets players with a grade given to each hitter and pitcher on how they have […]

Murphy’s Law rears ugly head again

June 4, 2010 by


While it may not have been as damaging as the injuries that piled up last season for the Mets, Daniel Murphy’s season-ending injury will certainly have ramifications with the roster in to the summer. Murphy was perhaps days away from being recalled before he again was involved in another freak accident. On Wednesday night in […]

Blanco lives up to reputation

April 21, 2010 by


Omar Minaya took a lot of heat this offseason for not doing more in the free agent market. And what moves he did make were criticized, whether it was giving too many years to Jason Bay, too much money to Alex Cora or signing too many backup catchers. But catcher Henry Blanco has lived up […]