Browsing All posts tagged under »Luis Castillo«

In defense of Luis Castillo

October 18, 2010 by


Mets fans are torn on who the team’s new manager should be. They are also conflicted about who should be the new GM. There are questions if the team is good enough to compete as is or if the core should be broken down and sold off and view 2011 as another rebuilding year. But […]

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. […]

Tejada surges towards the end

October 3, 2010 by


So it looks imminent the Mets will be replacing GM Omar Minaya and Manager Jerry Manuel when the season is over. Once the new GM is hired, he will have a lot of work to do along with some interesting decisions to make in regards to the makeup of the 2011 Mets. While it may […]

Top 10 ways Mets have frustrated followers

September 27, 2010 by


It has been another frustrating season for the New York Mets and their fans. The Mets spent eight days in last place early in the season and last led the National League East on April 30. Their offense totally collapsed in July, they couldn’t get a big hit when needed and key pitchers slumped at […]

2010 Mets Dopplegangers

September 13, 2010 by


One of the difficult things when analyzing the Mets offense this year is to separate the names from the numbers they have actually produced. Sure, yesterday’s lineup had Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes and David Wright in it but is it accurate to consider the performance the Mets are receiving from these players in 2010 to […]

Inside the Mets' comeback win

August 25, 2010 by


The Mets figured to have a good chance to win Tuesday night against the Marlins because R.A. Dickey was on the mound. At Citi Field this year, Dickey entered the night with a 5-1 record and a 1.22 ERA. So, things looked bleak when Dickey allowed a 3-run homer to Gaby Sanchez in the seventh […]

Minaya, the Wilpons and Dave Cameron

August 20, 2010 by


FanGraphs Managing Editor Dave Cameron is one of the most influential online baseball writers around. Because of this he has had to take a fair amount of garbage over the years from people who comment on his stories. Some of the hostility is deserved; most of it is not. Highly visible people are subject to […]