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Should the Mets break up their core?

November 12, 2010 by


Each year that the Mets fail to reach the playoffs, critics say the solution is to break up the core of the team. If the Mets cannot advance to the post-season with Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes, Johan Santana and David Wright, the belief goes, then the team should trade one or more of them to […]

Speculation on the Mets’ new manager

November 11, 2010 by


Without a single game being played, or even a free agent signing or trade being made, Mets fans are happy with Sandy Alderson as the team’s new general manager. There are many reasons for this. The easiest thing to do is point to his record, as he was responsible for building the late 1980s Oakland […]

Sandy Alderson and the Audacity of Hope

November 1, 2010 by


The Mets gave Sandy Alderson a four-year contract and during his introductory press conference, Alderson seemed to issue as many promises as a presidential candidate.  On the day before the mid-term elections, many people feel disillusioned that more of the promises of the Barack Obama campaign were not upheld.  Will Mets fans feel similarly in […]