End of season report card for the Mets

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. [...]

From bad to worse

The New York Mets have reached the point in the season where things become awkward; they are now waiting to die. After Friday's 7-5 loss to the Phillies, Mets manager Jerry Manuel awkwardly said it was a "tough loss," the dying equivalent of "I'm sorry." Condolences accepted. The news is no shock though. The Mets [...]

Mets fall in 13

The New York Mets (51-50) dropped a 3-2, 13-inning decision to the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night at Citi Field. The loss dropped the Mets to 11-21 in one-run games. Trailing 7-2, the Mets came screaming back, scoring one run in the sixth inning and four in the eighth inning to tie the game. Carlos Beltran [...]

The AAAA plan to save the Mets

Just about everybody who follows the Mets agreed that their top priority is getting another starting pitcher. Well guess what? Everybody was wrong. It’s now official. The Mets’ rotation is fine, thank you, but the offense … just stinks. Jason Bay stinks. Jeff Francoeur and Rod Barajas stink. Carlos Beltran and Luis Castillo are back, [...]