I would never go as far as to say I'm rooting for A-Rod but it's satisfying on some level to watch him shut up braindead Yankee fans and members of the media. Here are this week's links:
Take Me Back To April - Our hopes and dreams for the season generally didn't pan out.
Alomar, Shines, Alicea Out; Warthen, Johnson In - It was all Luis Alicea's fault!
- The 2009 Mets Also Won "Best Picture" In 1997 - cjmulrain gives us an awesome Titanic themed FanShot.
- Omar Minaya, Jeff Wilpon, And Dave Howard Interview Recap - This was probably the longest I've ever tuned in to a non game broadcast on WFAN. I have to say Mike Francesa did a nice job with this one.
Daniel Murphy Had A Good Defensive Season At First Base - According to UZR and +/-.
- Inside Out: Daniel Murphy's New Approach To Fastballs - Sam goes buck wild with pitch f/x and Fangraphs and takes a closer look at Murphy's season at the plate.
- Mets Get Chris Carter, Eddie Lora From Red Sox For Billy Wagner - Self-explanatory.
- Met Rushmore - Starring Endy Chavez and 3 scrubs.
- Productive Base Stealing And The Mets - Stealing bases efficiently has been a positive under the Omar regime.
- The Big Book Of Available Pitchers - robcast23 hits us with a comprehensive breakdown of offseason pitching options.
- Poll: Best Part Of Today's NL Playoff Games? - Matt Holliday is the victor.
- Five Numbers To Avoid When Evaluating Starting Pitchers - ...explode Oliver Perez in2 the sun.
- Leveraging Speed And Defense - EtSuke wonders if you should build a team to fit a ballpark.
- Godzilla? I'd Rather They Sign King Ghidorah - Sam tells us why Matsui to the Mets is a bad idea.