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  2 days until pitchers and catchers

Ed Ryan over at Mets Fever has a great write up on Shawn Riggans, the catcher cut loose by the Tampa Bay Rays and picked up by the Mets as part of the parade of back up catchers. After reading Ryan’s piece, if Riggans is healthy he could make a run at one of the catcher roster spots on the Mets.

JOSE,

 JOSE-JOSE-JOSE,

 JOSE,

 JOSE 

“Once again, Daniel Murphy was the first player to arrive. This kid won’t lose the job because he was lazy.”

And my Murphy man-crush continues to blossom.

Adam Rubin can write it and Omar Minaya can say it but it would be a major upset for Mike Jacobs to beat on Murph for the first base job. Why the Mets keeping fucking with Murph is puzzling. He has been working out in Florida all winter; he’s the first guy at the workouts and the last to leave. He is doing everything plus more to become a strong first baseman and a better hitter. I have no beef with Mike Jacobs but I just don’t see where he is a fit here. Jacobs reeks of DH.

Dave Singer at NY Sports Dog has the complete TV/Radio Mets Spring Training Schedule posted.  First game Tuesday March 2 will be on SNY.

D-Wright has been in camp since late January, and it seems his mind set is to pull the ball more in 2010. The biggest plus for Wright this year will be the protection in the lineup he’ll get from Jason Bay. 

Ladies and Gentlemen, Sandy Koufax is in the house!

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Comments

  1. Omar wants to keep Murph off his game so that he can sign Delgado in May and then get canned in June. I’m kidding. There’s 3 Million reasons why Omar won’t be fired.

  2. Reyes wouldn’t get away looking like that in Yankee camp. What a punk!

  3. Krane,

    It is ridiculous that the Mets are doing this to one of the few guys that bust his rear end. Hey, maybe they can get more players that don’t give a crap. What a joke.

  4. If the Mets don’t want Daniel, I hope he goes to a team that will appreciate him and he becomes a big star.

  5. Hey Michael, sorry for stepping on your lawn!

  6. @kranepool

    No need to apologize my good friend.

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