LOOKS LIKE IT JUST A MATTER OF TIME UNTIL WE’RE WILPON FREE

A stellar outing by Big Plef went for nothing as the once potent Mets bullpen has turned into a pumpkin.  Wasn’t just a few weeks ago, we just hoped for 6 good innings from the Mets starters so the bullpen could cement a win? That’s all changed in the last six games as Mets relievers have gone 0-3 with a 12.46 ERA.

New minority and soon to be majority owner David Einhorn took a look at what he spent $200 mil on last night. Reports flying from allover are stating that Einhorn has bought 33 percent of the NY Mets with the option of buying a majority 60 percent controlling interest in the team in three years. I’d say that’s a done deal. One of the most telling parts of Einhorn’s night at Citi was when he was asked about keeping Jose Reyes and signing him to a long term deal, Einhorn didn’t say it’s not up to me what he said was this is not the time to discuss it.  I guess our new Shark has more say so that he say so.

With the news of Gary Carter’s fight with cancerous brain tumors isn’t it time for someone in the Mets organization step up NOW and announce that the club will retire his #8? Not next season either, DO IT NOW. Make a day in July or August for Gary Carter Day. Retire The Kid’s 8 and give out Mets t-shirts with CARTER 8 on the back. I’m sure Mr. Hedge Fund guy can flip that bill on 40,000 Haines shirts.

That’s it for me , after freezing my ass off all winter, time to shut the computer and suck up the rays.

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I’LL BE JOINING MIKE SILVA ON NY BASEBALL DIGEST PODCAST TONIGHT AT 10PM ON BLOG TALK RADIO

I’ll be calling in to Mike Silva’s NY Baseball Digest Podcast on Blog Talk Radio tonight at around 10:30pm to talk about the Subway Series and whether it has “jumped the shark” or not.

Can’t get on Terry Collins for letting Mike Pelfrey start the 7th inning as Pelf had pitched a strong 6 innings. It’s easy to second guess after the game got away from the Mets in that inning and the intentional walk to Texiera backfired on Collins as he didn’t know that A-Rod has great numbers when the batter in front of him has been IW’ed.  Even with those numbers, I fear Tex more than I do A-Rod at this point. Rodriguez looks worn down to me.

Sucks to lose 2 of 3 to anyone and beating the Highlanders would have been sweet as the writers and YUCK announcers have beaten the Buffalo Mets angle to death.

Oh well, on to Chicago

Keep Gary Carter in your thoughts and prayers

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THIS CALL TO THE BULLPEN TONIGHT AT 10PM ET ON BLOG TALK RADIO

Tonight at 10PM ET join me for This Call ToThe Bullpen Radio Show on Blog Talk Radio. My guest will be Shannon Shark of The Mets Police, we will be talking about the Jekyll and Hyde NY Mets and look at some of the Mets-centric improvements Mets management has made at Citi Field. We’ll also talk about Mets tradition and our love for all things Blue and Orange and why we despise the Black uni’s and hats.

So join us live tonight at 10PM ET on Blog Talk Radio

If you can’t join us live then you can listen to podcast at your leisure right here at Kranepool Society (check out the lower left sidebar) or on our show page at Blog Talk Radio  or download the show via iTunes.

 

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A Uniform Sighting

Not much to say today other than to thank the New York Football Giants for ending the NFL season for us Giants fans last night with that embarrassing display. For the first time in his Giants Head Coaching tenure, Tom Coughlin looked lost on the sidelines as he teams playoff hopes went down the drain. Not to worry Giants fans help on the offensive side is on the way as Charlie Weiss will be back in E. Rutherford as the OC.

Big tip of the Blue Mets Cap to Shannon Shark at Met Police for the first released pictures of the new, old, same Mets pinstriped jersey that looks exactly as the one I bought three years ago that hangs in my closet.

Hopefully some time today I will see this jersey up close and personnel as the plan was to up and out by 9AM for Christmas shopping but my daughter has decided to engage in a marathon sleeping session so our attack of the Paramus Mall is on hold.

Oh well, with the football season done here in NY , I guess all we can look forward to is the big Elmer Dessens press conference to announce his re-signing .

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TONIGHT ON PRO BASEBALL CENTRAL

 

On Pro Baseball Central tonight at 9PM EDST on Blog Talk Radio we will discuss the surging Mets and Johan Santana’s performance in Game 1 of the day/nighter plus we’ll keep an eye on Jon Niese in Game 2. We will tie up the loose ends on the Omar/Tony B fiasco and we will have as our guest Shannon Shark from The Mets Police. We’ ll cover those topics plus Mets uniforms, Old Timers Day and a day at $iti Field and you can join in the conversation as well at (646) 595-4462  

If you can’t join us live you can listen to the podcast at our Pro Central Baseball site or right here at TEKS.

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