Posts Tagged ‘Fire Jerry Manuel’

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The State of the Union

May 21, 2010

After a 10-7 win over the Nationals Thursday night, the Mets completed a 2-6 road trip and limp home facing six games at Citi Field that could be the coup de grace for Jerry Manuel.  Despite an abundance of injuries, three games against the Yankees will be no cake walk and the red-hot Phillies loom after the weekend.  A mediocre Mets team could find themselves six or so games under .500 by the end of next Thursday.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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Here lies Jerry Manuel….

May 17, 2010

A moment of silence, please.

Sunday afternoon was a beautiful day on the Island, complete with sunny skies and a cool refreshing breeze.  However, instead of lounging on the beaches, firing up the BBQ, or taking a stroll with my girlfriend on the boardwalk, I decided to torture myself like I was starring in Saw 7 and plop on the couch to catch the Mets/Marlins game.  The “Amazins” were attempting to impede a four-game sweep at the hands of the fish.  The contest began like a scene out of Groundhog’s day, as the third inning came equipped with defensive follies, clutch hitting by the opponent, and an injury to a pitcher to boot.  All things that Mets fans have become accustom to  for the past 10 plus seasons.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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Omar Minaya breathes confidence into the Mets

April 16, 2010

 

Albert Pujols awaits Oliver Perez tonight

In an interview Friday morning with Sports Illustrated, Omar Minaya had strong expectations for the Metropolitans entering their series with Albert Pujols, Chris Carperter, Adam Wainwright and the rest of the Cardinals.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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How to get fired, by Jerry Manuel….Part 2

April 12, 2010

The Mets failed to score a run against Cy-Young favorite Livan Hernandez

A bulls-eye was eventually going to be marked on Jerry Manuel and his job security.  On Sunday, the skipper jump started the process. 

Last week Jerry Manuel began to dig his own grave by erroneously fiddling with the lineup and not using his time wisely in Spring Training.  On Sunday, he practically put the nail in the coffin.  After Johan Santana let up a Grand Slam in the first inning yesterday, and the Mets were not able to muster any runs against Livan “The Great” Hernandez, Manuel said the following: Read the rest of this entry ?