Archive for the ‘General’ Category

2008 Weblog Awards

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 Posted in General | No Comments »

A dear friend and fellow Mets Blogger,, is a finalist for "Best Sports Blog" for the 2008 Weblog Awards. In a show of Mets-related solidarity, please show her some love by voting: You can vote daily, so help support her! ...

K-Rod – High-profile signing, but perhaps lacking substance … ?

Monday, December 29th, 2008 Posted in General, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Guest blogger Andrew Kennis writes: This year's hot stove period has produced little substance in terms of the Mets' biggest signing. The Mets would have been better off opting for a closer who has more substance than style. Indeed, there has ...

December Ramblings

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 Posted in General, Winter Classic | No Comments »

It's about that time for some random thoughts... First up, it's been a snowy day in Chicago and at 2pm when I headed to work, the three main streets I drive on, all main roadways by the way, had not been ...

November Ramblings

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Blackhawks, General | No Comments »

Here we are, half way through the month of November and the baseball hot stove is heating up. Yay. Great. Woo-hoo. Seriously, tell me when deals are done. I'm not a fan of the rumors, the daily reports and so ...

It Is What It Is

Monday, September 29th, 2008 Posted in General | No Comments »

The season is over. What is there to say that hasn't already been said? It sucks for sure. But I suppose being in the hunt was better than not being in it all like the Nats, Braves and Marlins. Right? I ...

My lone post from NYC

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 Posted in General | 3 Comments »

Long time no post...   Anyway, I'm just starting week two of my three weeks in NYC for work. Some non-work highlights included seeing Eddie Vedder in concert at the United Palace Theater, a Mets game at Shea - most likely my last, and seeing ...

Fun and Games with Matty and Tiffany

Thursday, July 17th, 2008 Posted in General | No Comments »

My old pals Tiffany Simons and Matty Blake at were set loose at the All-Star game the other night. The result is the video below...I encourage you to watch for some fun stuff with Billy Wagner and one of ...

Around the Majors

Monday, July 14th, 2008 Posted in General, Mike Pizza, NHL, Wings | No Comments »

Ok, well not exactly, but this is my mid-season post about all things Julie: Let's start with the Mets. They are on a nine-game winning streak. I don't really care if it's the change in the clubhouse or whatever that caused ...

Meet Mookie

Sunday, June 29th, 2008 Posted in General | 1 Comment »

He's the Rubinstein family dog. And after about 10 years we finally got him some Mets gear. It was a bit small so we had to custom tailor it a little.

Billy Wagner, Voice of Reason?

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 Posted in General | 4 Comments »

Now that a day or so has passed on the firing of Willie Randolph and the extra media scrutiny of how it went down, I'm glad to see a few players comment on the situation. The best quote comes from Billy ...