Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Wally Backman


Earlier this week a fan favorite of many Met fans from the team’s history Wally Backman resigned as manager of the Mets Triple A team in Las Vegas. “I chose to resign because I didn’t see a future at the Major League level with the Mets at this time,” Backman said in a statement. “MyContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Wally Backman”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …New York Mets


9-0 loss back in August against the Arizona Diamondbacks seemed to be the turning point for a team that was heading south fast. Terry Collins was feeling feisty more feisty than usual and his post game rant showed a manager who was at the end of his rope with his team, he wasn’t hearing injuriesContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …New York Mets”

Smallthoughts: What’s Going on with the New York Mets?


They are the 2015 National League Champs, which means they were good enough to get to the World Series last season. That also means everyone will and has marked them on the schedule as the team to beat this season. By that I mean every team will get up to play the Mets to proveContinue reading “Smallthoughts: What’s Going on with the New York Mets?”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves


Rants: Detroit Lions …are there a more dysfunctional team in the NFL than the Lions? Bad off season moves doomed this team from the start and now the people making the decisions were made to pay… fired was team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew on Thursday and promised to bring in newContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Mets’ Murphy, Collins defend paternity leave


Not that the Mets had to defend Second baseman Daniel Murphy’s paternity leave, but they did just that. The Mets responded to criticism by a few of New York’s on air host. This paternity leave has triggered a few of how dare he leave, what does he need leave for? As easy as targets asContinue reading “Mets’ Murphy, Collins defend paternity leave”

Jason Bay no longer a Met…


This falls under the category of it took long enough for it to happen, but finally the Mets have cut ties with Jason Bay.  Back in June of this year (Is Jason Bay’s Playing Career Over?), I stated then that the Mets need to cut ties with Jason Bay. His best days as an everydayContinue reading “Jason Bay no longer a Met…”