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Off Base Since 2005! Mets commentary from the counter-intuitive to the unintuitive and all the intuitives in between. ** "Through the use of humor and gross inaccuracy...a certain truth can be gained." Rob Perri ** (pester me at:itsmetsforme@gmail.com or follow me @itsmetsforme on twitter)

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Hotstove! Recap: METZ for KIDZ!

I've noticed that the average Metsfan posting on the internet lately is a younger, less-seasoned sort, full of energy and enthusiasm, armed with memories of Mets history from 2000-2005. To appeal to this new generation, this all-important demographic--that's the challenge of every casual blogger. Connecting to this part of the fanbase is my passion, and so for them, I present the Mets Off-season in pictures. OR older fans can use it to teach their kids the basics of hotstove planning.


If can step out of 's shadow, and can avoid becoming another





, or or, for that matter, another , the Mets will be okay offensively. Of




course, he'll have to put behind him, but it's hard to believe he'll have another



subpar season with the new 1st baseman in the line up batting behind him. I suppose, if they

end up having to keep , who thus far, has yet to live up to the lofty standards set by

, I guess it wouldn't be the worst thing. Anyhow, winning Mets teams of the new




millenium have always had at least one Franco. Speaking of the bench, this year we can look


forward to another solid season from , and 1st base back-up and some maturity and


key hits from . Off the field, we have to say a sad good- bye to and his



. And, if can keep his trap shut, it will be nice, quiet, and peaceful in



the Metropolitan universe. If all the off-season plans turn out well, then maybe, just maybe,


and his ho-ho-ho will come early for our beloved Mets and we can all rejoice




in a trip to the World Series.

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