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What Can Dillon Gee Be?

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

An overall awful ending to yesterday’s home opener. Every negative meme spoken about the Mets came to fruition: bad defense, bad bullpen and bad luck. Dillon Gee was the unlikely starter, and for six innings he made you wonder if he is emerging as the ace of this Harvey-less rotation. Then came the bullpen, led by journeymen […]

Mets Pitching Depth Could Get Scary

Friday, February 24th, 2012

No one expects much from the Mets, but the reports of them being a 100-loss team are, in my opinion, greatly exaggerated. Vegas has their over/under at 74.5. I have also seen 70.5 as the number. I believe their offense and bullpen gives them a decent shot at about 75-77 wins, and that number doesn’t include Johan Santana in […]

Protest, Yanks Playoff Opponent, Dillon Gee & Ron Darling, Sesame Street, Big Hurt Beer, Worst Dressed Met

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

The Yankees were robbed by the umpires last night as they blew the Billy Butler home run call in the third inning. The Yanks should have lodged a protest on this one. It was so obvious on slow motion replay (click here and fast forward to the 1:50 mark). The last protest to be upheld […]

Is the Dillon Gee Show Headed to Phoenix?

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Dillon Gee an All Star starter? It’s a bit premature, but after last night’s 8-1 victory over the Pirates Gee is now 7-0, with a 3.05 ERA. The blogosphere continues to be unimpressed with Gee due to the fact he doesn’t light up the gun with a 95mph fastball, or have gaudy advanced metrics (BABIP, […]

Getting to Know Dillon Gee

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

FULL NAME: Dillon Kyle Gee HEIGHT, WEIGHT:  5-10, 170 BORN: April 28, 1986 in Cleburne, Texas MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT: September 7th, 2010 against the Washington Nationals NICKNAME: Gee Man HOBBIES: I enjoy hunting and fishing FAVORITE THING TO DO ON AN OFFDAY:  I like to relax and play golf. SPORTS HERO WHEN YOU WERE GROWING […]

What to Expect From the Buffalo Mets

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

The Mets current 25 man roster has eight players that were in Buffalo on Opening Day. Although the Mets system isn’t highly regarded for top talent it has been able to produce some decent replacement players in times of need. With Ike Davis and David Wright out for an indefinite period of time it’s an […]

Dillon Gee Can Be the Mets Jon Garland

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

He was called upon in an emergency yesterday, but it appears Dillon Gee‘s rotation stint might be quite a bit longer. For as well as Chris Young has pitched, when he’s been on the mound, the Mets rotation needs someone that can give them innings every fifth day. Dillon Gee has been that type of […]

Can Homegrown Mets Win Over Fans?

Monday, February 28th, 2011

There were reports this weekend of much weaker than expected Mets season ticket sales. I don’t think that should be a surprise after how last season ended, the lack of a big free agent catch, and the negativity surrounding the Madoff scandal. However, winning will change things very quickly. Remember, before Mike Piazza‘s arrival in […]

Mets Rotation: Question Marks and the Gee Factor

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

In Tampa the talk will be about how the Yankees have no depth at starting pitching, but if they really want to see starting pitching question marks they should take the trip to Port St. Lucie. As of today, there is only one healthy starting pitcher that has a resume of recent success. That would […]

Enough of the Winter of Discontent

Monday, February 14th, 2011

I realize, in what has been a legitimate Winter of Discontent for both Yankees and Mets fans, my writing has been, for the most part, absent from NYBD presentations. The reason is my recent pursuit, that of Director of Media Relations for the Trenton Steel, a new Indoor Football team which will begin play in […]