The Eddie Kranepool Society

Tuesday, December 13, 2005


�NOW WHERE DID I PUT MY BORDENS MILK COUPONS�? When I saw the front page of today�s NEWSDAY, I let loose with some serious F-bombs: METS TO FANS: PAY UP! Tickets for revamped team will cost you more http://www.newsday.com/news/printedition/ It seems the biggest increase is for seats in the inner field box, which will go from $60.00 to $75.00 a ticket for Platinum games, which are Opening Day and the three Highlander games. Gold goes from $55.00 to $65.00, Silver goes from $50.00 to $60.00, Bronze goes from $45.00 to $55.00 and Value from $40.00 to $45.00. For tickets to the 42 games that fall under the value and bronze banner those ticket will drop for $12.00 to $9.00 and those are in the Upper Deck Reserve. Look it�s free enterprise and the Skill Sets can raise ticket as the demand will be high but my problem with raising the prices is, can you make the post season first before you up the ante on tickets? Between raising prices and Omar�s manic Manny chase, if the Mets don�t make the post season in �06 it will get very very ugly around here. http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/mets/ny-spmets134550176dec13,0,7166553.story?coll=ny-sports-headlines I�m starting to think that Omar has some kind of compulsive disorder when it comes to high priced talent. Enough with Manny and please forget about getting involved with Miggy Tejada. Omar needs to concentrate on what�s going to be at 2nd base? Omar needs to show his skills as a GM here and find a home for KazMat and find away to get Grundzy here. I mean Mark Loretta was traded to the Sawx for a Sunday catcher in Doug Mirrabelli how come Omar never makes deals like that? How come he couldn�t make a play for Loretta? Then you have the bullpen that seems to be about two pitchers short. When it comes to the big splash Omar�s the man and his signings last year made for a solid bench but I hope he hasn�t lost his focus here with the Tejada-Rameirz swap talks. http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/mets/story/374315p-318162c.html (TO POST A COMMENT PLEASE CLICK ON THE TIME OF THIS POSTING) < |