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Is there static going down between a legendary Mets hero and current members of the team?Sunday,Michael Kors Outlet Houston, on ESPN 1050, Brandon Tierney reported that an ex-Met (who he wouldn’t name but said was ”not necessarily a TV analyst”) had upset two ”prominent” Mets (he wouldn’t name them, either) by telling them ”to stop worrying about (media) criticism” and just ”get out on the field and perform.”The players, Tierney said, went to Jay Horwitz, Mets VP/media relations, and told him to keep the ex-player away from them.The former player, according to Mets moles, is Darryl Strawberry. The Straw Man visited the Mets clubhouse in Washington last week.”He was saying you’re better than last place. He told them it was ’rough’ watching them play, but you’re better than what you showed,” Michael Kors Totes a Michael Kors Outlet Mets insider said. ”Some of the guys who don’t know Darryl that well, don’t know he still bleeds Mets blue, might have thought it (his advice) was too tough.””If they don’t know Darryl they might have wondered why he was coming on so strong,” the spy said. ”He is sincere. He still cares. That’s why.”Those players who want Strawberry banished won’t be accommodated. Strawberry was, is, and always will be welcomed in the Mets clubhouse.JERRY GETS A NODNot only did Jerry Manuel come out the other end of the Subway Series with his job Michael Kors Outlet but also with support from national voices (Fox/ESPN) calling the Mets two wins over the Yankees.This won’t do wonders for his rep with whining Mets fans inhabiting the Valley of the Stupid,Michael Kors Handbags Outlet, but will fortify Manuel’s credibility somewhere out there.Just contrasting the reaction to Manuel’s quote (clearly a gag line) concerning John Maine – ”He might have more stuff lefty. I don’t know, maybe I’ll try that” – demonstrates how ”outsiders” have a different view of what he’s going through.Locally, Manuel was trashed for delivering a flippant cheap shot.Saturday on Fox, it was a different story. In the fifth inning, Fox’s cameras had a closeup of Maine in the Mets dugout. It was easy reading his lips. ”They haven’t asked me,” Maine said. ”They haven’t asked me how I feel.”Ken Rosenthal then reported Manuel’s ”lefty” line and questioned why the manager, and pitching coach Dan Warthen (he said when it came to health issues the pitcher is a ”habitual liar”), Michael Kors Outlet Online decided to use Maine Thursday in Washington if they were only going to let him ”throw five pitches.”Enter Tim McCarver with another take. ”There are certain managers really trying to protect the player. (In this case with Maine.) Who cares how the player feels?” McCarver said. ”If you’re Jerry Manuel and John Maine is upset at you with all that’s going on and your job is on the line, so what! … Get in line.”No clearer picture could be painted of a player more concerned with himself than his manager,Michael Kors Canada Outlet, who has one foot on the unemployment line.Manuel had McCarver’s vote. And sympathy in Topeka, too.WRONG IS RIGHTJohn (Pa Pinstripe) Sterling came awfully close to being I am high … I am far … I am wrong on Sunday night.With the Mets up 6-0 in the fifth, Sterling said the Bombers ”are being embarrassed on national TV.”Strong. He also said: ”It’s not like they are going to get six runs off Johan Santana.” They didn’t, but did have the Mets on the ropes in the ninth. By that time, Pa P had already packed it in.Why else would he have carved out some time on the radiocast to deliver his analysis Michael Kors Wallets of the Stanley Cup playoffs?TAKE ANOTHER LOOKSunday was a rough night on ESPN for the usually righteous Orel Hershiser.In the seventh inning, after a replay showed Francisco Cervelli’s blast to the left-field corner had hit the orange line but not cleared it, Hershiser said he had seen the ground rules. He said the rules state that if michael kors tote bags a ball hits the line it’s a homer.That, according to the umpires, is not the case.Perhaps the ground rules Hershiser perused were counterfeit.