Archive for August, 2008

Mets Top Pick Brad Holt Continues To Dominate!

An article by posted on August 23, 2008
Mets Top Pick Brad Holt Continues To Dominate!

The Mets had three of the first 33 picks in this years Annual Baseball Draft. And while the first two picks have yet to impress, Brad Holt who chosen at number 33 overall, has opened eyes all over the baseball world. He first burst onto the scene when he made his professional debut with Brooklyn Cyclones and […]

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Mets Playoff Push – It’s Now Or Never!

An article by posted on August 23, 2008

The baseball gods must be smiling down upon the New York Mets this season. While most of us complained about the four west coast trips in April and May, the good thing about that grueling ordeal is that it’s smooth sailing from here on in. The only ones that can keep the Mets from winning […]

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We Might Just Have an MVP on our Hands!

An article by posted on August 22, 2008

Listed below are the 2007 stats of two players that were discussed in the MVP race. And no cheating! Player A: .325 AVG/ 30 HR/ 107 RBI/ 34 SB/ .416 OBP/ .546 SLG Player B: .296 AVG/ 30 HR/ 94 RBI/ 41 SB/ .344 OBP/ .531 SLG Now, here are the 2008 stats of the […]

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Pay Delgado His $12 Million, Or Pay Him $4 Million To Play For Someone Else?

An article by posted on August 22, 2008
Pay Delgado His $12 Million, Or Pay Him $4 Million To Play For Someone Else?

It may be too early to start considering whether or not the Mets should pick up the team option for 2009 on Carlos Delgado for next season… or maybe not… The post Willie Randolph era has proved to be a lift for many of the current Mets, but nobody has lifted their production more than […]

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This Weekend in Baseball History: Aug 22–August 24

An article by posted on August 22, 2008

AUGUST 22 1886: As Reds outfielder Abner Powell is chasing a ball hit into the gap, he is attacked by a stray dog that has run onto the field. With the dog tearing at his pant leg, Jimmy Wolfe of Louisville rounds the bases with an inside-the-park HR. 1934: The Red Sox defeat the White […]

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They Won’t Have Billy Wagner To Kick Around Anymore

An article by posted on August 20, 2008

It wasn’t long ago, when on the night before the start of the All Star Break, Billy Wagner blew a save and reaped the wrath of many Mets fans who growled at the thought of Wags being the lone representative for the Mets in the 2008 All Star game. Thanks to a last minute injury, David […]

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Your Morning Cup-A-Joe (John Maine Is Not A Closer Edition)

An article by posted on August 19, 2008

John Maine has pitched in two games since returning from the disabled list. He has totaled ten scoreless innings allowing just three hits and striking out nine batters. Rather than giving him props for returning as strong as he has, many are concerned about the number of pitches he is throwing during both those outings. […]

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The Three Ulti-Mets

An article by posted on August 18, 2008

Baseball Tonight is currently running a special feature. For the month of August the cast of the show is selecting the three best players for each of the 30 Franchises. Fans can also cast their vote at ESPN.com. On Wednesday, August 20th, it will be the Mets turn and so I decided to write this […]

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The Three Ulti-Mets

An article by posted on August 18, 2008

  Baseball Tonight is currently running a special feature. For the month of August the cast of the show is selecting the three best players for each of the 30 Franchises. Fans can also cast their vote at ESPN.com. On Wednesday, August 20th, it will be the Mets turn and so I decided to write […]

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The Week In Baseball: Aug 18–Aug 21

An article by posted on August 18, 2008

AUGUST 18 1886: Owner of the STL. Maroons, Henry Lucas, quits baseball due to its skyrocketing costs to operate a team. In three years, Lucas has spent $27,000 on his club. 1943: With a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh, Carl Hubbell wins his 253rd & final game. 1960: Lew Burdette faces the minimum 27 batters as […]

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