Archive for May, 2009

Heroes of 1969: Ron Swoboda, The Heart Of A Lion

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2009 marks the 40 year anniversary of our first World Championship. With today’s article and continuing through the summer I will pay tribute to some of the heroes of that 69 team. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the […]

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Mets Lose Third Straight, Dodgers Win 5-3

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Mets played game 2 of a three game series against the red hot LA Dodgers, who are starting to say “Manny who?” The Dodgers took game one of this series in extra innings. The Mets are 9-9 on the road this season, while Dodgers have the best home record in the majors (15-3). Mets send […]

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5/19 Minor League Report – FERNANDO!!!

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 3, Pawtucket 4 Fernando Martinez hit a pair of homers off Clay Buchholz today, and that should’ve powered the Bisons to victory, and would’ve, if not for the Human Gas Can from Mexico (Carlos Muniz), who gave up a pair in the 8th inning to blow the game. Argenis Reyes also had a multi […]

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The Last Word On Last Night

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets committed a comedy of errors last night but not many bleary-eyed fans were laughing. If you were dedicated (crazy) enough to last past 2:30 in the morning, you were treated to arguably the worse 11th inning in team history. First, Ryan Church misses third base on a Angel Pagan double and the go-ahead […]

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Omar Minaya: Murphy’s Our First Baseman, No DL For Reyes

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According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, here are the main points covered during Omar Minaya’s conference call with the media. 1. As most of you already know, Carlos Delgado will be out an estimated ten weeks after surgery to repair his hip injury. The ten weeks is estimated based on the track record […]

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David Wright Please Take The Reins!

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

During Sunday’s game on ESPN I was trying to drown out Joe Morgan and crew but one thing did get my attention was their talk of leadership.  It’s something that we on this site have talked about for years now.  In my mind and other Met fans the leader of this franchise is David Wright.  […]

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Hey Kids, Learn to Run the Bases Like the Mets!

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

That’s right … now you, too, can run the bases just like your favorite New York Mets!!  Jose Reyes and Ryan Church have teamed up to bring you “Run Like the Mets!”, a baseball clinic just for kids! Get step-by-step instructions on: how to not run out a ball because you think its a homerun!! how […]

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Is The Timing Right For Fernando Martinez?

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

There’s a few stories out there today about how Ryan Church may be dangerously close to becoming a former Met. I’m not sure how to feel about that. One base running blunder should not be reason enough to get rid of someone and calling for his ouster. Would this even be a consideration if it […]

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Tuesday Rants – Farewell To Jay Leno Edition

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

Last night after Angel Pagan slid into home and scored, a few key players took him to side and chided him. “What were you trying to pull with that slide dude?’ Beltran asked, “We don’t slide like that on this team, If you want to fit in with this team, it’s best that you get […]

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How To Make Citi Field More Mets-centric in Four Easy Steps

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

According to Matt Gagne’s article in yesterday’s Daily News, Mookie Wilson is unhappy that the 1986 championship team isn’t celebrated at Citi Field. Gagne quotes Wilson as saying “I was a little surprised I didn’t see anything inside. To not put that in there would be denying part of your past – part of your […]

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