Archive for October, 2009

Francoeur Rockets Mets Past Astros 7-1

An article by posted on October 3, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets finally played some solid baseball and beat the Houston Astros 7-1 Friday night in the opener of their final series of the season. John Maine (7-6) made his final start of the season and delivered one of his best performances in two years. He pitched seven solid innings and allowed just one run […]

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Around The Majors: Award Edition

An article by posted on October 2, 2009 0 Comments

No NL East Report today, as the division is clinced, everybody is eliminated, and nothing has really changed. Monday will feature a year-in-review edition of the NL East Report, though. Today we will take a look at the award races across Major League Baseball and my picks. National League MVP: Albert Pujols has had this […]

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It’s Been All Down Hill For Frankie Rodriguez

An article by posted on October 2, 2009 0 Comments

So much for revamping the bullpen last off season… J.J. Putz – 2 thumbs down… Sean Green – 1 1/2 thumbs down (I sliced half my thumb off on a slicing machine when I worked at the deli. Not!) Frankie Rodriguez – You tell me? According to Newsday, Francisco Rodriguez became the first pitcher since […]

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So Much For The Little People

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By now, we’ve all heard and read about the slash in season ticket prices at Citi Field next year. Well that’s just dandy, isn’t it? Season ticket holders – those who are fortunate enough to be in a position to afford them – get the break. Reminds me of my many years in the banking […]

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A Fitting Gesture With A Sprinkle Of Hope?

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As we reported yesterday, the Mets have announced that no tickets will go up in price next season for Citi Field, and that they will reduce season-ticket prices by 10 to 20 percent. They will also be reducing the number of gold level ticket games which put a premium on desirable matchups. That’s a fitting gesture […]

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Priority Number One: Clean The House

An article by posted on October 2, 2009 0 Comments

It’s finally here: The end of the infamous 2009 Mets campaign, one that will certainly go down as one of the bleakest and disappointing seasons in Mets history. One that was projected to be glory filled (SI predicted we would be World Champs this year…) Whether you blame it on injuries, ineptitude, or the lack […]

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Memoirs of an Angry Mets Fan

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

Being a Mets fan is hard in general. Try being a Mets fan in Florida. You have idiots in Red Sox shirts come up to you and say, “What happened to you guys?” You have Marlins fans that didn’t show up to Dolphin…err…Land Shark Stadium came up to you and use expletives and lack the […]

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Mets Slash Season Ticket Prices For 2010

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today, the Mets issued an official press release announcing that season ticket prices would be cut by more than 10%, while some select locations would see a decrease of over 20%.  There would be no price increase on any seat at Citi Field for those who cannot afford the luxury of season tickets (i.e. […]

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Mets Considering Uniform Changes In 2010

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

According to a New York Post blog by Bart Hubbuch, team officials are saying that the Mets are considering some significant changes to their uniforms in 2010. The pinstripes that have been a staple of their home jerseys since their inception in 1962 may be on the way out.  Also being considered is a cream-colored […]

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Jerry Manuel Wants Upheaval

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

While appearing during his regular weekly spot with Mike Francesa on WFAN, Jerry Manuel sounded more like a general manager at times than he did a manager. When asked if he was intrigued by any of the starting pitchers and if any one starting pitcher caught his eye as far as the 2010 rotation, Manuel gave […]

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