Archive for April, 2011

Foundations of Success – Part 3 – The Pitchers

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In the third part of this series, the focus will be placed on the hurlers. After the manager has made his decisions, and his hitters have reacted, he has to control the pitching staff. A managers logic and feel for how exactly his pitchers may feel on a certain day or knowing how to utilize […]

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Ralph Kiner To Throw Ceremonial First Pitch For Mets Home Opener

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Ralph Kiner To Throw Ceremonial First Pitch For Mets Home Opener

  More than 140 Veterans from All Five U.S. Armed Services on Field for Pre-Game Presentation of a Giant Flag; Michael Amante to Sing the National Anthem FLUSHING, N.Y., April 6, 2011 – The New York Mets today announced that original Met and Mets Hall of Fame broadcaster Ralph Kiner will throw out the ceremonial […]

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Mets Must Channel Their Early Energy And Passion

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Energy and passion. While these two attributes have been lacking from New York Mets baseball for the past few years, the team has shown a year’s worth in just four games. After the ugly Opening Day loss, the team has responded in a big way. That first game was the type of loss that can […]

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Here’s A Nice Start To Your Morning

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Who knows if we’ll ever get this chance again. I thought we should preserve it just in case, but here are our first place Mets atop the NL East. And if you missed the game, here’s a video recap courtesy of MetsBlog.

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Gee Opening-Day Starter For Bisons On Thursday

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The Buffalo Bisons announced their 2011 Opening Day Roster today. The Herd will open the 2011 season on Thursday, April 7 against the Syracuse Chiefs at Coca-Cola Field (3:05 p.m.). The 2011 Bisons will feature 19 players with major league experience, including 12 that played at the game’s top level last season. That list includes […]

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Game Preview & Notes: Mets @ Phillies

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Tonights Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Willie Harris – LF David Wright – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Angel Pagan – CF Ike Davis – 1B Brad Emaus – 2B Josh Thole – C Mike Pelfrey – RHP The Mets and Phillies play game two tonight as the Mets try to take the series in […]

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Forever Young, Mets Beat Phillies 7-1

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Chris Young, in his Mets debut pitched a great first game, going five and one-third innings, giving up one run on five hits with four walks and seven strikeouts and the offense exploded in the third inning, chasing Cole Hamels in their 7-1 victory. Game Notes Chris Young looked pretty good in his first outing […]

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Chris Young Has Spectacular Debut With Mets

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The Mets were hoping for big things from Chris Young when they signed the right-hander to an incentive laden one-year deal in the offseason, and he gave them just that only most of his heroics were at the plate and not on the mound. Chris Young came up in the the third inning and singled off southpaw […]

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SI.com: Blow Mets Up And Start All Over

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As I was reading through the team by team previews on SI.com, I came to the Mets preview where Sports Illustrated graded the Mets offseason a “C”. Not a big deal and pretty much the same assessment we’ve seen all over the web. The three key questions for the Mets in 2011, which you can […]

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The Foundations of Success – Part Two – The Hitters

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In a further look into the foundations of success, after a team has found a manager, which I wrote about yesterday, that knows the game, can pull the correct strings and can really make things happen with both his direction and his decisions, he then needs to rely in his players. Those players consist of […]

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