Archive for April, 2011

Meet Some Of Your Favorite Players Who Were On Cover Of Sports Illustrated!

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Meet Some Of Your Favorite Players Who Were On Cover Of Sports Illustrated!

Check this out. This weekend from April 30 – May 1, MAB Celebrity Services is having their first ever Cover Boys & Cover Girls Show! This show features many athletes that were featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and will be held at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel and Conference Center in East Rutherford, NJ. You […]

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Gee Should Remain In The Rotation, Not Capuano

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

With Chris Young coming off the DL, the Mets have decided to opt D.J. Carrasco down to Triple-A and to place Dillon Gee in the bullpen. This move is not only endangering the further development of Gee as a pitcher, but also takes a great pitcher out of the rotation. What does not makes sense is why take Gee […]

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Citi Field Letting Up More Homers This Season

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments
Citi Field Letting Up More Homers This Season

Here is some additional new info from hittracker.com courtesy of metsblog.com that sheds more light on my post from a few days ago. The Citi Field has averaged 2.27 home runs per game so far this season which ranks third highest in the National League. Ironically, Citizens Bank Park has one of the lowest home run rates […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 3)

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 3)

With Spring Break over and the destruction of the bullpen mascot, the Mets have been looking to get themselves on track for the following season. Going 4-2 over a six game stretch is pretty good and the team seems to have woken up a little. However, when the dust clears on the week, we are […]

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Mets Owner In Violation Of MLB Debt Rules

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

According to Forbes Magazine, the Mets currently operate in violation of baseball’s debt rules: “Insiders attribute the lack of oversight to the laissez-faire culture of MLB executives and the independence and fiscal feistiness of team owners. Others are more cynical and say that as long as you toe the line with Selig, supporting his revenue-sharing […]

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Brad Holt’s Long Winding Road Through The Mets Farm System

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Brad Holt’s Long Winding Road Through The Mets Farm System

As the Legend of Matt Harvey and his 22 inning scoreless streak continues to grow, another former first round pick at Double-A Binghamton named Brad Holt has gotten off to an impressive start this season.  Holt looks to prove that his struggles are behind him, and knows his key to success is regaining command of the strike zone. Brad Holt […]

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Jeff Wilpon Sparks Mets 4-Game Win Streak

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Jeff Wilpon Sparks Mets 4-Game Win Streak

Fred and Jeff Wilpon get a lot of heat these days from just about anyone who owns a keyboard, most of it undeserved. Many fans have even accused them of being to meddlesome in how the team is run (not so sure how true that is either). Well it appears that their meddling may have […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: The Snake Charmer Edition

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

Alright, our boys went out there this weekend and swept a three game series from the Arizona Diamondbacks, for the Mets their first series sweep of the season. They also have a modest four game winning streak. It was a busy weekend for me with my daughter’s birthday and Easter Sunday, but yes we do […]

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Mets Considered Sending Niese To Bullpen

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments

According to the NY Post, Mets officials had been privately discussing using Niese out of the pen because they were concerned Niese was dismissing his changeup (he had thrown just nine in four starts), which reduced him to more of a reliever-like repertoire of fastball and curve. The Post says that this illustrates how dedicated this […]

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35th Anniversary Of Rick Monday’s Flag Save

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments
35th Anniversary Of Rick Monday’s Flag Save

Thirty-five years ago to the day, two protesters ran onto the field just before the bottom of the fourth inning on a Sunday matinée at Dodger’s Stadium, baring lighter fluid, matches, and the American flag with the intent to burn it in front of the 25,167 fans in attendance. As the two poured lighter fluid […]

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