Archive for June, 2011

Terry Collins Has Instilled Fight In The 2011 Mets

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Since the second Terry Collins arrived the sound and the tone of team changed.  It was a new voice, with new ideas, new batting orders and a whole new way to play the game.  ”If nothing else, we are going to play hard and the play the game the way it’s supposed to be played” is what […]

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8 Years Since No. 7 Played Game No. 1, And He’s Still Smiling

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8 Years Since No. 7 Played Game No. 1, And He’s Still Smiling

Eight years ago yesterday, the Mets were playing the Texas Rangers in an interleague game. The Mets fell short in that game, losing by the final score of 9-7. It was just another game on the schedule for the Mets, who were on their way to a 66-95 season under first-year manager Art Howe. But […]

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Kevin Burkhardt – Our Roving Reporter

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Kevin Burkhardt – Our Roving Reporter

Another one of the stars of the Mets broadcasting group is Kevin Burkhardt who is the field reporter for the team.  He moves about the stadium and its’ environs indoors and out and finds interesting people and places for us to watch and listen to.  Kevin works without a net – it’s his natural, friendly  personality that brings out the […]

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Why Is Bay In Todays Lineup?

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Why Is Bay In Todays Lineup?

Minus the large contract, what reason does Jason Bay have to be in the lineup for Saturday’s game against the Pirates. From a platoon standpoint, Bay should be on the bench for Lucas Duda who mashes righties and has been crushing in Triple A. From a production standpoint, Bay hasn’t manufactured much in terms of […]

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Collins Wants To See Johan Santana For Himself

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Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the game last night and said he wants to have Johan Santana come to New York during the next homestand so him and Dan Warthen can watch him pitch. Collins also said it’s more likely the Mets will have to wait until at least late July for Santana’s return. The Mets […]

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All Dillon Gee Does Is Win

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All Dillon Gee Does Is Win

What can you say about Dillon Gee that hasn’t been said already? After another sparkling performance against the Pirates last night, Gee improved his record to 7-0 and became the first rookie in Mets franchise history to open a season by winning his first seven decisions. Gee tossed a career high eight innings and allowed just […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 10th, 2011

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Buffalo Bisons 6 | Indianapolis Indians 12 With Lucas Duda being promoted and Kirk Nieuwenhuis landing himself on the DL with a left shoulder injury this Bisons team has gone to being nothing exciting at all. Mark Cohoon had his third consecutive bad outing to begin his Triple-A career. As bad as he has been you […]

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Reyes Homers, Gee Dominates, Mets Topple Pirates 8-1

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Dillon Gee had another stellar outing, going eight innings and the Mets offense kept it rolling in the 8-1 slaughter of the Pirates Game Notes Dillon Gee had another outstanding inning, and outside of a troublesome first inning, Gee pitched masterfully. Gee’s final line was eight innings, one run allowed on eight hits with NO […]

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Pirates – Duda In LF

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Dillon Gee looks to become the first Mets rookie pitcher to open a season 7-0, and Lucas Duda will play left field and bat sixth tonight as the Mets take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Here is the rest of the line-up and preview. Starting Line-up Jose Reyes, ss Justin Turner, 3b Carlos Beltran, rf […]

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What Happened To The Old Ballgame

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What Happened To The Old Ballgame

Baseball has become an utter shell of what it once was, and that thought eats away at me every day. If Legends such as Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Cy Young, Satchel Paige and Walter Johnson were playing today, the present stars would be footnotes, bench players or even in the minor leagues. Today all the players care about […]

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