Archive for June, 2011

Heyman Surveys GMs and Agents On Reyes’ Next Contract

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In his latest column, Jon Heyman of SI.com, surveyed a few baseball executives and player agents who each predicted what kind of a free agent deal Jose Reyes will get in the offseason. “I think he will beat Crawford,” said the executive who predicted $150 million over seven years. “He’s younger plus he plays an impact position. He’s one of the […]

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With Beltran & Reyes Carrying The Team, The Swagger Is Back

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With Beltran & Reyes Carrying The Team, The Swagger Is Back

What a game and what a thrill it was to see the Mets deliver one knock-out blow after another to the AL Central leading Detroit Tigers last night. Until Jason Bay hit the first of two Mets grand slams in the game, the Mets had gone 299 games and 280 plate appearances with the bases […]

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Jose Reyes, Ty Cobb and the $64,000 Dollar Question

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Jose Reyes, Ty Cobb and the $64,000 Dollar Question

Jose Reyes, made his 1,000th career game last night against the Detroit Tigers a memorable one. The game’s most dynamic player, went 4-for-4 at the plate with a walk and three runs scored. He was just a home run shy of hitting for the cycle; being the last Met to perform the feat. There is nothing Jose Reyes […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 28th, 2011 – Evans Stays Hot!

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Buffalo Bisons 3 – Leigh Valley IronPigs 6 I expect Jack Egbert to be this ineffective, but what I don’t expect him to be is this wild. Egbert lasted for only 81 pitches tonight and only 45 of those were strikes (55%). He only gave up two walks, but with his stuff he needs to […]

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Beltran & Bay Slam Tigers In 14-3 Mauling

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Beltran & Bay Slam Tigers In 14-3 Mauling

Jason Bay & Carlos Beltran had grand slams in consecutive innings, and R.A. Dickey had another quality outing in the 14-3 blowout of the Detroit Tigers Game Notes R.A. Dickey came out today and seems had the luck on his side and was blessed with run support. Outside of that, R.A. went seven innings, allowing […]

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Cecil Fielder Says The Mets Have A Chance At Signing His Son Prince

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Cecil Fielder Says The Mets Have A Chance At Signing His Son Prince

We all know who Prince Fielder is.  He is a big guy with huge power.  He has also become one of baseball’s best power hitters, and has been a Met killer as well.  But could you imagine Prince Fielder as a New York Met? According to the New York Daily News, Cecil Fielder told Ebenezer Samuel […]

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Jason Isringhausen: Who Says You Can’t Go Home Again?

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Jason Isringhausen: Who Says You Can’t Go Home Again?

During Spring Training, when former Mets pitching phenom Jason Isringhausen reached out to assistant general manager J.P. Ricciardi for a bullpen session tryout, many of us crossed our fingers for the sake of nostalgia and hoped for the best. Many of us were further surprised when Izzy impressed Ricciardi so much that both he and general manager […]

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Mike Piazza Interview: “Coming To NY Was Meant To Be”

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Mike Piazza Interview: “Coming To NY Was Meant To Be”

At a recent golf outing benefiting the Brooklyn/Queens CYO athletic program, I was lucky enough to meet and interview the legendary Mike Piazza. Not only was he a great baseball player, but he is an even nicer person. As Mets fans, we will always remember Piazza for his on-field achievements such as leading the team […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 27th, 2011

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Buffalo Bisons 4 – Norfolk Tides 3 Baby steps for Mark Cohoon. While today wasn’t a great start, it was his best start so far in Triple-A and a quality start to say the least. After giving up five earned runs and six earned runs twice in his first three starts he has only given […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Texas Two Step Edition

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This past weekend the Good Guys traveled to Texas to do battle against the reigning American League champions. The weather was quite hot, but the Mets bats were even hotter – taking two of three games. Here are the 3 Up and 3 Down. 3-Up 1) 22 Runs in 2 Days: On Saturday, when the […]

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