Archive for August, 2011

A Look Back At Failure

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As somebody who’s first blog on this website was a full out defense of Omar Minaya following the Adam Rubin debacle, I thought I’d weigh in on the most recent excuse to try and paint Minaya as some genius that one day we will all look back on and thank. First of all, I don’t […]

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There’s A Likable Quality To The Mets That Makes Them Fun To Watch

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The Atlanta Braves are in town and not too long ago that was a big deal. As the Yankees and Red Sox go at it in Fenway Park for first place – it’s a worn story, but it’s real baseball – the Mets are clinging to what is left of their season. After two disheartening […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets vs. Braves Series Preview Edition

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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets vs. Braves Series Preview Edition

The New York Mets open up a huge weekend series with the Braves on Friday. I think anything less than a series win, will be disastrous for the guys in blue & orange. Winning two would be great, winning three would be awesome. So today, we have a special edition of 3 & 3, since […]

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It Will Be Years Before We Know Omar Minaya’s Legacy

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It Will Be Years Before We Know Omar Minaya’s Legacy

The arrival of Sandy Alderson has stirred up many heated debates on the legacy of Omar Minaya. There are those who blame the former GM for everything that went wrong including that wicked Wainwright curveball. Then there’s the other side who lay the blame on all the ill-fated injuries or just plain old bad luck. The […]

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Will Mets Send Daniel Murphy Back To The Outfield Next Season?

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Daniel Murphy is a heckuva baseball player according to most, but ssemingly has no position on a diamond he can call his own. By now this comes as no surprise to Mets fans, but according to Steve Popper of The Record, there’s been some talk of Murphy picking up an outfielders glove in the future […]

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Who May Go In August?

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With the non-waiver trade deadline passed and the Mets fading into obscurity thanks to mental mistakes and shoddy defense over the past week, one may begin to think where the Mets go from here or, more importantly, who goes.There are moves that could be made through waivers and here are several players that could be […]

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Quote: Matt Harvey Will Be The Next Ace Of The Mets In 2013

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Quote: Matt Harvey Will Be The Next Ace Of The Mets In 2013

Last night, Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey hurled five scoreless innings and combined on a three-hit shutout as Binghamton beat Altoona 3-0. In his last two starts, Harvey has looked as dominating as he was in Single-A St. Lucie. In 12 innings pitched he has allowed just one earned run on seven hits, while striking […]

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Should Johan Santana Return to the Majors this Year?

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It has been reported that New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana had undergone an examination that revealed that he was suffering fatigue in his surgically repaired left shoulder. Santana will not resume throwing until his symptoms subside. However, Santana will continue to exercise and do some other baseball activities. Everything else during the exam was […]

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The Best Owner Ever

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The Best Owner Ever

Today, I’m going to stray from my usual 3 Up & 3 Down to write an entry that has been kicking around in my head for quite sometime now. This entry is about the first owner of the New York Mets, Mrs. Joan Whitney Payson. One SNY feature, the only one I consider to be […]

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Savannah Sand Gnats – Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

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Savannah Sand Gnats – Team Report – Stretch Run Edition

With a little over a month to go in the Savannah Sand Gnats season, the Mets affiliate in the low A, South Atlantic League, find themselves solidly in first place in the Southern Division. As first half winners of the division, they are guaranteed a playoff berth, and they have a 3.0 game lead in […]

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Nothing Pretty at Citi

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Nothing Pretty at Citi

When the Wilpons decided they were going to tear down Shea Stadium and build Citi Field, it can probably be assumed that they wanted a stadium that would provide their team an advantage.   Well, playing at home this season has been nothing short of a disadvantage for the Mets. So far this season, the Mets […]

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