Archive for August, 2011

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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A Paean To Pitchers

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A Paean To Pitchers

I realize that most pitchers have checkered careers and most just want to be on the mound for a while and then leave it all to the 7th inning pitcher, the 8th inning pitcher and the Closer – if you’ve got one. But every once in a while a real Pitcher – shows up and […]

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A-Rod Implicated In Illegal Poker Ring, Could Face Long Suspension

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

According to a breaking news report on ESPN.com, Major League Baseball is taking “very seriously” the allegations that Alex Rodriguez took part in some illegal, underground poker games, one of which reportedly turned violent, and he could face suspension if his participation in the games is confirmed. The allegations, first published by RadarOnline.com, are that […]

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Look Ahead: Spending $ May Not Work

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As every game still does count, its difficult to not think about the future of the Mets. I’m confident that Alderson is concentrating on the farm system enough, but I am soon looking to see what he can do to make the 2012 Mets a competitive team. Don’t forget there is a CHANCE an extra […]

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After Trimming Some Fat Off The Payroll, What’s Left For Alderson To Play With?

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When the first pitch was thrown on opening day of the 2011 season, the Mets payroll sat at $142 Million.  Due to that number Alderson was not able to do much this past off season.  That is all going to change with all of the contracts expiring at the end of this season. With the […]

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Mets Kidcaster Was A Big Hit

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On Monday, SNY announced that 11-year old Jacob Resnick had won the network’s popular Kidcaster Contest presented by New York’s 529 College Savings Program and that Jacob would appear in the SNY broadcast booth on August 2nd to help call a half-inning in the Mets-Marlins game. Well, the Mets lost the game, but young Jacob was a […]

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