Archive for September, 2011

Citi Field: The Apple Has Fallen Far From The Tree Known As Shea

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Citi Field: The Apple Has Fallen Far From The Tree Known As Shea

“I think there is some sense that the park is a little more overwhelming to a team that spends half its time there as opposed to a team that comes in for three games and doesn’t really have to alter an approach… We’re taking a very serious look at it, and done some analyses, and […]

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Thankfully The 2011 Mets Season Is Finally Over

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Thankfully The 2011 Mets Season Is Finally Over

Put It In The Books! The Mets 2011 season is finally over! What can I say about the Mets 2011 season except thankfully it has finally come to an end. Coming into this season I didn’t expect much and in turn we didn’t get much from this team Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins put out […]

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Red Sox and Terry Francona Are Parting Ways

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Just one day after the Red Sox suffered a season ending collapse that saw them miss the post season by just one game, Jon Heyman reports that the Red Sox and manager Terry Francona will part ways. [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/119765962315661312"] According to MLBTR, Francona’s three-year, $12M deal included club options for 2012-13 worth $8.75M in total […]

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And By The Way… Miguel Batista Pitched A Gem Yesterday

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BATISTA TOSSES A GEM IN SEASON FINALE Lost amid all the celebration and controversy of Jose Reyes leaving yesterday’s game in the first inning and ultimately securing the batting title, was the brilliant effort by 40-year old starter Miguel Batista. The veteran right-hander tossed a heck of a game – a complete game two-hitter that helped the Mets […]

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Last Night Was A Night Like No Other

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Last Night Was A Night Like No Other

It was stunning to see the Red Sox and Braves collapse over the past month, then finally crumble last night. We witnessed two of the greatest finishes in history, and the nature of it reminded us again of baseball’s magical power. It told us again a game and a season are never over until the […]

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And So It Goes…

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To paraphrase one of Howie Rose’s quotes, the 2011 baseball season is over, “put it in the books.” I guess on the positive side, things were not as bad as many baseball pundits predicted, but by no means were things great. GM Sandy Alderson is going to be in for a busy few months trying […]

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Braves Suffer Record September Collapse

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Braves Suffer Record September Collapse

Nothing better than seeing Chipper and the Braves licking their wounds after their playoff hopes vanished into nothingness on Wednesday night. After closer Craig Kimbrel blew his second save of the series in the ninth inning, the Philadelphia Phillies scored on Hunter Pence’s two-out single in the 13th inning for a 4-3 win that ended the Braves’ […]

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Tying Up The Loose Ends

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I saw a picture yesterday of the Mets clubhouse room with all the empty cubby holes – this group knew ahead of time that they could go home and they did. They were all ready to leave and they went. Some to rest up and get healthy, some just to stay home and get to […]

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Jose Reyes Merchandise All Sold Out At Citi Field

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Jose Reyes Merchandise All Sold Out At Citi Field

From the Daily News: Reyes merchandise was nowhere to be found at Citi Field’s fan store, and a saleswoman said she hoped to “have more next year. And hopefully we’ll have him back, too.” Just another reason to re-sign Reyes - Merchandising!

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Buzz On Citi Field Changes and 2012 Payroll

An article by posted on September 28, 2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Francesa of WFAN, the following changes will be made to Citi Field in time for the 2012 season: The fences in the outfield will be 8 feet tall from left field to right field. The foul poles will remain exactly where they are. The wall in left-center and center will be brought in with dead center around […]

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