Archive for September, 2011

Reyes Asked Out Of The Game

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Reyes Asked Out Of The Game

Updated 4:00 pm After today’s game, Jose Reyes told reporters that it was his decision to to leave the game after reaching base in the first inning on a bunt single. That pretty much take’s Terry Collins off the hook. Sorry, Terry! Reyes said: “I don’t care what people say. Last year I played seven innings, and […]

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Three Ways The Mets Could Add A Legit Top Of Rotation Starter

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Three Ways The Mets Could Add A Legit Top Of Rotation Starter

It has been very encouraging to see the Mets ending the 2011 season as the second best hitting team in the National League with a .264 team batting average. Only the St. Louis Cardinals batted higher than the Mets did this season. The Mets not only batted well, but were more patient at the plate, […]

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Have The Phillies Become The Yankees Of The National League?

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Have The Phillies Become The Yankees Of The National League?

As if I didn’t dislike the Yankees enough, now it appears that there are two of them. I know the Phillies are not quite the Yankees, but at this time they are the closest thing the National League has to offer. In recent years the Phillies have opened a new Ballpark, won a world series, […]

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Game Preview: Reds vs Mets

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The Mets and Reds close out the season today as the Mets look to end on a high note. Once again, the story for the Mets will be if Reyes can hold to the league lead in batting average. Today Miguel Batista will be facing Edinson Volquez. Batista is 1-0 on the season over 21.2 […]

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Reyes Goes Yard Twice, Parnell Blows Game In Mets 5-4 Loss

An article by posted on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Goes Yard Twice, Parnell Blows Game In Mets 5-4 Loss

Jose Reyes hit two home runs in his chase for the batting title, and Chris Capuano pitched six strong innings in the Mets 4-3 win against the Reds Game Notes Chris Capuano went out today, and had his strikeout stuff today. Capuano went six innings, allowing three runs on five hits including two longballs, both […]

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Mets Pick Up 2013 Option On Terry Collins

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Mets Pick Up 2013 Option On Terry Collins

The New York Mets have announced that Terry Collins’ option for the 2013 season had been picked up. “I’m very pleased with the job that Terry has done,” Alderson said. “Tremendous work ethic. Extremely knowledgeable. Great baseball man, but also knowledgeable about players in our system. Communicates well. Has just done a terrific job in […]

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Judge Dismisses All But Two Counts Against Wilpons

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Judge Dismisses All But Two Counts Against Wilpons

A jolt of good news for the Mets today as a judge made a preliminary ruling in the Picard vs. Wilpon clawback lawsuit that essentially dismissed all but two counts against the Mets. The NY Post writes: U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff said Tuesday the lawsuit brought by Trustee Irving Picard can seek to recover up […]

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MMO Take Five With Real Dirty Mets Blog’s Ed Marcus

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MMO Take Five With Real Dirty Mets Blog’s Ed Marcus

The Real Dirty Mets Blog – Ed Marcus (Rusty Jr) For this weeks edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with Real Dirty Mets Blog’s very own Ed Marcus (AKA Rusty Jr). Brandon Butler: What are your thoughts on the Mets potentially changing Citi Field’s dimensions? Ed Marcus: I am pretty ambivalent on the altering […]

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I’ve Got A Bad Feeling About This…

An article by posted on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
I’ve Got A Bad Feeling About This…

What we’ve never seen from the Mets has been a batting title winner, and Jose Reyes is leading by micro-percentage points. Undoubtedly, a feel good story for the Mets would be for him to win the tile and announce he’s staying. It would give us a fresh feel and sense of optimism heading into winter, […]

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Hits and Misses: What Cappy Said, What Fred and Jeff Might Say

An article by posted on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
Hits and Misses: What Cappy Said, What Fred and Jeff Might Say

  Put A Cap On That Last Friday, Mets starter Chris Capuano had a very telling response to a question of whether he would re-sign with the Mets in the offseason. Let’s see if you can catch what I caught. “I love New York. I love living in New York, and I’ve had nothing but […]

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