Archive for October, 2011

Mets Reinstate Four From 60 Day DL, Now Have Huge Decisions To Make Before Rule 5

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Reinstate Four From 60 Day DL, Now Have Huge Decisions To Make Before Rule 5

The Mets announced that Daniel Murphy, Ike Davis, Taylor Buchholz and Johan Santana have been reinstated from the 60-day disabled list and added to the Mets 40-man roster which now stands at 40. The following players are all Rule 5 eligible and must be added to the 40-man roster to protect them from being selected during the Rule 5 Draft […]

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A Night To Remember (or #BlameBucker /sarcasm)

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments

Today is the 25th anniversary of a gigantic moment in Mets history, and that’s the celebration of Game Six. Whether you were alive, a child, a baby, an adult, not even born yet, chances are an elder has sat you down and either played the last inning of the game or has told them the […]

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Oh, What A Night – October 25, 1986

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Oh, What A Night – October 25, 1986

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 25 years… I was at home that night watching the game with my family. Me and my dad were the only two that were mentally locked and loaded – the rest of my family were die-hard Yankee fans. Nobody ever said it would be easy… Lets not quibble, fast […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Barry Bonds’ Seven MVP Awards.

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Barry Bonds’ Seven MVP Awards.

Being labeled as being the most valuable in any aspect of life is a pretty special occurrence. It’s not every day that you or I get an honor like that, and the same goes for professional sports. There have been plenty of players in Major League Baseball that have extraordinary careers and get elected to […]

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Relive The Defining Moment Of 1986

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Relive The Defining Moment Of 1986

Check out this great video of Game 6 featuring commentary by Vin Scully and Keith Hernandez with a wonderful backdrop of Billy Joel’s “Miami 2017″ playing in the background. Good stuff.

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As The Game Evolves, So Do The Fans

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments

I was 4 years old when the 1986 Mets won the World Series. My memories of that team are re-created by old school videos of myself with my siblings and cousins cheering “Lets Go Mets… YEAH!” at the dinner table for my sister’s 1st birthday party. The earliest Halloween memory I have is of my […]

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A Look Back At Minaya As He Readies To Interview For Angels GM Job

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments
A Look Back At Minaya As He Readies To Interview For Angels GM Job

Good read by Marc Normandiny of Baseball Prospectus who looks back at how much things have changed in just one year since Omar Minaya was replaced. If you had to script an end to the Omar Minaya era in Queens, you couldn’t have outdone reality: Oliver Perez, the $12 million-a-year albatross in the Mets’ rotation, pitching for the […]

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Gorski Named Class A Advanced Top Starting Pitcher.

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments

Darin Gorski has been selected as the 2011 Top Starting Pitcher in Class A Advanced. The 2009 seventh-rounder of the Mets not only established a personal best by winning 11 games for St. Lucie, he also tossed three complete games and was selected to the Florida State League All-Star team. Gorski was 11-3 as a starter, […]

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Morning Grind: How Does Dan Warthen Still Have A Job?

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments

For the past four years, Dan Warthen has been at the reins for the pitching staff of the New York Mets…. and that needs to change. Despite inconsistencies in performance nearly every season, Warthen still remains the longest tenured man on the Mets coaching staff. John Maine, Oliver Perez, Mike Pelfrey, Livan Hernandez, Tim Redding; […]

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MLB Diamond Notes: October 24, 2011

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments
MLB Diamond Notes: October 24, 2011

Lester Admits to Drinking in Clubhouse. With reports swirling around about the behavior of the Red Sox pitching staff in September, Jon Lester decided to come out and set the story straight. He admitted that he, Josh Beckett, and John Lackey did in fact drink in the clubhouse during games that they weren’t pitching. However, […]

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