Archive for April, 2012

Mets Ticket Prices On Secondary Market Flat

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Mets Ticket Prices On Secondary Market Flat

Despite the New York Mets entering the season with muted expectations, the average price for Mets tickets on the secondary market are comparable to last year’s prices, and in fact are up a bit compared to this time last year. As the prices on the secondary market are set by individual ticket brokers all over […]

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Mets Farm Report 4/17 – Schwinden and Germen Toss Gems, Lights Went Out In Georgia

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Mets Farm Report 4/17 – Schwinden and Germen Toss Gems, Lights Went Out In Georgia

Buffalo 4 – Lehigh Valley 1 Chris Schwinden turned in a solid performance to improve to 2-1 as the Bisons defeated the Iron Pigs 4-1. Schwinny allowed just one run on four hits and a walk in seven innings of work and lowered his ERA to 2.25 for the season. Jack Egbert followed with a perfect inning of relief, […]

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No Health Issue With Johan

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No Health Issue With Johan

Santana went just 1.1 innings tonight which was the shortest start of his career. After the 9-3 loss Terry Collins discused why he yanked his ace so early. “Obviously he didn’t hit any of his spots. He fell behind in the count and that’s not him.” Not health related at all as Santana just didnt […]

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Dick Clark Dies Of Heart Attack

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Dick Clark Dies Of Heart Attack

On a sad note, television broadcasting legend Dick Clark has died of a heart attack today at the age of 82. Clark is best known for hosting blockbuster television shows such as American Bandstand, $25,000 Pyramid, and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. “America’s Teenager” was once asked about his always youthful looks and offered […]

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Braves Rough Up Santana In A 9-3 Mets Loss

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Braves Rough Up Santana In A 9-3 Mets Loss

Johan Santana must have got on the bad side of lady luck as he records only four outs in a 9-3 Mets defeat. Summary If you check the box score, you will see a line of 1.1 IP for Santana with 6 R(4 ER), 4 H, and a walk. Santana has never lasted less than […]

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Torres Will Be Everyday CF Upon Return, Back To Buffalo For Nieuwenhuis

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Torres Will Be Everyday CF Upon Return, Back To Buffalo For Nieuwenhuis

Terry Collins raised some eyebrows before tonight’s game when he told reporters that once Andres Torres returns from the DL, the plan is as follows: 1) Andres Torres is immediately reinstated as the everyday centerfielder 2) Kirk Nieuwenhuis will go back to Buffalo and not remain in a reserve role. Looks like Mike Baxter’s job is […]

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Shortstop Wars Round 1: Reyes Vs. Tejada

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Shortstop Wars Round 1: Reyes Vs. Tejada

I thought it would be fun to track Jose Reyes this season as well as his replacement Ruben Tejada. It will be an interesting case study to see exactly how much the Mets actually lost offensively and defensively by replacing Reyes with Tejada, and if that difference is worth the $106 million dollars it would […]

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Mets Notes: Wright Closing In On RBI Record, Davis Getting Hot

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Mets Notes: Wright Closing In On RBI Record, Davis Getting Hot

TOP 10: New York has equaled its fourth-best start in team history after 10 games with a 7-3 mark…The Mets went 8-2 after 10 games in 2006, 1985 and 1972…New York also started 7-3 four other times (2007, 1999, 1998 and 1986)…Last year the Mets were 4-6 after 10 games. HOME RUNS: The Mets have […]

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Seven Positive Signs For The Mets

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Seven Positive Signs For The Mets

Earlier today I posed the question if the Mets were for real. Ten games is not enough of a window to jump on the bandwagon, but it is big enough to sense that there’s something positive going on. 1) David Wright is stroking the ball with authority. Even after missing several games he’s been consistently […]

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Watch It Again: Bay’s Sensational Catch

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Last night, Jason Bay had a coming out party of sorts as he not only belts his second home run of the season and is showing some signs he may be ripe for a rebound, but he also made a sensational leaping catch to rob Jack Wilson of a home run in the fifth inning. “It’s one […]

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