Archive for April, 2012

Mets Take Three From Braves – How Sweep It Is!

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Mets Take Three From Braves – How Sweep It Is!

GAME ONE: METS 1 – BRAVES 0 In his first start since 2010, Johan Santana hurled five scoreless innings, and after David Wright struck with a go-ahead RBI single in the sixth off Tommy Hanson, the Mets’ bullpen shut the door on the Braves to preserve the Opening Day victory. GAME TWO: METS 4 – […]

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Adding Miami To My Most Hated List

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Adding Miami To My Most Hated List

You know, Joe and I briefly discussed this last week and as days go by I think about it more and more. In my sports fan life, I have the teams I cheer for passionately. We are all Mets fans, but for me, I also cannot stand the Philadelphia Phillies, NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox […]

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Who Needs Reyes?! Tejada With Four Hits As Mets Complete Sweep of Braves

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Who Needs Reyes?! Tejada With Four Hits As Mets Complete Sweep of Braves

  Recap: It was a beautiful day for baseball as the Mets completed their 3-game sweep over the Bravos with a 7-5 victory. Jon Niese started off the Easter Sunday matinee dealing, as he took a no-hit bid into the seventh before hitting trouble. Following the seventh inning stretch, working at a high pitch-count and history […]

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Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

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Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

METS GREAT EDGARDO ALFONZO TO GREET NEW YORK METS FANS AND CITI CUSTOMERS TO KICK OFF FIRST FULL WEEK OF SEASON Alfonzo to Sign Autographs at Citibank Branch at 1155 Avenue of the Americas (between 44th and 45th Streets) from 12:00-1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 10 New York, NY – Mets great Edgardo Alfonzo, who […]

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Mets Farm Report: Everybody Wins, Gorski and Huchinson Toss Gems

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Mets Farm Report: Everybody Wins, Gorski and Huchinson Toss Gems

BUFFALO 4, ROCHESTER 2 Left fielder Vinny Rottino had a nice game and celebrated his birthday by going 2-2 with a walk and three runs-batted-in at the plate while batting cleanup. Recent addition Bobby Scales started at second and picked up three hits including a pair of doubles, and Jordany Valdespin picked up two hits and scored […]

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Mets Were Wrong To Give Niese An Extension This Soon

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Mets Were Wrong To Give Niese An Extension This Soon

Last we learned that the Mets were close to giving Jon Niese an extension on his current contract.The Mets have now made it official. The deal is worth five years, $25.5 million dollars with team options for 2017 and 2018 that could bring the total value to $46 million. I think the Mets made a mistake […]

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Undefeated! Dickey And The Dude Combine For Mets 4-2 Victory Over The Braves

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Undefeated! Dickey And The Dude Combine For Mets 4-2 Victory Over The Braves

After climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and publishing his autobiography this winter, R.A. Dickey took the hill for his first start of the season, and helped the Mets to their second win of the season in as many games. Summary Following Thursday’s 1-0 victory, the Mets looked to keep the momentum going in today’s matinee against the […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Goes 2-For-4 In Major League Debut

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Goes 2-For-4 In Major League Debut

There’s a great pic from our new photo services provider of Mets center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis picking up his first major league hit against Atlanta’s Jair Jurrjens. The single was one of two hits for Captain Kirk who was making his major league debut. “It feels great,” Nieuwenhuis said. “I try to keep it on an […]

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Collins Says He’s Moving Duda To No. 5 Spot In Batting Order

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Collins Says He’s Moving Duda To No. 5 Spot In Batting Order

The Dude abides… “I’d put him up against anybody in the league as far as power.” That’s what manager Terry Collins had to say after today’s 4-2 win over the Atlanta Braves. Collins also said that he expects Duda to surpass Jason Bay in the batting order, and that he will be going from the six spot […]

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Mets Farm Report: Bison Pick Up First Win, B-Mets and Gnats Both Fall

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Mets Farm Report: Bison Pick Up First Win, B-Mets and Gnats Both Fall

Buffalo Bisons (1-1) The Bisons picked up their first victory of the season on Friday night, edging Pawtucket by a score of 2-1. Omar Quintanilla clinched the win with a ninth-inning RBI single to break the 1-1 deadlock. Jeurys Familia started for Buffalo and worked 4.2 innings, allowing just one run on five hits and […]

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