Archive for June, 2012

The Battle For NYC Baseball Bragging Rights Begins Tonight!

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It’s that time of the year again when Mets fans and Yankee fans take to the streets with all their bravado in decades long feud of which team rules the the streets of New York; the Amazins from Flushing or their senior counterparts, those Bronx Bombers. It’s going to a fight to the finish as […]

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Injuries to Shortstops Are Nothing New To Mets Fans

An article by posted on June 7, 2012 0 Comments
Injuries to Shortstops Are Nothing New To Mets Fans

This is nothing new. The injury carousel that is the New York Mets shortstop position has been an issue for the past few seasons now, and probably the last decade when you really look at it. Aside from the 4-year span from 2005-2008 where Reyes played everyday, injuries have plagued whoever has manned this position. […]

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Mets To Sell No-Hitters Tickets Starting Monday – Only $50 Each Plus S&H!

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Mets To Sell No-Hitters Tickets Starting Monday – Only $50 Each Plus S&H!

METS TO SELL TICKETS FROM JOHAN SANTANA’S NO-HITTER Purchase Tickets From the Historic Game for $50 Each Season Ticket Holders to Receive Complimentary Reprints, 40-Game, 20-Game, 15-Game, and 6-Game Plan & Pack Holders to Receive Discounts No-Hitter Ticket Offer Starts This Monday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m. on Mets.com FLUSHING, N.Y., June 7, 2012 – The […]

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Mets Avoid Sweep As Dickey Pulverizes Nats 3-1

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Mets Avoid Sweep As Dickey Pulverizes Nats 3-1

Recap: As has come to be expected of R.A. Dickey as of late, he once again threw up goose eggs and is now within spitting distance of Jerry Koosman’s Mets franchise record of 31 2/3 consecutive shutout innings in a season. Dickey picked up right where he left off coming off his shutout this past […]

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Murphy Leads All 2B In Errors and Has Gone Cold At The Plate

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Murphy Leads All 2B In Errors and Has Gone Cold At The Plate

They say a best offense is a good defense – no wait a minute – wrong sport. But where the Mets are concerned a good defense would do wonders for this team. The last two games showcased just how bad the Mets can be defensively and how quickly things can fall apart. The poster boy […]

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Mets Farm Report: Starters Familia, Almonte and Verrett All Shined Last Night!

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Mets Farm Report: Starters Familia, Almonte and Verrett All Shined Last Night!

Buffalo 5, Columbus 1 By Joe D. What a tremendous start for Jeurys Familia who threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out six in Buffalo’s 5-1 win over Columbus. Familia allowed just two hits and two walks and at one point he retired eight batters in a row in what may have been the […]

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Mets Fall To Nats 5-3 For Third Straight Loss

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Mets Fall To Nats 5-3 For Third Straight Loss

Jeremy Hefner didn’t have his best outing of the season, but was victimized by a home run and some defensive errors and the Mets offense struggled against the Nationals in their 5-3 loss on Wednesday Game Recap Jeremy Hefner coming off of his last outing couldn’t duplicate the same level of success today against Washington. […]

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Mets Preview/Starting Lineup: Bay Out With Flu-Like Symptoms, Dickey Tries To Stop 3-Game Skid

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Mets Preview/Starting Lineup: Bay Out With Flu-Like Symptoms, Dickey Tries To Stop 3-Game Skid

Jason Bay was in the original starting lineup for today, but he removed himself because he is experiencing flu-like symptoms. Scott Hairston will take his place and bat sixth. Starting Lineup 1. Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF 2. Josh Thole C 3. David Wright 3B 4. Lucas Duda RF 5. Daniel Murphy 2B 6. Scott Hairston LF 7. […]

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Ruben Tejada Heading To NYC To Meet With Team Doctors

An article by posted on June 6, 2012 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Heading To NYC To Meet With Team Doctors

Updated 7:00 PM Terry Collins said that there has been a slight change of plans and instead of Ruben Tejada going back to St. Lucie, he is instead headed to New York where he will be examined by Mets doctors. As I reported in an earlier post, Tejada pulled himself from a rehab start with […]

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While Collins Continues To Skirt Issue On Ike Davis, What About Derrek Lee?

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While Collins Continues To Skirt Issue On Ike Davis, What About Derrek Lee?

This morning, Jessep already laid out a great case as to why first baseman Ike Davis should be demoted to Buffalo with all expediency and I don’t have anything more to add to that. But on that front, Terry Collins was asked again about the situation yet he continues to dance around the issue. Adam Rubin […]

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Okay, Someone Needs To Say It… Re-Signing Hairston Was A Stroke Of Genius

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Okay, Someone Needs To Say It… Re-Signing Hairston Was A Stroke Of Genius

I can imagine some of the stomachs churning already after reading that title. But as I was going through some of the Mets notes, it’s hard to ignore what an incredible impact Scott Hairston has made on this team so far this season. Hairston hit a home run and scored three runs last night after entering […]

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