Archive for June, 2012

Dickey Dominates Cardinals In 5-0 Complete Game Gem

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Dickey Dominates Cardinals In 5-0 Complete Game Gem

How do you follow a no-hitter? With the next best thing – a complete game shutout by R.A. Dickey. Summary Oh man, is it good to be a Mets fan right now or what? Dickey had one hell of a task this afternoon – he had to follow the single best pitching performance in Mets […]

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Collateral Damage: Mike Baxter Out Six Weeks, Ramon Ramirez To DL

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Collateral Damage: Mike Baxter Out Six Weeks, Ramon Ramirez To DL

During tonight’s post game interview, Terry Collins announced that outfielder Mike Baxter suffered a displaced right collar bone and an injured rib. He is expected to miss about six weeks. Baxter slammed into the left field wall after making a tremendous catch to preserve Johan Santana’s no-hitter in the seventh inning. He awoke to a lot […]

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Cards vs Mets Lineup/Preview: What Will R.A. Dickey Do For An Encore!

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Cards vs Mets Lineup/Preview: What Will R.A. Dickey Do For An Encore!

Starting Lineup Kirk Nieuwenhuis, lf Andres Torres, cf David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, rf Daniel Murphy, 2b Ike Davis, 1b Omar Quintanilla, ss Josh Thole, c R.A. Dickey, rhp Johan Santana and the Mets made history last night. Honestly, since the last out of last night’s game thinking of baseball has been surreal. I’m positive […]

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No-Hitter Reactions: Oh, What A Night!

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
No-Hitter Reactions: Oh, What A Night!

Gregg – On this historic night the numbers, 57, 6/1/12, and 8020, will have significant meaning in the lexicon of Met fans. Johan Santana is the true ace of this ball club. Besides the no hitter, its now two complete game shutouts in a row. I caught Johan’s locker room speech on SNY, he more or less said, […]

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Zack Wheeler #4, Wilmer Flores #10 Make Baseball America Hot Sheet

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Zack Wheeler #4, Wilmer Flores #10 Make Baseball America Hot Sheet

Baseball America’s Prospect Hot Sheet for the week ending May 31st has Mets top prospects RHP Zack Wheeler and 3B Wilmer Flores both ranked in their Top 10 at No. 4 and No.10 respectively.   Both Flores and Wheeler have sen their stocks rise considerably so far this season, especially Flores who did some back-sliding last season. […]

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To Reach That Unreachable Star…

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
To Reach That Unreachable Star…

The Impossible Dream To dream the impossible dream To fight the unbeatable foe To bear with unbearable sorrow To run where the brave dare not go To right the unrightable wrong To love pure and chaste from afar To try when your arms are too weary To reach the unreachable star This is my quest […]

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Mike Baxter Has Been A Revelation In 2012

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Baxter Has Been A Revelation In 2012

“3-1 coming to Molina… and a flyball to deep left… back goes Baxter onto the track and he MAKES THE CATCH! What a play!” ~ Gary Cohen, SNY A boy from Whitestone, a childhood Mets fan, growing up in the shadows of Shea Stadium, has not only found himself playing for his beloved team, but […]

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Montero Was Lights Out In Sand Gnats 2-0 Win, Buffalo and Binghamton Both Lose

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Montero Was Lights Out In Sand Gnats 2-0 Win, Buffalo and Binghamton Both Lose

Toledo 5, Buffalo 2 The Bisons carried a 2-1 lead over Toledo into the bottom of the 6th, but allowed two runs in both the 6th and 8th innings to drop a 5-2 decision. The Herd has now lost two games in a row, after winning three straight to open a series with Columbus. Friday […]

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Is This Heaven?

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Is This Heaven?

It poured last night, and even if that smudge on the left field line was rubbed out, nothing could wash away what Johan Santana did in throwing the first no-hitter in Mets’ history. After 8,020 games, and the likes of Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman, Nolan Ryan, Dwight Gooden and David Cone throwing magic for them […]

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Santana Tosses First Mets No-Hitter In 8-0 Win Over Cards!!!

An article by posted on June 1, 2012
Santana Tosses First Mets No-Hitter In 8-0 Win Over Cards!!!

Johan Santana has done the impossible, the unthinkable, the only imaginative. He has reset the count back to zero. 8,019 games without a no-hitter but tonight is a night to remember. Save this date, June 1st, 2012 on your calenders as Johan Santana has pitched the very first no-hitter in Mets franchise history. In their […]

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