Archive for June, 2012

Dickey Hurls Second Straight One-Hitter And Sets History In Mets 5-0 Win

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Dickey Hurls Second Straight One-Hitter And Sets History In Mets 5-0 Win

After being brutally swept by the Cincinnati Reds, the Mets open their doors to the Orioles and R.A. Dickey tosses his second straight one-hitter and proves that he truly is an AL killer. R.A. Dickey is coming off of that controversial one-hitter/no-hitter against the Rays, and looks to have brought the same knuckleball with him […]

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Hits & Misses: Ridiculously Amazin’ Dickey, Ike’s Back, Where Are The Fans?

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Hits & Misses: Ridiculously Amazin’ Dickey, Ike’s Back, Where Are The Fans?

Jessep texted me a great question last night, right around the seventh inning. “I can’t understand why Dickey’s games aren’t sell-outs?”  That’s an easy one to answer. There was a lot of brainwashing going on in the offseason. Something about silly protests and not putting any money in Fred Wilpon’s pockets. Then you still have […]

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Brandon Nimmo Makes Brooklyn Cyclones Debut

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Brandon Nimmo Makes Brooklyn Cyclones Debut

In between watching R.A. Dickey shut down the Baltimore Orioles to get the Mets back on a winning streak, check here for Brandon Nimmo photos and updates. Nimmo made his Brooklyn Cyclones debut tonight at MCU Park in Coney Island. First at-bat: Nimmo grounds out to first base with pitcher covering. 0-for-1 Update: Nimmo ranges […]

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(Updated) Dickey’s Recent Stretch Ranks Among The Best In Mets History

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(Updated) Dickey’s Recent Stretch Ranks Among The Best In Mets History

On Monday night, R.A. Dickey was in complete control of his craft.  He pitched his third complete game of the season.  He struck out a career-high 13 batters.  He extended his streak of consecutive innings without allowing an earned run (42⅔ and counting).  And oh yes, he became the first pitcher in Mets history to […]

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Mets Farm Report: McHugh Suffers Loss In AAA Debut, Cyclones Top Yankees In Season Opener

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Mets Farm Report: McHugh Suffers Loss In AAA Debut, Cyclones Top Yankees In Season Opener

Norfolk 7, Buffalo 5  By Andrew O’Brien The Buffalo Bisons led 3-1 in the fifth inning, but the Norfolk Tides exploded for five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Monday night en route to a 7-5 win in the opening game of a four-game series. Colin McHugh got his first Triple-A start after […]

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Polar Opposites: R.A. Dickey And Roger Clemens

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Polar Opposites: R.A. Dickey And Roger Clemens

Early in the day on Monday. there was Roger Clemens, one of the most talented pitchers of his era, standing on the courthouse steps after being acquitted of all charges in his perjury/steroids trial. Later on, there was R.A. Dickey, whose salary this year probably isn’t as much as Clemens spent on his legal defense […]

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It Couldn’t Be Happening To A Nicer Guy

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It Couldn’t Be Happening To A Nicer Guy

In case you are unaware, R.A. Dickey is having one of the finest seasons in Mets history and currently on one of the best stretches any pitcher has had in the modern era. Among the thousands of pitchers who come and go throughout major league baseball over the years, there isn’t a more fitting player […]

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Who Are Your All Time Favorite Mets?

An article by posted on June 18, 2012 0 Comments
Who Are Your All Time Favorite Mets?

Last night, SNY announced the Mets All Time Greatest Players at each position over their entire franchise history, it got me to think about just how different we all are. Some of us lived through the Dodgers and Giants and welcomed in the new Mets because they couldn’t stand to root for the Yankees. Some […]

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What Are The Odds That Jason Bay Is Still With The Mets In 2013?

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What Are The Odds That Jason Bay Is Still With The Mets In 2013?

The hits just keep on coming for Jason Bay, and not in a good way. Yesterday, Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the game and said, ”I’m really worried about him”. Bay will be seeing a doctor today and the team will learn if he indeed suffered another concussion, his second in two years. When asked about the […]

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Mets All-Time Team Unveiled

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Mets All-Time Team Unveiled

Last night in Manhattan and via Twitter, SNY announced the Mets All-Time Team. As is usually the case with these types of lists, some of the choices were obvious while others not-so obvious. Here is how SNY’s version shaked out: Manager: Davey Johnson – Would have preferred to see Gil Hodges here, but as time goes on more […]

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