Archive for July, 2012

Morning Grind: Look At These 2012 Mets And Tell Me That Clutch Doesn’t Exist

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Morning Grind: Look At These 2012 Mets And Tell Me That Clutch Doesn’t Exist

If there was ever any merit to the concept that clutch hitting doesn’t exist, that “theory” has been completely disproven by these 2012 New York Mets by one lone number. 185. After Thursday night’s incredible 6-5 walk-off victory over the Phillies, that number represents how many times the Mets have scored a run with two […]

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Los Mets Rally Cut Short In 8-7 Loss To Cubs

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Los Mets Rally Cut Short In 8-7 Loss To Cubs

Every pitcher has one of those days, and today, Johan had one of those days. Mets just cannot seem to beat the Cubs as they couldn’t finish their late inning rally, losing 8-7. Johan Santana simply just did not have it today. And unfortunately, he didn’t have enough back up to cushion the blow. He […]

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Santana Leads Mets Into Last Series Before All Star Beak – Bring On The Cubs!

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Santana Leads Mets Into Last Series Before All Star Beak – Bring On The Cubs!

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Ronny Cedeno – 2B David Wright – 3B Scott Hairston – LF Lucas Duda – RF Justin Turner – 1B Mike Nickeas – C Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF Johan Santana – LHP The Cubs and Mets start their last series before the All-Star break tonight as the Mets look […]

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Captain Clutch: Wright Ties Franchise Walk-Off Record, Mets Are 27-10 When He Has An RBI

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Captain Clutch: Wright Ties Franchise Walk-Off Record, Mets Are 27-10 When He Has An RBI

WALK-OFF RECORD: David Wright singled home Jordany Valdespin to give the Mets a 6-5 walkoff win over the Phillies last night. It was Wright’s eighth career walkoff RBI, tying him with Kevin McReynolds for the most in franchise story. Wright’s previous walkoff RBI came on August 7, 2008 when he took San Diego’s Heath Bell deep. RBI MACHINE: David […]

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What Are We Willing To Give Up In A Trade?

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What Are We Willing To Give Up In A Trade?

Everywhere you look, baseball analysts and fans alike are saying the Mets will need a significant bullpen upgrade in order to make a playoff push. Though Sandy Alderson brought in Frank Francisco, Jon Rauch and Ramon Ramirez, it may take a different cast of characters to get the job done consistently in the late innings. […]

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Reasons Why R.A. Dickey Should Start All-Star Game

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Reasons Why R.A. Dickey Should Start All-Star Game

There are numerous reasons why R.A. Dickey should start Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Kansas City, so it’s hard to understand Tony La Russa not naming him for the honor. He knows the rotation schedule of the other candidates, so what’s he waiting for? If he wants to screw with New York area fans, he’d start […]

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MVP Chants For Wright Are Not Unfounded

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MVP Chants For Wright Are Not Unfounded

For those of you who missed the first half of the season, you got the gist of things if you tuned in last night’s victory over the Phillies. David Wright, who delivered the game-winner in the ninth along with hitting a homer, said as much when he indicated the Mets worked every at-bat and utilized […]

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Papel-Bombed: Reactions To Last Night’s Improbable Comeback!

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Papel-Bombed: Reactions To Last Night’s Improbable Comeback!

Wow, still on a big-high from last night. I woke up happy and ready to take on the day this morning. The hell with breakfast, I’m brimming with plenty of energy. We’ve always called the Mets-Phillies match-ups a big rivalry, but let’s face it, it’s tough to call the last five years anything more than a […]

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NO WORDS!

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NO WORDS!

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Mets Farm Report: Buffalo’s Wild Win, Wheeler Aces It, Taijeron Tearin’ It Up

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Mets Farm Report: Buffalo’s Wild Win, Wheeler Aces It, Taijeron Tearin’ It Up

Buffalo 9, Syracuse 8 By Sean Kenny After a wild start, Buffalo and Syracuse matched zeroes from the seventh inning until the top of the 14th, but Buffalo proved they had the endurance to win this 14 inning marathon. Dylan Owen received the start today, and as with every pitcher who pitched until the seventh […]

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