Archive for September, 2012

Mets Fade Makes One Yearn For A Pennant Race

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Mets Fade Makes One Yearn For A Pennant Race

Every morning I take a glance at the standings and the pennant races. There’s nothing like the drama and intensity of a pennant race. It is the essence of the sport. For the record, this morning the Mets are 15 games under .500 and 24 games behind the Nationals with a schedule that could plummet […]

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Old Time Mets: The Glider – Ed Charles

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Old Time Mets: The Glider – Ed Charles

Ed Charles, the veteran third baseman with the heart of a winner and the soul of a poet was a leader on and off the field and a genuinely nice guy who was an integral part of the 1969 Miracle Mets. His championship ring was the culmination of an 18-year professional career. Charles’ name is […]

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The San Francisco Giants Should Trade For David Wright

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The San Francisco Giants Should Trade For David Wright

What the Mets should do with David Wright after the 2012 season has been the talk of the town as the season winds down. There has been a healthy mix of opinions on what the Mets should actually do with regards to David – some argue to hang on to the aging third baseman, while […]

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Should Chris Young Be Brought Back?

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Should Chris Young Be Brought Back?

Chris Young took the loss on Sunday, but worked into the seventh inning, and in doing so passed 100 innings for the season and received a $150,000 bonus. More importantly, he’s probably showed enough to warrant a contract for 2013, if not from the Mets, then somebody else. “It means I’m healthy,’’ said Young. “I […]

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Ike Davis On The Mets Trading Block?

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Ike Davis On The Mets Trading Block?

Updated Post 11:30 AM Ike Davis said the following to the New York Post regarding reports that the Mets will consider trading him this offseason: “If they trade me, they trade me. I can’t do anything about it. I have to do my job where I am at. … I think I can help teams […]

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More Thoughts On Benching Davis In Favor Of Duda Against LHP

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More Thoughts On Benching Davis In Favor Of Duda Against LHP

Yesterday, Terry Collins announced that Lucas Duda will play first base against left-handed pitching for the remainder of the season. That of course translates into first baseman Ike Davis riding the pine against left-handed pitching from here on in, thus becoming a platoon player at least for the rest of this season. Knowing the type […]

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Dickey Allows Two Homers In 3-1 Lose To Phillies

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Dickey Allows Two Homers In 3-1 Lose To Phillies

Mets offense falls flat once more as R.A. Dickey gets hit for two homeruns against the Phils. Mets lose a rough one, 3-1. R.A. Dickey pitched his heart out, but the offense fell flat for him once more and unlucky mishaps plagued them. A dropped third strike to Rollins in the first caused to be an issue […]

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Mets Agree To Player Development Contract With Las Vegas 51′s

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Mets Agree To Player Development Contract With Las Vegas 51′s

The New York Mets today announced they have signed a two-year player development contract with the Las Vegas 51s, which will be the club’s new Triple-A affiliate. The 51s play in the Pacific Coast League and have Cashman Field as their home stadium. “We are excited about our new partnership with the Las Vegas 51s […]

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Don’t Let September Get You Down

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Don’t Let September Get You Down

Yeah, it’s September. The elimination number on the Mets is six. On October 3, Mets baseball will become dormant for the winter as the Wilpon family and Sandy Alderson try to re-sign David Wright and R.A. Dickey to long-term contracts. Or at least that’s what I hope they’ll do. No, the Mets won’t be a […]

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Let’s Do This For Dickey!

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Let’s Do This For Dickey!

I’ve been so down on this team lately. So much so that it’s even effected my outlook on non-baseball matters. Everything just feels so drab. Yesterday, I found myself trying to find ways to transcend my negativity into something positive – if only to spare myself from two more weeks of this agonizing final month […]

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