Archive for September, 2012

First Pitch Mitch: Top 2012 MLB Players By Position

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
First Pitch Mitch: Top 2012 MLB Players By Position

The season is winding down, and it’s time for me to pick out the FirstPitchMitch All-Stars. The FPM All-Stars are like the All-Madden team of baseball – they are the best of the best. When this team steps in to the stadium the skies open up, and the baseball gods marvel at their creation. Without […]

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Looking Ahead, Offense Should Be Mets Top Priority This Offseason

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Looking Ahead, Offense Should Be Mets Top Priority This Offseason

I know what you thinking.. How on earth could we spend the entire season talking about the bullpen…that woeful bullpen…and suddenly decide that the team’s offense should be the top priority this offseason?  Heres why: Mets rank 8th in MLB with 1,169 strike outs. Mets rank 22nd in MLB on the year, hitting just .242 […]

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Dominant Dickey Picks Up Win Number 19 In 4-3 Victory Over Marlins

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Dominant Dickey Picks Up Win Number 19 In 4-3 Victory Over Marlins

The Mets (68-83) defeated the Marlins (66-86) by the score of 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. It would not be the Mets if they did not make everything dramatic, right? Dickey was able to pitch masterfully through most of the game and nearly pitched a shutout. Dickey was excellent through eight innings, not allowing […]

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From Left Field: Francesa Should Lay Off The Mets

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Francesa Should Lay Off The Mets

Has anyone been listening to Mike Francesa absolutely kill the Mets on WFAN lately? Most likely many of you have, since Francesa garners a large audience, and rightfully so. He is a knowledgeable sports personality that commands respect based on his reputation. But seriously, talk about something other than degrading the Mets. This whole past […]

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Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Trading Spaces, Duda for Joyce?

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Amazin’ Hypotheticals: Trading Spaces, Duda for Joyce?

Last night, I was pondering more possible deals the Mets could explore this offseason. One that I considered a strong match was Lucas Duda for Matt Joyce. I’ve been a big admirer of Joyce for a while now. I feel that his left-handed power potential is something the Mets could sorely use. He also plays […]

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Thoughts On Duda, Collins and Accountability

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On Duda, Collins and Accountability

Lucas Duda was removed in the third inning by Terry Collins last night for not hustling after he chose not to run hard on a misplayed flyball in the outfield by the Marlins defense. Rather than being at second base and in scoring position, Duda ended up no further than first base. Although he took an inning […]

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The Dickey Train Rolls Towards A 20 Win Season, Next Stop No. 19

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
The Dickey Train Rolls Towards A 20 Win Season, Next Stop No. 19

Saturday, September 22, 2012 • 1:10 PM Citi Field • Flushing, NY LHP Mark Buehrle (13-12, 3.78) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67) Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada-SS Daniel Murphy-2B David Wright-3B Scott Hairston-RF Lucas Duda-1B Jason Bay-LF Andres Torres Josh Thole-C R.A. Dickey-RHP The Mets and Marlins continue their series to see who will be at the […]

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Mets 11-Hit Attack Backed By Strong Niese Effort, Enough To Defeat The Marlins 7-3

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 11-Hit Attack Backed By Strong Niese Effort, Enough To Defeat The Marlins 7-3

Thanks to a solid effort by Jon Niese and a surprising 11-hit outburst, the Mets defeated the Miami Marlins by the score of 7-3 on Friday night at Citi Field. The win snapped the Mets’ nine game home losing streak, but they set the new franchise record of not scoring more than three runs in […]

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Players Not Happy With Terry’s Remarks, But Front Office Says He Will Be Back In 2013

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Players Not Happy With Terry’s Remarks, But Front Office Says He Will Be Back In 2013

Updated 5:10 PM In an update to this story, Mike Puma of the New York Post says the Mets front office told him that they remain committed to Terry Collins as their manager despite the team’s recent freefall. He will not be fired at the end of this season. Original Post 4:30 PM One should always be […]

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Bud Selig Praises The State Of The Mets As The Dough Keeps Rolling In

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Bud Selig Praises The State Of The Mets As The Dough Keeps Rolling In

I never got a chance to weigh in on MLB commissioner Bud Selig’s comments earlier this week when he expressed confidence and satisfaction with the state of the Mets and their current direction. (They are heading for a fall off a steep cliff…) “I have no concerns whatsoever,” the commissioner said on Wednesday about the team’s financial stability. […]

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