Archive for October, 2012

From Left Field: Is Scott Hairston The Answer For A Corner Outfield Spot?

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From Left Field: Is Scott Hairston The Answer For A Corner Outfield Spot?

It was great to see Scott Hairston hit a home run yesterday to reach the 20-home run plateau in a Mets victory on the final day of the season. Hairston was a consistent performer this season as he set a new career-high in games played with 134. He hit extremely well against left-handed pitching so […]

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Alderson To Exercise Options on Dickey and Wright, Any Extension Deal Will Not Include 2013

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Alderson To Exercise Options on Dickey and Wright, Any Extension Deal Will Not Include 2013

By now you all read most of the answers Sandy Alderson gave to reporters yesterday before the game. The beat writers did a great job and we got a lot of answers to a lot of important questions. There were no big surprises that came out of it or anything earth shattering. It’s mostly what […]

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How To Fix The Mets According To The Movies

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How To Fix The Mets According To The Movies

The four things the Mets have to do this off-season to keep the Moneyball project going strong according to the movies… 1. Hire Jonah Hill immediately to assist Sandy Alderson in the front office. 2. Trade Ike Davis. Find a guy with nerve damage in his throwing arm to play first base. Why? Because walks are […]

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Regardless of the Cy Young, R.A Dickey is Inspirational

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Regardless of the Cy Young, R.A Dickey is Inspirational

As we all know, 2012 was once again another season of disappointment.  I frown just thinking about it.  But regardless of what happened this season, there were some positive moments that we can look back on years from now.  Not only did the Mets finally get their first no-hitter this year, but they also got […]

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Ike, Hairston, Torres All Homer In 4-2 Season Finale Win Over Marlins

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Ike, Hairston, Torres All Homer In 4-2 Season Finale Win Over Marlins

Andres Torres, Scott Hairston and Ike Davis all hit home runs to support Jeremy Hefner in the last game of the season, a 4-2 win against the Marlins Jeremy Hefner had a good outing, going seven and one-third innings, allowing two runs on five hits, walking two and striking out seven. Hefner continually coaxed poor […]

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Sandy Alderson Should Give Us A Kiss

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Sandy Alderson Should Give Us A Kiss

By the time 1975 rolled around Al Pacino was considered box office gold. He’d already been nominated for Oscars for both of ‘The Godfather’ films as well as ‘Serpico,’ With the release of “Dog Day Afternoon,” Pacino was catapulted into the Hollywood elite. The film was a true story about a bank robbery in Brooklyn […]

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Why Do We Let the Marlins Get to Us?

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Why Do We Let the Marlins Get to Us?

Jessica gets her wish! She submitted this post before today’s game but it didn’t go up on time. But it all worked out. – Joe D. It seems like a familiar enough scenario: the Mets play the Marlins for the final series of the year. In a must-win series, the Mets lose two out of […]

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Alderson Reveals His Offseason Plan

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Alderson Reveals His Offseason Plan

Well, Sandy Alderson did meet with Mets beat writers as I mentioned earlier and he had a mouthful to say. Adam Rubin got a good summary of everything: Wow… So lets see… 1. Informal conversations have taken place with Dickey and Wright. I think that’s called discussing parameters. 2. Buyouts on options for Santana and […]

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Collins Says Duda’s A Keeper, Wants His Players Committed To Drawing Walks

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Collins Says Duda’s A Keeper, Wants His Players Committed To Drawing Walks

Terry Collins was a guest on WFAN yesterday with Mike Francesa and told him that he believes he has some unfinished business as manager of the Mets. They discussed a variety of topics which you can read about on MetsBlog or listen to on WFAN. It was mostly the same stuff we’ve all heard before, but two […]

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Triple Crown Or Not: Miggy Is MVP

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Triple Crown Or Not: Miggy Is MVP

This will be totally off topic, but we’re Mets fans because we’re baseball fans right? I find this year’s individual awards to be the most fascinating year I can remember. The AL Cy Young is probably between David Price, Justin Verlander and perhaps Fernando Rodney. The NL Cy Young has 5-7 legitimate candidates as I […]

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