Archive for October, 2012

Should The Mets Bring Back Kelly Shoppach?

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Should The Mets Bring Back Kelly Shoppach?

As they close the door on yet another disappointing season, and start looking towards 2013, catcher is definitely one of the areas of concern for the New York Mets. Josh Thole isn’t coming around offensively, so the Mets brought in Shoppach earlier this year to see if he would be a viable option for 2013. […]

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The 21 Club: Dickey Takes It To The Limit Tonight Against The Marlins!

An article by posted on October 2, 2012 0 Comments
The 21 Club: Dickey Takes It To The Limit Tonight Against The Marlins!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 • 7:10 p.m. Marlins Park • Miami, FL RHP R.A. Dickey (20-6, 2.69) vs. RHP Jacob Turner (1-4, 3.86) Dickey is 8-0 with a 0.92 ERA in eight starts against the Marlins over the last two seasons. That is tied for the second-longest winning streak in franchise history by a Met […]

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Mets Walk Nine, Bullpen Hands Marlins 3-2 Comeback Win

An article by posted on October 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Walk Nine, Bullpen Hands Marlins 3-2 Comeback Win

The Marlins (68-92) came from behind late in the game to beat the Mets (73-87) by the score of 3-2 tonight in Miami. What a sleeper this game was. Seriously, I caught myself nodding off at least twice. Jeurys Familia made his first major league start and his reputation for wildness was on full display for […]

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Collins and Warthen Want Front Office To Retain Mike Pelfrey

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Collins and Warthen Want Front Office To Retain Mike Pelfrey

Terry Collins and Dan Warthen would like the front office to retain Mike Pelfrey next season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “I know Terry Collins and I are very hopeful that Mike Pelfrey will come back — whether it be in the bullpen or as a starter,” pitching coach Dan Warthen said. “We’ve […]

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Terry Collins Says Entire Coaching Staff Will Be Back

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Terry Collins said his entire coaching staff will return for the 2013 season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Terry Collins’ entire staff will return for next season, the manager announced before Monday’s series opener against the Marlins. Pitching coach Dan Warthen is the longest-tenured member of the staff, having ascended from Triple-A […]

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Who Should Be The First Mets Icon To Get A Statue At Citi Field?

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Who Should Be The First Mets Icon To Get A Statue At Citi Field?

Is there anything better than going to your hometown ballpark and seeing those bronze statues of iconic players or managers who meant so much to the team and more importantly the fans? Take a look at some of the gorgeous sculptures you’ll find just in the NL East… Mike Schmidt at Citizens Bank Park Steve […]

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Old Time Mets: Steve Henderson and the Seaver Trade

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Old Time Mets: Steve Henderson and the Seaver Trade

Steve Henderson came to the Mets with the burden of being one of the key players coming over from the Reds in the 1977 Tom Seaver trade. In addition, since the Mets had just traded Dave Kingman to San Diego, Henderson was expected to eventually replace him in the middle of the Mets’ lineup. This […]

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WSJ: Maybe It’s Time to Trade Wright

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WSJ: Maybe It’s Time to Trade Wright

Tim Marchman of the Wall Street Journal concludes that time has come to trade Wright: There are really only two reasons not to trade Wright. One is that it would damage the team’s hopes of contending during what’s left of his prime, but they don’t have any. The other is that it would outrage fans and […]

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Scott Hairston: Wants Expanded Role, Will Cost Mets Much More

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Scott Hairston: Wants Expanded Role, Will Cost Mets Much More

Anthony DiComo of Mets.com, posted about Scott Hairston before the weekend who told him that where he signs after this season will be dependent upon getting more playing time. Scott Hairston started his 10th consecutive game in the outfield Sunday, a notable feat. Signed last winter to serve as a right-handed bench bat and platoon […]

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Remember When We Were MetsMerized In 2006?

An article by posted on October 1, 2012 0 Comments
Remember When We Were MetsMerized In 2006?

Man, 2006 feels like so long ago now. That season was the most exciting one I have witnessed since the World Series run in 2000. The Mets were a juggernaut. We had swagger, power, pitching, speed. We had a attitude and everyone hated us, especially when Reyes, Delgado, and others would dance on the field. […]

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