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Lifelong Mets fan since 1972. I'm a Queens native who grew up in the shadows of Big Shea. I was a huge Craig Swan, Dave Magadan and John Olerud fan. Honored to be a part of such a great site for Mets fans. Ya Gotta Believe!

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Phillies Trade Victorino To Dodgers, Pence To Giants

An article by posted on July 31, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies Trade Victorino To Dodgers, Pence To Giants

All quiet on the Mets front, but south on I-95 things are happening fast for the Phillies who are in 2013 Mode and have made a pair of trades to move outfielders Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence to free up cash and bolster their minor league pipeline. First, the Phillies traded Victorino to the Dodgers for starting pitching prospect […]

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Garza, Hamels, Dempster, Willingham, Liriano Drawing Heavy Interest As Trade Deadline Nears

An article by posted on July 16, 2012 0 Comments
Garza, Hamels, Dempster, Willingham, Liriano Drawing Heavy Interest As Trade Deadline Nears

Ramon Hernandez, Colorado Rockies It’s no secret that the Mets primary (yes, I said primary) is Rockies catcher Ramon Hernandez. But getting him is not going to be as easy as you think according to Ken Rosenthal. Sometimes, veteran players have more value to their present club than they would in a trade, he says, and Hernandez is […]

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The Battle For NYC Baseball Bragging Rights Begins Tonight!

An article by posted on June 8, 2012 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year again when Mets fans and Yankee fans take to the streets with all their bravado in decades long feud of which team rules the the streets of New York; the Amazins from Flushing or their senior counterparts, those Bronx Bombers. It’s going to a fight to the finish as […]

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Wright Takes Page Out Of Reyes Playbook, Says Wont Negotiate During Season

An article by posted on June 1, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Takes Page Out Of Reyes Playbook, Says Wont Negotiate During Season

Here’s something that might sound vaguely familiar. According to MetsBlog, David Wright told Ed Coleman of WFAN that he will not discuss a contract extension during the season, but would be willing to discuss a new deal during the off-season. So let me see if I got this straight… A Mets homegrown star spends most of the […]

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Giving Credit When Credit Is Due And Not Before

An article by posted on May 30, 2012 0 Comments
Giving Credit When Credit Is Due And Not Before

Joel Sherman of the New York Post, put together a list of five things he says have improved for the Mets since last season. 1. The Madoff mess is behind ownership: This might not please fans who wanted the Wilpons out, but they were not selling. Thus, the sooner they could begin trying to fix […]

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Good Times: Johan, Rusty and Gil

An article by posted on May 26, 2012 0 Comments
Good Times: Johan, Rusty and Gil

While watching today’s broadcast of the Mets 9-0 blanking of the Padres, there were so many great things going on. This was easily one of the best games I’ve watched all season thus far. May there be many more! Johan Santana was as cunning as ever and even though his fastball resided in the 86-88 […]

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SNY Fixes The Buggy Mets Score Bug

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
SNY Fixes The Buggy Mets Score Bug

SNY and the Mets have finally fixed that annoying score bug that has led to so much confusion regarding the score during Mets telecasts. I don’t know if this bothered you as much as it did me, but on many occasions I found myself getting faked out with the score because my mind couldn’t get […]

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Dickey Wants An Extension, But Shouldn’t Wright Get One First?

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Wants An Extension, But Shouldn’t Wright Get One First?

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, R.A. Dickey would like the front office to pick up his $5 million dollar option for 2013 and begin negotiating a contract extension, saying: “I like it here and I want to be here. I feel like the team is moving in the right direction, and I want to […]

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MMO Mets Quotables: Phlying High Edition

An article by posted on May 10, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mets Quotables: Phlying High Edition

I feel sorry for all those saps who claimed they wouldn’t go see or in some cases watch this team because of some stupid protest against the Mets owners. What about all the princes and paupers who predicted doom and gloom and falling attendance, and the seers and prophets who refused to give this Mets team a […]

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System Failure: No End In Sight For Mets Bullpen Implosions

An article by posted on May 5, 2012 0 Comments
System Failure: No End In Sight For Mets Bullpen Implosions

In eleven save opportunities, the Mets bullpen now has five blown saves. That’s not a typo – Five blown saves to go with six saves for the season so far. Every time that bullpen gate opens, no matter who emerges from it, the odds that they will protect any size lead is a little bit […]

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