Tonight the Mets return to Citi Field, banged up and bruised, but still only a game and a half behind the first place Phillies. Their next 13 games are to be played exclusively against the Washington Nationals, Florida Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates. These opponents have a combined record of 53-79. The Mets must take advantage of this opportunity so that the next time the Phillies come to Citi Field on June 9, it’ll be them [...]
Whenever the Mets and Red Sox square off in their rare interleague meetings, even a casual Mets fan can’t help but think of the 1986 World Series. Their seven-game showdown was one for the ages, culminating in the World Championship trophy being brought to Shea. During this weekend’s interleague series between the Mets and Sox, I’ve been reliving many cherished memories of that Fall Classic. Those memories have inspired me to write a poem about [...]
In honor of this weekend’s upcoming Indianapolis 500, I’d like to share my thoughts about speed. I seem to have noticed that the Mets are having a little bit of a problem with their power this season. Entering this weekend’s series against the Red Sox, the Mets were 15th in the National League in home runs. This is certainly unexpected for a team with such strong hitters as David Wright, Carlos Delgado and Carlos Beltran. [...]
According to Matt Gagne’s article in yesterday’s Daily News, Mookie Wilson is unhappy that the 1986 championship team isn’t celebrated at Citi Field. Gagne quotes Wilson as saying “I was a little surprised I didn’t see anything inside. To not put that in there would be denying part of your past – part of your rich past. We’ll have to wait and see. I think the ’86 team would like to be known as the [...]
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Last updated: 05/18/2013
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