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NY Post: Mets In No Rush To Extend Collins’ Contract

An article by posted on August 7, 2011 0 Comments

In case you were wondering about manager Terry Collins’ contract status, here’s this from the NY Post: Terry Collins has done a “super” job, according to his boss, but that doesn’t mean the Mets are rushing to the manager with a contract extension. “That’s something we’ll not even think about until the end of this […]

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Mets Slug Four And Steal Four In 11-7 Win Over Braves!

An article by posted on August 6, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Mets snap a five game losing streak with an offensive outburst. Mets hit four homeruns in a game for the first time this season, from three guys who combine for thirteen homeruns on the season. Niese didn’t have his A game but the offense helped him and bullpen was decent. Mets outslug and […]

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Mets Farm Report: August 5th, 2011 – Reese Havens 3-4, HR!

An article by posted on August 6, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 5 – Pawtucket Red Sox 6 Miguel Bautista‘s command was all over the place in this one and it cost him. In the 1st inning a leadoff double came around to score and then with two outs Bautista let up a solo homerun. In the 2nd inning, Bautista’s first walk of the game […]

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Mets Fall 9 Back In Wild Card After 4-1 Loss To Braves

An article by posted on August 6, 2011 0 Comments

  R.A. Dickey pitched seven quality innings, but Tim Hudson held the Mets in check in their 4-1 loss. Game Notes R.A. Dickey had another great outing that was marred by an inability for his offense to score runs for him. Dickey went seven, giving up two runs on five hits, walking none and striking […]

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Who May Go In August?

An article by posted on August 5, 2011 0 Comments

With the non-waiver trade deadline passed and the Mets fading into obscurity thanks to mental mistakes and shoddy defense over the past week, one may begin to think where the Mets go from here or, more importantly, who goes.There are moves that could be made through waivers and here are several players that could be […]

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Should Johan Santana Return to the Majors this Year?

An article by posted on August 5, 2011 0 Comments

It has been reported that New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana had undergone an examination that revealed that he was suffering fatigue in his surgically repaired left shoulder. Santana will not resume throwing until his symptoms subside. However, Santana will continue to exercise and do some other baseball activities. Everything else during the exam was […]

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Nothing Pretty at Citi

An article by posted on August 4, 2011 0 Comments
Nothing Pretty at Citi

When the Wilpons decided they were going to tear down Shea Stadium and build Citi Field, it can probably be assumed that they wanted a stadium that would provide their team an advantage.   Well, playing at home this season has been nothing short of a disadvantage for the Mets. So far this season, the Mets […]

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A Paean To Pitchers

An article by posted on August 4, 2011 0 Comments
A Paean To Pitchers

I realize that most pitchers have checkered careers and most just want to be on the mound for a while and then leave it all to the 7th inning pitcher, the 8th inning pitcher and the Closer – if you’ve got one. But every once in a while a real Pitcher – shows up and […]

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After Trimming Some Fat Off The Payroll, What’s Left For Alderson To Play With?

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

When the first pitch was thrown on opening day of the 2011 season, the Mets payroll sat at $142 Million.  Due to that number Alderson was not able to do much this past off season.  That is all going to change with all of the contracts expiring at the end of this season. With the […]

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Mets Kidcaster Was A Big Hit

An article by posted on August 3, 2011 0 Comments

On Monday, SNY announced that 11-year old Jacob Resnick had won the network’s popular Kidcaster Contest presented by New York’s 529 College Savings Program and that Jacob would appear in the SNY broadcast booth on August 2nd to help call a half-inning in the Mets-Marlins game. Well, the Mets lost the game, but young Jacob was a […]

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