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Murphy’s FLAW

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
Murphy’s FLAW

Daniel Murphy has done everything the Mets have asked of his this season, and has performed reasonably well in the field and at the plate. Today however, things just didn’t go particularly well for the Murph-Man as the Mets lose a heart-breaker to the Phillies 6-4 at Citi Field. The turning point in the game […]

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The Phillies Have Done Things The Right Way

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

The Phillies are coming, the Phillies are coming… Just read a decent post from Jeff Bradley on the Star-Ledger who thinks that the Mets should use the Phillies as a model of what type of franchise we want to be. Since the end of the 2006 season, the Phillies have gone 402-296, won four consecutive […]

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The Invisible Top Prospect Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Amidst this crazy season, it’s easy to forget about a guy who most of upper management is hoping will be apart of the team’s future within the next few years. Flores, 19, is the prototypical Mets prospect in that he’s young and raw with unlimited amounts of potential. They signed him as an undrafted free […]

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Limp Dickey, Bullpen Collapses, Mets Lose 9-3

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Limp Dickey, Bullpen Collapses, Mets Lose 9-3

R.A. Dickey left in the third inning with an injury and the Mets bullpen proceeded to allow nine runs in their 9-3 loss to the Cubs today Game Notes R.A. Dickey looked good or seemed to be pitching a great game, until the injury bug struck. While fielding a grounder, Dickey seemed to hurt his […]

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Rule Change: Collisions At Home Plate

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Rule Change: Collisions At Home Plate

The Marlins’ Scott Cousins collides with Giants catcher Buster Posey in the 12th inning Wednesday. It’s always tough to see a young player with such a promising career getting injured, especially when the injury was avoidable. Masked behind the Reds-Phillies’ 19-inning debacle, a serious injury occurred to promising young player, raising many safety concerns in […]

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The Coming Fire Sale?

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is convinced the Mets are on the verge of a fire sale and that it could happen well ahead of the July Trade Deadline. “Think about it, he said. ”If you’re a manager, and your boss fears a potential operating loss of $70 million, dumping liabilities from the books would be […]

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Photo: David Einhorn In A Dave Kingman Jersey

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Photo: David Einhorn In A Dave Kingman Jersey

Here’s a shot of David Eihorn, the new minority owner, all decked out in his Mets gear. Yes, that’s uniform No. 26 – young David was a big Dave Kingman fan growing up! Photo courtesy of DealBreaker.

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Gee, Mets Aren’t That Sh*tty; Rain-Shortened 7-4 Win

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Either Mother Nature is a Mets fan or these spring storms in the north have one slim positive in them. Either way the Mets win with a little help from the rain. With the game being called in the seventh inning and the Mets having a three run lead after hitting the Cubs […]

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Doug’s Dugout: The Boss, The Superstar, And The Race Horse

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: the updated version of the Boss, the scrappy Mets, and other imbecilic thoughts. I have never seen such a firestorm over benign comments made by an owner until the other day when excerpts from Fred Wilpon’s confessional in the New Yorker was released (you see the size of that […]

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Is This The Real Fred Wilpon?

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

What we have unfolding before us is the sad saga of Fred Wilpon these days. The Wilpons’ – rich beyond counting – have discovered that they are knee-deep in the Madoff case. No one will ever know if Fred knew about Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme before the cops came and took him away, but just […]

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