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Empty Seats

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

I always look forward to Opening Day, the beginning of the baseball season and this year was no different. Usually there is a big crowd and it’s cooler than you thought it would be, but it’s baseball – exactly what you missed all winter. This year was different. I expected that the Mets would not […]

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Things I Wish Would Go Away Already

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Things I Wish Would Go Away Already

Willie Harris had an uncanny ability to make the spectacular play against the Mets, and now as a Met, he’s killing the team from the inside. Hey, lets not place all of the team’s woes on pitchers dropping like flies, the revolving door at second base, and a lack of clutch hitting by the usual […]

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Could Milton Bradley Make Sense for the Mets Bench?

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

Earlier this week, the Mariners designated CF Milton Bradley for assignment, as reported by MLB Trade Rumors.  As we all know, the Mets bench has not been hitting the ball well offensively for most of the season.  Guys like Willie Harris, Chin-lung Hu and Scott Hairston have been struggling a lot at the plate. Jason Pridie seems […]

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Move Over Reyes, Samuels Is New NL Steals Leader

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

You gotta chuckle when you read what NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said regarding former Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels who was brought up on charges today and arrested. “This is a case of the equipment manager leading the National League in steals,” New York City police commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement. According to […]

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DePo Likes What He Sees From Nieuwenhuis

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

Adam Rubin posted some comments about Mets prospect Kirk Nieuwenhuis made by Vice President of Player Development, Paul DePodesta “Obviously he’s having a great year,” DePodesta said. “There’s no real story there. The thing that is interesting to me about it is that he’s one of the rare guys that as he moves up levels, […]

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Chris Young Was A Good Risk, Well Worth Taking

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments
Chris Young Was A Good Risk, Well Worth Taking

I wanted to update this with some great information from analyst/statistician/Met historian Mark Simon at ESPN who writes, Young’s 1.88 ERA would be the best overall mark for any Mets pitcher who made at least four starts with the team. In single-season annals, it’s topped only by Dwight Gooden’s 1.53 ERA in 1985, Mike Birkbeck’s 1.63 […]

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Left On Base; Left In Last. Mets Lose 2-1 To Rockies

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Both Mets and Rockies had limited runs and hits for them but a Rockie HR put the Mets away in 2-1 loss. Capuano had another nice start, bullpen was lights out, but once again, the offense fell flat. Game Notes So when both teams only get five hits each in a game, both […]

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Exclusive Interview with MetsBlog’s Michael Baron

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

I’m pleased to present a Q&A I recently conducted with Michael Baron of MetsBlog. Like a lot of us, Michael is a very passionate Mets fan who eats, drinks, and sleeps Mets.  As we all know, he does an amazing job covering the Mets on a variety of levels, whether its through his contributions on MetsBlog, his spectacular photography, or through his in-game […]

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Mets Minor League Update: Harvey Continues Success Into May, Other Notables

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments

As spring training officially was under way, Matt Harvey came into Port St Lucie as the Mets newest pitching prospect.  No one really knew who this guy was when he was drafted.  The only thing anyone really knew about Harvey, was that he was chosen by the Mets as the 7th overall pick in the […]

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Mets Seek Rocky Mountain Redemption

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments

Two weeks ago the Rockies left the Mets beaten and bewildered. They came into Citi Field, and swept the Mets in four straight games. The four game sweep capped off a dreadful home stand, one that saw the Mets go 1-6 as they opened their season in Citi Field. At the time, the Mets had […]

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