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Doug’s Dugout: More On Beltran And The Twin Terrors

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss…, Carlos Beltran’s Moving Van, Luis or Ollie, and other icy thoughts: What a tremendous leader Carlos Beltran is by acquiescing to the new environs of right field in favor of the more mobile Angel Pagan. And so early in spring training, too. Who needs a “quarterback controversy” anyway? The […]

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It Gets Worse: Mets May Need Another Loan

An article by posted on March 2, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Post has broken the news that the Mets are looking for even more loan. They want tens of millions of dollars and all of this money is just to cover the team’s basic operating expenses. The Wilpons should be focusing on selling a large chunk of the team at this point. It […]

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Collins Passed His First Major Test With Flying Colors

An article by posted on March 1, 2011 0 Comments

When the Mets hired Terry Collins to be their manager, there was no warm reception for him from the fan base. In fact most of us questioned the decision and would have wanted anyone, but him. He was the guy that quit in the middle of his contract during his last managing stint, soon after he alienated his […]

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Burkhardt: If Opening Day Was Tomorrow, Castillo Would Be Starter

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments
Burkhardt: If Opening Day Was Tomorrow, Castillo Would Be Starter

Would this send you in a tizzy if it really happened? I don’t know how close this is to actually being a reality, but it would shock me if it happened. The word on Brad Emaus when we drafted him was that he was a poor defensive second baseman, and nobody has said one glowing […]

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Memo To Sandy: End Our Misery And Cut Him Already

An article by posted on February 28, 2011 0 Comments

Oliver Perez is looking great so far… Oliver Perez has more zip on his fastball… Oliver Perez is missing bats again… Oliver Perez is back in the picture for a rotation spot… Those were just some of the things being tossed around at Ports St. Lucie ever since pitchers and catchers reported to Mets camp for Spring […]

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2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways

An article by posted on February 27, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways

The Mets unveiled their 2011 Promotional Schedule on Saturday, and I don’t know about you, but it seems a little lean to say the least. 2011 Mets Promotions and Giveaways Mr. Met Bobblehead on Opening Day (April 8 ) Winter Hat (April 9) Collectors Cup (May 6) Towel Day (May 27) Tote Bag (May 28) […]

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Mets Spring TV/Radio Broadcast Schedule

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

February Saturday, February 26 vs. Atlanta 1:10 PM WPIX WFAN 660 Sunday, February 27 @Atlanta 1:05 PM WFAN 660 Monday, February 28 vs. Washington 1:10 PM SNY March Thursday, March 3 vs. St. Louis 1:10 PM SNY Sunday, March 6 vs. Boston 1:10 PM SNY Monday, March 7 vs. Detroit 1:10 PM SNY Tuesday, March […]

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Baseball Gave Mets Secret $25 Million Loan

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments

Major League Baseball provided $25 million to the owners of the Mets as they struggled to deal with a cash shortfall last fall and a looming lawsuit seeking hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of Bernard L. Madoff’s vast Ponzi scheme according to people briefed on the arrangement.   This direct intervention of Commissioner Bud Selig is telling […]

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Intrasquad Game.. And It Begins

An article by posted on February 25, 2011 0 Comments
Intrasquad Game.. And It Begins

I know it doesn’t mean much, but it does mean baseball begins again! The real spring training opener is tommorrow, but that still didn’t stop today from being an exciting day. Scott Hairston sent a pair of solo homers out of the yard, accounting for all of Team A’s offense. Willie Harris and Dusty Ryan each […]

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Three Mets Crack Baseball America Top 100

An article by posted on February 24, 2011 0 Comments
Three Mets Crack Baseball America Top 100

Baseball America realeased their annual Top 100 Prospects list for the 2011 season. Here are their top ten. 1. Bryce Harper, of, Nationals 2. Mike Trout, of, Angels 3. Jesus Montero, c, Yankees 4. Domonic Brown, of, Phillies 5. Julio Teheran, rhp, Braves 6. Jeremy Hellickson, rhp, Rays 7. Aroldis Chapman, lhp, Reds 8. Eric […]

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