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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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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets vs. Braves Series Preview Edition

An article by posted on August 5, 2011 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down – Mets vs. Braves Series Preview Edition

The New York Mets open up a huge weekend series with the Braves on Friday. I think anything less than a series win, will be disastrous for the guys in blue & orange. Winning two would be great, winning three would be awesome. So today, we have a special edition of 3 & 3, since […]

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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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The Best Owner Ever

An article by posted on August 4, 2011 0 Comments
The Best Owner Ever

Today, I’m going to stray from my usual 3 Up & 3 Down to write an entry that has been kicking around in my head for quite sometime now. This entry is about the first owner of the New York Mets, Mrs. Joan Whitney Payson. One SNY feature, the only one I consider to be […]

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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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