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Lost In Translation?

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger says that the April 5-7 series against the Philadelphia Phillies, is one of the three biggest series of the 2011 season for the Mets. After dealing with the Marlins’ impressive staff on the opening weekend of the season, the Mets head to Philadelphia to get a first look at the Phillies’ stacked […]

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Q & A with New Met Allan Dykstra

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

A good friend of mine, Joe DeMayo, who writes for NYBD and StLucieToFlushing.com (of which I am also affialiated with), did an interview with new Mets acquisition Allan Dykstra. It’s a great read if you have a minute and would like to get to know a bit about our new prospect. Here is a few […]

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Mets Seek $200 Million For Portion Of The Team

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

Yes, that’s the headline in the morning Sports Pages in the New York papers. And so the saga continues, while the Wilpons and Katz et.al keep saying that everything is OK, they are playing with funds that belong to everyone they know, even their wives. That’s not going to turn out well. Apparently the $200 […]

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Jason Bay Heading To DL, Pagan May Bat 6th, Thole 2nd

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the New York Mets have officially placed left fielder Jason Bay on the disabled list with a strained left rib-cage muscle. The DL stint, according to Rubin, could be backdated into spring training, meaning Bay would only need to miss the season’s first seven games. He would be eligible […]

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A Concussion Discussion

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

I should have known that the concussion issue would come up today at the Mets game between Keith and Ron – both daily NY Times readers and crossword puzzlers. Both men were very glad about the new guidelines, having been around the Mets during some strange happenings with concussions. First was Ryan Church who was […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Big Hopes, Big Injuries, Bigger Heads

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: Opening Day, how to follow the Mets this season, and the sad case of Barry Bonds. Are there any two words sweeter to a baseball fan than, “Opening Day?” On Friday, we get to utter it, with one caveat: It’s a night tilt. How awful is that? Opening Day […]

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What Can Lucas Duda Do If He Gets a Shot on Opening Day?

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

As Joe detailed, Jason Bay’s injury could be a concern for the Mets for longer than just the beginning of the season.  Rib injuries tend to linger and this could affect Bay all year. If Bay does start the year on the disabled list then the question because who takes his roster spot and who […]

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Opening Day 2011: New Season, New Memories

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments
Opening Day 2011: New Season, New Memories

Tomorrow is Opening Day of the 2011 Baseball Season and although the weatherman says ‘snow’ — Major League Baseball says “Play Ball’. If the weather is inclement they will either play through the snowflakes, or postpone the game until the next day. Opening Day has a special meaning for a lot of us who live […]

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Izzy To Stay In Extended Spring Training For Two More Weeks

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

In a decision that is somewhat a surprise with the recent announcement of adding Blaine Boyer to the Mets’ bullpen, Jason Isringhausen has agreed to spend two more weeks in extended spring training to build his arm strength. “I’ve come this far, another two weeks is not going to kill me…” Isringhausen told reporters” For […]

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Meet The Econo-Mets!

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

I spent most of last evening reading the local sports pages on the internet when I happened upon an article of particular interest in the New York Times by David Waldstein. It was a well written synopsis of the how the 2010 Mets morphed into the 2011 Mets. Before I get to that, first a […]

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