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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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Mets GM Responds To Owner’s Comments

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments
Mets GM Responds To Owner’s Comments

After Tuesday night’s 11-1 loss to the Cubs, Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke with reporters and mostly discussed the comments made by Fred Wilpon in interviews with both Sports Illustrated and the New Yorker this week. “I think everyone was surprised by the comments. But there’s nobody who is more passionate about the Mets, has more empathy for […]

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Not Again…Bay Leaves Game With Calf Injury

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

Left fielder Jason Bay left tonight’s game against the Cubs in the seventh inniing with a stiff right calf. Bay was replaced by Fernando Martinez and while It was unclear when the injury occurred, he pulled because the weather in Chicago was very cold and it was a lop-sided game. Apparently, Bay told manager Terry Collins about the problem before […]

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Wilpon to SI: Mets are “Bleeding Cash”

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Fred Wilpon is back in the headlines once again.  Just a day after his controversial comments toward Jose Reyes, David Wright, and Carlos Beltran, Fred Wilpon opens up about the Mets financial troubles in a new article for Sports Illustrated written by Tom Verducci.  In the article, Fred Wilpon tells Verducci that the Mets are […]

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Taking a Deeper Look at Fred Wilpon’s Comments About the Mets

An article by posted on May 24, 2011 0 Comments

Most of the talk about Fred Wilpon’s comments to The New Yorker has been about what he has said about the players. However, Wilpon said much more than that and it is important that the whole story, both his comments about Reyes, Wright, and Beltran as well as the rest of the story is addressed. […]

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