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The Boys In The Booth

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
The Boys In The Booth

I remember the summer afternoon that Suzyn Waldman welcomed the fans to WFAN. I had always had a transistor radio to carry around and listen to ballgames, but now we had a 24/7 radio station for sports. How good was this? Sweeny Murti was a student who worked part time at ‘The FAN’ mainly overnights […]

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Memo To Fred Wilpon: Keep Your Mouth Shut!

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Memo To Fred Wilpon: Keep Your Mouth Shut!

Dear Fred Wilpon, When you were a child, didn’t your mother ever teach you that when you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all? In all seriousness this was a mistake on Mr. Wilpon’s part. The Mets are currently 2 games below .500 and by no means out of it this […]

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Francesa On Jose Reyes, David Wright, Mets Reputation

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments

Moments ago on WFAN, Mike Francesa said the following about comments Jeff Wilpon made regarding Reyes not getting a Carl Crawford type deal. “Jose Reyes sat right there in that chair and looked me in the eye and told me he was looking for the same deal Carl Crawford signed. He sat right there in […]

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Could Justin Turner Replace Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments

Fans, writers, and teams tend to get overly excited when a player gets off to a fast start. This exact thing has happened with Justin Turner. He has been on fire since his first appearance this year on April 19th against the Houston Astros. In 21 games, Turner has hit .333 with a .492 SLG%. […]

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Turner Sets Record But Mets Get Bombed In 7-3 Loss

An article by posted on May 22, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Mets took an early lead but just got completely out slugged by the Bronx Bombers. Capuano got hit hard in his start, bullpen gave up a run, and Reyes and Turner led the Mets to three runs. However, Mets lose game two of the Subway Series 7-3. Game Notes What looked like was […]

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Minor League Report: Harvey Could Be Called Up By June 1st, Other Notables

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments

For several weeks now, there has been a lot of talk about when Matt Harvey will be bumped up to Binghamton.  According to sources, It may not be long from now.   Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reports that the Mets could call up Matt Harvey up to Binghamton around June 1st.   As I’ve said, Matt Harvey’s real test […]

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So Far, So Good, Mets Hit .500 Mark

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments
So Far, So Good, Mets Hit .500 Mark

What a wonderful feeling it was to wake up this morning and find the Mets are finally at .500 again. As I wrote yesterday, I feel strongly that the Mets can win two out of three or even sweep the Yankees this weekend, and last night only confirmed that for me. The Mets also creeped […]

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First Blood: Dickey Dazzles, Murphy Crushes, Mets Top Yanks 2-1

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey may have had his best outing of the season, and the combination of Justin Turner and Daniel Murphy provided all the offense for the Mets in their 2-1 win against the Yankees. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out today and pitched a phenomenal game. Robert Allen went out today, and went six innings […]

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I’m Glad Terry Collins Is Ours

An article by posted on May 20, 2011 0 Comments

So far from what I’ve observed, I come away very impressed with Terry Collins who has conducted himself as a true professional and savvy baseball man. The way Collins handled the Carlos Beltran situation the past Spring was flawless and poetry in motion. He has an aggressive, but calm demeanor about him and has a professional way of […]

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Mets Fans And Yankee Fans Have A Mutual Dislike For Each Other

An article by posted on May 20, 2011 0 Comments

Over the past few seasons a lot of the talk has been about how the Subway Series has lost it’s juice.  People say it’s not the same anymore.  Radio personalities say that once it moved from 3 games a year to 6 games,  and now alternating stadiums every year, that it became diluted. I disagree […]

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