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I Praise Sandy & Co.’s Stance

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments
I Praise Sandy & Co.’s Stance

Today’s rumor mill is spinning regarding the Mets plan’s to pursue Jose Reyes. According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, the Mets front office plans to let the market set itself for Reyes. Sandy Alderson knows Reyes wants to test the free agent waters. It would be stupid to make an offer […]

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World Series Game 7: Rangers @ Cardinals, 8:05 pm EST Tonight On FOX.

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments
World Series Game 7: Rangers @ Cardinals, 8:05 pm EST Tonight On FOX.

Wow, what a Game 6! Texas continually took advantage of mistakes by the Cardinals to take a lead, but every time they did, St. Louis stormed back to tie the game up. Then David Freese was able to come up big in the 9th inning with one strike left to send the game into extras, […]

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Introducing: The Hall Of Fame Class Of 1945.

An article by posted on October 27, 2011 0 Comments
Introducing: The Hall Of Fame Class Of 1945.

This Hall of Fame class is loaded with nine legendary players that many people wouldn’t consider your “average” Hall of Famer, including: Roger Bresnahan, Dan Brouthers, Fred Clarke, Jimmy Collins, Ed Delahanty, Hugh Duffy, Hugh Jennings, Michael Kelly, and Jim O’Rourke. Haven’t heard of any of those guys? That’s OK- neither did I until I […]

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MetsBlog: Wright To The Phillies?

An article by posted on October 27, 2011 0 Comments

Caught this on MetsBlog a few nanoseconds ago along with something about blue walls: In an interview with host Mike Missanelli on 97.5 FM in Philadelphia, ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark said: “The Phillies like David Wright. They have talked about David Wright. Are they really going to be able to make a deal for David Wright? Are […]

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If You Could Sign Albert Pujols, Would You?

An article by posted on October 27, 2011 0 Comments
If You Could Sign Albert Pujols, Would You?

  This is all HYPOTHETICAL (for all those reading impaired individuals) Albert Pujols is one of the best, if not THE BEST, hitter our generation has ever seen. I completely expect the Cardinals to re-sign Albert Pujols to a contract worth over $200 million for 7-8 years. Let’s get a little hypothetical on this dark and […]

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Did Mets Dodge A Bullet By Signing Bay Instead Of Lackey?

An article by posted on October 26, 2011 0 Comments

Short answer? No. On Monday, Joe McDonald of ESPN, reported that Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey will miss most or all of the 2012 season after deciding to undergo Tommy John surgery on his ailing elbow. The elbow has been an issue for Lackey since the spring, but he and the team decided that […]

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This Day In MLB History…

An article by posted on October 26, 2011 0 Comments
This Day In MLB History…

October 26th, 1940: Tigers’ slugging left fielder Hank Greenberg (.340, 41, 150) is named the American League’s Most Valuable Player with Indian hurler Bob Feller (27-11- 2.61) finishing second. Having won the award in 1935 as a first baseman, ‘Hammerin’ Hank’ becomes the first player to win another MVP playing a different position. Like most […]

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Kicking The Tires On Roy Oswalt and Brad Lidge

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Kicking The Tires On Roy Oswalt and Brad Lidge

On Monday, the Phillies officially declined the 2012 options for starter Roy Oswalt and reliever Brad Lidge. Neither player are totally out of the picture yet as GM Ruben Amaro did say he would keep in tough with agents for both players and one or both could be brought back next season at a much reduced price. Oswalt  was […]

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A Night To Remember (or #BlameBucker /sarcasm)

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments

Today is the 25th anniversary of a gigantic moment in Mets history, and that’s the celebration of Game Six. Whether you were alive, a child, a baby, an adult, not even born yet, chances are an elder has sat you down and either played the last inning of the game or has told them the […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Barry Bonds’ Seven MVP Awards.

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 5 Comments
A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Barry Bonds’ Seven MVP Awards.

Being labeled as being the most valuable in any aspect of life is a pretty special occurrence. It’s not every day that you or I get an honor like that, and the same goes for professional sports. There have been plenty of players in Major League Baseball that have extraordinary careers and get elected to […]

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A Look Back At Minaya As He Readies To Interview For Angels GM Job

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments
A Look Back At Minaya As He Readies To Interview For Angels GM Job

Good read by Marc Normandiny of Baseball Prospectus who looks back at how much things have changed in just one year since Omar Minaya was replaced. If you had to script an end to the Omar Minaya era in Queens, you couldn’t have outdone reality: Oliver Perez, the $12 million-a-year albatross in the Mets’ rotation, pitching for the […]

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