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3 Up, 3 Down: The Not So Happy Homecoming Edition

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets hosted the Washington Nationals for Opening Weekend at Citi Field. I’m not sure what the deal was with the 4:10 start on Friday afternoon, but at least the Mets did a classy thing by having Ralph Kiner toss out the first pitch. The Nationals took the series 2-1 thanks mostly to a horrible, […]

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Game Recap: Young Dominates, Bullpen Blows, Mets Lose 7-3

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments

Chris Young was dominant today, allowing one hit over seven innings but the bullpen blew it in the eighth, and then in the eleventh and the Mets lost 7-3, losing the series as well. Game Notes Chris Young looked excellent today, allowing one run on one hit over seven innings, walking two and striking out […]

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Under New Management – or – How To Run A Baseball Team

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments
Under New Management – or – How To Run A Baseball Team

How do you build a good baseball organization? First you find people who understand sports and business and who will actually work together. In sports it is often necessary to move players around to and from the big team and the minors due to injuries, performance issues, and sometimes just to shake things up. Things […]

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Minor League Round Up 4/7 – 4/10

An article by posted on April 10, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons (2-2) 4/7 (0-1) Syracuse 8/6/1 – Buffalo 5/10/1 4/8 (1-1) Syracuse 2/7/1 – Buffalo 2/9/3 4/9 (1-2) Pawtucket 8/8/1 – Buffalo 3/6/0 4/10 (2-2) Pawtucket 1/4/0 – Buffalo 2/3/1 Who’s hot: Outfielder, Jason Pridie: .263 Avg (5-19), 2b, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 K, .263 OBP Starting RHP, Jenrry Mejia: 1 GS, 6 […]

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Davis, Beltran Come Through; Mets Defeat Nats 8-4

An article by posted on April 10, 2011 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran has been struggling so far offensively this season, but that wasn’t the case last night as the Mets would go on to defeat the Nationals 8-4. Game Notes After the first pitch, the Mets would go on to capitalize early on. After Jose Reyes walked, and Angel Pagan popped out, Carlos Beltran would […]

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Has Your Mets Outlook Changed In The Last Few Days?

An article by posted on April 9, 2011 0 Comments

Dont bother to answer the question I posed in the title, it’s sort of a trick question intended only to separate the die-hards from the band wagoners. If you believed in this team six or seven days ago, than that couldn’t have possibly changed so quickly and so early into a brand new season… right? […]

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Walkathon ’11, Bats Silent, Mets Lose 6-2 To Nats

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey had ZERO control today, and that seemed to be a recurring theme for the Mets as they took a loss in their home opener to the Nationals, 6-2. Game Notes R.A. Dickey just couldn’t find it today. Dickey allowed three runs on six hits in five innings, walking five and striking out three. […]

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Happy Days Are Here Again

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments
Happy Days Are Here Again

Today I envy anyone who is actually going to the ball park – it’s a great baseball day and there will be an excitement felt in this ball park that hasn’t been there before. Yes, the guys on the field – although it’s a mixed group, some veterans and some new guys – there is […]

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Pitching & Bats Vanish, Mets Lose 11-0

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese & the Mets pitching staff was mauled today, and the offense struggled to get a rhythm against Roy Halladay and the Mets lost the game 11-0. Game Notes Jonathon Niese had a bad outing today. Jonathon was hit, and hit consistently. He gave up six runs on eight hits in four innings, walking […]

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3 Up and 3 Down – Headin’ Home Edition

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

Prior to returning home for the 50th Opening Day in team history, our guys were down in Philadelphia for the first head to competition of the season against Eastern Division rivals, the Phillies. The Phillies won two of the three games, and the Mets return to Citifield 3-3 (did anyone really expect anything better). He […]

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