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Home Is Where Their Heart Is

An article by posted on May 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets return home to take on the San Francisco Giants this weekend at Citi Field.  We know where the Mets’ hearts are (I’ll explain that in a moment); let’s just hope the Giants left their bats in San Francisco. The Mets went 9-1 on their last home stand, but followed that up with a […]

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The Wright Stuff

An article by posted on May 6, 2010 0 Comments
The Wright Stuff

When I filled out some paperwork for Joe D. I named David Wright as my favorite Met player.   I always say that, but I rarely discuss why  – it’s just so simple – he’s an all around good guy and good ballplayer.  David Allen Wright who plays third base for the New York Mets was born in […]

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5.6 Minor League Report! CAMPBELL!

An article by posted on May 6, 2010 0 Comments

AAA International League: Buffalo 2/8/1, Indianapolis 9/15/2 cf Jason Pridie 2 for 5, run, K, .300 2b Russ Adams 1 for 4, BB, 3 Ks, .286 1b Mike Jacobs 0 for 4, BB, 2 Ks, .286 3b Mike Hessman 1 for 4, 2b, RBI, BB, K, .283 lf Chris Carter 1 for 5, run, HR, […]

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Niese Struggles, Mets Lose 5-4 in Extras…

An article by posted on May 6, 2010 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese was hit hard, and the Mets could hardly come up with a string of timely hits in their 5-4 extra-inning loss to the Reds. Game Notes: Jonathon Niese was hit hard, going six innings, allowing four runs, twelve hits including giving up a couple of homers. The only saving grace for Niese all night […]

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Rod Barajas Seizing The Moment

An article by posted on May 6, 2010 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good.    When Omar Minaya’s failed dalliance with Bengie Molina culminated in the late February signing of veteran backstop Rod Barajas, he hit on Black Jack, Number 21.   Barajas has not only provided long-distance service, from a previously power starved position, he should also be credited (and Henry Blanco) with gaining […]

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Please Help Murph Find A Home….

An article by posted on May 6, 2010 0 Comments

It’s getting that every day there is talk about Daniel Murphy and what his future holds. I was initially down with the idea of his trying out first base and seeing if he can adapt especially after the left field experiment went awry fast. With the emergence of Ike Davis, there is no doubt that […]

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5/5 Minor League Report!

An article by posted on May 6, 2010 0 Comments

AA Eastern League: Binghamton 2/6/0, Erie 4/8/0 Brad Holt had another short, bad, “start” today, giving up 3 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks in 2 innings for his 2nd loss of the season. Josh Stinson and Edgar Ramirez followed with 4 innings of scoreless relief, but the Mets couldn’t muster up any offense, […]

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Johan Santana: A Solitary Warrior When He Takes The Mound

An article by posted on May 5, 2010 0 Comments

Pitchers are my favorite baseball players, but I came late to Johan Santana. I’m New York oriented, so I barely pay attention to the pitchers who are not playing here – I’m not checking all the baseball results every day in the Daily News. I remember Seaver, Ryan, McGraw from the early Mets and all […]

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Leave it to the Phillies

An article by posted on May 5, 2010 0 Comments

Leave it to the Phillies to temper our expectations.  Admittedly, I’m an avid fan of the Mets and Giants, so my hatred of the Phillies and Eagles and Philadelphia fans in general is bordering on unhealthy.  But one thing is for sure….the Phillies are damn good, and they kind of woke up the Mets and […]

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Is The Longball This Season’s X-Factor?

An article by posted on May 5, 2010 0 Comments

My hunch is that few to no Mets fans now miss Brian Schneider, last year’s non-entity of a backstop. Yeah, and the non-entity the year before that. After Fernando Nieve blew Maine’s 4-2 lead in the eighth inning (Mainey threw six above average innings in one of his best performances thus far) in Cincy by […]

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