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MLB 2010 Predictions from “Vegas Rich”

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The final countdown to the beginning of the MLB season has begun in earnest as we are now 6 days from opening night on ESPN where the Yankees face the Red Sox in what looks to me as it should be some of the closes races for all the divisions in recent years. CC Sabathia […]

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Mets Claim Manny Acosta Off Waivers

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are continuing their effort to create a bullpen. MLB.com reports that the Mets have claimed veteran right-handed reliever Manny Acosta off waivers from the Atlanta Braves. A person familiar with the workings of the Mets said as much on Tuesday. The Braves had hoped to reassign Acosta, 28, to their Minor League camp if […]

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Will A Full Season of Jose Reyes Lead To A Better Mike Pelfrey?

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

Yes, it should. We all know that Mike Pelfrey was a big disappointment during the 2009 season. After seeing Pelfrey really turn things around midway through the 2008 season, I really expected him to take it to the next level, but Pelfrey did not and seemingly regressed. Pelfrey’s final line of 10 wins and 5.03 […]

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Relax, It’s Only March

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The 2010 season opener is just 6 days away for the Mets.  In 6 days the Mets will stop playing Spring Training games and play games that really matter.  This Spring hasn’t been a great one.  Carlos Beltran didn’t make it to the field, Jose Reyes was sidelined for 3 weeks, and there’s still questions going […]

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Yes, Another Mets Moments List

An article by posted on March 29, 2010 0 Comments

Yes here it is….another favorite Mets moments list.  This has been done to death…..but I feel it’s mandatory to read at least one every month to remind all of us why we love our NY Metropolitans.  Also, I will make this one just a tiny bit different. This will consist of some very personal experiences […]

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Will The Real Daniel Murphy Please Crouch Down?

An article by posted on March 27, 2010 0 Comments

So here we are Met Nation awaiting another season to begin and hoping that our team comes together to replace the pain and hurt of the three previous seasons. When Spring Training began, the Met lineup appeared set; an injury to Carlos Beltran’s knee and Jose Reyes’ thyroid condition had dampened the optimism of even […]

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There’s No Crying Broke In Baseball

An article by posted on March 26, 2010 0 Comments

Tom Hanks’ Jimmy Dugan character says, “There’s no crying in baseball”. But many today will also say, ”There’s no crying broke in baseball.” Fans, sports bloggers, and sports enthusiasts nationwide spend big money on season tickets, concessions, memorabilia, periodicals, books, and all kinds of financial trade-offs to show their appreciation for their team. WIth all the […]

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Are Mets Becoming The Forgotten Stepchild?

An article by posted on March 25, 2010 0 Comments

Folks, I don’t live in New York anymore, and haven’t since 1992.  Sure, I can get all my Mets news online and I can watch and listen to games online or on cable.  But nothing beats living there–the talk, the camaraderie, the print newspapers that you can read with two hands and two eyes (unless […]

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The Dog Days Of Spring Training

An article by posted on March 25, 2010 0 Comments

Call these the “Dog Days,” of Spring Training. With the regular season opener less than two weeks away it still resembles more mirage than oasis. Waiting for that ketchup, er, season to flow, grows with anticipation as another meaningless Grapefruit League tilt thankfully is capped. The storylines have been played out and one can only bang the […]

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The Issue of Realignment…

An article by posted on March 25, 2010 0 Comments

There has been much talk of realignment over the past couple months.  The ideas have ranged from very few to very radical changes.  I am more progressive than most in my thinking about changes to baseball – but any change in baseball comes under a lot of scrutiny.  The scrutiny is not without cause – […]

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