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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “All Time Mets Scrub Team” Edition

An article by posted on September 15, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “All Time Mets Scrub Team” Edition

With the loss in game one of yesterday’s doubleheader with the Miami Marlins, the Mets clinched their 5th straight losing season. This shouldn’t come as a shock since it has happened many times in the past - from the newly minted team of the ’60′s to the “Franchiseless” Mets of the late ’70′s and early ’80′s. Hell […]

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Frank Francisco Suffers Thumb Injury

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Suffers Thumb Injury

Frank Francisco was removed from the first game of today’s doubleheader after injuring his right thumb on a hard come-backer off the bat of Logan Morrison. Christian Yelich scored on the play. David Aardsma replaced Francisco with a runner on second base and two outs in the eighth inning. Terry Collins said there was significant […]

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Niese Deals, Mets Find Power Stroke In 4-3 Victory

An article by posted on September 13, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Deals, Mets Find Power Stroke In 4-3 Victory

Jonathan Niese was terrific and the Mets found some much-needed power in tonight’s 4-3 victory over the Marlins. After Niese and Brad Hand traded perfect firsts, the scoring got underway quickly in the second. Giancarlo Stanton led off with an absolute shot to left, but Andrew Brown returned fire in the bottom of the frame […]

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Mets Pitching Suffers, Gio Lights Out In 9-0 Blowout

An article by posted on September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Pitching Suffers, Gio Lights Out In 9-0 Blowout

Spoiler Alert: This game was really, really ugly. Let’s get right to it… The Nationals got off to a quick start off of Carlos Torres when Denard Span and Ryan Zimmerman hit back-to-back jacks to lead off the game. Torres would settle down, but just for a while. After a quiet second, the Nats struck […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: A Soundtrack For Last Night’s Mets Loss Edition

An article by posted on September 8, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: A Soundtrack For Last Night’s Mets Loss Edition

Last nights game between the Mets and the Cleveland  Indians was stomach churning bad. That first inning pitched by Jon Niese made me wish that Shaun Marcum was still with the team (well not really). All I know is that after viewing last night’s game, I have finally come to terms with the fact that […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

An article by posted on September 7, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Add Me To List Of The Walking Wounded Edition

In major league baseball, injuries are a common, almost expected part of the game. If you are an everyday player, you generally play between 135 and 150 games a season. If you are a starting pitcher you may appear in as many as 30-35 games. A reliever can pitch theoretically at around 100 games max. […]

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Braun Calls Season Ticket Holders To Apologize

An article by posted on September 6, 2013 0 Comments
Braun Calls Season Ticket Holders To Apologize

I thought you might find this interesting. According to CBS 58, suspended Milwaukee Brewers Outfielder Ryan Braun is calling Brewers season ticket holders to apologize. “Hey there’s a guy on the phone claiming to be Ryan Braun, it’s probably one of your buddies messing with you.” That’s exactly what Kelly’s Bleachers owner Pat Guenther thought […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Dustin Lawley Shined Brightly In The Florida State League

An article by posted on September 4, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Dustin Lawley Shined Brightly In The Florida State League

With the sun setting on another year of Mets minor league baseball, let’s spotlight some of the players who made us stop and take note of what’s been quite an impressive collection of outstanding performances this season. We begin with 24 year old Dustin Lawley. While it’s undeniable that his age played a significant factor […]

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Dice-K Struggles Again, Bullpen Not Much Better in 13-5 Loss To Atlanta

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Dice-K Struggles Again, Bullpen Not Much Better in 13-5 Loss To Atlanta

Well, some days you’re the fly and some days… you’re the windshield. The Braves came to hit today and Daisuke Matsuzaka gave us a typical performance in the Mets’ 13-5 loss to the Braves. Atlanta got to Dice-K before he could even record an out when Freddie Freeman doubled in Justin Upton and Jordan Schafer. […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Random Thoughts” Edition

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The “Random Thoughts” Edition

First off, I would like to take the time out to wish all the readers of this blog a Happy Labor Day. If you’re one of the few that has to work today (cops, firefighters, etc)  - thank you for your service. The Legendary French Renaissance writer , Michel de Montaigne once said: “So it is with minds. Unless […]

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