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Don’t Mess With Han Solo!

An article by posted on May 27, 2012 0 Comments
Don’t Mess With Han Solo!

This back page from this morning’s Daily News brought a smile to my face. What a remarkable comeback we are seeing from our ace Johan Santana! Santana has pitched solidly all season long, but yesterday took the cake and he looked and played the part of a true ace pitcher by delivering a complete-game shutout to […]

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Gee Dominates, Duda Homers In Mets 6-1 Win

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Gee Dominates, Duda Homers In Mets 6-1 Win

Yesterday, the Mets made the Padres look like they were a powerhouse contending team after an embarrassing 11-5 loss. Luckily the real Padres showed up tonight and the Mets had their bats swinging, Gee dominating, and Citi Field was rocking. Dillon Gee now has back-to-back good starts since losing his goatee. He was dominant on […]

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Could The Mets Be Thinking: Trade Young Talent?

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Could The Mets Be Thinking: Trade Young Talent?

From the comment thread on Hojo’s article today about Egbert’s recall. Metsie wrote something, and I started to respond, and then I said “what the hell.” This is a blog site. Post a blog. So here it is, with inspiration from the unsinkable Metsie, and of course Joe D. Metsie said: There are a lot […]

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NL East Report: Nationals and Braves In First Place Showdown This Weekend

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals and Braves In First Place Showdown This Weekend

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, and updated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: On Monday, May 21, Drew Sutton was traded to the […]

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Why Is Manny Acosta Still Here?

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Why Is Manny Acosta Still Here?

An introduction is not necessary as the title does all of the justice. Statistically, he has faltered in every role this season, from set-up man to mop-up guy. Acosta has almost as many walks as innings pitched, allowed more runs then innings pitched and has allowed a run in 10 of his 18 games pitched. […]

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On The Road With Petey: B-Mets, Breakfast, And Baseball

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
On The Road With Petey: B-Mets, Breakfast, And Baseball

A Day In Pictures  Jenrry Mejia follows through after delivering a pitch in the first inning. I had gotten to the ballpark in New Britain on Thursday morning at around 9am for a 10:35 start time. I really wanted to get some coffee and eat breakfast but that would have to wait until I went […]

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The Saga that is the Binghamton Mets and the PDC

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
The Saga that is the Binghamton Mets and the PDC

Where the situation in Buffalo is relatively clear cut (see my babble from a few weeks back), the saga that is the Binghamton Mets is a bit more convoluted, and rife with rumors, suppositions, and innuendos. As with every impending expiration of the player development contracts, professionals and novices alike like to begin playing Monday […]

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A New Niese On Life, Mets Win 3-1 Against Pirates

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
A New Niese On Life, Mets Win 3-1 Against Pirates

Jonathon Niese had a great bounce back outing after his last start, and the Mets scattered three runs in the early innings to take todays game from the Pirates, 3-1 and the series as well Game Notes Jonathon Niese looked spectacular today, going seven and two-third innings, giving up one run on five hits, walking […]

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Fear And Loathing In New Britain With Some RockCat Angst

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Fear And Loathing In New Britain With Some RockCat Angst

B-Met Manager Pedro Lopez Throws BP Well at least Wheeler is pitching today, and I just saw him and boy does he have his game face on. After two rain-filled night games where the RockCats ate the B-Mets lunch, we got day baseball, we got sun, and we got Zack Wheeler on the hill today. […]

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Making The Right Call At Second Base

An article by posted on May 23, 2012 0 Comments
Making The Right Call At Second Base

A parent recently told me an inspiring story of sportsmanship, from a Flagler Police Athletic League playoff game. It was the bottom of the fourth inning, in the 10-and-under minors division semifinals Wednesday night, at the Flagler County Fairgrounds. The game between the Tigers (coached by Rick Torres) and the Royals (coached by Jay Pigninelli) […]

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