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Would Moving the Fences In Help Curtis Granderson?

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Would Moving the Fences In Help Curtis Granderson?

This morning, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported that the Mets plan to reconfigure the dimensions of Citi Field. By “reconfigure,” it’s likely that Rubin means that the Mets want to bring in the outfield fences. The idea is, make the distance from home to the right-center field gap shorter and you would thereby increase […]

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Di-JEST: Might As Well Be The Suckiest

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST:  Might As Well Be The Suckiest

The missus and I just returned from a short vacation which means that I could see no Mets games on either SNY or PIX for about a week.   Usually that’s a REAL vacation. But I see that while I was away the team dismantled the Atlanta Braves and pretty much stymied any hopes they […]

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Two Clubs: One GM Stays and Another Goes

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Two Clubs: One GM Stays and Another Goes

Yesterday, the Atlanta Braves announced the dismissal of their general manager, Frank Wren. Wren had been hired in 2007 after his predecessor and mentor, John Schuerholz, had been promoted to president of the Braves. This marks an end to Wren’s fifteen year career as a member of the Braves’ front office, of which he spent […]

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Flores Is Showing He Belongs In Mets Future

An article by posted on September 21, 2014 0 Comments
Flores Is Showing He Belongs In Mets Future

The Mets front office has been unsure of what to make of SS/2B Wilmer Flores. While New York does have a glaring hole at short, scouts were unsure whether or not Flores had the ability to play the position at the major league level. And even though the young Venezuelan projects to be a solid […]

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Di-JEST: My Top 10 Fake Mets Headlines

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST:  My Top 10 Fake Mets Headlines

I’ve been a reader of newspapers for as long as I can remember. Born in the Bronx and raised on Long Island I spent years reading the NYC tabloids and then Newsday. Now living upstate I read the local paper to see what streets have sinkholes the size of in-ground swimming pools. I still keep […]

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Black Shut Down, Likely Out For Season

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Black Shut Down, Likely Out For Season

UPDATE (9/15/14) Terry Collins speaking before Monday nights game said that Vic Black will be shut down for five to six days as he continues to deal with a herniated disk. Given the amount of games left this season, it’s likely he has seen the end to his 2014 campaign. Original Story After seeing a […]

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Mets To Present Sterling Award Winners

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets To Present Sterling Award Winners

The Mets will honor their Sterling Award winners pregame on Monday. Lefthander Steven Matz was named the minor-league pitcher of the year and second baseman Dilson Herrera as the minor-league position player of the year. In addition, they will honor an outstanding player at each level of their minor-league system. Those selected were: Matt Reynolds, SS […]

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Di-Jest Song Parody: Eve Of Contention

An article by posted on September 14, 2014 0 Comments
Di-Jest Song Parody: Eve Of Contention

Di-Jest readers know that I started watching the Mets in ’62 when I was just a teenager. The music that I fell in love with is almost entirely from the ’60′s and ’70′s. By the time disco arrived I was already, to quote Gary Cohen, “outta here.” Sometimes Di-Jest articles are song parodies and the […]

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Mets Struggles Continue at Citi Field

An article by posted on September 13, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Struggles Continue at Citi Field

In last nights win against the Nationals some very interesting stats came up during the game. The first being that in the last 18 games, Travis d’Arnaud has only struck out five times with two of those strikeouts coming last night. It is hard to undersell how impressive a turnaround it has been for the […]

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Vladimir Guerrero’s Son Dazzles Scouts In Workout

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Vladimir Guerrero’s Son Dazzles Scouts In Workout

According to Nate Scott of USA Today, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., son of baseball great Vladimir Guerrero, worked out for several teams recently and scouts came away impressed. At just 15-years old, Guerrero Jr. stands 6’2, 220 pounds and scouts say he’s flashing more potential than even his father did at a similar age. Scouts also […]

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