Gregg Hopps

Gregg lives on Long Island, and has been a Mets fan since Bud Harrelson and Pete Rose slugged it out in the 1973 playoffs. "Keith Hernandez is the best defensive first baseman to ever have played baseball."

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Walk-Off Win Edition

An article by posted on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Walk-Off Win Edition

The Mets concluded the weekend series against the stripped down Miami Marlins with a big walk-off win on Sunday afternoon. The opening homestand ends with the Mets going 4-2 winning both series! Here are this weekend’s 3 Ups and 3 Downs. Byrd’s Big Hit: Marlon Byrd was the hero Sunday afternoon with a walk-off base […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: Frying The Friars Edition

An article by posted on April 5, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up and 3 Down: Frying The Friars Edition

The New York Mets wind up winning two out of three games in opening series against the San Diego Padres. All three games featured excellent starting pitching for the Mets, and the first two games featured some pretty decent offense for the Amazins’ too! Here are the 3&3 for the series. Matt Harvey: The kid […]

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Featured Post: Hope In Flushing, Despair In The Bronx

An article by posted on March 11, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Hope In Flushing, Despair In The Bronx

It seems you just can’t watch the evening sports reports these days without hearing about how yet another Yankee “great” has landed himself on the disabled list. This week it was Mark Teixeira. The longtime Yankee first baseman will miss eight to ten weeks after an injury suffered while hitting balls off a tee during a workout […]

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My Mets Evolution, 40 Years And Still Believin’

An article by posted on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
My Mets Evolution, 40 Years And Still Believin’

On Saturday, February 23rd the Mets open up their spring training schedule with a game against the Washington Nationals. The game is schedule to be broadcast on SNY at 12:00 PM, and I plan on being in front of my TV and watching it… Baseball is back, and what could be better? For me, the […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – The Spring Has Sprung Edition

An article by posted on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down – The Spring Has Sprung Edition

All is right with the world… Pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie today and Spring Training games are right around the corner. It’s been a tough offseason weather-wise where I live. Superstorm Sandy kicked our butts in October, and this past weekend Nemo dumped about two feet of snow on my house. But […]

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Pulling Together Is What Makes Us Great

An article by posted on November 11, 2012 0 Comments
Pulling Together Is What Makes Us Great

I live in Northwest Suffolk County, on Long Island. I went twelve days without power at my house. Fortunately my house was not damaged and my friends and family were unhurt. My heart breaks and my prayers go out to everyone who is still suffering from this storm. My despise and scorn for the Long […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Snake Eyes Edition

An article by posted on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Snake Eyes Edition

The Mets were out in Arizona for a four game set against the Diamondbacks, and they leave Arizona with a split, winning the first and last games of the series. The 3 Ups for this piece were pretty to easy determine, so here we go: Hooray For Harvey: So many times in the past we’ve […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Destroyed By DC Edition

An article by posted on July 26, 2012 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Destroyed By DC Edition

The Mets were swept away by the Nationals to wrap up a homestand that saw the Mets lose all six games for the first time since 2002. In fact during the six game homestand the Mets held the lead in only one game and for only a very short period of time. Terry Collins says […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

An article by posted on July 23, 2012 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

The Los Angeles Dodgers were in town this weekend, and they wound up sweeping the hapless Mets, and putting the good guys under .500 for the first time this season. It was an awful start to the homestand especially after a 1-5 road trip to start the second half. Oh and by the way, here […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Times They Are A Changing Edition

An article by posted on July 6, 2012 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Times They Are A Changing Edition

The Mets win a big series against the Phillies, two games to one. Pounding the Phils on Monday night, and winning a very thrilling game on Thursday night was great to see. A few words about Thursday night’s game. It featured two of the game’s best pitchers R.A. Dickey and Cole Hamels. Neither guy looked […]

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