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Look! Shea Stadium Bases, Home Plate, Pitchers Mound

An article by posted on May 11, 2009 0 Comments

Check out these great tributes to Shea Stadium that are located in the parking lot of Citi Field. These gorgeous plaques mark the spots of first base, second base, third base, home plate and the pitchers mound at Shea Stadium. Nice job by the Wilpons for preserving a little bit of our former and much […]

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Mets Notes – Delgado Out, Larry Too, Mets Are Really Good

An article by posted on May 11, 2009 0 Comments

Eddie Coleman has just announced on WFAN, that first baseman Carlos Delgado will not only miss today’s game with a chronic sore hip, but that there is a chance he could end up going on the disabled list. The Mets will not make that decision until they evaluate him after 2 or 3 more days. […]

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MLB News: What A Steal!

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

I was inspired to write this post based on something I read in an article by Tyler Kepner of the NY Times this morning. Longoria, 23, is in the second year of a contract that could run for nine years and cost the Rays about $45 million. Rodriguez, 33, is in the second year of […]

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Jerry Manuel On WFAN

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have announced that tonight’s game will be played according to WFAN. Jerry Manuel was a guest this afternoon of Mike Francesa on WFAN. On Santana – If his turn would not have come up at bat, he would have started the eight inning. When asked about the poor run support for Johan Santana, […]

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Johan Santana Wins Pitcher of the Month

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

According to a press release by the New York Mets, left-hander Johan Santana has been elected National League Pitcher of the Month for April after going 3-1 with an ERA of 1.10 in the season’s opening month. Santana was the portrait of consistency in five starts, never allowing more than two runs and always striking […]

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NL News: Dodgers Extend Streak, Rick Ankiel Carted Off

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

The Dodgers became the first National League team since 1900 to win their first 11 home games, overcoming an Arizona triple play to beat the Diamondbacks with a homer and three RBIs from Manny Ramirez. The defending NL West champions broke the previous league record for longest home winning streak to start a season, set […]

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Video Flashback: Gary Carter

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

Check out this video of former Mets All Star catcher Gary Carter. It comes courtesy of Gary Carter’s blog on Newsday where he covers his latest exploits as the manager of the Lon Island Ducks. Carter says this in his first blog post. Hey, everybody. Thanks for checking out the blog. I’m very excited to […]

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Mets Notes: Daniel Murphy Batting Third, Playing Leftfield

An article by posted on April 29, 2009 0 Comments

Now there’s something I didn’t expect to see when I got a glimpse of today’s lineup… Daniel Murphy is not only playing leftfield in todays matinée, but he will also be batting third for the first time in his young Mets career.  It doesn’t say much for Jerry Manuel’s confidence in David Wright lately as even with […]

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Mets Release Freddy Garcia

An article by posted on April 28, 2009 0 Comments

After a terrible spring and a couple of dismal starts at AAA-Buffalo, the Mets have cut their losses and released starting pitcher Freddy Garcia. Garcia was initially viewed as the favorite to win the fifth starter’s job in spring training, after signing a one year minor league deal with the Mets. However, Garcia never regained […]

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Mets Notes: Tatis At 1B, Santos Catching Again, Murphy Out

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

Fernando Tatis will be at first base tonight when the Mets take the field against the Florida Marlins. Carlos Delgado who was originally scheduled for a day off on Wednesday, will sit this one out due to a sore hip. For Tatis, it will be his first start of the season at first base. Delgado […]

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