Mike Simon

Mike is a lifelong Mets fan who pretends to remember them winning the '86 World Series when he was just two years old.

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Moving From Denial To Acceptance Of Jay Bruce As A Met

An article by posted on 14/02/2017 0 Comments
Moving From Denial To Acceptance Of Jay Bruce As A Met

If you went into hibernation this winter and set your alarm for the day that pitchers and catchers arrive, you’d probably be surprised to see that Jay Bruce is penciled in to be the Mets everyday right fielder. Or that he’s even still on the team at all. Most Mets fans clamored all winter for the […]

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With Lower Expectations, Mets Became More Entertaining

An article by posted on 30/09/2016 0 Comments
With Lower Expectations, Mets Became More Entertaining

Mets fans are not exactly known for being passive when it comes to our team. Just about every game over the marathon of a season is discussed, analyzed and scurtinized like its Game 7 of the World Series. That pressure is amplified when the Mets are in the final days of a tight playoff race. […]

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As Mets Consider A Jose Reyes Reunion, Here’s Why They Should Sign Him

An article by posted on 21/06/2016 0 Comments
As Mets Consider A Jose Reyes Reunion, Here’s Why They Should Sign Him

A team source has told Adam Rubin of ESPN that the Mets are now considering bringing back Jose Reyes once he becomes a free agent. It’s a complete reversal from five days ago when this team source described a reunion with Reyes as having “virtually no chance.” After getting swept by the Atlanta Braves over the weekend and […]

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Dig the Long Ball, Mets Fans

An article by posted on 13/05/2016 0 Comments
Dig the Long Ball, Mets Fans

A year ago at this time, when the Mets offense was virtually non-existent, it was surprising whenever they hit a home run. Now, with the team going yard just about every night, it takes nothing short of the first career homer by a 42 year-old pitcher or a two-homer game by a 23 year-old pitcher […]

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Despite Offseason Austerity, Mets Still Look Good Heading Into 2016

An article by posted on 01/01/2016 0 Comments
Despite Offseason Austerity, Mets Still Look Good Heading Into 2016

Mets fans hoping for a shiny new present this holiday season were left sorely disappointed. Instead we were gift wrapped Alejandra De Aza, the equivalent of getting a pair of wool socks as a present – you’ll use them occasionally and might even be glad you have them at some point, but you’re extremely underwhelmed […]

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Mets Are Having A Lot Of Fun, Let’s Join Them

An article by posted on 25/09/2015 0 Comments
Mets Are Having A Lot Of Fun, Let’s Join Them

Repeat after me, fellow Mets fans: The Mets are in first place. The Mets have 7.5 game lead with nine games remaining. The team chasing the Mets stinks. If you say those three phrases three times and still won’t back down from the ledge, I can’t help you. Look, I get it. It’s human nature […]

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Waiting for Cespedes

An article by posted on 21/08/2015 0 Comments
Waiting for Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes has already had a big impact on the Mets in his short time with the team. His acquisition alone has been lauded by Mets players as a sign that the front office was finally willing to go all in for a playoff run. His daily presence in the Mets lineup has helped create a […]

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Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

An article by posted on 06/08/2015 0 Comments
Are The Mets Becoming A Destination Team

In what has been a whirlwind week for the Mets, perhaps the most shocking development is that good, professional baseball players have admitted that they actually want to play for them. That’s right – despite the surrounding junkyards, the omnipresent shadow of the Yankees, and the notoriously stingy owners of the team that plays there, […]

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