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Knuckleballers… They Are Like The Kickers Of MLB

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
Knuckleballers… They Are Like The Kickers Of MLB

It comes as no surprise to most Mets fans, but the team has officially been eliminated from the NL East race. They are 22 games behind the NL East leading Washington Nationals and only have 21 games to play. The team has little to play for the rest of the way, and the majority of […]

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Are The Mets Are Running Out Of Gas?

An article by posted on September 6, 2012 0 Comments
Are The Mets Are Running Out Of Gas?

The rigors of the long major league baseball season seem to be catching up to some of the New York Mets. There have been numerous quotes and clues from the Mets coaching staff lately alluding to the idea that the Mets are looking forward to some much needed rest during the off-season. It’s O.K. guys, […]

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Should The Mets Trade Dickey And Wright?

An article by posted on September 4, 2012 0 Comments
Should The Mets Trade Dickey And Wright?

There was an interesting article by Joel Sherman in the NY Post this past Sunday. He argues that the only way the Mets can cure their woes, is by trading R.A. Dickey and David Wright for a bunch of prospects. Really Joel? Just up and trade the two reasons why Mets fans still watch the […]

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The Baltimore Orioles Are Defying Baseball Logic

An article by posted on September 4, 2012 0 Comments
The Baltimore Orioles Are Defying Baseball Logic

It’s September 4th, and the Orioles find themselves one game out of first place in the American League East. That statement, on it’s own, isn’t too ridiculous. It’s when you start looking at the stats that make that statement look ridiculous. The Orioles are not a good baseball team according to the stats. In fact, […]

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Daniel Murphy: Deceptively Good At Second Base

An article by posted on September 3, 2012 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy: Deceptively Good At Second Base

When I first started to write this piece about a week ago, it was going to be about why Daniel Murphy is not the answer at second base for the Mets. I questioned why some Mets fans are obsessed with this player that was, to me at least, a fringe major leaguer at best. I […]

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Scott Hairston Believes Diamondbacks Claimed Him Off Waivers

An article by posted on August 31, 2012 0 Comments
Scott Hairston Believes Diamondbacks Claimed Him Off Waivers

Adam Rubin of ESPN recently tweeted that he spoke to Hairston, and although Hairston doesn’t know who claimed him off of waivers, he figured it was the Arizona Diamondbacks. There are two basic reasons why the Diamondbacks may have claimed Hairston – the first reason could be to block Hairston from being picked up by […]

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Ike Davis: The Future Is Bright Again

An article by posted on August 29, 2012 0 Comments
Ike Davis: The Future Is Bright Again

Over the next few months, there will be much discussion with regards to the Mets needs, and what they have to do to improve on this 2012 season. In fact, these discussions have probably been going on for about a month now. That’s one of the therapeutic things fans do when their team is in […]

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Mike Trout: What Could Have Been

An article by posted on August 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mike Trout: What Could Have Been

Mike Trout is having a season for the ages. The kind of season that has baseball fans checking the box score in the newspaper to see what he did the night before, and team executives scratching their heads wondering how they missed on this kid. If you turned on ESPN last year, the only time […]

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The David Wright Dilemma

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
The David Wright Dilemma

Many Mets fans are hoping and expecting that David Wright will be a member of the New York Mets after the 2013 season. However, after looking at the current state of this team, I wouldn’t count on it. David Wright is going to be faced with a very big decision within the next year. David has gone […]

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PEDs – Major League Baseball’s Incurable Disease

An article by posted on August 24, 2012 0 Comments
PEDs – Major League Baseball’s Incurable Disease

With two player’s testing positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs in the past two weeks, it is as clear as ever that PEDs are still an issue with Major League Baseball. Nobody should be surprised about the two latest positive test results. I listened to an interview of a player not too long ago (the player’s […]

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