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If Swisher Wants A Werth-like Deal, What’s Hairston Worth?

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
If Swisher Wants A Werth-like Deal, What’s Hairston Worth?

It has been widely speculated that Nick Swisher will be seeking out a deal similar to Jayson Werth’s seven-year, $126M contract, when he hits free-agency at the end of the 2012 season. I’m no mathematician, but that means Swisher would be making about $18M per year if he gets what he wants. Jason Bay made […]

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First Pitch Mitch: Top 2012 MLB Players By Position

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
First Pitch Mitch: Top 2012 MLB Players By Position

The season is winding down, and it’s time for me to pick out the FirstPitchMitch All-Stars. The FPM All-Stars are like the All-Madden team of baseball – they are the best of the best. When this team steps in to the stadium the skies open up, and the baseball gods marvel at their creation. Without […]

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The San Francisco Giants Should Trade For David Wright

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
The San Francisco Giants Should Trade For David Wright

What the Mets should do with David Wright after the 2012 season has been the talk of the town as the season winds down. There has been a healthy mix of opinions on what the Mets should actually do with regards to David – some argue to hang on to the aging third baseman, while […]

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The Unwritten Rules When Attending Ball Games

An article by posted on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
The Unwritten Rules When Attending Ball Games

The season is winding down, and it’s time to point out some of the things that I have seen taking place at Citi Field this year. Some of the things have been getting under my skin. They are my pet peeves. You have heard of a do’s and don’ts list – well this is a […]

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Matt Harvey: Taking His Game To Another Level

An article by posted on September 13, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey: Taking His Game To Another Level

With one final start slated for Matt Harvey this season, it’s a good time to evaluate what we have seen from the young fireballer in 2012. Like many speculated, he had some really great outings, and some that would be best if forgotten all together. It is expected that the Mets young righthander will have […]

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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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