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Watch This! Oh, Danny Boy

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Watch This! Oh, Danny Boy

Here is a video created by the singer Maxine Linehan who is a rising star on the New York cabaret scene and her songwriter husband Andrew Koss. Andrew is a big Mets fan, while his wife Maxine roots for the Red Sox, but she is all-in and hoping for the Mets to win the Series. Maxine […]

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Royals and Mets Will Meet In World Series!

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Royals and Mets Will Meet In World Series!

The Kansas City Royals clinched their second straight American League pennant with a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 6 at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night. Kansas City shortstop Alcides Escobar was named the ALCS MVP. During the six-game series against Toronto, Escobar batted .478 with six runs scored and five RBI […]

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Congressman Loses Bet, Forced to Sing “Meet the Mets” on House Floor

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Congressman Loses Bet, Forced to Sing “Meet the Mets” on House Floor

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), after losing a bet to Steve Israel (D-NY) on the NLDS that pitted the Los Angeles  Dodgers against the New York Mets, paid up Friday right on the House floor in Congress. Congressman Schiff had to sing his rendition of “Meet the Mets!” in front of the full house and it […]

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Ruben Tejada Provides Each Teammate With Some Spirit!

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Provides Each Teammate With Some Spirit!

And by spirit, I mean the distilled kind… Shortstop Ruben Tejada, although sidelined with a fractured leg, stood out behind-the-scenes with a truly rare gift for his teammates in honor of their incredible victory. Each member of the team received a custom engraved bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch whisky that read: “NLCS CHAMPS […]

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Opinion: What Are The Odds Murphy Accepts Qualifying Offer?

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Opinion: What Are The Odds Murphy Accepts Qualifying Offer?

I guess we should start getting used to a constant cycle of these types of posts as each beat writer and national journalist take turns over the next five weeks confirming what is now the common sense decision that the Mets are leaning toward extending Daniel Murphy a one-year qualifying offer. The latest confirmation of said […]

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Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

While this is one of the last things I want to discuss on the verge of what has just happened, it might be something to keep in the back of our minds. Arash Markazi of ESPN wrote a nice piece about the evolution of celebrations in baseball, detailing the progression from beer to the champagne […]

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Mets To Have Queens Rally On Monday To Celebrate Team

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets To Have Queens Rally On Monday To Celebrate Team

According to the New York Post, the New York Mets along with Borough President Melinda Katz will host a Hometown Rally at Queens Borough Hall on Monday — the day before Game 1 of the World Series. The rally will take place between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. and will give fans a chance to […]

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Alderson Praises Fans For Their Passion, Proud Of Homegrown Stars

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Praises Fans For Their Passion, Proud Of Homegrown Stars

With the Mets headed to the World Series, Sandy Alderson couldn’t be more grateful for the team’s passionate fan base. They supported the team through many difficult seasons, and they have been waiting for years to finally see a winner. “New York has been patient with us, and loyal,” he said after the game. “Our […]

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ESPN: Bob Geren Will Be A Candidate For Dodger Managerial Position

An article by posted on October 22, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN: Bob Geren Will Be A Candidate For Dodger Managerial Position

According to ESPN LA’s Mark Saxon, the Dodgers are reportedly interested in Mets bench coach Bob Geren for their open managerial position. As Saxon noted, Geren has worked with current GM Farhan Zaidi in Oakland, where Geren was the manager and Zaidi worked with Billy Beane in the front office. Geren, 54, managed Oakland from 2007 until […]

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Gavin Cecchini Among Four Mets On USA Premier Roster

An article by posted on October 22, 2015 0 Comments
Gavin Cecchini Among Four Mets On USA Premier Roster

The Mets announced that four Mets prospects will join Team USA that is heading to Taipei to play in the WBSC Premier 12 Tournament that starts on November 10th against the Dominican Republic. The roster is headlined by shortstop prospect Gavin Cecchini who is listed as Mets #4 prospect according to MLB Pipeline. Cecchini hit .317/.377/.442 this year […]

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