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The Non-Roster Invitee Experiment

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
The Non-Roster Invitee Experiment

Prior to spring training, I was excited about the potential for the Mets bullpen. We had some young arms in the minors that were vying for their shot. Additionally we were going to have holdovers of Bobby Parnell, Carlos Torres, Scott Rice, and Gonzalez Germen occupying four of the spots. There were three spots up […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Farewell Farnsworth Edition

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Farewell Farnsworth Edition

Here are some quotes from one time Mets middle reliever/closer/scrapheap pickup Kyle Farnsworth as reported by Mark Puma of the New York Post after learning of his release: “I am very bitter right now,” And Dan Knobler , from ESPN New York also got this nugget from Farnsworth “Hopefully I’ll find a team where I […]

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From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

We were riding high on Monday and Tuesday. The offense was clicking, especially with the long ball, and the defense made a few key plays to increase the Mets winning streak to six games over the Yankees. But then last night happened. Before I get long-winded, Masahiro Tanaka is looking like a bona fide ace. […]

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A Tale Of Two Cities: Mets Going Up, Yanks Going Down

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
A Tale Of Two Cities: Mets Going Up, Yanks Going Down

After dominating the New York baseball landscape for the better part of 25 years, the New York Yankees now look like a team at the edge of a steep cliff. There is a momentum shift that is not going unnoticed by both fans and media alike where the Yankees and those upstart New York Mets […]

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Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

Curtis Granderson showed Met fans the Bronx last night – and it was all good in the hood. The Mets right fielder looked right at home in Yankee Stadium, going 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs in the Mets’ 9-7 win. This was where he enjoyed back-to-back 40-plus homer seasons, which was what appealed […]

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Petruccio: Da’ Bronx Bombers!

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Petruccio: Da’ Bronx Bombers!

Pop culture artist Joe Petruccio posted his amazing depiction of last night’s Mets 9-7 win over the Yankees. Curtis Granderson, Chris Young, Travis d’Arnaud and Eric Young each blasted home runs to beat the Yankees at their own game and in their own park. I’ve been following Joe for years. He has been chronicling the […]

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Being Too Patient at the Plate

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Being Too Patient at the Plate

A point of frustration for many Mets fans, watching an anemic lineup night after night, is their indiscriminate approach to taking pitches at the plate. No, I don’t mean indiscriminate as in they can’t recognize a ball from a strike, although that has been an issue, too. I am talking about their inability to separate […]

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Alderson Outsmarts NY Media

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Outsmarts NY Media

Sandy Alderson’s disappearing act on Sunday was brilliant. The New York Mets made a miraculous comeback to avoid being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, capped off by a walk-off single by Ruben Tejada, who has been struggling for, well, all of 2013 and the first six weeks of the 2014 season. The team […]

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Rafael Montero To Make Mets Debut Wednesday

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero To Make Mets Debut Wednesday

The Mets have announced that Rafael Montero will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas and make his Major League debut on Wednesday against the New York Yankees. “We understand it’s a debut on a big stage,” Sandy Alderson said. “but we believe he is ready now.” Additionally, Jacob deGrom will be pulled from his Triple-A start tonight. […]

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What’s The Next Excuse?

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
What’s The Next Excuse?

The Mets were very quick with the excuses after they lost three of four games to the Rockies in Colorado and then getting swept by the Marlins in Miami. According to Terry Collins and David Wright, the Mets have not played well in recent years in either of those ballparks, and by the way, both […]

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