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Florida State League Play-Offs: St. Lucie Mets Win Game One

An article by posted on September 7, 2011 0 Comments
Florida State League Play-Offs: St. Lucie Mets Win Game One

The St. Lucie Mets Defeated the Bradenton Marauders 4-2 last night, in Game 1 of the Florida State League Divisional Series. With the score tied 2-2, men on second and third and two outs in the top of the ninth inning, 2B Jose Coronado laced a double to drive in C Francisco Pena and 3B Jefry Marte […]

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From Left Field: Mets Say Goodbye To Pro Player…Dolphin…Sun Life Stadium

An article by posted on September 7, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Mets Say Goodbye To Pro Player…Dolphin…Sun Life Stadium

The Mets will play their final game ever this evening at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. It was a short-lived history, since the Marlins were brought into the league as an expansion team in 1993. Coming into the last game, the Mets are 73-72 in games played on the road against the Marlins. […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – We’ll Get ‘Em Next Year Edition

An article by posted on September 7, 2011 0 Comments

If you were to glance at the National League standings this Labor Day weekend, your first thought might have been “why am I a Mets fan?’ But if you looked closely, and have still been following the team, the answer is quite apparent. The Mets, a team that most saw as the worst in league, is […]

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Parnell Blows Another Save, Evans Plays Hero In 12th, Mets Win 7-4

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Parnell Blows Another Save, Evans Plays Hero In 12th, Mets Win 7-4

  Miguel Batista had another good outing spoiled by a blown save, but Nick Evans had a huge day in the Mets 7-4 win. Game Notes Miguel Batista took the mound, and pitched another surprising game, but was not as sharp as his last outing. Batista went six innings, allowing one run on five hits, […]

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Small-Market, Here We Come

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments
Small-Market, Here We Come

For anyone out there who doesn’t think it is in all Mets fans best interests, to drive out the cancer known as the Wilpon family, check out what Joel Sherman wrote in his latest post: “Regardless of who — if anyone — joins the Wilpons in ownership between now and the offseason, the Mets’ payroll is […]

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An Original Met, Pete Flynn To Hang ‘Em Up

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments
An Original Met, Pete Flynn To Hang ‘Em Up

Here is something I think you will all enjoy. I came across the video of New York Mets head groundskeeper, Pete Flynn, courtesy of SNY and with a hat tip to MetsBlog. Flynn comes out of County Leitrim in Ireland, from a town called Ballinamore. He came to this country in 1961 and went to […]

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MMO 9/11 Tribute Week: Willie Harris Remembers That Fateful Day

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO 9/11 Tribute Week: Willie Harris Remembers That Fateful Day

When the morning of September 11th came, many of us just thought of it as any other day, ready for the usual daily grind. Many of us baseball fans were anxious about the pennant races as the 2001 baseball season wound down to the last few games. But with the falling of the World Trade Center towers, everything stopped, […]

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MMO Take Five With Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Take Five With Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury

The Daily Stache – Matt Falkenbury  In the first edition of MMO Take Five, I spoke with the Daily Stache’s Matt Falkenbury about several hot topics on the Mets this week including Jason Bay, Angel Pagan, and David Einhorn. Brandon Butler:   As we all know, the fan base is absolutely loving the blue “Los […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones: Play-off Preview

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Brooklyn Cyclones: Play-off Preview

  As the Cyclones prepare for their 2011 NYPL Divisional Series clash with the Staten Island Yankees, that begins on Tuesday in Brooklyn, the team has made several “tweaks” to the roster in hopes of fielding the best group of players for the best-of-three series. Regardless, the team is very hot right now, winning 10 […]

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The Wilpons, Sandy Koufax and Me

An article by posted on September 5, 2011 0 Comments
The Wilpons, Sandy Koufax and Me

Intriguing isn’t it – how would I ever get together with those people? In years past, I was also friendly with George Steinbrenner – rest his soul – he was a fine man and very personable when we met at the Belmont Ball. Both of us were running horses in the Belmont and we wished […]

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