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Video: Now How About That, For A Foul Ball!

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments

Now, here’s something you’ve probably never seen before. The day was September 15, 1986, and Mike Laga of the St. Louis Cardinals supposedly crushed a foul ball out of the old Busch Stadium. The story goes that there’s never been any video evidence of that happening – until now, Tim McCarver with the honors… Hat tip to […]

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MetsBlog: Mets Looking For Big Bat In Outfield

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Caught this quote on MetsBlog this afternoon and thought I’d pass it along. The word is the Mets want a big bat in the outfield, someone who can clear the bases and give quick runs with one swing. The quote by Matt Cerrone was in response to a question on if the Mets would go […]

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Wright Passes Kranepool, Breaks Franchise Record For Career Total Bases

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Wright Passes Kranepool, Breaks Franchise Record  For Career Total Bases

It took former Met Eddie Kranepool 18 seasons and 1,853 games to amass his 2,047 total bases to set the Mets franchise record. Last night, David Wright eclipsed that mark with his fifth-inning single off San Diego’s Cory Luebke at Citi Field. It gave Wright 2,048 total bases, surpassing Kranepool’s record that had stood for more than 30 […]

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Terry Collins Is Cool, Calm, Collected

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Terry Collins Is Cool, Calm, Collected

I look up past history for Terry Collins he doesn’t seem like the same man I know from the Mets clubhouse. This man is quiet, smart, very knowledgeable Frankly, I had never heard of Terry Collins until Sandy Alderson introduced him to the Mets Organization and press last fall, and I think I’m pretty well […]

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MMO Fan Shot – Proud To Be A Mets Fan

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MMO Fan Shot – Proud To Be A Mets Fan

It’s not easy being a Mets fan. Living in the New York area you’re constantly surrounded by Yankee fans who are more than willing to tell you about their 27 championships and how great their team is. The problem has been, especially in the last 20 years, that it has been hard to argue that […]

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From Left Field: Carlos Beltran Update

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From Left Field: Carlos Beltran Update

After hearing his name every single day for quite awhile a few weeks ago, Carlos Beltran has almost become a forgotten figure in New York. Maybe it just seems that way since almost every post was Beltran related, but even so Beltran’s association with the Mets is history. Anyway, here’s a Beltran update. In 11 […]

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Collins Did A Nice Job Handling Niese

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Collins Did A Nice Job Handling Niese

After winning the first two games of this series, coming away with a split is definitely disappointing. It’s not as if the Mets had a realistic chance to catch the Braves for the wild-card, but after losing seven of their last 10 they are now 10.5 games behind Atlanta. After another one-run loss this afternoon […]

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Expect Duda To Be Your Opening Day Right Fielder In 2012

An article by posted on August 11, 2011 0 Comments
Expect Duda To Be Your Opening Day Right Fielder In 2012

A few days ago I wrote about Lucas Duda possibly playng a big role for the Mets in 2012 and beyond. Terry Collins spoke about that future today after the game. In a blog post by Adam Rubin, Collins sounds like Duda will be his everyday right fielder next season, and he really wants to get him […]

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Nine Teams Interested In Jose Reyes

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Nine Teams Interested In Jose Reyes

SI.com’s Jon Heyman expanded on some statements he made earlier this week regarding Jose Reyes and his upcoming free agency. Heyman believes that Reyes’ two DL stints will not hurt his chances at a $100M+ payday and says interest is still very strong for the All Star shortstop. Rival executives identified no less than nine […]

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Mets Sign Three Dominican Prospects, Have Until Monday To Sign Nimmo

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Mets Sign Three Dominican Prospects, Have Until Monday To Sign Nimmo

According to the website Dominican Prospect League, the New York Mets have come to terms with three prospects from the Dominican Republic in right-handed pitchers Jesus Lugo (age 17) and Nadir Crismatt (age 16), and Dionis Rodriguez (age 16). Here are players capsules on each:   Jesus Lugo RHP - March 31, 1994; 6’1, 175lb (Trainer – Miguel […]

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System Failure: Mets 10 Games Back In Wild Card After 9-5 Loss To Padres

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System Failure: Mets 10 Games Back In Wild Card After 9-5 Loss To Padres

Game Summary Poor defense, thirteen men left-on-base, and poor pitching cost Mets another loss despite late inning rally. Fall ten back of WC with 9-5 Loss. Game Notes RA Dickey, bad start, good finish, no luck. Twenty-four starts, five wins. He was off to a poor start to the season, but haven’t had the chance […]

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