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Mets/Giants Trade Brewing?

An article by posted on May 28, 2011 0 Comments

****UPDATE**** – link to story - http://stlucietoflushing.com/?p=380 ****************************************************************************** In a post I have going up over at StlucieToFlushing.com, I detail a possible trade that could be happening between the Mets and Giants for Jose Reyes. In past days the Giants have made a few moves following the season-ending injury to star C Buster Posey. They have […]

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Murphy’s FLAW

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
Murphy’s FLAW

Daniel Murphy has done everything the Mets have asked of his this season, and has performed reasonably well in the field and at the plate. Today however, things just didn’t go particularly well for the Murph-Man as the Mets lose a heart-breaker to the Phillies 6-4 at Citi Field. The turning point in the game […]

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The Phillies Have Done Things The Right Way

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

The Phillies are coming, the Phillies are coming… Just read a decent post from Jeff Bradley on the Star-Ledger who thinks that the Mets should use the Phillies as a model of what type of franchise we want to be. Since the end of the 2006 season, the Phillies have gone 402-296, won four consecutive […]

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So, Who Else Is Sick Of Jason Bay?

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Jason Bay has been a Met for a year and two months. During this time, he has been a major disappointment since signing a four-year, $66 million deal with a fifth-year vesting option. Granted, Bay missed a significant chunk of time last season due to a concussion, but even before that, he struggled offensively. This […]

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Stay Classy, Philadelphia

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

We’re in 4th place – and yet, the Philadelphia Phillie writers just can’t stop writing about the Mets. This piece really rubbed me the wrong way and was noted by Metsblog. The Phillies have a one game lead on the Marlins and about three and a half on the Braves. And yet, Mike Missanelli from […]

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MLB Should Look Into Catcher Safety Right Now

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

With the recent collision between the Giants Buster Posey and Marlins OF Scott Cousins, there is now talk that Major League Baseball should look into a rule for catcher collisions.  Folks like FOX Sports broadcaster Tim McCarver, and Buster Posey’s agent have spoke about adding a new rule that helps protect catchers.  The question thats […]

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My Simple Plea To Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
My Simple Plea To Sandy Alderson

Dear Sandy, It’s been a real treat having you running things around here these last few months.Quite frankly, it’s been a breath of fresh air.  I admire your seriousness, your constant communication with all of us, and the transparency in how you run this franchise. You’re doing a fine job under what I consider to be […]

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Starting Lineup, Game Preview: Phillies vs Mets

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Justin Turner – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – LF Daniel Murphy – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Ronny Paulino – C Ruben Tejada – 2B Chris Capuano – LHP Game Preview  For the first time this season, the Mets and the Phillies will play in Queens, […]

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MMO Flashback: 25 Years Later: Gary Carter Debuts In Style

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Originally posted on April 9, 2010, here is a wonderful post by Ed that will evoke some great memories of Gary while we keep him in our prayers. In 1984, the Mets surprised the baseball world by winning 90 games and finishing in second place in the National League East.  After seven consecutive losing seasons, […]

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New Minor Owner, Same Major Problems

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have the minority owner they hope will be able to bail them out of their major financial mess in the fallout of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc., will purchase 49 percent of the team for roughly $200 million. The sale does not include any ownership segment […]

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