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An (All Too Familiar) Early End Of Season Review

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments

This has become an annual bad habit for us hasn’t it? It’s not even Labor Day and Met fans instinctively are talking about next year, something all too familiar the past 4 years. August and September baseball for Met fans – or as it’s become known as – The big yet not so surprising let […]

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With Carlos Beltran On The DL, Mets Looking Like Major Winners In The Wheeler Deal

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments
With Carlos Beltran On The DL, Mets Looking Like Major Winners In The Wheeler Deal

For those of you that haven’t heard, former Met (Wow still can’t get over that) Carlos Beltran was placed on the disabled list with a sprained right wrist retroactive to August 7th. All signs point to Beltran returning when eligible next week, leaving the Giants with 34 games with the 34-year old switch-hitter, a small […]

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The Mets Have The Worst Bullpen In The Majors

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments

So how is everyone enjoying the K-Rod-less bullpen so far? I mean of course you all must have expected some sort of a downgrade in performance after swapping out Rodriguez for Igarashi, but I don’t think anybody could have predicted these dreadful results. The bullpen as a whole has been a virtual catastrophe except for Izzy […]

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Tickets From Friday Night’s Game Can Be Redeemed For Free Tickets

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments
Tickets From Friday Night’s Game Can Be Redeemed For Free Tickets

Great gesture by the Mets… METS PRESS RELEASE FLUSHING, N.Y., August 19, 2011 – The New York Mets have announced that tickets from tonight’s Mets-Brewers game marked “Friday, August 19 – Game 59″ can be redeemed starting tomorrow for complimentary tickets to one of the Mets September 12-15 games against the Washington Nationals at Citi […]

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Where Are Our Stud Players?

An article by posted on August 19, 2011 0 Comments

After watching the Mets get smoked in Arizona this past week, one of the only bright spots during the games was watching Justin Upton. The guy is a flat out baseball player and will likely be an MVP candidate for the foreseeable future. Then over the last home stand, there was the Marlins Mike Stanton, […]

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Looking Toward 2012: Parnell Or Beato For Closer?

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments

Now that Jason Isringhausen has recorded his 300th save, Terry Collins told reporters that he would start weaning one of his younger relief pitchers—Bobby Parnell or Pedro Beato—to become the team’s pitchers. Izzy was just what this team needed this year, whether it was his ability to get clutch outs in big spots or the […]

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Prospect Pulse: The Catchers

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: The Catchers

Ever since Mike Piazza, played his last game as a Met, the team has been searching for a permanent replacement at catcher. We have had a few quick fixes, but the patch just doesn’t seem to hold. Where oh where is the next Jerry Grote? The next John Stearns? The next Todd Hundley? Will the […]

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Brandon Nimmo To Play In Games As Early As Next Week

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments

Now that the Mets have finally inked their first round pick Brandon Nimmo to a contract, we can all finally relax.  It would have been a devastating blow had he not signed, especially with the lack of production we are getting from our young hitting prospects down in the minors.  Now that he has signed […]

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If Duda Can Gain Some More Confidence, Watch Out!

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday I wrote about how Lucas Duda made what was a poor draft for the Mets in 2007, into a pretty good draft class for the Amazins. You can read about that below this updated commentary. Today, in an article by John Harper of the Daily News, a Mets official shares some insight on Lucas Duda […]

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It’s A Hard Luck Life (For R.A.)

An article by posted on August 17, 2011 0 Comments
It’s A Hard Luck Life (For R.A.)

Quick!  Which starting pitcher on the Mets has the lowest ERA?  If you said R.A. Dickey, you’d be correct.  Now if I asked you which Mets hurler of the starting five has the fewest wins, you probably wouldn’t think to say Dickey’s name again.  But it’s true.  With a 5-11 record, R.A. Dickey has the […]

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Photo: Brandon Nimmo Signs His New $2.1 Million Deal

An article by posted on August 16, 2011 0 Comments
Photo: Brandon Nimmo Signs His New $2.1 Million Deal

  There’s Brandon Nimmo signing his new contract in a photo from the NY Mets. Brandon Nimmo will speak with the media at 5:00 pm and answer questions, so check back later for a recap. Official Release from Mets: The New York Mets tonight announced that they have signed outfielder Brandon Nimmo of Cheyenne East High School (WY), […]

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