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Key Homestand And 6-Game Stretch Starting Tonight

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets open up a 6-game inter-league homestand against AL West foes the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, followed by the Oakland A’s, who are both making their inaugural trips to CITI Field. The Mets come into tonight’s play at a mediocre 34-35, coming off a heartbreaking loss in Atlanta, which saw the Mets fight […]

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Two Years Later the Mets are Decisive Losers in Wagner Trade

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Two Years Later the Mets are Decisive Losers in Wagner Trade

On October 7th, 2009 the New York Mets traded Billy Wagner to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for outfielder Chris Carter and first baseman Eddie Lora. At the time of the trade it was clear the Mets were mostly making a salary dump for Wagner, but things turned out even worse than expected for […]

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Jose Reyes Has As Many Triples As Jason Bay Has RBI

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I really wanted to get this post up a few days ago, because my original post was going to be titled “Jose Reyes has more triples that Jason Bay has RBI”.  A few days ago that was the case, as Reyes had 11 triples to Jason’s 10 RBI.  It came up in a conversation with […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: A Big Series Win Edition

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The New York Mets just concluded a three game series with Eastern Division rivals, the Atlanta Braves, winning 2 of the 3 games. It was looking like a sweep until K-Rod gave up a two run pinch hit home run in the bottom of the ninth. Carrasco then balked in the winning run in the bottom […]

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Mets Must Put The Balk-Off Loss Behind Them

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No matter how you slice a baseball season, a team figures to win 60 games and lose 60 games regardless. The remaining 42 determines the success or failure of that season. Some losses, of course, hurt more than others and last night’s 9-8 balk-off heartbreaker in 10 innings could be one of those games if […]

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Reyes Could Break Ichiro’s Single-Season Hits Record

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Reyes Could Break Ichiro’s Single-Season Hits Record

As we all are fully aware, Reyes has become more and more of a realistic contender for the 2011 MVP award with each passing ballgame. The speedster is leading the league in runs, triples, batting average, multi-hit games and most importantly, hits. Reyes’ hit totals have reached such astonishing numbers that he could very well break […]

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Frank Catalanotto Adjusting To Life After Baseball

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Frank Catalanotto Adjusting To Life After Baseball

Former New York Met Frank Catalanotto is a busy man these days. Whether he’s attending one of his four daughters’ sporting events or speaking to local little leagues, the Smithtown, Long Island native has been adjusting to life after his playing career. Though he was a Yankee fan growing up, Catalanotto thoroughly enjoyed his time […]

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Former Teenage Hitting Machine Leaves Game With Sore Knee

An article by posted on June 17, 2011 0 Comments

These annual Fernando Martinez posts are sort of like the Mets version of Groundhog Day the movie. They don’t always go up on the same exact day, but they usually occur shortly after the the first few “Lets call-up F-Mart” and “F-Mart is on fire” chants start popping up in the Mets blogosphere. Adam Rubin is […]

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Oh, The Pain…

An article by posted on June 16, 2011 0 Comments

Ugh, a walk-off balk and the Mets fall back under .500 after one game. What a punch in the gut. Another one of those days where the Mets snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, but hey you can’t say it wasn’t a hard fought game on both sides. It was actually an exciting contest from […]

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What Was Alderson Really Saying On WFAN This Morning?

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What Was Alderson Really Saying On WFAN This Morning?

As usual, there’s a lot of issues floating around the Mets, and general manager Sandy Alderson touched on several this morning on WFAN. Not all his comments can be interpreted in the positive, and for the most park he spoke in GM-speak, which means more smoke than fire and nothing definitive. Among the issues: Jose […]

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