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All Star Week: A Look Back At Mets In The Home Run Derby

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
All Star Week: A Look Back At Mets In The Home Run Derby

Tonight is the annual Home Run Derby, which in my mind is one of the most exciting events in all of sports. Though no Mets will be participating, the field consisting of David Ortiz, Adrian Gonzalez, Jose Bautista, Robinson Cano, Prince Fielder, Rickie Weeks, Matt Kemp and Matt Holliday should put on a good show. […]

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What If Johnny Damon Were Derek Jeter

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
What If Johnny Damon Were Derek Jeter

Earlier today, our very own Annie Savoy posted a piece on Derek Jeter after he reached a significant milestone yesterday.  While we’re on the topic of Derek Jeter, I felt the need to chime in on the matter.  Therefore… We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog on the Mets to bring you this PSA (pretty solid […]

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Mets Push K-Rod Trade To Yankees

An article by posted on July 10, 2011 0 Comments

From the latest news on K-Rod according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports,  apparently Sandy Alderson has put out more then a feeler for K-Rod, and the Yankees response wasn’t a rejection, but rather a “call us closer to the deadline” move. While they would be willing to pick up the salary of K-Rod, the […]

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The Captain, Derek Jeter

An article by posted on July 10, 2011 0 Comments
The Captain, Derek Jeter

For those who missed it -for whatever reason – do yourself a favor and find a tape of the Yankee/Tampa game played at the Stadium yesterday in the afternoon. Then play it and watch carefully – you will learn more about baseball than you think. It is an example of how to play the game […]

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Post Game: Mets Get Aced, Lose 3-1 To The San Fran Giants

An article by posted on July 10, 2011 0 Comments

Game Notes Tim Lincecum was the Ace the Mets only hear about as they usually have his number. However, tonight he limited the Mets to one run on four hits  as the Mets lost to San Francisco, 3-1, on Saturday night. Capuano showed a strong showing as well on the Mets side. Six innings with […]

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Braves Lose Chipper For 3-4 Weeks: Mets Big Bang Theory?

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments
Braves Lose Chipper For 3-4 Weeks: Mets Big Bang Theory?

Chipper Jones, who has played for nearly two months with a torn meniscus in his right knee, has been placed on the disabled list and will undergo arthroscopic surgery layer today. Jones said he hopes to miss only two to three weeks recovering from surgery, but some are saying that he could be out as long as a […]

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Costas and Michaels Felt Like Mets Post Season Baseball

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments
Costas and Michaels Felt Like Mets Post Season Baseball

What a treat it was to watch and listen to legendary broadcasters Bob Costas and Al Michaels covering the Mets game last night, if only for a couple of innings. It felt like it was the post season and somehow the Mets were playing the Giants in the Wild Card round. If only that were […]

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K-Rod Is Our Albatross And Nobody Else’s

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments

It seems like every week a different journalist keeps saying the same thing  – this time it’s Buster Olney who says: A handful of GMs feel that a Francisco Rodriguez trade is all but impossible because of his vesting option. Sandy Alderson skirted the issue while a guest in the booth during the Mets/Dodgers telecast […]

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Some Good News On Ike Davis

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments

Good news on the Mets injury front Mets fans… It looks like the situation regarding the Ike Davis bone bruise, has taken a turn for the better. (yes, that says better) Davis, who is recovering from a bone bruise in his right ankle, has been jogging on a weight-reducing treadmill the last two days — and […]

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Dickey Gives It His All As Hairston’s Clutch Homer Lifts Mets To 5-2 Win

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Dickey Gives It His All As Hairston’s Clutch Homer Lifts Mets To 5-2 Win

R.A. Dickey pitched a great game, and a big home run in the ninth by Scott Hairston put the Mets ahead and they would go on to win, 5-2 against the Giants. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out and pitched a very good game, fighting through his injury to keep the Mets in the game and also […]

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