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Marlins vs Mets: Rained Out

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments

Tonight’s game against the Marlins has been rained out and rescheduled for July 18. Tickets marked “Game 21” can be reused for the makeup game. If you cannot attend, follow the standard rain-check ticket exchange policy on Mets.com. Starting Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Josh Thole – C Carlos Beltran – RF Jason Bay – […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Wright Out, Father Time, Strike Now

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: Striking while the iron is hot, Father Time, and other insipid thoughts. In around ten weeks Carlos Beltran will be an ex-Met. That is a foregone conclusion. His comeback is one of the only positive stories the Mets have written this year. But why wait? The iron is hot […]

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Mets First Quarter Update: Inside The Numbers, Booms and Busts

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have now completed their first quarter of the season and find themselves in last place in the National League East with a 19-21 record. Inside The Numbers 1. Versus Teams Over .500:  8 W – 14 L – .363 W% 2. Versus Teams Under .500:  11 W – 7 L – .611 W% 3. […]

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Mets Are Who We Thought They Were

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Are Who We Thought They Were

I remember Denny Green’s blowup almost word for word because it’s my second favorite unintentionally hilarious sports rant I’ve ever seen. I would love to have used my all-time favorite, I’m a man, I’m 40! but it was apropos of nothing regarding this post. After defeating the Astros this afternoon, the Mets have now completed […]

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Mets Are Bouncing Back From A Terrible April

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Are Bouncing Back From A Terrible April

April was the start of something fresh for the Mets.  Terry Collins was the new face in the Mets dugout, Sandy Alderson was the new face of the front office, and things were starting to get better for the Mets.  Well, not exactly.  After a long spring, opening day was here, and fans were cautiously optimistic as […]

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Should Byrdak Be Spared When Beato is Activated?

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments
Should Byrdak Be Spared When Beato is Activated?

Pedro Beato got the win in Buffalo’s 4-3 victory over Louisville yesterday. He allowed two hits and a walk in 1 1/3 innings in relief. Beato is expected to again pitch Tuesday for the Bisons writes Adam Rubin, before being activated from the disabled list on Wednesday. Beato is returning from a bout with right elbow […]

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A Bronx Tale

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
A Bronx Tale

As many of you have heard by now, after being dropped to the No. 9 spot in the lineup, the struggling Jorge Posada went into manager Joe Girardi’s office and asked out of Saturday’s lineup. “The conversation was really short,” Girardi said. “He came into my office and said he needed a day, he couldn’t DH […]

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Mets Starters Are Scraping Bottom

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments

After another abysmal start by knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, his ERA now stands at 5.08 and he hasn’t picked up a win in over a month His record now stands at 1-5. Worse yet, batters are hitting .305 against him and his WHIP is 1.60 – both marks are in Oliver Perez territory. Now you say […]

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Is Mike Piazza Syndrome Setting In Regarding David Wright?

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
Is Mike Piazza Syndrome Setting In Regarding David Wright?

Some of you may recall that whole bizarre period during Mike Piazza’s final years with the Mets, when the team was trying to get the soon to be Hall of Fame catcher to move to first base. It all began when someone asked a question…  Why is Mike Piazza still catching and not playing first […]

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Dickey Falters As Astros Rocket Past Mets 7-3

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
Dickey Falters As Astros Rocket Past Mets 7-3

The Houston Astros rocketed three home runs to help beat the Mets 7-3 and take the second game of the weekend series at Minute Maid Park, ending the Mets three game winning streak. Game Notes R.A. Dickey put the Mets in an early hole when he allowed four runs to score in the first inning. […]

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