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Leading Off For The Yankees, Jose Reyes

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Leading Off For The Yankees, Jose Reyes

Question: What do Doc Gooden, Darryl Strawberry, David Cone, Jesse Orosco, Bobby Ojeda and Ron Swoboda all have in common? Answer: They all played for the Yankees. After these individuals won a special place in our hearts forever, they all wound up playing for that other team, wearing those stupid pin stripes. Doc pitched a […]

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Believe By Lori Martini and Featuring Nick Javas!

An article by posted on May 23, 2011 0 Comments
Believe By Lori Martini and Featuring Nick Javas!

Today we are happy to bring you an interview I did with Lori Martini who wrote the lyrics and music for the song “Believe“ and Nick Javas who is featured in the song. It’s their rallying song dedicated to the New York Mets which you can listen to here. Lori, a die-hard Mets fan, will be at Citi Field on […]

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The Mets Really Miss David Wright

An article by posted on May 22, 2011 0 Comments
The Mets Really Miss David Wright

David Wright’s last game was May 15th, exactly one week ago, and since then, the Mets are 3-2. Pretty good considering the team has also been missing Ike Davis for longer. Despite a good showing and a winning record, the Mets offense is struggling mightily and we all have the pitching to thank for keeping […]

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Justin Turner “Un-Vail-ed”

An article by posted on May 22, 2011 0 Comments
Justin Turner “Un-Vail-ed”

It seems like a lot of people have sent the Justin Turner bandwagon into overdrive. From #JustinTurnerFacts on Twitter (tip of the blue Mets cap to The Daily Stache for creating what has become a trending topic on Twitter) to this guy who’s written too many blogs on him recently, Justin Turner seems to be […]

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Subway Series Game Preview: Mets @ Yankees

An article by posted on May 22, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets and Yankees conclude their three game set this afternoon with the rubber game. In the first game of the series, the Mets were able to edge out the Yankees, thanks to some strong pitching, and timely hitting. Last night, the Yankees took advantage of the sand box they play in and took the […]

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Turner Sets Record But Mets Get Bombed In 7-3 Loss

An article by posted on May 22, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Mets took an early lead but just got completely out slugged by the Bronx Bombers. Capuano got hit hard in his start, bullpen gave up a run, and Reyes and Turner led the Mets to three runs. However, Mets lose game two of the Subway Series 7-3. Game Notes What looked like was […]

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He Did It! Turner Sets New Rookie RBI Record For Mets

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments
He Did It! Turner Sets New Rookie RBI Record For Mets

Justin Turner drove in a run for the seventh straight game, establishing a new franchise rookie mark. Swoboda had RBIs in six straight games in August 1965. Turner’s line-drive single to right plated Daniel Murphy as the Mets took a 2-0 first-inning lead. Unfortuantely the Mets got clobbered 7-3, but let’s hear it for Turner. […]

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So Far, So Good, Mets Hit .500 Mark

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments
So Far, So Good, Mets Hit .500 Mark

What a wonderful feeling it was to wake up this morning and find the Mets are finally at .500 again. As I wrote yesterday, I feel strongly that the Mets can win two out of three or even sweep the Yankees this weekend, and last night only confirmed that for me. The Mets also creeped […]

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Terry Collins: Sandy’s Best Move?

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments

You know, a lot of people have tons of opinions about who the Mets should have acquired, or what they should have traded to get talent. If you’ve read my stuff, you know I’m in the camp of people who recognize Alderson has a 4 year contract, so I’m willing to give him 3-4 years […]

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2011 Mets Bullpen: What A Relief!

An article by posted on May 21, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets are winning again and are 17-9 in their last 26 games. Good starting pitching and timely hitting have certainly helped, but the bullpen has been absolutely phenomenal. The Mets bullpen has allowed only six earned runs in 51 1/3 innings in May, for a 1.05 ERA. Jason Isringhausen has been more than anyone […]

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