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A Tragedy That Hits Home

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

Last night while checking my e-mail once more, a story flashed across the screen that caught my attention. As a die-hard sports fan this story really hits home and I think we can all relate to it. However its inconceivable why such a tragedy had to occur. Bryan Stow, a father of two, a paramedic […]

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Could this Mets-Phillies Series Set the Tone for the Rest of the Year?

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

I am going to start this article off by adding the disclaimer that we are still only five games into the season. However, the Mets have gotten off to a quick 3-2 start. The team has looked good with the exception of Mike Pelfrey. It is already obvious that this is a different Mets team […]

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Mets Lose Slugfest To Phillies 10-7

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Mike Pelfrey continues to flatline out the gate this season. He gets beaten up early and often and was finally taken out after allowing seven runs in two+ innings of work. Mets and Phillies slugged it out as no pitchers were fantastic from either side, but Phillies out did the Mets with a […]

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Wright Passes Piazza To Become Mets All Time Leader In Game Winning RBI

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Wright Passes Piazza To Become Mets All Time Leader In Game Winning RBI

Last night during the Mets 7-1 win over the Phillies, David Wright delivered a two-run single to put the Mets ahead 2-0 in the third inning. It was Wright’s 90th career game-winning RBI, passing Mike Piazza on the all time list and giving him the most in team history. It was his second game-winning RBI of […]

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Foundations of Success – Part 3 – The Pitchers

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

In the third part of this series, the focus will be placed on the hurlers. After the manager has made his decisions, and his hitters have reacted, he has to control the pitching staff. A managers logic and feel for how exactly his pitchers may feel on a certain day or knowing how to utilize […]

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Mets Must Channel Their Early Energy And Passion

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

Energy and passion. While these two attributes have been lacking from New York Mets baseball for the past few years, the team has shown a year’s worth in just four games. After the ugly Opening Day loss, the team has responded in a big way. That first game was the type of loss that can […]

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Here’s A Nice Start To Your Morning

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

Who knows if we’ll ever get this chance again. I thought we should preserve it just in case, but here are our first place Mets atop the NL East. And if you missed the game, here’s a video recap courtesy of MetsBlog.

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Gee Opening-Day Starter For Bisons On Thursday

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

The Buffalo Bisons announced their 2011 Opening Day Roster today. The Herd will open the 2011 season on Thursday, April 7 against the Syracuse Chiefs at Coca-Cola Field (3:05 p.m.). The 2011 Bisons will feature 19 players with major league experience, including 12 that played at the game’s top level last season. That list includes […]

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Game Preview & Notes: Mets @ Phillies

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

Tonights Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Willie Harris – LF David Wright – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Angel Pagan – CF Ike Davis – 1B Brad Emaus – 2B Josh Thole – C Mike Pelfrey – RHP The Mets and Phillies play game two tonight as the Mets try to take the series in […]

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The Foundations of Success – Part Two – The Hitters

An article by posted on April 5, 2011 0 Comments

In a further look into the foundations of success, after a team has found a manager, which I wrote about yesterday, that knows the game, can pull the correct strings and can really make things happen with both his direction and his decisions, he then needs to rely in his players. Those players consist of […]

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