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K-Rod Had Been A Good Soldier This Season

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments
K-Rod Had Been A Good Soldier This Season

Last night, during the Mets/Dodgers broadcast on SNY, Sandy Alderson visited Ron Darling and Gary Cohen in the booth for what was supposed to be one inning. However the inning went by so quickly, Alderson was asked by Cohen if he could stay an extra half inning because he had more questions to ask. Alderson […]

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How Stupid Plays Almost Crushed The Mets Rally Yesterday

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Despite the fact the Mets lost yesterday to the Dodgers, 6-0 , there were a few plays in the late innings that nearly crushed any chance at a rally. 1.) Justin Turner swinging at a 2-0 pitch in the eighth While this play was a microcosm of the game and showed the Mets impatience at […]

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One Way Or Another: Part Two

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One Way Or Another: Part Two

Blogger’s note: I wrote Part One of this piece in January, but it was very hard for me to write Part Two, though I knew the direction I had wanted to take.  Yet, I wasn’t able to support my own argument, so I kept in my back pocket.  Now, I am able to believe in […]

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The Kids Are All Right

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The Kids Are All Right

This year’s Mets team has been a pleasant surprise, going 45-43 with makeshift lineups and a lack of star power.  They have performed above everyone’s expectations, despite a slow start and injuries to their corner infielders and ace pitcher.  The Mets are proving that the best teams aren’t always the ones with a roster full […]

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Post Game: Gee Runs Out Of Gas, Offense Takes Night Off, Mets Lose 6-0

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Post Game: Gee Runs Out Of Gas, Offense Takes Night Off, Mets Lose 6-0

Dillon Gee was hit hard in five and two-third innings and the Mets offense struggled in the 6-0 loss to the Dodgers. Game Notes Dillon Gee went to the mound today, went pitch-for-pitch with Clayton Kershaw and then fell apart in the sixth. Gee’s final line will read six runs (five earned) on five hits […]

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A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

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A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

New York Mets star Ike Davis is stepping up to the dinner plate with Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) for the first annual “A Night with Ike Davis” charity event at Michael’s Restaurant in Brooklyn on Sunday night July 17th at 7 p.m.  All the proceeds from the evening will benefit SKC along with The Liddy […]

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Is Jason Bay Regaining His Old Form?

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

When he failed to produce in his first season with the Mets, the fans got right on Jason Bay’s back and believed that his deal was a bad contract. His struggles continued in the beginning of this season. However, over the last few weeks, the much-maligned Bay is seemingly turning back into the player that […]

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Mets At Trade Deadline: Selling Is Still Inevitable

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Today the Mets made top headlines regarding reports surfacing across the internet. The first, Jose Reyes is out 3 weeks with a hamstring injury. The second, Mets are fielding calls on Carlos Beltran. Last but not least, the Mets are supposedly entering into “secret talks” with Jose Reyes team of agents – that however was […]

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What Happens When Wright Returns?

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have been playing great baseball, working as a team, getting timely hits and playing at least adequate defense in the field. The combination of Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada and Justin Turner have combined to plug the holes in the lineup, get key RBI hits and hold their own at their respective […]

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Should Alderson’s Plan Be Affected By The Teams Success?

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is in a really tough spot right now.  What does he do with the trade deadline approaching?  Does he become a buyer or seller? Does he deveiate from his plan for the future because the team is having success right now? For all of the optimism prior to the season about this […]

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