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Under New Management – or – How To Run A Baseball Team

An article by posted on April 11, 2011 0 Comments
Under New Management – or – How To Run A Baseball Team

How do you build a good baseball organization? First you find people who understand sports and business and who will actually work together. In sports it is often necessary to move players around to and from the big team and the minors due to injuries, performance issues, and sometimes just to shake things up. Things […]

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Davis, Beltran Come Through; Mets Defeat Nats 8-4

An article by posted on April 10, 2011 0 Comments

Carlos Beltran has been struggling so far offensively this season, but that wasn’t the case last night as the Mets would go on to defeat the Nationals 8-4. Game Notes After the first pitch, the Mets would go on to capitalize early on. After Jose Reyes walked, and Angel Pagan popped out, Carlos Beltran would […]

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Game Preview: Nationals vs Mets

An article by posted on April 9, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets and Nationals play game two tonight in Citi Field. Both teams will have starters making their first start of the season as the Mets will try out new pitcher Chris Capuano and the Nationals will try out their new pitcher in Tom Gorzelanny. Last night was a fairly frustrating game to watch as […]

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Has Your Mets Outlook Changed In The Last Few Days?

An article by posted on April 9, 2011 0 Comments

Dont bother to answer the question I posed in the title, it’s sort of a trick question intended only to separate the die-hards from the band wagoners. If you believed in this team six or seven days ago, than that couldn’t have possibly changed so quickly and so early into a brand new season… right? […]

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Quick Reaction: Ralph Kiner Only Met Who Could Throw A Strike

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

I’m sure one of my esteemed co-bloggers will have a recap up later, and I know a couple of them were at the game, but I had to jump in and express my utter disappointment in today’s home opening  6-2 loss to the Nationals. Hey, you can’t win them all, but this game was just a […]

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Mets GFX: 2011 Mets Home Opener – Lets Go Mets!

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments
Mets GFX: 2011 Mets Home Opener – Lets Go Mets!

We want to wish the Mets the best of luck for their Home Opener which begins in about an hour. So get you’re hot dogs, grab a cold one and don’t forget the Cracker Jacks!!! We love the Mets around here, and here are some graphics I made just for the occasion, just the infielders […]

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Mets Home Opener Trivia Contest! Five Lucky Winners!

An article by posted on April 8, 2011
Mets Home Opener Trivia Contest! Five Lucky Winners!

Time for another Mets Trivia Contest to celebrate today’s Home Opener at Citi Field… WE ARE GIVING AWAY FIVE FREE BOOKS! 162-0: Imagine a Mets Perfect Season A brand new release by author Howie Karpin that just came out this week and includes a foreword by David Wright. It imagines the unimaginable by bringing to life 162 […]

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Happy Days Are Here Again

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments
Happy Days Are Here Again

Today I envy anyone who is actually going to the ball park – it’s a great baseball day and there will be an excitement felt in this ball park that hasn’t been there before. Yes, the guys on the field – although it’s a mixed group, some veterans and some new guys – there is […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Home Opener Lineup, Notes, Preview

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Lineup Jose Reyes SS Angel Pagan CF David Wright 3b Carlos Beltran RF Ike Davis 1B Willie Harris LF Brad Emaus 2B Josh Thole C R.A. Dickey P Mets Notes WRIGHT ON: David Wright has collected at least one hit in every Home Opener since making an Opening Day roster in 2005 (six straight)… Wright […]

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3 Up and 3 Down – Headin’ Home Edition

An article by posted on April 8, 2011 0 Comments

Prior to returning home for the 50th Opening Day in team history, our guys were down in Philadelphia for the first head to competition of the season against Eastern Division rivals, the Phillies. The Phillies won two of the three games, and the Mets return to Citifield 3-3 (did anyone really expect anything better). He […]

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