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Mets Need A Win, Schedule Gets Very Tough This Week

An article by posted on May 1, 2011 0 Comments

Coming off the 6 game winning streak we really need to find a way to win today’s game against Cliff Lee. Following up that streak with a 4 game losing streak almost erases all of the progress we just made. It is important for the confidence of this team going forward. It is also important […]

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Get Metsmerized! The Week In Review and A Word Of Thanks

An article by posted on May 1, 2011 0 Comments
Get Metsmerized! The Week In Review and A Word Of Thanks

With our site now producing over 70-80 Mets posts per week, and more than half of those being 100% unique and original content, I thought it was time to try and highlight the weeks greatest hits. Ed Leyro got things started last Sunday with an interesting post in which he ponders the question: Could Ike Davis Be The […]

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Starting Lineup and Game Preview: Mets @ Phillies (No Brooms Edition)

An article by posted on May 1, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets try to avoid the sweep tonight in Philly as they take on Cliff Lee for the Series concluder. 1. Jose Reyes, ss 2. Justin Turner, 2b 3. David Wright, 3b 4. Carlos Beltran, rf 5. Jason Bay, lf 6. Ike Davis, 1b 7. Ronny Paulino, c 8. Scott Hairston, cf 9. Chris Young, […]

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Is Ike Davis The Solution At Cleanup Spot?

An article by posted on April 30, 2011 0 Comments
Is Ike Davis The Solution At Cleanup Spot?

There are going to be a lot of changes over the next year. But I think it’s a pretty safe bet to say that Ike Davis is as close to untouchable as anyone could be on this Mets roster. That is for good reason, since there is no reason to move a 25 year old […]

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Five Quick Fixes The Mets Need To Make NOW

An article by posted on April 30, 2011 0 Comments

We can cry all we want about the latest two losses or we can be proactive and learn from them. I would rather take the high road and implement a few improvements rather than sitting back and pointing fingers and looking for blame. Here are a few fixes that need to be implemented with due […]

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Book Review: Moneyball – An Incredible, Revolutionary Masterpiece

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Book Review: Moneyball – An Incredible, Revolutionary Masterpiece

Moneyball tells the fascinating tale of Billy Beane’s ingenious use of statistical analysis in order to assemble a winning ballclub without the luxury of a large payroll. Through statistics such as OBP, SLG, and a slew of other stats, Beane was able to snatch ballplayers with “hidden virtues” up for a song, creating a team on a $35 […]

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Remember The Frenchy?

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Remember The Frenchy?

Things are looking up for the Mets right now and I just wanted to point out something quickly about an ex-Met. Remember Jeff Francoeur? It wasn’t too long ago that Jeff Francoeur sparked incredible debate over every single thing he did. No, really…every thing. There were fiery debates right here and I enjoyed watching all […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: 2 Out of 3 In D.C. Edition

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments

The Washington Nationals opened Citi Field this season by taking two of three games against the Mets. Our guys went down to D.C. this week and returned the favor by winning two of three down there. Sadly, the Mets six game winning streak came to an end on Thursday night, but I think after watching […]

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Benchwarmers: Are Mets Reserves Better Or Worse?

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Benchwarmers: Are Mets Reserves Better Or Worse?

Like any other major league bench, many of the Mets reserves have already been pressed into some regular duty due to injuries or giving a slumping regular some time off. Last year, general manager Omar Minaya caught a lot of heat for lack of a strong bench and also having poor depth at several key positions. Has […]

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Prince Harry At Mets Game In 2010 (Photo)

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
Prince Harry At Mets Game In 2010 (Photo)

In honor of the Royal Wedding and all the buzz around the Royal Family, I thought it would be an appropriate time to share my personal shot I took of Prince Harry throwing out the first pitch on June 26th, 2010 at the Mets vs. Twins game that I attended. If I remember correctly, Harry threw […]

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