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What Can Lucas Duda Do If He Gets a Shot on Opening Day?

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

As Joe detailed, Jason Bay’s injury could be a concern for the Mets for longer than just the beginning of the season.  Rib injuries tend to linger and this could affect Bay all year. If Bay does start the year on the disabled list then the question because who takes his roster spot and who […]

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Opening Day 2011: New Season, New Memories

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Opening Day 2011: New Season, New Memories

Tomorrow is Opening Day of the 2011 Baseball Season and although the weatherman says ‘snow’ — Major League Baseball says “Play Ball’. If the weather is inclement they will either play through the snowflakes, or postpone the game until the next day. Opening Day has a special meaning for a lot of us who live […]

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Bob’s Blitz: Doc Gooden Interview

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Bob Mantz Jr. of the always incredible sports blog Bob’s Blitz, posted a great interview of Dwight Gooden who answered questions for fans at a luncheon at Big Shots Sports Bar & Grill in Woodbridge, NJ on Tuesday. Some great questions were asked. Check it out.

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Izzy To Stay In Extended Spring Training For Two More Weeks

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In a decision that is somewhat a surprise with the recent announcement of adding Blaine Boyer to the Mets’ bullpen, Jason Isringhausen has agreed to spend two more weeks in extended spring training to build his arm strength. “I’ve come this far, another two weeks is not going to kill me…” Isringhausen told reporters” For […]

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The Bay Injury Worries Me

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

Jason Bay is in New York after he was sidelined with a strain in his left intercostal muscle, which is located near the rib cage. Apparently, Bay injured himself while taking batting practice on Tuesday. You may remember he had previously asked out of a couple of games because of back soreness prior to that. Some […]

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Meet The Econo-Mets!

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

I spent most of last evening reading the local sports pages on the internet when I happened upon an article of particular interest in the New York Times by David Waldstein. It was a well written synopsis of the how the 2010 Mets morphed into the 2011 Mets. Before I get to that, first a […]

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Is It Time For Fernando Martinez To Make A Splash?

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

As a Mets fan, the name Fernando Martinez has always perked my ears when I would hear or read his name. It seems like F-Mart has been around for a long time, though he’s just 22 years old. (His birthday is only two months after mine, and he turns 23 on Oct. 10 this year.) […]

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Mental Toughness Starts On The Road

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

In New York, there’s popular opinion and there’s the correct opinion. When you look at the Mets from afar, there is one opinion that seems to overtake all others, even though it’s not true. The opinion we’ve all heard is that the dimensions of Citi Field in some way halt the Mets from winning at […]

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New Guys Make Their First Head Scratcher Of The New Season

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

As most of you read earlier, the Mets designated Manny Acosta for assignment today and opted to take Blaine Boyer north instead. I’m not going to go into all the reasons why I preferred we kept Acosta instead. Hey, I’m a big boy and I can live with the decision. But when speaking to reporters about the […]

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Mets Trade Eddie Kunz To Padres For Allan Dykstra

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

Via MetsBlog, According to Darren Smith of XX 1090 in San Diego, the Mets have acquired first baseman Allan Dykstra from the Padres in exchange for RHP Eddie Kunz. The Mets selected Kunz as the 42nd overall pick in the 2007 draft. He made his major league debut with the Mets on August 3, 2008, […]

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