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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 12)

An article by posted on June 27, 2011 0 Comments
MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 12)

Time to be blunt. Jose Reyes – you are making it really difficult for me to choose somebody else as POTW. You’re being a great sparkplug and you’re tearing it up. You have a “three-game slump” and then drills four hits. The Mets offense has not particularly been on fire lately so it’s not so […]

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Post Game: Gee Holds, Offense Explodes Again, Mets Win 8-5

An article by posted on June 26, 2011 0 Comments
Post Game: Gee Holds, Offense Explodes Again, Mets Win 8-5

Dillon Gee pitched around some early inning trouble, and the offense put up enough runs to put the game out of reach as the Mets won the game, 8-5 and the series versus the Rangers Game Notes Dillon Gee was effective, if not spectacular in his six innings of work today. He allowed three runs […]

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Pushing Past .500 And Beyond; Crucial Stretch Upcoming for Mets

An article by posted on June 26, 2011 0 Comments

With Friday night’s pummeling 8-1 defeat to the Texas Rangers, the Mets are now 5-11 in games where they can back to .500, at .500 and over .500. The Mets returned the favor Saturday night and demolished the Rangers 14-5 and once again have a chance to reach .500 in Sunday’s finale. Is the .500 […]

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Today in Mets History: El Sid Shines For ’86 Powerhouse

An article by posted on June 25, 2011 0 Comments
Today in Mets History: El Sid Shines For ’86 Powerhouse

While the 1969 Mets gathered steam and rolled late in the second half, the 1986 team steamrolled the National League from start to finish as that team dominated as manager Davey Johnson projected. On this date in 1986, Sid Fernandez and Roger McDowell combined to stuff the Montreal Expos, 5-2, at Shea Stadium. While Doc […]

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Post Game: Acosted In Texas, Mets Fall 8-1

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey was hit hard early, but stabilized and Manny Acosta made sure the game was out of reach in the Mets 8-1 loss to the Rangers Game Notes Mike Pelfrey went six innings, allowing four runs on eight hits, walking two and striking out three. Big Pelf gave up three of those runs in […]

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Who Leaves The Rotation If/When Johan Returns?

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

It is no secret that the Mets starting pitching has been outstanding this season.  The starting pitching has been one of the main reasons why the team continues to hover around .500.  As Johan continues on his road to recovery, if and when he does return sometime in the next month or so, Sandy and […]

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A Look At Top Trade Deadline Targets – Hitters

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com gives us some food for thought as he puts together a list of this season’s potential hitters that could be moved at the trade deadline. “The biggest everyday star with a chance to hit the trade market” Heyman says, ”is the Mets’ great shortstop Jose Reyes”. Here is an early look at the […]

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Get Well Soon, Derek

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that Derek Jeter is not playing today – or, for that matter – for a couple of weeks. He’s on the 15 day DL and will return a couple of days before the Yankees play at Citi Field over the Fourth of July weekend. We all know that Derek often plays […]

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Buddy Harrelson Reminisces About ’69/’86 Teams

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments
Buddy Harrelson Reminisces About ’69/’86 Teams

Former New York Met shortstop Buddy Harrelson has served as an ambassador for the Long Island Ducks for the past 12 seasons. He does a fine job with community and fan relations, but his true worth to the team involves his 16 years of MLB playing experience and another 11 years as a coach/manager. Harrelson […]

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Joisey Fans Prefer Phillies Over Mets

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments
Joisey Fans Prefer Phillies Over Mets

From Brent Johnson in the Star-Ledger: According to a new poll from Quinnipiac University, 48 percent of the Garden State’s baseball fans root for the Yankees, while 22 percent prefer the Phillies. Sixteen percent are Mets fans. Three percent root for the Boston Red Sox. Other teams make up 1 percent each. Damn Joisey, that’s cold! […]

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