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Starting Line-up, Game 2 Preview: Yankees vs Mets

An article by posted on July 2, 2011 0 Comments
Starting Line-up, Game 2 Preview: Yankees vs Mets

RHP Bartolo Colon (5-3, 3.10) vs. RHP Dillon Gee (8-1, 3.32) Starting Line-up Game Preview The Mets and Yankees play game two today as the Mets try to rebound from last night. Yesterday, the Yankees got off to an early lead and that was all they needed as the Mets would record 10 hits in […]

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Remember When We Were 8 Under? Mets Are 9 Over Since!

An article by posted on July 1, 2011 0 Comments

Citi Field is a fun place to be again. The Excitement has returned to Flushing, as the Mets blasted themselves over the .500 mark with 2 grand slams a few days ago.  I am sure all Mets fans remember that disastrous four game series against the Colorado Rockies back in April.  The Rockies came in for a 4 game set, […]

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2011: Season and Future depend on West Coast

An article by posted on July 1, 2011 0 Comments

I posted this prior to the Yankees series, and I wanted to re-iterate it. This road trip, the entire season hangs in the balance in my view. This is the type of trip a team like the Mets can either prove to Sandy Alderson they are worth keeping or the type of trip that can […]

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My Problem With The Subway Series

An article by posted on July 1, 2011 0 Comments

I’m excited about tonight’s second round of the Subway Series at Citi Field. There’s always a post season type feel in the air whenever the Mets and Yankees go toe to toe – even though they always seem to be playing at opposite ends of the spectrum. Although I was originally opposed to inter-league play, I […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets Have A Tiger In Their Tank Edition

An article by posted on July 1, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets were up in the Motor City this week, playing the AL Central leading Detroit Tigers. The Good Guys take the series winning 2 of the 3 games. Also the hot hitting continued on Tuesday and Wednesday night. In the three game series the Mets scored 32 runs! Since Saturday the Mets […]

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Frank Viola As Brooklyn Cyclones Pitching Coach: “Sweet Music” To Mets Ears

An article by posted on July 1, 2011 0 Comments
Frank Viola As Brooklyn Cyclones Pitching Coach: “Sweet Music” To Mets Ears

Former Mets pitcher Frank “Sweet Music” Viola is back with the team, but this time he’s not with the big club. Viola signed on as the pitching coach for the Brooklyn Cyclones—the Mets Single-A short season affiliate. The St. John’s University product and East Meadow, Long Island native says he’s happy to be back in […]

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Have You Done Your Part? Only 3 Hours Left To Vote Reyes To ASG!

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments
Have You Done Your Part? Only 3 Hours Left To Vote Reyes To ASG!

  CALLING ALL METS FANS!!! WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! VOTE JOSE & CARLOS TO THE 2011 ALL-STAR GAME!!! Vote for Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran and the rest of the Mets to start on the National League All-Star team this summer in Arizona. Voting ends TONIGHT at 11:59 p.m. JOSE REYES MEET AND GREET  Vote for your […]

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Wright Hopefully Not Going Anywhere

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

If the Mets could only keep one of their young superstars to be the face of the franchise for the next decade, would you choose Jose Reyes or David Wright? This is a very difficult question since each comes with a certain price tag and skillset. In a perfect world, the Mets will be able […]

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With TC & Others: Sandy Was Right.

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

Part of being a Mets fan in 2011 seems to be that you are segmented off into two groups. One group, wants the future to be bright while hoping to remain competitive. The other group seems to want to focus on 2011, and only 2011.  To me, the second group is what got us in […]

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Paul DePodesta On What Makes A Championship Player

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

Last night, I had the pleasure of being on a conference call with Paul DePodesta, the Mets’ Vice President of Player Development & Amateur Scouting. He was kind enough to field questions from me and several other Mets bloggers, and I was able to get the following question in: Joe DeCaro, Mets Merized Online: A few years ago […]

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