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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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Mets Are Hitting and Scoring

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

Last night, our very own Ben Yoel tweeted this as the Mets went on to lose to the Phils 10-7…. I could care less the Mets didn’t win the game last night. They showed that they have fight and can come back from early deficits. I totally agree with Ben’s statement. Even when the Mets […]

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For Mike Pelfrey, The Hits Just Keep On Comin’

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey is entering his sixth season with the Mets, compiling a 43-41 record over his first five seasons in New York (43-42 after his Opening Day loss to the Florida Marlins). Although Pelfrey is just 27 years old, there have been only 17 pitchers in franchise history who have won more games than Big […]

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Mets @ Phillies Game 3: Lineup, Notes, Preview

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

Today’s Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Willie Harris – LF David Wright – 3B Ike Davis – 1B Angel Pagan – CF Lucas Duda – RF Brad Emaus – 2B Josh Thole – C Jonathon Niese – LHP  Mets Notes Daniel Murphy was part of an odd occurrence Wednesday. Murphy entered the game as […]

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Mets Fans Are Extra Creepy

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

Came across this post via MetsBlog and thought I would share it here. John Gonzalez, a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, had some harsh words for the Mets and Mets fans in particular. In a column entitled “Mets Are A National Punchline”, he writes: The Mets don’t have to be good or even mediocre for you […]

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A Tragedy That Hits Home

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

Last night while checking my e-mail once more, a story flashed across the screen that caught my attention. As a die-hard sports fan this story really hits home and I think we can all relate to it. However its inconceivable why such a tragedy had to occur. Bryan Stow, a father of two, a paramedic […]

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Could this Mets-Phillies Series Set the Tone for the Rest of the Year?

An article by posted on April 7, 2011 0 Comments

I am going to start this article off by adding the disclaimer that we are still only five games into the season. However, the Mets have gotten off to a quick 3-2 start. The team has looked good with the exception of Mike Pelfrey. It is already obvious that this is a different Mets team […]

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Mets Lose Slugfest To Phillies 10-7

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

Game Summary Mike Pelfrey continues to flatline out the gate this season. He gets beaten up early and often and was finally taken out after allowing seven runs in two+ innings of work. Mets and Phillies slugged it out as no pitchers were fantastic from either side, but Phillies out did the Mets with a […]

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Wright Passes Piazza To Become Mets All Time Leader In Game Winning RBI

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Passes Piazza To Become Mets All Time Leader In Game Winning RBI

Last night during the Mets 7-1 win over the Phillies, David Wright delivered a two-run single to put the Mets ahead 2-0 in the third inning. It was Wright’s 90th career game-winning RBI, passing Mike Piazza on the all time list and giving him the most in team history. It was his second game-winning RBI of […]

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Foundations of Success – Part 3 – The Pitchers

An article by posted on April 6, 2011 0 Comments

In the third part of this series, the focus will be placed on the hurlers. After the manager has made his decisions, and his hitters have reacted, he has to control the pitching staff. A managers logic and feel for how exactly his pitchers may feel on a certain day or knowing how to utilize […]

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