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Braves Lose Chipper For 3-4 Weeks: Mets Big Bang Theory?

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments
Braves Lose Chipper For 3-4 Weeks: Mets Big Bang Theory?

Chipper Jones, who has played for nearly two months with a torn meniscus in his right knee, has been placed on the disabled list and will undergo arthroscopic surgery layer today. Jones said he hopes to miss only two to three weeks recovering from surgery, but some are saying that he could be out as long as a […]

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Costas and Michaels Felt Like Mets Post Season Baseball

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Costas and Michaels Felt Like Mets Post Season Baseball

What a treat it was to watch and listen to legendary broadcasters Bob Costas and Al Michaels covering the Mets game last night, if only for a couple of innings. It felt like it was the post season and somehow the Mets were playing the Giants in the Wild Card round. If only that were […]

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K-Rod Is Our Albatross And Nobody Else’s

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It seems like every week a different journalist keeps saying the same thing  – this time it’s Buster Olney who says: A handful of GMs feel that a Francisco Rodriguez trade is all but impossible because of his vesting option. Sandy Alderson skirted the issue while a guest in the booth during the Mets/Dodgers telecast […]

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Some Good News On Ike Davis

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Good news on the Mets injury front Mets fans… It looks like the situation regarding the Ike Davis bone bruise, has taken a turn for the better. (yes, that says better) Davis, who is recovering from a bone bruise in his right ankle, has been jogging on a weight-reducing treadmill the last two days — and […]

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Dickey Gives It His All As Hairston’s Clutch Homer Lifts Mets To 5-2 Win

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Dickey Gives It His All As Hairston’s Clutch Homer Lifts Mets To 5-2 Win

R.A. Dickey pitched a great game, and a big home run in the ninth by Scott Hairston put the Mets ahead and they would go on to win, 5-2 against the Giants. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went out and pitched a very good game, fighting through his injury to keep the Mets in the game and also […]

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Do Reyes And Beltran Have Adrian Beltre Syndrome?

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments
Do Reyes And Beltran Have Adrian Beltre Syndrome?

For the first half of this season, Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran have carried the Mets to the point where a year that looked utterly dismal from the outset actually has some hope. Both have performed well above expectations in coming off injuries from last season. However, these players’ performances inevitably lead to the following […]

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K-Rod Had Been A Good Soldier This Season

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K-Rod Had Been A Good Soldier This Season

Last night, during the Mets/Dodgers broadcast on SNY, Sandy Alderson visited Ron Darling and Gary Cohen in the booth for what was supposed to be one inning. However the inning went by so quickly, Alderson was asked by Cohen if he could stay an extra half inning because he had more questions to ask. Alderson […]

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How Stupid Plays Almost Crushed The Mets Rally Yesterday

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Despite the fact the Mets lost yesterday to the Dodgers, 6-0 , there were a few plays in the late innings that nearly crushed any chance at a rally. 1.) Justin Turner swinging at a 2-0 pitch in the eighth While this play was a microcosm of the game and showed the Mets impatience at […]

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One Way Or Another: Part Two

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One Way Or Another: Part Two

Blogger’s note: I wrote Part One of this piece in January, but it was very hard for me to write Part Two, though I knew the direction I had wanted to take.  Yet, I wasn’t able to support my own argument, so I kept in my back pocket.  Now, I am able to believe in […]

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The Kids Are All Right

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The Kids Are All Right

This year’s Mets team has been a pleasant surprise, going 45-43 with makeshift lineups and a lack of star power.  They have performed above everyone’s expectations, despite a slow start and injuries to their corner infielders and ace pitcher.  The Mets are proving that the best teams aren’t always the ones with a roster full […]

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