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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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Mets DFA Acosta, Give Boyer Last Bullpen Spot

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

According to Sandy Alderson, Blaine Boyer has won a spot on the Opening Day roster, as has Daniel Murphy. Manny Acosta has been designated for assignment. Jason Isringhausen will stick around in extended spring training. Original Post 3/28 10:00 PM As was previously reported by HoJo this afternoon, reliever Manny Acosta is on the bubble and unless the […]

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Opening Day Just Days Away

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

This weekend, I ventured down to Port St. Lucie to catch two late-March Spring Training games. It’s been a routine trip I make each year, typically toward the end of March, that way I can catch as close to the Opening Day lineup as possible. The Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 16-3, Thursday, March […]

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Philadelphia Sports Fans At Their Worst

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

PM Sports, who produce some of the funniest sports video spoofs on the web, really hits the mark with this one. I’m sure many of you have read or heard the reecent polls that suggest that somehow Philadelphia sports fans are the best in the country. Well PM Sports debunks that in the following video, […]

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Now Battting, Number 15, Right Fielder… Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments
Now Battting, Number 15, Right Fielder… Carlos Beltran

The weather may have dampened plans to get a game in today for the Mets, but it certainly didn’t rain on Beltran’s parade as both Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson confirmed that he will indeed play in the final two grapefruit league games and be in the lineup on Opening Day for the Mets. “Carlos […]

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