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Why Is Bay In Todays Lineup?

An article by posted on June 11, 2011 0 Comments
Why Is Bay In Todays Lineup?

Minus the large contract, what reason does Jason Bay have to be in the lineup for Saturday’s game against the Pirates. From a platoon standpoint, Bay should be on the bench for Lucas Duda who mashes righties and has been crushing in Triple A. From a production standpoint, Bay hasn’t manufactured much in terms of […]

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Reyes Homers, Gee Dominates, Mets Topple Pirates 8-1

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Dillon Gee had another stellar outing, going eight innings and the Mets offense kept it rolling in the 8-1 slaughter of the Pirates Game Notes Dillon Gee had another outstanding inning, and outside of a troublesome first inning, Gee pitched masterfully. Gee’s final line was eight innings, one run allowed on eight hits with NO […]

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Pirates – Duda In LF

An article by posted on June 10, 2011 0 Comments

Dillon Gee looks to become the first Mets rookie pitcher to open a season 7-0, and Lucas Duda will play left field and bat sixth tonight as the Mets take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Here is the rest of the line-up and preview. Starting Line-up Jose Reyes, ss Justin Turner, 3b Carlos Beltran, rf […]

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What Happened To The Old Ballgame

An article by posted on June 10, 2011 0 Comments
What Happened To The Old Ballgame

Baseball has become an utter shell of what it once was, and that thought eats away at me every day. If Legends such as Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Cy Young, Satchel Paige and Walter Johnson were playing today, the present stars would be footnotes, bench players or even in the minor leagues. Today all the players care about […]

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Forget Your Agendas And Just Root For Your Team

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Forget Your Agendas And Just Root For Your Team

I read a lot of blogs and stories about just how bad and awful this Met team is to the point of suggesting it should be blown up so we can start over. I’m left to wonder has anyone seen the team play lately? It seems that after the first two weeks in April, when we had a 4-11 record […]

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Time To Send Bay to Buffalo

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments

There’s not a whole lot left to say when it comes to Jason Bay. It’s just so similar to Oliver Perez, that I just hope Bay makes the right decision here. Bay needs to get out of New York City, and start to figure this whole thing out. They can’t trade him because nobody will […]

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Billy Beane Fires Manager Bob Geren

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Billy Beane Fires Manager Bob Geren

A’s general manager Billy Beane, fired his manager Bob Geren Thursday morning in the midst of a nine-game losing streak, replacing him with former Giants catcher Bob Melvin. Geren, 49, was named the A’s manager on Nov. 17, 2006. He registered a 334-376 (.470) record in four-plus seasons with Oakland, including a 27-36 mark and […]

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Steve Blass Syndrome

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Steve Blass Syndrome

In this installment of Doug’s Dugout we discuss, the Steve Blass Syndrome, rethinking Jose Reyes, and other demented thoughts: Steve Blass won 19 games in 1972 for the Pittsburgh Pirates and finished second in the Cy Young Award voting to Philadelphia’s Steve Carlton. Lefty accounted for 27 of the 59 Phillies’ wins that year, but […]

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Bullpen Blows Mets Comeback, Brewers Walk-Off With 7-6 Win

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Game Summary Mets fought it out till the very end, but the bullpen just…well sucks. Great start by Pelfrey with six innings and only four hits, and nice job by Ronny Paulino who led the offense tonight. Mets lose with their first walk-off loss of the season, 7-6 to Brewers. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey with […]

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Where Are All The Fans?

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments
Where Are All The Fans?

I’ve had to spend some down time at home this past week and I’ve watched a lot of baseball and I have a question or two and some comments. Where Have All The People Gone? Sure, some teams just don’t draw as much, but even now, there are empty seats at Yankee Stadium and even […]

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