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No Einhorn? Now What?

An article by posted on September 3, 2011 0 Comments
No Einhorn? Now What?

With the minority stake of the team to David Einhorn deal now dead in the water, the much-needed influx of cash that the Mets needed is dead with it. So what exactly does that mean for the team this winter and beyond? Well it has been said that the Mets will continue to look for […]

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Brooklyn Cyclones Clinch Playoff Berth!

An article by posted on September 3, 2011 0 Comments
Brooklyn Cyclones Clinch Playoff Berth!

CYCLONES BEAT YANKEES AND CLINCH WILD CARD! I just wanted to update Pete’s post with the good news from Brooklyn… Congratulations to the Cyclones! Original Post: 9/2 2:30 PM With three games left against the Staten Island Yankees this weekend, the Brooklyn Cyclones are sitting in first place for the Wild Card entry of the […]

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Mets Hit Three HR’s, Mash Way Past Nationals 7-3

An article by posted on September 3, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Hit Three HR’s, Mash Way Past Nationals 7-3

The offense, spearheaded by a David Wright three run shot in the first never let up, and R.A. Dickey pitched a quality six innings in the Mets 7-3 win against the Nationals. Game Notes R.A. Dickey had a good outing and the definition of a quality start, going six innings allowing three runs on nine […]

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The Underrated, Underappreciated Season of Pedro Beato

An article by posted on September 2, 2011 0 Comments
The Underrated, Underappreciated Season of Pedro Beato

At first glance, Pedro Beato’s numbers have been nothing if not mediocre. And that’s true. But even at that very same first glance, its obvious Beato has had a decent season and has easily been more good than bad. And that alone puts him in rare company. The company he keeps as a Rule V […]

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Collin McHugh Dazzles, Strikes Out 11 In Complete Game Gem

An article by posted on September 2, 2011 0 Comments
Collin McHugh Dazzles, Strikes Out 11 In Complete Game Gem

Last night, while making his final start of the season for the Binghamton Mets, Collin McHugh delivered his finest performance of what has been a breakthrough season for the young right-hander. McHugh struck out 11 batters and pitched a nine inning complete game masterpiece during the B-Mets’ 2-1 victory over the Erie SeaWolves. He allowed one run on […]

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The Players Really Like The Blue “Los Mets” Jerseys

An article by posted on September 2, 2011 0 Comments
The Players Really Like The Blue “Los Mets” Jerseys

Yesterday was Hispanic Heritage night at Citi Field which means those snazzy Blue and Orange “Los Mets” jerseys were worn once again. The first time these uniforms surfaced back in early August, the astounding amount of positive feedback toward them raised the question of whether the Blue and Orange jerseys should replace the current Black alternates. Last night, I […]

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Vote for Gary Cohen and Ralph Kiner for Frick Award

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments
Vote for Gary Cohen and Ralph Kiner for Frick Award

Mets broadcasters Gary Cohen and Ralph Kiner each have an opportunity to be immortalized in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, and it’s up to the fans to make this a reality. According to Mets.com, balloting is now open for fans to nominate Cohen and Kiner for the Hall of Fame’s Ford C. […]

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Prospect Pulse: Breakout Years In 2012

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse: Breakout Years In 2012

In 2011 there has been many disappointing performances among the top prospects in the farm system. Pitchers like Brad Holt, Mark Cohoon, Robert Carson, Kyle Allen, Scott Moviel, Juan Urbina, and Josh Stinson have endured dreadful seasons. A few have missed the entire season due to injuries, important arms like Jenry Mejia, Steven Matz and Brant Rustich. […]

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Time To Sell The Team!

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments

A few months back, I had the pleasure of walking into a meeting that made me feel at home. It was filled with Mets memorabilia and even a bright orange couch for visitors. What a feeling! To first meet somebody for business and know you could probably spend days talking Mets baseball with them. Through […]

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Losing Einhorn Is Not the End of the World

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments

Much like their bullpen, the Mets’ deal with minority investor David Einhorn collapsed, and with it the $200 million infusion the financially strapped franchise was banking on to help them maintain as the Wilpons fight for their team in the fallout of the Ponzi scandal. Naturally, there’s a difference of opinion of why the deal […]

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