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One Giant Sophomore Slump Following 2010′s Rookie Tsunami

An article by posted on August 26, 2011 0 Comments
One Giant Sophomore Slump Following 2010′s Rookie Tsunami

Well the wave of rookie phenoms that raided the show in 2010 have proven to be no exception to the curse of the sophomore slump. Through injury and just pure regression, the young ballplayers in their second year in the show have failed to build on their promising rookie campaigns. Just look at 2010 NL Rookie Of The […]

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Please Don’t Make Terry Collins A Lame Duck In 2012

An article by posted on August 25, 2011 0 Comments
Please Don’t Make Terry Collins A Lame Duck In 2012

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, a team official told him that while there have been no internal discussions about picking up the 2013 option on Terry Collins’ contract, that discussion could happen in the next three to four weeks. A high-ranking Mets source said yesterday that there have been “no internal discussions” about […]

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Evans And Wright Snap Mets Losing Streak With 7-4 Win

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments
Evans And Wright Snap Mets Losing Streak With 7-4 Win

Game Summary Mets avoid a sweep against the Phillies and end a five game losing streak as the Mets take a 7-4 win thanks to the man nobody remembers, Nick Evans. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was laboring today, requiring a career-high 125 pitches to get through six innings, but notched his first win since July […]

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Three Things Off My Chest

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments

There’s really nothing worse than a meaningless September. That’s probably how most fans of other teams feel, but for me a meaningless September in New York right now is about the worst thing you can possibly have. K-Rod & Beltran I don’t want to hear excuses about K-Rod or Beltran being traded. I am sorry […]

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From Left Field: Mets Have Knack For Making No-Name Pitchers Look Great

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Mets Have Knack For Making No-Name Pitchers Look Great

So Steve Carlton picked up the win last night for the Philadelphia Phillies… Actually, it was rookie Vance Worley, throwing a Carlton-like game, who picked up the win. During their history, the Mets always seem to have a knack for losing to no-name pitchers. Granted, Worley is on fire right now, but there’s no reason […]

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The Race Is On: Can Duda Surpass Bay’s Production In Half The AB’s?

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments

Last night when I saw Lucas Duda’s numbers up on the board I began to think about what he could realistically finish with.  He has not been up here for that long, but is already closing in on double digit home runs and is nearing 40 RBI. As I was thinking about this I began to wonder where he […]

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Organizing My Desk

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments

Lately I’ve been tied up with the Mets at the Court, not the Mets on the field. Neither stick to a timetable, but the on-the-field Mets certainly win their part – and of course there are all the updated readings to consider in the Court case. With the Mets team, all I need to make […]

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Wait’ll 2014?

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Wait’ll 2014?

I ran into an article by Will Leitch of New York Magazine in which he continues his series entitled “Fixing the Mets”. This week Leitch weighed in on Mets management and wrote the following: “It’s a weak free-agent class, and the Mets have a ton of positions filled anyway. The smart play — and the play […]

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Your Best? Losers Always Whine About Their Best.

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Your Best? Losers Always Whine About Their Best.

In the Jerry Bruckheimer film, ‘The Rock,’ John Patrick Mason turned to Stanley Goodspeed and uttered a classic movie line: “Your best? Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and get a World Series ring.” No…wait, that wasn’t it. But this website is suitable for all ages. (I pause now so we can […]

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Mets Get Mugged In Philly 10-0, Wright Is On The Skids Again

An article by posted on August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Get Mugged In Philly 10-0, Wright Is On The Skids Again

The Mets got clobbered by the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 tonight in what I would call was the ugliest loss of the season by far. They have now gone 5-16 in their last 21 games and are in their worst strecth since their 5-13 start to begin the season. They are in a deep funk and continue to slide deeper […]

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