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Notes From Pre-Game Press Conference Aug. 29

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After a few rare off days in late August to ‘weather the storm’ that was Hurricane Irene, the Mets are back in action later this afternoon for a doubleheader against the Florida Marlins. Terry Collins addressed the media before the twin bill. He first off said the field is in great shape after the Category […]

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Ruben Tejada Continues To Prosper At The Plate

An article by posted on August 29, 2011 1 Comment
Ruben Tejada Continues To Prosper At The Plate

With Jose Reyes back from the disabled list today, expect young Ruben Tejada to go back to a utility role peppered with a couple of spot starts at second base. On Friday night, Tejada had a great game going 3 for 5 with a double and a run scored in the Mets 6-0 win over the Braves. Since […]

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Five Reasons to Keep Watching in September

An article by posted on August 28, 2011 1 Comment

The New York Mets have not given fans many reasons to watch them play this year. There have been moments where the team has looked great, but for the most part, the Mets have been a disappointment this season. As football season approaches, many fans may find no reasons to continue to follow the Mets. […]

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Chris Capuano: Could He Return in 2012?

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Chris Capuano: Could He Return in 2012?

Chris Capuano has had his share of ups and downs in 2011.  He struggled during the month of July, and has started to bounce back with his 2-hit performance against the Braves Friday night. With Capuano’s 1-year deal expiring at the end of the season, will he return in 2012? Chris Capuano has definitely been […]

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Mets Fan Favorites: “Super” Joe McEwing

An article by posted on August 28, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Fan Favorites: “Super” Joe McEwing

Ever since the 2004 major league season ended, the Mets have been without one particular commodity, a “super-utility” player. On March 17th, 2005 the Mets released #11, Joe McEwing, and in so doing, ended an era, the “age of Super Joe”. McEwing only played five seasons with the Mets, but during that time, he quickly […]

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If Only David Wright Had Progressed Like Ryan Braun

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 0 Comments
If Only David Wright Had Progressed Like Ryan Braun

Earlier today, my colleague at MMO, Jason Pafundi, wrote an interesting piece on why the Mets should consider trading David Wright.  Jason is not the first person on this site or on other sites to explore this topic.  The trading of the Mets’ third baseman is a topic that can be argued for days on […]

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Capuano Delivered A “Steve Henderson Moment” Last Night

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 1 Comment
Capuano Delivered A “Steve Henderson Moment” Last Night

There’s a reason why I still watch every Mets game. Even though many would agree that for all intents and purposes the Mets’ 2011 season is certifiably over, I still watch every game. I learned how important it was to watch every Mets game going all the way back to the time I saw Steve […]

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Time Is Wright To Trade David

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 0 Comments
Time Is Wright To Trade David

I say this with the utmost understanding that this isn’t going to be a very popular piece of writing, but it’s something I really believe.  The time has come for the Mets to trade David Wright, and I have a couple of reasons why I feel this way. First, it’s my belief that based on […]

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Brandon Nimmo Has Best Game of Professional Career

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 1 Comment
Brandon Nimmo Has Best Game of Professional Career

Mets first round pick OF Brandon Nimmo had the best game of his professional career today.  Nimmo went 3 for 3, with a three-run homer and 2 walks with the GCL Mets. In his first 7 games as a pro, Nimmo is batting .241 with 2 HR’s and 4 RBI’s (according to MILB.com).

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Not Even Irene Can Blow Away My Great Mets Memories

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 0 Comments

With hurricane Irene bearing down on the New York area, the Mets have postponed the next two games of the Braves series, leaving us without baseball for a few days. It’s gotten me to thinking about the “old” days, and old times. Most of you will probably remember the things I’ll be mentioning below (and […]

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