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Dave Einhorn’s Deal to Buy the Mets Falls Through

An article by posted on September 1, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson’s comments about the New York Mets not being able to spend this off-season did not make much sense. Why with the impending sale of a minority stake in the team would Alderson come out at the end of August and say that the Mets would not be big players in the free agent […]

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From Left Field: Greg Dobbs Shows Remorse For Striking Fan With Foul Ball

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Greg Dobbs Shows Remorse For Striking Fan With Foul Ball

I’m not usually too keen on tipping my cap to players not wearing Mets uniforms, but this could not be overlooked. In an incident that was sort of forgotten in the Mets doubleheader sweep of the Marlins two days ago, Marlins third baseman Greg Dobbs did something that transcends the sport. In the ninth inning […]

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Don’t Count Out Reese Havens In 2012 Second Base Competition

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments

You have to love the way middle infielder Ruben Tejada has sprung out of nowhere to become one of the team’s hottest hitters in August batting .364 with a .440 OBP and .500 SLG in 66 at-bats. On the year, Tejada has raised his batting average to .282, ahead of Justin Turner who is batting […]

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Pelfrey Pitches Into Trouble, Bullpen Fails, Mets Lose 6-0

An article by posted on August 30, 2011 0 Comments
Pelfrey Pitches Into Trouble, Bullpen Fails, Mets Lose 6-0

Mike Pelfrey pitched a solid game, but left runners on and the bullpen couldn’t hold in the Mets 6-0 loss against the Marlins. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey went six innings, and looked to be having one of his better starts in recent memory. Pelfrey allowed four runs on six hits, walking four and striking out […]

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Howard Johnson (HoJo) To Play For Rockland Boulders

An article by posted on August 30, 2011 0 Comments
Howard Johnson (HoJo) To Play For Rockland Boulders

Today the Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League announced that they have signed former New York Met Howard Johnson, along with his son Glen for the remainder of the season. I happen to live 15 minutes from Provident Bank Park, home of the Rockland Boulders, and interned there over the summer. This is the first […]

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Is Josh Thole The Answer At Catcher?

An article by posted on August 30, 2011 0 Comments
Is Josh Thole The Answer At Catcher?

Quick, name how many catchers the Mets have drafted and developed that played in 300 or more games for them in the last 49 years? If you guessed ten, you were wrong. If you guessed five, you were still wrong. Believe it or not, the correct answer would be three; Duffy Dyer, Ron Hodges and […]

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Prospect Pulse – The Shortstops

An article by posted on August 30, 2011 0 Comments
Prospect Pulse – The Shortstops

When the 2011 MLB season does finally come to a close, it will be time for the Mets to sit down with Reyes’ agents, and try and get a deal done to keep Jose Reyes in Flushing. It has to be a top priority for the front office heading into the off-season, but at the […]

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Mets Sweep Double-Header Against Marlins; 3-1, 5-1

An article by posted on August 29, 2011 0 Comments

GAME ONE: Game Summary Nice start by Dickey with seven shutout innings. Duda and Evans combine for five hits, and the Mets score two just enough to win 2-1 in the first game of the double-header. Game Notes RA Dickey pitched another gem today. With a weekend full of rain and no Mets baseball, it […]

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Notes From Pre-Game Press Conference Aug. 29

An article by posted on August 29, 2011 0 Comments

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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