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The Best 15 Man Team In Baseball – The New York Mets

An article by posted on September 5, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets so far have had one of the best seasons of any team in Major League Baseball…seriously.  I know you must think Spector’s finally lost it. Follow me on this one. The Mets this season have fielded about 15 players who have actually contributed – a far cry from the normal 25 man roster. […]

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The End Is Near, Mets Tragic Number Is 15

An article by posted on September 5, 2010 0 Comments

With just 26 games left going into today’s game against the Cubs, the outlook seems bleak. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/AnthonyDiComo/status/23030614915[/tweeted] It’s obvious that the team should be in 2011 mode and what few games left should be used to help make determinations and valuations on players. I wish Manuel would stop keeping up the pretense that we’re still in […]

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Growing Pains, Mejia Struggles In 5-3 Loss

An article by posted on September 4, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets lost to the Cubs this afternoon by the score of 5-3 in sunny and windy Wrigley Field. It was a coming out party of sorts for Jenrry Mejia who made his much anticipated debut as a starting pitcher. Game Summary It wasn’t exactly a Cinderella story for the young righthander Jenrry Mejia who after 30 […]

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Something Is Definitely Up

An article by posted on September 4, 2010 0 Comments

Some weird happenings are taking place in Metsville in the last few days. First, Jeff Wilpon and John Ricco make an unexpected stop in Atlanta on Monday to watch the Mets lose to the Bravos. It prompts Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, to suggest a potential shakeup was in the works. “With just over a month remaining in the […]

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The Week That Was….

An article by posted on September 4, 2010 0 Comments

In the past week or so, I’ve written about Roger Clemens’ fall from grace three times, and seen the roof over my front porch fall as well. I’ve had four or five carpenters doing their best for several days and they seem to be making progress, slowly. I feel as though I am living in […]

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Dead Man Flying

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Some mind-blowing stuff from the guys at Deadspin. A reader submitted the following to them detailing an incident that took place on a flight to Chicago for today’s game against the Cubs. Apparently, Omar was flying coach, but that’s the least of this tale. So I’m settling into my seat on a VERY inexpensive Jetblue […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (78-56; Leader) Alright, you already know what the Bravos have been up to, but did you know that they’re going to play the Florida Marlins next? Riveting stuff. Also, Tim Hudson won NL Pitcher of the Month on the back of his 1.71 ERA in August. Philadelphia Phillies: (76-58; -2) Last week, when […]

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Jeff Francoeur: The Other Side Of Yesterday

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday I posted a widely controversial blog about my disdain over much of the internet reaction to the Jeff Francoeur trade on Wednesday night. The post was intended to characterize the stark differences between internet savvy Mets fans and those who follow the team in more traditional ways. It was also my own personal reaction to the hate-fest that […]

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Morning Grind: Reyes’ Replacements, Gee/Mejia, Clubhouse Guy, New Mgr

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Good Morning, Mets Faithful. I’ll attempt to take you into your weekend with a few thoughts. Gee, Mejia or Both? Well, I got my wish. Dillon Gee’s primed for a Sept. call-up. Yet another effort to see our AAA guys get a shot to get a chance, Omar’s “going young” mandate not withstanding. The 24-year-old is 13-7, 4.69 ERA in 27 starts […]

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Mets Win 4-2 Over Braves Despite Santana Injury

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Mets avoid the sweep in Atlanta as they get a 4-2 win over the Braves. Santana pitched well until he had to be pulled with an injury. Bullpen held it together with Takahashi getting the save. Wright led the offense with two hits and a homerun. Game Summary Johan Santana was finally able to stop […]

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