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Steinbrenner Passes, But His Legacy Will Endure

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

“It was a beautiful thing to observe, all 36 oars working in unison.’’ – late Cardinals announcer Jack Buck quipping he had seen George Steinbrenner’s yacht. It is a timeless quote about a timeless subject, George M. Steinbrenner, the demonstrative, cantankerous and blustery owner of the New York Yankees, who died today of a heart […]

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George Steinbrenner Dies of Heart Attack

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

As you may have heard, this morning at 6:30 AM in Tampa, Florida, New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner passed away after suffering a massive heart attack. We want to extend our condolences on the passing of one of the giants of the game and a New York icon. Rest In Peace George. “He was an […]

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Captain Kirk Preparing To Get Beamed Up

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

Kirk Nieuwenhuis is continues to mash the ball and put up solid numbers for Class AA Binghamton this season. Captain Kirk is batting .306 with 14 home runs and 53 RBI, and is currently is leading the league in doubles (29), runs scored (69) and extra-base hits (45), and ranks second in total bases with 170. He […]

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Revisiting Mets Preseason Questions

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

When pitchers and catchers reported Feb. 18, I posted five key questions the Mets faced heading into the season. Let’s revisit those questions at the All-Star break. Question 1: What is this team’s attitude? Assessment: By all accounts, it has been superb. There is a different chemistry in the Mets clubhouse than I have previously […]

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Whatever Happened To Prevention And Recovery?

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

After last year’s injury plagued season the Mets unveiled a new slogan in Spring Training.  That slogan was “prevention and recovery.”  They had it posted in the clubhouse in Florida and after last year it was nice to see that the Mets were going to start taking injuries a little more serious.  Fast forward to […]

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Live All Star Game Chat Tonight On MMO – Lets Talk Some Mets!

An article by posted on July 12, 2010 0 Comments

JOIN US FOR AN ALL STAR EDITION METS CHAT! Every Mets Topic Is On The Table: How is Terry Collins doing? Will Carlos Beltran still be a Met after the Trade Deadline? How do you grade the Mets first half performance? Who are the biggest studs and duds so far this season? Are you more […]

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The 2010 Mets: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

An article by posted on July 12, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets started this season with the hopes of making up for the previous three disappointing seasons.  The acquisition of Jason Bay, a healthy Johan Santana, Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran and a comeback season for David Wright all made for a very promising year of baseball in Queens. A Look Back:  The […]

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It’s Time To Put Up Or Shut Up

An article by posted on July 12, 2010 0 Comments

The All-Star Game isn’t until tomorrow, but my thoughts have already turned to the post-Break schedule for the Mets.  The Mets are one of nine teams in the hotly contested National League playoff race.  The other eight teams are either leading their respective divisions, leading the Wild Card race or within two games of the […]

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The Booing of Jason Bay or Why Some Fans are Idiots

An article by posted on July 12, 2010 0 Comments

When I heard Jason Bay get booed it was the last straw. The last straw as far as keeping my feelings about the booing of home team players as simply a rant among my friends. It was bad enough when David Wright was booed during last season and earlier this year. But when I heard […]

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Good Golly, Miss Ollie?

An article by posted on July 11, 2010 0 Comments

Thomas Kaplan of the NY Times updates us on Oliver Perez who made his third minor league start for Class AAA Buffalo this afternoon. Perez had a rough outing Sunday. He allowed only one unearned run in five innings, but they were five extraordinarily ugly innings: Perez gave up three hits and five walks; hit two […]

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