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Mets 2010 First Half Report Cards

An article by posted on July 15, 2010 0 Comments

Here are the results of our First Half Report Cards for the 2010 season. We graded the Mets in the following ten categories: Starting Pitching Bullpen Catchers Corner Infielders Middle Infielders Outfielders Bench Manager General Manager Overall This year, we also decided to include an average overall grade in each category, to kind of balance […]

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We Are Still Operating Without A Setup Man

An article by posted on July 15, 2010 0 Comments

It’s now apparent that the Mets do have what it takes to make a run for the division. We find ourselves in this position because it turns out the Mets were not as bad as many of the experts had projected, and the NL East in general had a lot more parity at the top […]

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You Tell ‘em Beltran’s Comin! And Hell’s Comin’ With Him!!

An article by posted on July 15, 2010 0 Comments

In the most emotionally charged scene in the movie ‘Tombstone’ Wyatt Earp, played brilliantly by Kurt Russell, screams to Ike Clanton, ‘You tell ‘em I’m comin! And Hell’s comin’ with me!’ When the Mets headed north from Florida and embarked on the 2010 season, none of us were optimistic. By the time Spring Training ended […]

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5th Annual Mets Merized First Half Awards

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

I can’t believe that this is our 5th Annual MMO First Half Awards. This year 17 MMO Bloggers weighed in, an all time high for us. After a few long hours, all the results have finally been tabulated and here they are presented for your enjoyment. Best Mets Win The 20 Inning Marathon (7 Votes) – Jose Reyes hits a […]

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Link: 5 Reasons Why Mets Fans Should Be Confident

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

Our good friend and frequent contributor Dave from NYsportSpace came up with five good reasons why Mets fans should be confident at the All star break.  5) Angel in the Right field He has had a incredible season thus far. With a .315 average and a .373 on base percentage, Angel has taken advantage of […]

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2010 All Star Game: Finishing Touches

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

I find it amazing that even though the National League hadn’t won an All Star game in 13 years prior to last night’s 3-1 victory, they still lead the overall All-Star game series 41-38-2. You take away those 13 years, and the NL was 40-26-1 which is about a .600 winning percentage. All those online sports betting […]

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Braves Acquire Alex Gonzalez; Give Yunel Escobar The Chop.

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

ESPN is reporting that the Braves and Blue Jays have agreed to a trade that sends SS Alex Gonzalez and two minor leaguers for Yunel Escobar and Jo-Jo Reyes. This is a huge addition for the Braves as Gonzalez is a proven veteran, and despite his .259 average this year, he’s starting the 2nd half […]

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The Lesson Of George Steinbrenner

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

The All-Star break is usually a time of rest and reprieve for many Major Leaguers and fans alike. On July 13, just 9 days past his 80th birthday, George Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees, passed away from a massive heart attack. His life and career was tumultuous and as NBC Sports columnist Mike […]

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National Treasure – NL Ends Drought With 3-1 Victory

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

Finally, after 13 years, the National League ended their winless drought and beat the American League 3-1 in last night’s All-Star Game. The Brave’s Brian McCann had the biggest hit of the night when he stroked a three-run double off of White Sox’ reliever Matt Thornton in the seventh inning. The long drive into the right field corner proved to be […]

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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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