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Don’t Blame The Bullpen, Blame The Bats

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
Don’t Blame The Bullpen, Blame The Bats

Saturday night, the Mets took a 4-3 lead against the Giants into the bottom of the ninth inning.  Closer Jenrry Mejia was called upon to protect the precarious lead, but he proceeded to allow two runs to San Francisco, turning what would have been a satisfying victory into an ugly defeat. The loss was the […]

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Are We Setting Up Our Best Hitting Prospects For Success?

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
Are We Setting Up Our Best Hitting Prospects For Success?

In a recent article on Newsday, Mets beat writer Marc Carig cited a strong farm system that has improved tremendously this year to produce players that have on-field impacts. “When the Mets took the field for a series opener against the Cubs Tuesday night, the starting lineup included a pair of reinforcements from Las Vegas, outfielder Matt […]

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Three Reasons Mets Fans Should Be Comfortable With Conforto

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Three Reasons Mets Fans Should Be Comfortable With Conforto

I’m pretty positive the Mets draft room during Thursday night’s First Year Player Draft was more surprised that Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto was still on the board at number ten, than most Mets fans were when the Mets made him the first college bat selected by the team in six years. While some reactions […]

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Mets Fans Deserve Better Than This

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Fans Deserve Better Than This

It doesn’t take much to placate a Met fan. After winning four games of five in Philadelphia and moving within one game of .500 Met fans were ecstatic. I heard Evan Roberts of WFAN fame say he was prepared to celebrate by popping champagne and tossing confetti when his beloved Mets reached the .500 plateau […]

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Collins Preaches Patience For d’Arnaud, Ojeda Disagrees And Says He’s Lost

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Preaches Patience For d’Arnaud, Ojeda Disagrees And Says He’s Lost

“He has no idea what he’s doing up there. He has no idea what pitch is coming, where it’s going, and what he’s going to do with it. D’Arnaud is lost.” That’s what Bobby Ojeda had to say after d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Thursday night. Ojeda ran video and criticized d’Arnaud’s approach and the uppercut […]

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Being ‘Young And A Met’ Doesn’t Mean What It Once Did

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Being ‘Young And A Met’ Doesn’t Mean What It Once Did

In a world where dominance on the pitching mound is King, one man is the last one standing. The closer. Or maybe not the closer, but a relief “ace.” The guy who inherits a game-turning moment. The bases jammed with bad guys just itching to score and he calmly saves the day by freezing them […]

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Where is the Commitment to Winning?

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
Where is the Commitment to Winning?

After a decent week of beating up on struggling teams like the Pirates and Phillies, and seeing the Mets come to within a game of .500, you could imagine the wide-eyed look I gave at the prospect of a visit to Wrigley Field and the Cubs. Now, a mere three days later, all of that […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Zen and the Misery of Being a Met Fan

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Zen and the Misery of Being a Met Fan

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love of Fair and Unbalanced. Being a Met fan is not a choice.  As a recent study published in the New York Times confirmed, if your team wins a championship when you are between the ages of 8 and 12, you are far more likely to maintain a lifetime loyalty to that team.  […]

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Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Bring Out The Tiger In Granderson

Tuesday night’s game really got me thinking about the future of Curtis Granderson. He played exactly how I would like to see him play moving forward. He had three hits, all of which were singles and also stole a base. The amount of pressure on Granderson’s shoulders goes beyond the $60 million dollar contract he […]

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Wheeler Stellar Again As His Confidence Continues To Soar

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Stellar Again As His Confidence Continues To Soar

As I had speculated last week (and hoped for), Zack Wheeler has indeed turned a corner and is making his presence felt in the National League with each passing start. Wheeler was on top of his game against the Cubs, limiting them to just two hits over 6.2 scoreless innings, while walking a pair and striking […]

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