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Blanco Walk Off Homerun Beats Giants 5-4 In Extras

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

Mets take two from the Giants with back-to-back walk-off homeruns, this time from Henry Blanco. Mets win 5-4 in 11 innings. Game Notes Johan Santana took the mound today and had a nice bounce back outing after giving up a personal worst ten runs in his last start. Santana went 7.2 innings, the longest any Mets starter […]

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Mets Could Have Six Players With 20+ Home Runs This Season

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Last season was one of frustration and futility where home runs and the Mets were concerned. A brand new ball park was held to blame for the lack of oomph in the Mets offense and many were convinced that David Wright would never eclipse 15 homers in a season again. If this season has shown […]

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Ike Davis Stars In “The Catch: Part Deux”

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For the second time in two weeks, rookie first baseman Ike Davis makes a spectacular catch of a foul popup. The one he made in the ninth inning of tonight’s 6-4 win over the Giants was even better than his first effort. See what you think… What an amazing night for Ike as he continues […]

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HOT-ROD BARAJAS DOES IT AGAIN!!!

An article by posted on May 7, 2010 0 Comments

Rod Barajas with a two home run night including a game winning walk-off bomb in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Giants 6-4!!! For Hot-Rod, it was his third multiple home run game of the year, his eighth and ninth homers of the season. Introducing our latest addition to the Mets Graphics Library, […]

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After 28 Games Mets Fans Remain Hopeful

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On the one hand, I’m by no means convinced that the Mets are a legitimate playoff contender.  On the other hand they are much improved in virtually every facet of their game.  And that combined with relative parity in the National League certainly should keep the Mets in the Wild Card race as summer approaches.  […]

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Giants at Mets Series Preview

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For starters let’s all take a moment to thank the baseball God’s that Matt Cain is not pitching in this series, and because of that David Wright shouldn’t have to answer more than 1 question about the head hunting incident.  *pause* End scene. So moving on, the NY Mets stumble home and do their best […]

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Home Is Where Their Heart Is

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The Mets return home to take on the San Francisco Giants this weekend at Citi Field.  We know where the Mets’ hearts are (I’ll explain that in a moment); let’s just hope the Giants left their bats in San Francisco. The Mets went 9-1 on their last home stand, but followed that up with a […]

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Time To Get Our Batting Order In Order Again

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Talk about a bummer of a road trip… The only good part of it was yesterday’s get-away day. I’m totally excited about the Mets coming home to begin weekend series against the San Francisco Giants, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have some inhibitions about Mike Pelfrey and Johan Santana based on […]

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Beasts of the East

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The Mets created a lot of goodwill with their loyal fans after a 9-1 homestand late in April.  It certainly seemed as though some things were working: Ike Davis was called up and created an impression on the team and the fanbase, Jose Reyes moved his spot in the lineup and it seemed to work […]

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Jason Bay: Rich Man, Poor Numbers

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When Jason Bay signed his four-year, $66 million contract to play left field for the Mets, it was believed that he would provide the booming bat needed by the Mets that was sorely missed last season.  After all, Daniel Murphy led the team with a measly 12 home runs, while Bay hit three times that […]

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