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Ike Davis Benched Tonight Despite .571 BA Against Southpaws

An article by posted on May 2, 2010 0 Comments

Gary Matthews Jr. who is batting .156 and slugging .219 in 16 games is starting in centerfield and worse yet leading off tonight. Even if you could make a case for batting GMJ over Angel Pagan, why would you bat him first? Ike Davis is also riding the pine tonight against left hander Jamie Moyer, even […]

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Phillies Get Even As Halladay Ends Mets Streak With 10-0 Shutout

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments

You can’t win them all, and so the Mets streak ends at eight after an ill-fated fourth inning that saw the Phillies open the flood gates on the heels of two dropped pop-ups by Jose Reyes and Alex Cora. It went all down hill for the Mets and Mike Pelfrey after that as those cheesy bums anihilated the […]

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Gritty Francoeur Toughin’ It Out And In Todays Lineup

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments

Jeff Francoeur, who was struck on the left elbow by a pitch in the seventh inning last night, will be in the lineup this afternoon. Francoeur, who put on a personal one-man highlight reel against the Phillies, was later removed from the game, taken for x-rays and was diagnosed with a contusion on his elbow. He was expected to get […]

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You Are What Your Record Says You Are!

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments
You Are What Your Record Says You Are!

Ahh… Is there anything more satisfying than waking up the morning after a satisfying victory over a division rival, especially a 9-1 pounding like we gave the Phillies last night… So many things are just working so well for the Mets right now. When will all of this good fortune come to an end? I […]

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Ain’t No Pleasin’ A Mets Fan

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments

You gotta love New York fans.  When their team is stinking it up and can’t even hit their way out of a paper bag, they’re giving up.  Yet, when their same team turns it all around and goes worst to first in a matter of days, they’re “jumping the gun” for being excited. Let’s face […]

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Mets Domin-8 The Phillies In A 9-1 Trouncing

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets came out of the gate playing with some fire in their bellies, helping Jon Niese pick up his first win of the season as they crushed the Phillies 9-1 to extend their winning streak to eight games. Game Notes Jonathon Niese looked lights-out all night going seven innings – giving up four hits, walking one […]

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Last Night’s Game Was Brought To You By The Number 8

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments

Eight pints make a gallon. Eight is the third number that stays the same when written upside down. There are eight legs on a spider, barring accidents. Scorpions also have eight legs. According to Indian mythology, the Earth is supported on the backs of eight white elephants. Before the rise of Christianity, there were eight […]

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Sorry Joe D. – Too Early To Call The Mets Legit

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Joe D, I loved your article.  As you say: Sometimes, all it takes is just one guy to reinvigorate a clubhouse and get them motivated and excited and focused on the big picture which is winning baseball games. The change in the clubhouse started when Jeff Francoeur arrived, and it’s taken longer than I expected […]

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Ike Davis: The Rug That Ties The Room Together

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

First, allow myself to introduce…myself.  The handle is Taryn, but you can call me Coop, some circles know me as “The Coop,” and others know me as “The Coopinatrix.”  Erm, plead the fifth on that one.  Anyway, I am the primary contributor of a three years running Mets blog called “My Summer Family,” a passionate […]

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It’s All The Little Things That Make These Mets Legit

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger just posted an update to his blog about the Mets being on the field for some early batting practice at Citizen’s Bank Park. Nothing big really, every team on any given day will have a few players go out and take in some early swings before the mandatory reporting time. […]

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