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Randy Johnson Announces His Retirement From Baseball

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

Randy Johnson, the dominant lefthander who scared hitters and low-flying doves alike, announced his retirement from baseball after 22 seasons.  Johnson finished his career with the San Francisco Giants, the team with which he achieved his 300th career victory on June 4, 2009.  Ironically, his 300th win came against the Washington Nationals, who used to […]

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Andre Dawson Selected To The Hall Of Fame

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

Andre Dawson finally received the call he’s been waiting nine years for.  However, he won’t be celebrating by going to Disneyworld.  Instead, he’ll be going to Cooperstown as the newest member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In one of the closest votes in Hall of Fame history, Dawson was named on 77.9% of […]

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2010 Outlook: The Marlins – Fear The Fish

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

I fear the Fish . As currently constituted the the Marlins are a very good ball club.  They finished 87-75 in 2009 and have the potential to do better in 2010.  This is quite a feat considering they have the lowest payroll team in all of baseball.  Last year they started the season at $36M.  […]

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What’s In A Number? Jason Bay And #44

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

When Jason Bay runs out to play left field for the Mets on Opening Day in April, he will be doing so with a #44 on his back.  It is the same number he wore during his season and a half in Boston.  Here’s a brief history for you on his uniform number choices. Before […]

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2010 Off To Good Start, Looking Forward To What’s Next

An article by posted on January 5, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have started 2010 the right way as Jason Bay is officially a New York Met after passing a physical.  Later on today the Mets will have a press conference introducing Jason Bay as the newest Met.  The deal is for 4 years and is worth $66 million dollars with a vesting option for […]

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Would David Cone Be A Good Fit At SNY?

An article by posted on January 4, 2010 0 Comments

I thought this would be worth sharing with our readers. On Saturday, Bob Klapisch of The Record reported that the negotiations between David Cone and the YES Network have soured and that Coney may be looking for a new home. It appears Cone’s short but brilliant run in the YES broadcast booth may be over. […]

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2010 Outlook – The Atlanta Braves

An article by posted on January 4, 2010 0 Comments

The Atlanta Braves had a successful 2009 season, finishing with a record of 86 and 76.  They have made numerous moves this winter in anticipation of the 2010 season.  Maybe these moves will benefit them for the long term, but for 2010, I don’t think they have improved their ball club enough. Starting Pitching: Last year’s […]

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Remembering Dave Magadan…

An article by posted on January 3, 2010 0 Comments

I recently came across a comment from former Met Dave Magadan regarding the Mets’ recent acquisition of Jason Bay. In a nut shell he said the Mets got themselves the kind of player who will transform a locker room full of players focused on their individual performances, into a team with one focus; to win […]

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Molina Rumors False, Catcher Saga Continues

An article by posted on January 2, 2010 0 Comments
Molina Rumors False, Catcher Saga Continues

According to Anthony McCarron of the Daily News, the New York Mets “shot down” a recent radio report that the Mets were nearing a deal with catcher Bengie Molina. A team official has completely killed the report that said a 2 year deal was close for the free agent catcher. The Mets would very much like to sign […]

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New Years Day Leftovers

An article by posted on January 2, 2010 0 Comments

I hope all of you had a wonderful New Years Eve and Day. It’s been such a hectic two weeks… you can count me in among those suffering from a bad case of holiday fatigue. I’m so glad we still have Saturday and Sunday to relax and unwind. Can you imagine if today were a Tuesday […]

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