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NL East Report

An article by posted on September 28, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (8-2; -5) The Braves swept the Nationals and will face the Marlins for three this weekend. Atlanta is in strong position to steal the Wild Card from the Colorado Rockies, as the Braves finish with four at home against the Nationals while the Rockies finish with three against the Milwaukee Brewers followed by […]

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David Wright Not Doing The Wright Stuff

An article by posted on September 27, 2009 0 Comments

Over the past five seasons, David Wright has emerged as the face of the New York Mets franchise and assumed the role of unofficial “captain”. For the most part he has filled this role rather nicely and has always brought a positive vibe to the team. Over his five year tenure with the Mets, Wright […]

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Revenge Is So Sweet! Mets, Misch Squish Fish 4-0

An article by posted on September 27, 2009 0 Comments

The home team was playing their last game in their ballpark this season.  They were fighting for their playoff lives after losing the Friday opener before coming back to win the Saturday game.  It was a Mets-Marlins matchup.  Sound familiar? Just as the Marlins took two out of three to keep the Mets out of […]

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Oliver Perez May Be Worst Signing Of 2009

An article by posted on September 27, 2009 0 Comments

Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLBTR looked at some of the least successful signings of the off season last year. And there’s a good chance that Oliver Perez was the worst of them all. Here are the other candidates. Oliver Perez – $36MM over three years – He allowed 51 runs in 66 innings for an ugly […]

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2010 Spotlight: Second Base

An article by posted on September 27, 2009 0 Comments

Second base is a position where players have to be quick on their feet and need to have a quick mind. They have to be able to make the quick turn to complete the double play, and they need to be able to get the ball out quickly to start a double play. Some of the Mets great […]

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Bad Fifth Inning Dooms Mets; Marlins Win 9-6

An article by posted on September 27, 2009 0 Comments

The air is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter as the horsehide is being replaced by the pigskin.  It sure felt like football was in the air at Land Shark Stadium in Miami Saturday night.  The Dolphins’ end zone was visible near the right field warning track (prompting Gary Cohen to exclaim “he […]

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Looking Out For Number 2

An article by posted on September 26, 2009 0 Comments
Looking Out For Number 2

After the 2007 season, the Mets faithful were thrilled by the acquisition of ace Johan Santana.  Despite only poor team performances since his acquisition, Johan’s contributions to the team have been unending and undeniably huge, highlighted by his memorable effort on the 2nd-to-last-day of the 2008 season and the last game at Shea Stadium that […]

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David Wright: Top Man At The Hot Corner

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

Number 5 is now number 1.  Including tonight’s game against the Florida Marlins, David Wright has become the Mets all-time leader in games played at third base.  At the tender age of 26, Wright has now played in 836 games at third base, surpassing the previous record holder, Howard Johnson. Until the arrival of Wright […]

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I Like Dotel, But We Have Bigger Fish To Fry

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that reliever Octavio Dotel would like to play for the Mets (or the Yankees) again. Hmm… Why does it seem like every pending free agent past his prime or unemployed player wants to play for the Mets? Anyway, the 35-year-old reliever says that the Mets are his first choice, and that’s all fine […]

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Castillo’s Season Ranks Among Mets Best At 2B

An article by posted on September 25, 2009 0 Comments

While we debate the pros and cons of whether or not Luis Castillo should be traded in the off season, let me add this for your consideration. I decided to see where Luis Castillo’s season ranks among the best all around seasons by a Mets second baseman. To begin, Edgardo Alfonso not only delivered the […]

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