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Mets Notes: Swine Flu Scare

An article by posted on June 2, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, a member of the SNY production team traveling with the New York Mets has been admitted to a Pittsburgh hospital with a possible case of H1N1 Influenza, or popularly called, “Swine Flu.” This unnamed employee is in isolation, and reportedly had contact with players as part of […]

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Jerry Manuel, I’m Just Not That Into Right Now!

An article by posted on June 2, 2009 0 Comments

This is not a knee jerk reaction after last night’s horrible defeat.  Last season after Willie Randolph was fired and Jerry Manuel took over I thought it was the right decision.  As the Mets tried to make the playoffs last season I was really impressed with Jerry Manuel.  When the Mets lost on the last […]

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The Morning Grind – Bullpen Goes Ka-Putz, Now What?

An article by posted on June 2, 2009 0 Comments

The Morning Grind is the place for Mets fans to sound off on anything and everything! An open thread for ranting and raving about the Mets, completely raw and uncensored! That eighth inning was hard to watch last night. I think we have our new Heilman… or Mota… or you get the idea… After a bad outing […]

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Mets Lose An Ugly One To The Bucs 8-5

An article by posted on June 2, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary “Worst loss of the season” Keith Hernandez says it all. Mets gave up a 5-0 lead to the Bucs after the bullpen failed to hold on. Late runs were absent as well as all the Mets runs came in the first 3 innings. Mets lost game one to the Pirates 8-5. Pitching Livan […]

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June Bugged

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

I’m trying to figure out who or what sucks the most tonight in the wake of a disgusting 8-5 loss to the miserable Bucs. Let’s see there’s blowing a five-run lead, not getting more than a hit after the third, and J.J. Putz. I think I’ll go with Putz as sucking the most out there […]

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The Pirates Weren’t Always Bad

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets open up a four game series tonight with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. As a fan I really like the look PNC Park has, I just wish there were more fans in th seats. This is by no means a knock on Pirates fans. Its been 16 years since the Bucks have […]

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Shea Stadium Lives On Rock Band

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

Right now the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 is going on and it was announced that there will be a new Rock Band out this year which will focus on the Beatles. If you are unfamiliar with the series, Rock Band is very similar to Guitar Hero where the game plays a song and the […]

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Bobby Parnell The Setup Guy? Not So Fast…

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

Colin Stephenson of the Star Ledger, wrote an interesting article focusing on yesterday’s eight inning when Jerry Manuel yanked J.J. Putz and replaced him with Bobby Parnell. He writes, Did Manuel have any hesitation to bring in the rookie to relieve the veteran, former closer Putz? “I brought him in, didn’t I?” Manuel snapped when […]

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Why The Mets?

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

What is it exactly that makes the Mets ‘the Mets’? Why do we root for this team with unending loyalty and a lifelong commitment? It can’t be for our string of championships. We have won just twice in almost five decades, our previous one coming a generation ago. A growing number of fans are too […]

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The Mets Were At Their Best In May… Really!

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

This about all of the highs and lows of the last month… The month of May started out with Oliver Perez losing his rotation spot, going to the bullpen, and ending up on the DL with a bum knee. All of our starters except for Johan Santana, had ERA’s that were 5.50 or higher, and […]

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