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Ramon Castro Expected To Come Off DL Today

An article by posted on September 12, 2008

Ramon Castro, who has been on the disabled list with a strained right quadriceps, is expected to come off the disabled list for tonight’s game. Castro has been on the DL since Aug. 27. In 43 games, Castro is batting .242 with seven homeruns and 24 RBI’s. He does have a penchant for being a clutch […]

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The Continuing Saga Of Billy The Kid

An article by posted on September 12, 2008

In an exclusive interview with Mike Puma of the NY Post, Billy Wagner talks about the past, the present and the future. A few of his more interesting quotes were… About Playing Next Season – “I’ve played my last day as a Met, that’s the way it goes.” About This Season - ”To me, it’s more […]

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A Phillies Fan Lament

An article by posted on September 11, 2008

Here’s an interesting article from a Phillies fan who apparently is not afraid to hide the fact he is tired of chasing the Mets. The following is just a small part of the full article, so I encourage you to read the rest at The 700 Level. I’m tired of this. I’m tired of having to come […]

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The New Prince Of Thieves

An article by posted on September 11, 2008

Last night, while the Mets were messing around with your sanity, Jose Reyes took off for second base in the third inning and swiped his 48th base of the season. It was also his 282nd steal as a New York Met passing Mookie Wilson on the All Time Mets stolen base list. Jose Reyes is […]

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Leave Aaron Heilman In The Doghouse

An article by posted on September 11, 2008

Yesterday, Matt Cerrone over at MetsBlog asked “Where is Aaron Heilman?” My answer is… Who cares! Leave him in the damn doghouse where he belongs! Last night, Aaron Heilman made his first appearance in almost a week. He immediately walked the first batter he faced, bringing the tying run to the plate. One batter later he […]

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Different Season, Different Mets

An article by posted on September 10, 2008

Ok Mets fans, here we are in the middle of a pennant race, and I don’t know about you, but I am absolutely loving it!  I know that sounds like a plug for Mickey D’s, but this really is great!  In a way, part of me awaits the day when the Mets clinch (at home, of course) and […]

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What’s In A Name?

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

Okay, fellow Mets fans. I would like an honest opinion on this. Before I mention the name, what do you think of these stats for a pitcher: 177 hits allowed in only 153 innings, an ERA of 6.27 and a record of 10 wins and 10 losses. I would say these stats are less than […]

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Luis Ayala Is Doing The Job As Mets Closer

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

With the possibility of Mets closer Billy Wagner being done for the season, the team finds itself at a critical junction as they continue their improbable pennant race. The loss of Billy Wagner is a major setback to say the least, but thanks to Luis Ayala, the sting of Wagner’s loss won’t be as devastating […]

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This September Will Be Different Because Of Santana

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

After last night’s heroics, Carlos Delgado testified to the feeling around the clubhouse this September as opposed to last. “We think we’re as good as anybody,” Delgado said. “We think we’re the team to beat. We think what happened last year is not going to happen again. There’s a different feeling around here.” Dan Graziano […]

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The Week In Baseball History: Sept 8–Sept 11

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

September 8: 1916: In front of the smallest crowd ever in AL history, Wally Schang of the A’s becomes the 1st player to homer from each side of the plate in the same game. The total attendance for the game: 23 people. 1955: On their way to their only Championship, the Brooklyn Dodgers clinch the […]

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