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Sell, Sandy, Sell

An article by posted on July 8, 2014 0 Comments
Sell, Sandy, Sell

The current standings for the Mets comes as no real surprise. I predicted on the air the Mets would win 78 games this season while losing 84, a modest improvement over recent years. In doing so, I also admitted I might be caught up in preseason hype because a serious analysis of the roster left […]

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Flores Crushes Sixth Home Run In Four Days With 15 RBIs

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Flores Crushes Sixth Home Run In Four Days With 15 RBIs

Wilmer Flores is an unstoppable force. He did it again on Sunday, blasting another home run, scoring a pair of runs and driving in three. He now has 18 RBI in his last ten games and six home runs in his last five games. Since his demotion to Triple-A, Flores is batting .419 with a […]

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Murphy Earns First All Star Selection, Lone Mets Representative

An article by posted on July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Earns First All Star Selection, Lone Mets Representative

July 6 – Updated 8:00 PM Major League Baseball tonight announced that Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy was selected to his first All-Star team as National League Manager Mike Matheny’s selection. The 85th Major League Baseball All-Star Game will take place July 15 at Minnesota’s Target Field. Murphy is the third Mets second baseman named to […]

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Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Is Finally Looking Like An Everyday Player

Coming into the season, Lucas Duda found himself in the awkward position of being in a platoon at first base with a player who, like him, batted from the left side of the plate.  Over the first two-plus weeks of the season, Duda and Ike Davis shared starting duties at first base, with Duda penciled […]

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Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
Should Mets and Cubs Swap Struggling Stud Prospects?

As you probably already know, the Cubs and A’s pulled off a blockbuster trade that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland in return for a package of young players highlighted by shortstop Addison Russell. Adding Russell to the fold has created a potential glut of infield prospects for Chicago to go with some impressive […]

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With d’Arnaud Heating Up and Plawecki Almost Ready, Will Mets Make A Play For Starlin Castro?

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
With d’Arnaud Heating Up and Plawecki Almost Ready, Will Mets Make A Play For Starlin Castro?

Travis d’Arnaud may have had his coming-out party for the Mets on Friday night, when he drove a two-run double into the gap to snap an eighth-inning tie that led to a 6-5 4th of July victory over the Rangers. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Mets and showcased what has been […]

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The Mazzilli’s and the Mets Time Machine

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
The Mazzilli’s and the Mets Time Machine

Flashback: Mazzilli Stars For Amazins! Climb aboard Petey’s Mets Time Machine. As we travel back in time to the year 1976. The day was the 7th of September, when a 21-year-old center fielder made his MLB debut for the New York Mets. When the Mets drafted a high school player by the name of Lee […]

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Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy’s Status is a Harbinger of Things to Come

The next few weeks leading up to the July 31st trade deadline will be quite telling about the future direction of the Mets and how they see themselves in 2015 and beyond. Most importantly, will Daniel Murphy stay or will he go? I still stand by my earlier statement that the team isn’t as bad as […]

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Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Niese Will Not Be Traded, But Who Will?

If you thought being 11 games under .500 and 10 games out of first on July 3rd was evidence enough that the Mets will be sellers at the trade deadline for the fourth straight season, you are wrong. That is, of course, if you were to take anything Sandy Alderson says at face value. The […]

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July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no hitters, walk off home runs and everything […]

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