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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 11, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves (35-26; Leader) The Braves had an interesting four-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks, winning the two highest scoring ones, and losing the two lowest scoring. In fact, Aaron Heilman got the win in relief for the D-Backs on Wednesday. The Braves will face the first-place Minnesota Twins, with tonight’s pitching matchup being Tim […]

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Another No-Name Keeps The Mets From A No-Hitter

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Another No-Name Keeps The Mets From A No-Hitter

Do you recognize the baseball player in the photograph to the left?  No?  Then welcome to the club.  The man in the Padres hat is San Diego’s backup centerfielder Chris Denorfia, and he just became the latest player to keep the Mets from finally recording their first no-hitter. Last night, during the second game of […]

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A Lesson In Mets History

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I’m a fan of history. Whether it be baseball or Mets history or the history of our nation, I love how history provides us with a template for the future. We tend to have short attention spans in this new media digital age. We tweet, surf the web and instant message while texting all at […]

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Oh, Give Me A Home

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Citi Field, aged two, already has a past. Last year when we first saw the place, there were a lot of Brooklyn memorabilia and exhibits there. We knew that the Dodgers had moved to LA in the long ago fifties, so many of the visitors thought that something was wrong. And it was. Fred Wilpon, […]

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Mark Cohoon Hurls Consecutive CG Shutouts

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Last night while Jon Niese was throwing a complete game shutout against the San Diego Padres, another young southpaw was doing the same thing for the Mets Single-A affiliate, the Savannah Sand Gnats. Starting pitcher Mark Cohoon tossed his second consecutive complete game shutout on Thursday night to beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers 7-0. Cohoon allowed just three hits and […]

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J-Niese Got A Gun

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Born on the same day the Mets won their second World Series title, Jonathon Niese pitched like a champion last night against the San Diego Padres.  In shutting out the Padres, he allowed only one man to reach base all game, a double to centerfielder Chris Denorfia to lead off the third inning. Niese became […]

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Santana Struggles, Niese Dazzles In Doubleheader Split

An article by posted on June 10, 2010 0 Comments

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness; it was the spring of hope, it […]

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6/10 Minor League Report! Antonini, Cohoon!

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AAA International League: Buffalo 1/5/1, Durham 6/9/0 lf Russ Adams 0 for 5, K, .249 2b Justin Turner 2 for 3, run, 2 2b, .287 dh Mike Jacobs 1 for 4, RBI, K, .277 rf Val Pascucci 0 for 2, 2 BBs, .234 3b Mike Cervanek 0 for 3, K, .228 ss Andy Green 0 […]

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Mets Ye Olde Candy Shoppe

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I had a little fun while watching my Mets this afternoon and came up with some yummy confectionery goodies. So feel free to stock up and indulge your Mets sweet tooth!  This was the first one I designed and the one that got me on a creative roll. How awesome have our two former first rounders been […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Ike and That Strasburg Dude, Super Hero, Whatever…

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In Doug’s Dugout today we broach the following:  A scout’s opinion on Ike, Stephen Strasburg, and other random mindless thoughts:   When Ike Davis was drafted off the campus of Arizona State, a scout described him as having, “light-tower power.”  In the minors his first year he had an outage, but as he has matured and […]

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