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Swoboda’s Memorable World Series Catch Recalled in Historic Photo

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

New York, August 21 — The date was October 14, 1969, when Mets right fielder Ron Swoboda made one of the greatest catches in World Series history, robbing Brooks Robinson of the Orioles in Game 4 at Shea Stadium, a defining moment in the Amazins’ improbable world championship.  Now, 40 years later, Mets fans and […]

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Red Sox Claim Billy Wagner Off Waivers

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Mets left-hander Billy Wagner has been claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox, according to two major-league sources. The Mets now have three options: They can work out a trade with the Red Sox by 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday; they can allow Wagner to depart on […]

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Mets Would Be Smart To Keep Wagner… For Now

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman is reporting that Billy Wagner has been claimed on waivers, probably by the Cubs, hopefully not the Phillies or Marlins who are also rumored to be interested. The Mets now have 3 days to either work out a trade, let him go with nothing in return, or pull him back as they did with […]

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Oops, He Did It Again

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

The easiest decision the Mets have to make this year is staring them right in the face: Cut Gary Sheffield. As soon as he walks into the Mets club house today have equipment man Charlie Samuels greet him at his locker with a surplus of Hefty bags to stuff his belongings into. He came with […]

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8/21 Minor League Report! Thole, SATIN, Ceciliani

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 7/11/2, Syracuse 2/7/1, Game 1 ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 4, 2 Ks, .283 cf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 4, 2 runs, 2b, RBI, .302 1b Nick Evans 1 for 3, run, .208 3b Mike Lamb 2 for 3, run, 2b, RBI, .261 rf Chip Ambres 2 for 3, run, HR, 3 […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

I apologize for the two week delay in NL East Reports, as I had been traveling with limited internet access. And then I come home to find Wright on the DL. Atlanta Braves: (7-3; -6.5) The Atlanta Braves finished a series win over the Mets, and will return home for a series against the Marlins. […]

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Sheffield Has A Good Gripe

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

It was only a matter of time until the Gary Sheffield story, as it pertains to the Mets, would take a turn for the ugly. However, I’m hanging this on Omar Mianay and not Gary Sheffield. Here is the latest… SI.com’s Jon Heyman tweeted that the Giants were the team that claimed Gary Sheffield and prompted the […]

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Citi Field: Renovation Already?

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

Well now that it is in almost everyone’s minds that this season is over, I would like to present a question.  Would a smaller Citi Field be a better Citi Field?  Would it benefit or hurt the Mets to make the field smaller for next season by bringing in the outfield fence or even making […]

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Wagner’s Return Not Enough As Mets Fall Short 3-2

An article by posted on August 20, 2009 0 Comments

Billy Wagner returned to the Mets to make his first appearance in the major leagues in over a year, entering to a thunderous ovation from the Flushing Faithful.  However, the Citi Field premiere of Enter Sandman did not help send the Braves to Never Never Land.  Brian McCann pulled a long home run into the […]

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Report: Sheffield Released?

An article by posted on August 20, 2009 0 Comments

According to Steve Popper of the Bergen Record, citing an unnamed Mets player, Gary Sheffield has been released from the team. This would certainly be a blow to the team for the remainder of the season, as Sheffield was one of very few legitimate Major League bats in the Mets lineup. Originally signed to be a back […]

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