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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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6/1 Minor League Report! DUDA, MEJIA, Lutz!

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 4, Durham 6 Jon Niese’s final line doesn’t indicate it, but he had a solid effort today, allowing just 3 runs on 5 hits in 6 innings before coming out for the 7th and getting demolished. Niese’s line thru 6 was: 6 ip, 5 h, 3 er, 6 ks, hr, 76:52:24, 8:4:6, so sending […]

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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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Credit Manuel For Making The Tough Decision On Sunday

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve been giving Jerry Manuel a lot of heat for his in-game strategy lately. Most recently, on Saturday I felt he put the Mets into a poor position to win the game when he rested most of his regulars. That said, I need to give him his due for taking out J.J. Putz in the […]

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Mets Can’t Afford A June Swoon

An article by posted on May 31, 2009 0 Comments

As the calendar changes from May to June, the Mets find themselves a half game behind the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League East.  They have managed to stay at or near the top of the division despite the fact that the Mets have become the walking wounded.  In 2006, it was the month of […]

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Mets Sink The Marlins 3-2 And Take The Series

An article by posted on May 31, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Thanks to a solid performance by starting pitcher John Maine, the Mets took the rubber game of their weekend series with the Marlins and beat Florida 3-2. The Mets got some key hits in the Pitching John Maine broke out his new changeup and used it to stifle the Marlins bats today. In […]

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5/31 Minor League Report! VELOZ!

An article by posted on May 31, 2009 0 Comments

Buffalo 2, Durham 5 cf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 4, run, 2b, RBI, BB, .295 dh Alex Cora 1 for 5, .214 3b Javier Valentin 1 for 4, BB, K, .310 lf Willy Mo Pena 2 for 4, K, .237 rf Emil Brown 2 for 4, RBI, K, .250 1b Michel Abreu 1 for 4, […]

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