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Now That’s How To Lose A Pennant!

An article by posted on August 27, 2008

It’s August 27. We are in the middle of the pennant race. We are in second place. We are only a half game back. Then why do we feel like we’ve already lost? Why do we feel like we are helpless as we watch the year slip through our fingers? Why are we, in the […]

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Big Pelf – The Magic Continues

An article by posted on August 26, 2008

What can you say about Mike Pelfrey that hasn’t been said already? I am running out of superlatives I can use to describe how special and how amazing his season continues to be. Last night’s performance may have been his best one yet… Nine solid innings of one run ball with eight strikeouts and no […]

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Four Mets Relievers Lead League In Appearances

An article by posted on August 25, 2008

As Joel Sherman of the NY Post stated in his article this morning… There are many categories you want your players to be among the league leaders. This is not one of them. The New York Mets have four relievers in the top nine in the NL in appearances. Pedro Feliciano and Aaron Heilman (68 games) […]

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New York-Now And Forever A National League City

An article by posted on August 25, 2008

Have you ever tried to have a logical discussion about baseball with a Yankees fan? It’s virtually impossible. After perhaps five minutes, ten if you’re lucky, they resort to the old stand-by: Twenty Six Championships! Twenty Six Championships!! Twenty Six Championships!!! They sound like a parrot. And I think I know the reason why Yankees […]

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This Week In Baseball: August 25-August 28

An article by posted on August 25, 2008

AUGUST 25: 1922: Leading 25-6 after 4 innings, the Cubs hold on to beat the Phillies, 26-23. The Phillies left the bases loaded in the 9th. The 49 total runs is the most ever scored in a single game. 1956: The Yankees pick up Enos Slaughter off waivers and in turn give an unconditional release […]

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John Maine Out For The Season?

An article by posted on August 24, 2008

Just before the start of today’s game, Jerry Manuel told reporters that the team will be closely monitoring John Maine before he makes his next start. John Maine, as most of you know by now, has a bone spur in the back of his shoulder as well as a strained rotator cuff that has already […]

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Our Minor League System Is Not Barren… It’s The Envy Of Baseball!

An article by posted on August 24, 2008

I just finished reading this great interview Steve Serby of the NY Post conducted with Mets prospect Dan Murphy. Here are some of my favorite excerpts from the interview but please be sure to check out the full text and view the video he has too. Q: Your first home run . . . was […]

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With Just A 1 1/2 Game Lead Are The Mets Playing With Fire?

An article by posted on August 24, 2008

This has been one heck of a season. It has taken me from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs. The agony and ecstasy of the 2008 season has been just that. For now, the Mets hold on to a slim 1 1/2 game lead over last seasons defending N.L. East champs, the […]

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Maine To Get Surgery On Right Shoulder In Offseason

An article by posted on August 24, 2008

Just when you thought Maine was coming back slowly, we find out that he’s actually worse than we all thought. I’m hearing reports from various sources that Maine will indeed get surgery on his ailing right shoulder to remove a bone spur. The New York Post said, “John Maine told The Post after tonight’s loss […]

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And They Keep On Rolling!

An article by posted on August 23, 2008

Happy Saturday Mets fans! And welcome to another installment of Hot or Not! The main story this week is the return of both Ryan Church and Luis Castillo. I thought sweeping the Braves would be more bittersweet, but I guess our anger and resentment now resides in Philadelphia. The Mets have won 10 out of […]

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