Mets Related Posts

Morning Grind: What Ever Happened To Banner Day?

An article by posted on August 13, 2011 0 Comments
Morning Grind: What Ever Happened To Banner Day?

Ever since 1996, Mets fans have not had the pleasure of going to Banner Day in Flushing. For years, fans would bring banners and signs to the ballpark during double-headers to show their true expression of Mets fandom. But, once MLB stopped scheduling double-headers, so too did the Amazin’s do to the beloved Banner Day. Fans […]

Continue Reading »

Gee Struggles Early, Mets Can’t Rally In 4-3 Loss To D-Backs

An article by posted on August 13, 2011 0 Comments
Gee Struggles Early, Mets Can’t Rally In 4-3 Loss To D-Backs

Dillon Gee struggled early, and the Mets offense couldn’t stage a rally in their 4-3 loss to the Diamondbacks Game Notes Dillon Gee was hit hard in the first two innings, giving up all of his four runs, but after that point allowed no runs in the next three innings. Gee’s final line was five […]

Continue Reading »

Video: Now How About That, For A Foul Ball!

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments

Now, here’s something you’ve probably never seen before. The day was September 15, 1986, and Mike Laga of the St. Louis Cardinals supposedly crushed a foul ball out of the old Busch Stadium. The story goes that there’s never been any video evidence of that happening – until now, Tim McCarver with the honors… Hat tip to […]

Continue Reading »

MetsBlog: Mets Looking For Big Bat In Outfield

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments

Caught this quote on MetsBlog this afternoon and thought I’d pass it along. The word is the Mets want a big bat in the outfield, someone who can clear the bases and give quick runs with one swing. The quote by Matt Cerrone was in response to a question on if the Mets would go […]

Continue Reading »

Wright Passes Kranepool, Breaks Franchise Record For Career Total Bases

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Passes Kranepool, Breaks Franchise Record  For Career Total Bases

It took former Met Eddie Kranepool 18 seasons and 1,853 games to amass his 2,047 total bases to set the Mets franchise record. Last night, David Wright eclipsed that mark with his fifth-inning single off San Diego’s Cory Luebke at Citi Field. It gave Wright 2,048 total bases, surpassing Kranepool’s record that had stood for more than 30 […]

Continue Reading »

Terry Collins Is Cool, Calm, Collected

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments
Terry Collins Is Cool, Calm, Collected

I look up past history for Terry Collins he doesn’t seem like the same man I know from the Mets clubhouse. This man is quiet, smart, very knowledgeable Frankly, I had never heard of Terry Collins until Sandy Alderson introduced him to the Mets Organization and press last fall, and I think I’m pretty well […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Fan Shot – Proud To Be A Mets Fan

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot – Proud To Be A Mets Fan

It’s not easy being a Mets fan. Living in the New York area you’re constantly surrounded by Yankee fans who are more than willing to tell you about their 27 championships and how great their team is. The problem has been, especially in the last 20 years, that it has been hard to argue that […]

Continue Reading »

From Left Field: Carlos Beltran Update

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Carlos Beltran Update

After hearing his name every single day for quite awhile a few weeks ago, Carlos Beltran has almost become a forgotten figure in New York. Maybe it just seems that way since almost every post was Beltran related, but even so Beltran’s association with the Mets is history. Anyway, here’s a Beltran update. In 11 […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Farm Report: August 11th, 2011

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 3 – Syracuse Chiefs 2 Despite issuing five walks, none of them came back to hurt Miguel Batista and he pitched very effectively. He allowed just to runs to score on a pair of sac flies. John Lujan and Dale Thayer held down the fort in relief with Thayer picking up the win […]

Continue Reading »

Collins Did A Nice Job Handling Niese

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Did A Nice Job Handling Niese

After winning the first two games of this series, coming away with a split is definitely disappointing. It’s not as if the Mets had a realistic chance to catch the Braves for the wild-card, but after losing seven of their last 10 they are now 10.5 games behind Atlanta. After another one-run loss this afternoon […]

Continue Reading »