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Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom: Baseball’s Next Great Dynamic Duo?

An article by posted on August 27, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom: Baseball’s Next Great Dynamic Duo?

We’re all familiar with the many unique aspects that make Baseball the true National Pastime. The game can conceivably go on forever. It’s the only sport where the defense has the ball. The team trying to score is outnumbered 9 to 1. My personal favorite is that it’s a team sport based around a collection […]

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Syndergaard Shined Bright On Big Stage

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Shined Bright On Big Stage

Yet another incredible job by Noah Syndergaard who once again came up huge in a big-time game for the Mets on Sunday night. In a gutty performance, the rookie right-hander was initially greeted by a home run off the bat of Anthony Rendon in the first inning, but Thor kept his cool and delivered eight […]

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Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

October 25, 1986: Boston: It took 68 years for the Red Sox to end the ‘Curse of the Bambino’ and they did it in historic fashion in front of a sold-out Fenway Park. The heavily favored Mets, winners of 108 regular season games, turned to Bob Ojeda in hopes of forcing a game 7. Trailing […]

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Justin Turner: The One That Got Away

An article by posted on June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Justin Turner: The One That Got Away

On December 2nd, 2013 the Mets made a decision that looms large on their current roster when they decided to non-tender Justin Turner. At the time, Turner was coming off arguably his most productive season as he set a career high in WAR at 0.8 and OPS+ at 100 despite getting only 200 at-bats while […]

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Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

I looked up at my parents. My mom gripped my dad’s arm, patting his back lovingly. My dad stood, gazing down, dabbing his eyes. My family made the somber journey to the cemetery on Long Island a few times during the year, usually around the Jewish holidays and always on Father’s Day. I followed my father’s […]

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Featured Post: Let’s Not Stop At Competitive, Let’s Build A Mets Dynasty

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Let’s Not Stop At Competitive, Let’s Build A Mets Dynasty

The most dominant pitchers in the game over the last eight to ten years are Clayton Kershaw, Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez, David Price and Max Scherzer. Not one of them has a ring. The winningest manager ever, Connie Mack, believed pitching accounts for “75 to 90%” of Baseball. This is generally accepted as gospel. But […]

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No ‘Home’ For the Man with 660 Home Runs

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
No ‘Home’ For the Man with 660 Home Runs

Christmas 1980 was a few days away. As Americans anticipated the swearing in of President-Elect Ronald Reagan to end the malaise that had befallen the nation, and the entire world was still dealing with the assassination of John Lennon, my dad and I had our first father-and-son weekend getaway. Destination: Cooperstown. Lake Otsego was completely […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Marlins 1

An article by posted on April 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Marlins 1

The Mets (15-5) pulled off a thrilling 3-1 road victory on Monday night against the Marlins (8-12), snapping Miami’s five-game winning streak. The game took one hour and 58 minutes. Dillon Gee gave the Mets a terrific effort, tossing 7.2 innings of 1-run ball, allowing six hits while striking out three and walking none. Gee […]

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Opening Day From Verizon Suite

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Opening Day From Verizon Suite

It was an awesome experience to be able to take in the Mets opening day game on Monday against the Phillies from the Verizon Wireless Suite. We can’t thank the company enough for this awesome experience and opportunity to watch the game from such a unique perspective. The Verizon suite is located just above the […]

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MMO 2015 Season Preview: National League East

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
MMO 2015 Season Preview: National League East

Philadelphia Phillies – 5th Place Key additions: Aaron Harang, Chad Billingsley and Jeff Francoeur Key subtractions: Jimmy Rollins, Marlon Byrd, Kyle Kendrick, and A.J. Burnett Nobody’s failure makes me smile more than this team. To see Ruin Tomorrow Jr’s efforts here really have been a thing of beauty. Their most valuable commodity, Cole Hamels is still a […]

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