When America Really Needed A Miracle, The 69 Mets Were There

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

In the 1977 classic film “Oh, God,” Jerry Landers (John Denver) is speaking with God, played by George Burns. Landers asks God about miracles and He replies, “The last miracle I did was the 69 Mets. Before that you have to go back to The Red Sea.” There has been a lot of talk this […]

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Papelbon Speaks About Acquiring Wagner

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

As my fellow writer HoJo’s Mojo reported that Billy Wagner had been claimed off waivers by the Boston RedSox, we have heard from Boston’s closer Jonathon Papelbon. “What has he done? Has he pitched this year?” Jonathan Papelbon told WEEI.com. “Is he ready to pitch or is he not? … I think our bullpen is […]

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Phils Throw TP At Citi Field; Mets Lose 9-7

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

Blogger’s disclaimer:  This recap will be full of sarcasm.  I attended today’s game expecting to see a spirited effort by the Mets against their former teammate, Pedro Martinez.  Instead I saw things on the field I never thought I’d see in person, things that pretty much sum up the 2009 season.  Buckle up.  The show’s […]

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I Can’t Believe What I Just Saw

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

What an unbelievable finish to the Mets game this afternoon. Jeff Francoeur ended the top of the ninth with a dazzling sliding catch that was originally called a trap (it wasn’t). Francoeur made a mad dash to the second base umpire and went ballistic, causing the umpires to confer and reverse the call which ended the […]

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Mets To Bring Up Phenom Catcher Josh Thole

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

In an exclusive to Daily News, Adam Rubin is reporting that the Mets are expected to promote catcher Josh Thole among their September call-ups. Catcher Josh Thole, reliever Eddie Kunz and first baseman/outfielder Nick Evans are expected to highlight the call-ups when rosters expand in September, the Daily News has learned. On Thursday, I wrote […]

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No Miracle on ’69 Night; Mets Fall To Phils 4-1

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

On a star-studded evening when the Mets celebrated the 40th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets bringing home the franchise’s first World Championship, the 2009 Mets could not provide an amazin’ finish of their own as the bullpen spoiled a surprisingly good performance by Tim Redding. The Phillies were able to overcome being stymied by […]

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Happy Anniversary To The Miracle 1969 Mets!

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

In honor of the anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets we created some special graphics to honor some of the stars of that magical team. We also dug up a couple of images that will stir your heart and revive your Mets spirit. We love the Mets. It must have been magic that summer!   We […]

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Amazin’ Pics Of The Amazin’ Mets

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

We have a special treat for you, courtesy of one of our readers, Stephen Hanks, who took the following shots in 1970, 39 years ago today. It was Camera Day at Shea Stadium. As we honor the 1969 Mets later this evening, here is a look at the then, defending 1969 World Champion Mets! “The Franchise” Tom […]

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8/22 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS, Greene!

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 0/2/0, Scranton 1/8/1 ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 4, .282 cf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, 2 Ks, .303 lf Nick Evans 0 for 3, BB, 2 Ks, .202 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 4, K, .260 rf Chip Ambres 0 for 3, .253 dh Jason Dubois 0 for 3, K, .154 […]

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Francoeur’s Big Night Caps 4-2 Win For Pelfrey

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets played a heck of game and beat the Phillies 4-2 in the first of a four game series with the Phillies. I usually save me comments for the end of the recap, but I gotta tell you how impressed I was with the intensity of the Mets given their dismal situation.  They played […]

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