Losing Is A Disease

An article by posted on July 17, 2009 0 Comments

“Losing is a disease. …as contagious as polio.  Losing is a disease. …as contagious as syphilis.  Losing is a disease. …as contagious as bubonic plague.  Attacking one. … but infecting all.  But curable.” This is some dialogue that I’m sure most of you are familiar with.  It is taken from the movie “The Natural,” one […]

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Introducing Josh Satin

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One player whose name is starting to get thrown around in conversations about Mets Minor Leaguers with good statistics is Josh Satin. Satin is mainly a second basemen (but can play the other infield positions as well) for the Savannah Sand Gnats. His stats this year, look promising for the 24-year old, but there are a […]

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The Greed Game

An article by posted on July 17, 2009 0 Comments

I read an article on the internet earlier this week about how a group of agents want the new union chief to look into whether or not the owners committed collusion this past off season when it came time to sign free agents. The first thought that crossed my mind was “you got to be […]

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Omar’s Conference Call From Hell

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Okay so it’s not really the conference call from hell, but lately doesn’t it seem like Omar’s become the harbinger of death whenever he addresses the media? Today he had another one of those conference calls where he throws an unexpected curveball at us, or was it a spitter? There are many versions out there […]

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Mets Drop Opener To Braves, 5-3

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Ed Note: Paul Zinn originally wrote this game recap on Mets Fans Forever. It was an old nemesis that finally got to the Mets tonight. Chipper Jones had the final go-ahead single as the Braves built a lead, fell behind and then rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Mets tonight at Turner Field as both teams […]

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Will The Mets Party Like It’s 1987?

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Much has been made about the 2009 Mets resembling the 1987 team because of the injuries.  The difference is that this year’s injuries have mainly cost the Mets their offensive spark plugs while the 1987 team lost their starting pitchers to various injuries.  I have done extensive research on the 1987 team and I will […]

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7/16 Minor League Report! Welch!

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Buffalo 2, Toledo 6 Tobi Stoner tied his longest AAA outing with 7 innings, but fared considerably worse, giving up 6 runs on 8 hits and 4 walks, instead of a 1 hit shutout over 7 (his last outing). 2b Argenis Reyes 3 for 5, .306 lf Jesus Feliciano 3 for 5, .308 cf Cory […]

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How We Saw The First Half

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Mets First Half MVP Griffin – Gary Sheffield, most homers and has been a huge part of team Russell Z – Johan Santana Satish – David Wright – I was reluctant to choose Wright because it seemed as if he didn’t do much this year, but he does deserve some credit for his new-found ability […]

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Are We Going To The Playoffs?

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Now that we are pretty much at the halfway point of the season, it is time to look and see what is in store for the next half of the season. After 87 games the Mets are 42-45 and 6.5 back in the division and the wild card.  Presumably the Mets want to get 88-90 […]

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Series Preview: Mets (42-45) @ Braves (43-45)

An article by posted on July 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets are hoping that the All Star break is what they needed to turn this season around and give his weary troops a much needed physical and mental rest.  The Mets went into the break taking their last two games, coinciding with their newest acquisition Jeff Francoeur being in the lineup.  Omar Minaya is […]

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