Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda: The Jason Marquis Story

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Before the injuries started mounting, before the fielding and mental errors began to grow, the Mets’ front office made another error.  This error happened in the offseason and it was made by Omar Minaya.  The Mets could have acquired Jason Marquis from the Cubs for practically nothing and didn’t pull the trigger. First, as reported […]

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Still Believin’

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The story as I remember it, goes something like this: the 1973 Mets were struggling, they weren’t playing up to their potential, when general manager M. Donald Grant called a team meeting. At the end of the meeting Grant told the Mets “I believe in you guys”, at which point pitcher Tug McGraw yelled out “YA GOTTA […]

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Met Fans: Omar Has Failed Us

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I know it sounds like bad dialogue out of a comic book or a Michael Bay movie but it is unfortunately true.  Omar over the last couple of years seemed to be the “Teflon GM.”  The last 2 seasons we have witnessed the Mets collapse and miss going into the playoffs by one game.  Omar […]

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Swept Away Again — Disgusting

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Hmmm… what next genius move will emanate from Mets’ ownership? Perhaps the promotion of Josh Thole or Wilmer Flores. My God, what farther depths will we sink to this season? If being swept out of Citi by the Yanks weren’t bad enough, today we fans were treated to a greater humiliation (owing to playoff chances […]

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Thoughts After A Lost Weekend

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Watching the Mets this past weekend ranked slightly above the on goings with the Kardashian Clan, but below C-Span. Anytime your hometown team averages one run per game, in the bandbox known as Citizen’s Bank Ballpark, it is a frustrating and sleepy endeavor. Regardless of who appears in the daily lineup. Right now the Mets […]

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7/6 Minor League Report!

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Buffalo 3, Rochester 7 cf Cory Sullivan 1 for 3, run, BB, .297 lf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 3, run, .300 rf Chip Ambres 0 for 4, K, .229 dh Emil Brown 1 for 4, 2b, RBI, 2 Ks, .297 3b Mike Lamb 1 for 3, 3b, RBI, .228 ss Javier Castillo 1 for 3, […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! 6/28-7/5

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So this week wasn’t good, and that’s a major understatement. A lot of Met fans, including myself, are really getting tired of watching this so-called Major League team try to play baseball. Any opposing pitcher seems to dominate them, and things are not looking good. However, there was one bright spot this week, and undoubtedly I have […]

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NL East Report

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Atlanta Braves: (5-5; -4) The Braves lost two of three to the Washington Nationals, and will travel to Chicago to play a three-game series with the Cubs. Brian McCann was the only Brave added to the All-Star-Team. The Braves are looking for anyone with interest in dreadful OF Jeff Francoeur, but other teams are avoiding […]

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Heroes Of 1969: Tommie Agee-Willing To Run Through Walls

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The date was Monday, January 22, 2001. The weather in New York was brisk. The Twin Towers stood proud and dominated the skyline. The city was just three months removed from the first Subway Series in over four decades and Baseball Fever still filled the air. In midtown Manhattan, a 58 year old African American […]

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The Mets Ain’t Half Bad, But They Ain’t Half Good Either

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Even though the All Star Break doesn’t reach us for another week, the official halfway point of the season (81 games) came yesterday after the Mets 2-0 loss to the Phillies. The New York Mets find themselves four games behind the division leading (and Mets-fan hated) Philadelphia Phillies. The “official” first half ended with a […]

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