Someone Please Shut Rick Peterson Up

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

A pissed off Johan Santana shot back at rumors started by former Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson for saying Santana’s surgically repaired left knee is the reason. “How did he know that my knee hurts?” Santana said before the Mets played the Orioles. “That’s the question that I have. You guys tell me how did he […]

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Thank You, Baltimore Orioles

An article by posted on June 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets beat the Orioles tonight 6-4 down at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. On behalf of Met fans, I would like to thank the Orioles for handing the game to the Mets. Tonight the O’s did to the Mets what the Mets have been doing pretty much all season, they played horrible baseball. The […]

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Mets vs Orioles – Lineup, Sheffield, A Tiny Rant, And Some Thanks

An article by posted on June 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets get set to rebound from a pretty bad week of baseball tonight, when they take on the Baltimore Orioles. Mike Pelfrey (4-2, 4.68 ERA) Pelfrey was locked in for the first six innings against the Phillies on Wednesday, allowing two hits and one run. Things unraveled in the seventh, though; he surrendered three […]

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When The Orioles Were Good

An article by posted on June 16, 2009 0 Comments

To a lot of fans who are new to baseball, the Baltimore Orioles are known as a team that plays in a pretty cool looking park, but always finishes in the second half the American League’s Eastern Division. It wasn’t always that way. Back in the middle 1970′s when I first started getting into baseball, […]

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Injuries Are Not The Only Thing Wrong With This Club

An article by posted on June 16, 2009 0 Comments

Ryan Church will never be more than a marginal player for the following reasons: His swing is too long; it starts in Flushing and ends in Corona. Number Two: He has a low baseball IQ. Case in point, during a tilt of the Subway Series, and a runner in scoring position with one out, he […]

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Mets Find Themselves In A Real Trade Dilemma

An article by posted on June 16, 2009 0 Comments

Today I want to take a not so in-depth look at where the Mets stand in terms of making a deal. I keep reading and hearing all these different trade rumors that are making less and less sense as we move closer to the trade deadline. All I hear is that we need to get Matt […]

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The Mets Should Learn From K-Rod Example!

An article by posted on June 16, 2009 0 Comments

In 2006, the year the Mets ran away with the National League Eastern division they had a certain attitude.  There was a swagger that team had.  They were aggressive and teams hated facing them.  In 2007 the swagger and attitude disappeared.  Instead of team’s hating to face the Mets they were making fun of them.  […]

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June 15, 1983: The Magic Is Back

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

Before I begin, I’d like to thank my colleague, Rob (Tie Dyed) for writing an exceptional piece on Tom Seaver and for inspiring me to write this blog.  I’d like to consider it a companion piece to his blog.  Thanks, Rob! June 15.  It’s a date that many Mets fans will remember as the day […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (1-2; -6.5) The Braves lost two of three to the lowly Orioles, over the weekend. Derek Lowe was absolutely rocked on Sunday, giving up 7ER in 2.1 IP. The day before, their bullpen couldn’t hold the lead, giving the Braves an 8-4 loss. They open up a three game series in Cincinnati. Florida […]

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Video: Tom Seaver Talks About Being Traded To Reds

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today, Rob (aka Tie Dyed) penned a great piece that looked back on that ill-fated day when the Mets traded “The Franchise” Tom Seaver to the Cincinnati Reds. Here is some video where Mike Douglas interviews Tom Seaver and they discuss that trade and the events that led up to it. Enjoy this vintage video…

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