More Manuel Head Scratching…

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Sometimes Jerry Manuel makes decisions that can really leave you dumbfounded… Like for example, how many of you agree with the decision to bat Alex Cora in the leadoff spot again? Or what about inserting Mike Jacobs back into the cleanup spot after a poor 0 for 4 showing on Opening Day? It’s basically the same […]

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Phillies Claim Nelson Figueroa Off Waivers

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Update 4/7 1:30 pm The Phillies have claimed right-hander Nelson Figueroa off waivers, according to ESPN NY. He is expected to join the Phillies immediately and is likely would be the team’s long man and spot starter. The Mets designated Figueroa for assignment over the weekend. Figueroa went 3-8 with a 4.09 ERA in 16 games […]

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The pressure is kind of off

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Sure, we’re all thrilled that the Mets continued their Opening Day dominance on Monday with a win over the Marlins to start the 2010 season.  It was a very complete performance with Johan Santana, Fernando Nieve and K-Rod holding the Marlins to one run; and our hitters, starting with David Wright belting a first-inning two-run […]

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Checking In With Some Friends…

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Our old friend David Ponte from NYsportSpace, is at it again and draws on his unique wit to compile his “10 Positive Prophecies for the 2010 Mets“.  I always enjoy reading his take take on the Mets and this one is definitely worth a look. My favorite one is number three: Johan Santana will throw a no […]

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Bay Rings The Bell…

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Put it in the books. It was a thing of beauty in game 1, from the weather to the pitching to the timely hitting. Who can complain about the best opening day franchise in baseball? No Met fan in Met Nation could have hoped for a better opener. (Unless we are talking about a no […]

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Just Not The Same Buzz For Opening Day

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

I attended my 7th opening day yesterday.  It was the perfect day for baseball, and the Mets looked great.  David Wright floated back into the heavens and made everyone breathe a deep cleansing breath of relief, and Johan Santana looked almost like the vintage ace of old.  So then why was I not completely ecstatic? […]

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Gimme Something Good To Eat

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Are you hungry? Then check out this sumptuous video featuring all the new gastronomical delights at Citi Field. The video is hosted by Ted Berg from SNY.tv and Lawrence Weibman the NYCFoodGuy, who give you the grand tour and their take on some of the new specialties being served up this season. Mmmm… Didn’t the Disco […]

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Time To Give Luis Castillo a Break!

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Opening Day is a new beginning, whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic, it should be a day to celebrate the potential that your team could have a great season. It should be a day to enjoy the game you love, and say goodbye to the dreary winter months. Your team gets introduced for the first time, […]

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Optimists Have Their Day In The Sun

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Yesterday, opening day, the optimists ruled. The naysayers out there already have their rebuttals. “You had Santana pitching, you should have won. Now lets see what you’ve got”. Perhaps they are right. Certainly 2009, nor this most recent spring training has given even the most loyal Mets fans some ill conceived notions that this team […]

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An Ode To Mets Opening Day

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This is what happens when you wake up too early and can’t fall back asleep… Ode To Mets Opening Day The sun shined brightly on this first day, As the faithful filled the seats. With thoughts of yesteryear on their minds, You could hear all their heartbeats. It wasn’t long until our ace appeared, Standing tall for […]

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