Too Funny To Ignore…

An article by posted on November 2, 2011 0 Comments

Forgive me, oh mighty one…. I nearly slipped on a proverbial banana peel when I got a look at this headline… Come on man… Really? Yesterday we had Andy Martino break the news that a Mets source confirmed the team will not offer Reyes a 6-7 year deal, now this…. I need to create a […]

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Ruth, Maris, And The Infamous Number 61

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Ruth, Maris, And The Infamous Number 61

With steroids corrupting record upon record, we sometimes forget about arguably one of the biggest controversies in baseball at its time: Roger Maris’ single-season record of 61 home runs. On the final day of the 1961, Maris ripped his 61st home run to shatter the legendary Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record of 60. Many […]

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Yanks & Sabathia Avoid Free Agency. Mets & Reyes? Not So Much.

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Yanks & Sabathia Avoid Free Agency. Mets & Reyes? Not So Much.

“Happy Halloween, everybody. I just want to be the first to let Yankee fans know that we agreed to a contract extension. I’ll be coming back in 2012. I want to thank the Steinbrenner family for making that happen. My goal the whole time was to finish my career as a Yankee and hopefully I […]

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Cone, Leiter, Gooden Weigh In On Reyes

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Cone, Leiter, Gooden Weigh In On Reyes

“There are better fits, places that give him a better chance to win, probably. If he really loves playing for the Mets, maybe he’ll give them a discount, so to speak, or work with them. Bit it’s his first go-round. It’s gonna be hard for him to take less money.”  ~  David Cone “Whenever a […]

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This Day In MLB History…

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This Day In MLB History…

November 2nd, 1972: Leading the league in victories (27), ERA (1.97), starts (41), complete games (30), and strike outs (310), Steve Carlton wins the NL’s CY Young Award. ‘Lefty’s’ 27 victories nearly accounts for nearly half (45.8%) of the last-place Phillies wins. Although it pains me to praise the work of a ballplayer that played […]

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Beltran Dumps Scott Boras

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments

Former Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran has parted ways with agent Scott Boras and is now represented by Dan Lozano, according to ESPN.com. Lozano also represents Albert Pujols and Jimmy Rollins among other free agents this offseason. Tonight, ESPN2 will televise the first-ever “Rawling Gold Glove Awards Show”. It’s the first time the Gold Glove Award […]

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Bringing In Walls Is Like Adding a 30-HR Hitter, But Reyes’ Game Could Suffer

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments

I’m very glad to see that the Wilpons finally agreed to change the color of the outfield walls to blue. I still can’t for the life of me understand what the logic was behind black and orange, but thankfully that chapter of Citi Field is now behind us. While I’m quite pleased with the aesthetic and cosmetic changes, the more […]

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Cal Ripken’s 2,632 Consecutive Games Played.

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A Look At “Unbreakable” Records: Cal Ripken’s 2,632 Consecutive Games Played.

One of the things that analysts and fans evaluate in a professional athlete is their physical and mental toughness. This is also important to an athlete because their reputation for being on the field on a regular basis also contributes to their legacy. Teams are still interested in Javier Vasquez every time he hits the […]

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Mets Have 4 or 5 Guys Above The Line In Rotation?

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Mets Have 4 or 5 Guys Above The Line In Rotation?

“We’ve got four or five guys that I would call ‘above the line,’ that we could go into the season with, in the rotation…We have far fewer than that in the bullpen right now.” ~ Sandy Alderson You’re squinting your eyes, scratching your heads, and  wondering what the heck that means aren’t you? A new […]

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New CBA Could Minimize Free Agent Compensation and Hurt The Mets

An article by posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports shares some details about the new Collective bargaining Agreement which is expected to be announced very shortly and possibly before the official start of free agency on Thursday. Unlike past negotiations between the owners and the Players Union, things have been going quite smoothly under the circumstances and both sides seem […]

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