Shortstop Wars Round 1: Reyes Vs. Tejada

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Shortstop Wars Round 1: Reyes Vs. Tejada

I thought it would be fun to track Jose Reyes this season as well as his replacement Ruben Tejada. It will be an interesting case study to see exactly how much the Mets actually lost offensively and defensively by replacing Reyes with Tejada, and if that difference is worth the $106 million dollars it would […]

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Mets Notes: Wright Closing In On RBI Record, Davis Getting Hot

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Mets Notes: Wright Closing In On RBI Record, Davis Getting Hot

TOP 10: New York has equaled its fourth-best start in team history after 10 games with a 7-3 mark…The Mets went 8-2 after 10 games in 2006, 1985 and 1972…New York also started 7-3 four other times (2007, 1999, 1998 and 1986)…Last year the Mets were 4-6 after 10 games. HOME RUNS: The Mets have […]

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Seven Positive Signs For The Mets

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Seven Positive Signs For The Mets

Earlier today I posed the question if the Mets were for real. Ten games is not enough of a window to jump on the bandwagon, but it is big enough to sense that there’s something positive going on. 1) David Wright is stroking the ball with authority. Even after missing several games he’s been consistently […]

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Watch It Again: Bay’s Sensational Catch

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Last night, Jason Bay had a coming out party of sorts as he not only belts his second home run of the season and is showing some signs he may be ripe for a rebound, but he also made a sensational leaping catch to rob Jack Wilson of a home run in the fifth inning. “It’s one […]

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Farm Report: 4/16 – Mazzoni Keeps Rolling, Lawley Blast Wins It In 12!

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Farm Report: 4/16 – Mazzoni Keeps Rolling, Lawley Blast Wins It In 12!

LEHIGH VALLEY 8 – BUFFALO 2 AAA RHP Jeurys Familia was playing with fire Monday night and his final pitching line was downright diabolical, letting up 6 runs on 6 hits and 6 walks. After four innings pitched, manager Wally Backman had seen enough and promptly exorcised Familia from the mound in favor of right-hander […]

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Daughtry To Rock Citi Field On July 20

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Daughtry To Rock Citi Field On July 20

The New York Mets today announced multi-platinum rock band Daughtry will headline the Mets Concert Series presented by Duane Reade Friday, July 20 at Citi Field.  Tickets for the Mets-Dodgers game and post-game concert are available at Mets.com or by phone at (718) 507-TIXX. Daughtry’s Citi Field show will follow their May 1 concert at […]

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What Still Needs Fixing, What Is The Biggest Surprise So Far?

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What Still Needs Fixing, What Is The Biggest Surprise So Far?

1. As you look at this team now, what still needs fixing? The bench is weak. The team needs to continue stockpiling young talent but besides doing that they need to DEVELOP them as well. All the potential in the world means nothing if it isn’t developed well. Continue bringing in coaches at all levels […]

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Mets Plan A Video Tribute For Reyes’ Return To Citi

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Mets Plan A Video Tribute For Reyes’ Return To Citi

This – from the Daily News: According to a team source, the Mets will acknowledge Reyes’ nine years in New York with a video tribute on April 24, before the shortstop’s Citi Field unveiling as a Miami Marlin. That game opens a three-game series. Reyes, who won the first batting title in club history last […]

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Gee Cruises, Bay and Davis Homer In 6-1 Win Over Braves

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Gee Cruises, Bay and Davis Homer In 6-1 Win Over Braves

Recap Mets are just spoiling us with all this offense including the homeruns. Ike Davis with a three-run homerun to break the game open, and after Jason Bay robbed the Braves of a homerun, hit one himself deep in center field for a solo shot and an insurance run. Broken fingers seem to be helping […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Braves

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Game Preview: Mets @ Braves

Here is Tuesday’s lineup against the Atlanta Braves: Ruben Tejada, ss Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Ike Davis, 1b Jason Bay, lf Lucas Duda, rf Josh Thole, c Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf Johan Santana, lhp The Mets look to win their second straight series and their second series against the Braves in 2012 tonight as […]

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