And So It Goes…

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

To paraphrase one of Howie Rose’s quotes, the 2011 baseball season is over, “put it in the books.” I guess on the positive side, things were not as bad as many baseball pundits predicted, but by no means were things great. GM Sandy Alderson is going to be in for a busy few months trying […]

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Braves Suffer Record September Collapse

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Braves Suffer Record September Collapse

Nothing better than seeing Chipper and the Braves licking their wounds after their playoff hopes vanished into nothingness on Wednesday night. After closer Craig Kimbrel blew his second save of the series in the ninth inning, the Philadelphia Phillies scored on Hunter Pence’s two-out single in the 13th inning for a 4-3 win that ended the Braves’ […]

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Tying Up The Loose Ends

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I saw a picture yesterday of the Mets clubhouse room with all the empty cubby holes – this group knew ahead of time that they could go home and they did. They were all ready to leave and they went. Some to rest up and get healthy, some just to stay home and get to […]

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Jose Reyes Merchandise All Sold Out At Citi Field

An article by posted on September 29, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Merchandise All Sold Out At Citi Field

From the Daily News: Reyes merchandise was nowhere to be found at Citi Field’s fan store, and a saleswoman said she hoped to “have more next year. And hopefully we’ll have him back, too.” Just another reason to re-sign Reyes - Merchandising!

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Buzz On Citi Field Changes and 2012 Payroll

An article by posted on September 28, 2011 0 Comments

According to Mike Francesa of WFAN, the following changes will be made to Citi Field in time for the 2012 season: The fences in the outfield will be 8 feet tall from left field to right field. The foul poles will remain exactly where they are. The wall in left-center and center will be brought in with dead center around […]

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Reyes Asked Out Of The Game

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Reyes Asked Out Of The Game

Updated 4:00 pm After today’s game, Jose Reyes told reporters that it was his decision to to leave the game after reaching base in the first inning on a bunt single. That pretty much take’s Terry Collins off the hook. Sorry, Terry! Reyes said: “I don’t care what people say. Last year I played seven innings, and […]

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Three Ways The Mets Could Add A Legit Top Of Rotation Starter

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Three Ways The Mets Could Add A Legit Top Of Rotation Starter

It has been very encouraging to see the Mets ending the 2011 season as the second best hitting team in the National League with a .264 team batting average. Only the St. Louis Cardinals batted higher than the Mets did this season. The Mets not only batted well, but were more patient at the plate, […]

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Have The Phillies Become The Yankees Of The National League?

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Have The Phillies Become The Yankees Of The National League?

As if I didn’t dislike the Yankees enough, now it appears that there are two of them. I know the Phillies are not quite the Yankees, but at this time they are the closest thing the National League has to offer. In recent years the Phillies have opened a new Ballpark, won a world series, […]

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Game Preview: Reds vs Mets

An article by posted on September 28, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets and Reds close out the season today as the Mets look to end on a high note. Once again, the story for the Mets will be if Reyes can hold to the league lead in batting average. Today Miguel Batista will be facing Edinson Volquez. Batista is 1-0 on the season over 21.2 […]

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Reyes Goes Yard Twice, Parnell Blows Game In Mets 5-4 Loss

An article by posted on September 27, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes Goes Yard Twice, Parnell Blows Game In Mets 5-4 Loss

Jose Reyes hit two home runs in his chase for the batting title, and Chris Capuano pitched six strong innings in the Mets 4-3 win against the Reds Game Notes Chris Capuano went out today, and had his strikeout stuff today. Capuano went six innings, allowing three runs on five hits including two longballs, both […]

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