Leave Aaron Heilman In The Doghouse

An article by posted on September 11, 2008

Yesterday, Matt Cerrone over at MetsBlog asked “Where is Aaron Heilman?” My answer is… Who cares! Leave him in the damn doghouse where he belongs! Last night, Aaron Heilman made his first appearance in almost a week. He immediately walked the first batter he faced, bringing the tying run to the plate. One batter later he […]

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Different Season, Different Mets

An article by posted on September 10, 2008

Ok Mets fans, here we are in the middle of a pennant race, and I don’t know about you, but I am absolutely loving it!  I know that sounds like a plug for Mickey D’s, but this really is great!  In a way, part of me awaits the day when the Mets clinch (at home, of course) and […]

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What’s In A Name?

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

Okay, fellow Mets fans. I would like an honest opinion on this. Before I mention the name, what do you think of these stats for a pitcher: 177 hits allowed in only 153 innings, an ERA of 6.27 and a record of 10 wins and 10 losses. I would say these stats are less than […]

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Mets Won The Season Series And More From The Phillies

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

After yesterday’s doubleheader split, the Mets have 19 games remaining to decide who wins the NL East. They are currently in first place and by two games. More importantly, the Mets have the advantage of winning the head to head matchup with the Phillies this year after finishing 11-7 in the season series. This statistic if extremely […]

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Luis Ayala Is Doing The Job As Mets Closer

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

With the possibility of Mets closer Billy Wagner being done for the season, the team finds itself at a critical junction as they continue their improbable pennant race. The loss of Billy Wagner is a major setback to say the least, but thanks to Luis Ayala, the sting of Wagner’s loss won’t be as devastating […]

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This September Will Be Different Because Of Santana

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

After last night’s heroics, Carlos Delgado testified to the feeling around the clubhouse this September as opposed to last. “We think we’re as good as anybody,” Delgado said. “We think we’re the team to beat. We think what happened last year is not going to happen again. There’s a different feeling around here.” Dan Graziano […]

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The Week In Baseball History: Sept 8–Sept 11

An article by posted on September 8, 2008

September 8: 1916: In front of the smallest crowd ever in AL history, Wally Schang of the A’s becomes the 1st player to homer from each side of the plate in the same game. The total attendance for the game: 23 people. 1955: On their way to their only Championship, the Brooklyn Dodgers clinch the […]

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Does Omar Minaya Deserve An Extension?

An article by posted on September 6, 2008

I hate tropical storms… Especially tropical storms with funny names that rhyme with banana… I”m sitting home, bored out of my mind… no baseball, no good movies on the tube, so I figure, let me read some other Mets blogs. And so I did. I came across the following excerpt in a post by Andrew […]

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This Weekend In Baseball History: Sept 5–Sept 7

An article by posted on September 6, 2008

September 5: 1908: Nap Rucker of the Brooklyn Superbas strikes out 14 and no-hits the Boston Braves. 1914: A young pitcher for the AAA Providence Grays named Babe Ruth hits the first home run of his professional career. 1922: With his 2287th strikeout, Walter Johnson passes Cy Young and becomes Baseball’s All-Time Strikeout King. 1954: […]

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The Remaining Schedule Favors The Mets

An article by posted on September 5, 2008

The following is the remaining schedule for the Mets and Phillies. Phillies (13 at home, six on the road): three vs. Florida, four vs. Milwaukee, three at Atlanta, three at Florida, three vs. Atlanta, and three vs. Washington. Mets (12 at home, seven on the road): two vs. Washington, three vs. Atlanta, four at Washington, […]

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