3 Up & 3 Down: When Cali Came To Town

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments

The California Angels and the Oakland A’s were in Citi Field during this Mets last homestand. The most encouraging thing I can say about it is that the Mets played .500, losing two of three to the Angels, while winning two of three from Oakland. Sorry folks, but these match-ups against the American League West don’t […]

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Game 75: Cappy Gets Straight A’s In Mets 4-1 Victory

An article by posted on June 24, 2011 0 Comments
Game 75: Cappy Gets Straight A’s In Mets 4-1 Victory

After more than a two hour rain delay, the Mets took the rubber game against the A’s with a convincing 4-1 win thanks to a solid effort by Chris Capuano and more timely hitting by Jose Reyes. Game Notes Chris Capuano gave the Mets six shutout innings, before leaving the game with a cramp in his right […]

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Ron Darling Talks About The State Of The Mets With Me

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Monday night I had the chance to talk to Ron Darling once again. This time In The Game Collectibles brought him in for a signing at Park East.  There were a lot of people coming in to meet him and some were as young as 5 years old and as excited to meet him in […]

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Don’t Jump On The Bay Bandwagon Just Yet

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments
Don’t Jump On The Bay Bandwagon Just Yet

In the last week or so, Jason Bay has looked like his old all-star form. Yes, he has looked exponentially better at the plate, blasting one, nearly two, home runs against the A’s Tuesday night, but if you look at his split stats over his disappointing tenure as a Met, you will see a common theme […]

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Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Athletics vs Mets

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Game Time 1:10 PM RHP Graham Godfrey vs. LHP Chris Capuano Starting LIne-up Jose Reyes, SS Justin Turner, 2b Carlos Beltran, RF Daniel Murphy, 3B Angel Pagan, CF Jason Bay, LF Lucas Duda, 1B Josh Thole, C Chris Capuano, LHP Game Preview The Mets face the Athletics this afternoon for the concluding game of this series. Oakland […]

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Cashman Not Interested In Reyes

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments
Cashman Not Interested In Reyes

If your palms get sweaty and your stomach gets nauseous at the thought of Jose Reyes in Yankees pinstripes, you can breathe easier now. According to this post in The Sporting News, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told the New York Daily News that is “just not going to happen.” “We have an […]

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Mets Farm Report: June 22nd, 2011

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Buffalo Bisons 3 – Durham Bulls 9 Well, Mark Cohoon looked very unimpressive yet again today to say the least. He was sitting 86 mph with his fastball and had the occasional 87 and 88 mph one, but wasn’t getting much more than that and while he didn’t walk anybody his command was way off. […]

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2011 Draft Update: Mets Sign Missigman, Leathersich Close, Frenzel Wants Overslot, Other News

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments
2011 Draft Update: Mets Sign Missigman, Leathersich Close, Frenzel Wants Overslot, Other News

  . [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/mwilliams2929/status/83321476496883713"]   . The twitter account says it is the official page of Spartanburg Methodist College Baseball, the school Missigman had committed to, so this is likely indeed true. Missigman has been as high as 89 mph with his fastball and at 6’4″ 170 lbs. there is still some projection left in […]

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Same Old Song, Davis Could Miss Rest Of Season

An article by posted on June 23, 2011 0 Comments

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Ike Davis is expected back in two weeks. That was mid-May. The news isn’t good for Davis, whom GM Sandy Alderson said could require season-ending surgery after a MRI today revealed cartilage damage along with the bone bruise. Davis had been wearing a protective boot, and the hope […]

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Collins, Reyes, Einhorn And The Mets

An article by posted on June 22, 2011 0 Comments

In the midst of chaos, we have calm – while the newspapers are screaming about the Mets team, they are quietly learning how to work together, and they are listening to their manager, Terry Collins. This is the best Mets team in years because of him – he puts his players first and they know […]

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