Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Holy Thole!

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Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Holy Thole!

Holy Thole! One of the things I’m most excited about this season is watching the continued development of last season’s Mets rookie class, and what a class it was. Ike Davis and Jon Niese both stepped forward in big and demonstrative ways, but when a young 23 year old catcher name Josh Thole replaced Rod […]

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Meet The Econo-Mets!

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I spent most of last evening reading the local sports pages on the internet when I happened upon an article of particular interest in the New York Times by David Waldstein. It was a well written synopsis of the how the 2010 Mets morphed into the 2011 Mets. Before I get to that, first a […]

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Ronny Paulino Could Lose Significant Time

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It took New York Mets backup catcher Ronny Paulino more than half of spring training before he finally showed up to camp more than three weeks late due to visa problems stemming from his 50 game PED suspension. It now looks like Paulino will miss even more time as recent bloodwork revealed a serious problem that […]

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Is It Time For Fernando Martinez To Make A Splash?

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

As a Mets fan, the name Fernando Martinez has always perked my ears when I would hear or read his name. It seems like F-Mart has been around for a long time, though he’s just 22 years old. (His birthday is only two months after mine, and he turns 23 on Oct. 10 this year.) […]

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Mental Toughness Starts On The Road

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In New York, there’s popular opinion and there’s the correct opinion. When you look at the Mets from afar, there is one opinion that seems to overtake all others, even though it’s not true. The opinion we’ve all heard is that the dimensions of Citi Field in some way halt the Mets from winning at […]

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New Guys Make Their First Head Scratcher Of The New Season

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As most of you read earlier, the Mets designated Manny Acosta for assignment today and opted to take Blaine Boyer north instead. I’m not going to go into all the reasons why I preferred we kept Acosta instead. Hey, I’m a big boy and I can live with the decision. But when speaking to reporters about the […]

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Mets Trade Eddie Kunz To Padres For Allan Dykstra

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Via MetsBlog, According to Darren Smith of XX 1090 in San Diego, the Mets have acquired first baseman Allan Dykstra from the Padres in exchange for RHP Eddie Kunz. The Mets selected Kunz as the 42nd overall pick in the 2007 draft. He made his major league debut with the Mets on August 3, 2008, […]

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Mets DFA Acosta, Give Boyer Last Bullpen Spot

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According to Sandy Alderson, Blaine Boyer has won a spot on the Opening Day roster, as has Daniel Murphy. Manny Acosta has been designated for assignment. Jason Isringhausen will stick around in extended spring training. Original Post 3/28 10:00 PM As was previously reported by HoJo this afternoon, reliever Manny Acosta is on the bubble and unless the […]

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Opening Day Just Days Away

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This weekend, I ventured down to Port St. Lucie to catch two late-March Spring Training games. It’s been a routine trip I make each year, typically toward the end of March, that way I can catch as close to the Opening Day lineup as possible. The Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 16-3, Thursday, March […]

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Harvey: The Future of Mets Pitching?

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Harvey: The Future of Mets Pitching?

Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey has been the hottest topic among Mets fans/writers over the past few days. Harvey, who was drafted seventh-overall in last season’s draft, will likely begin this season in Single-A Port St. Lucie. He has the stature of a starting pitcher (6-feet, 4-inches tall and weighs 225 pounds) and might have […]

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