Sickels: Prospect of the Day, Brad Emaus

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John Sickels of Minor League Ball, profiles Mets second baseman Brad Emaus in his Prospect of the Day series and writes, Taking over at second base for the New York Mets this year is Brad Emaus, a Rule 5 pick from the Toronto Blue Jays system. Drafted in the 11th round in 2007 from Tulane […]

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Game Preview: Mets @ Phillies

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Tonights Lineup Jose Reyes – SS Angel Pagan – CF David Wright – 3B Carlos Beltran – RF Scott Hairston – LF Ike Davis – 1B Brad Emaus – 2B Mike Nickeas – C Chris Young – RHP The Mets continue their opening road series of 2011 with a trip to Philly. The Mets won […]

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Warthen Amused, Feliciano Hurt And Vows Revenge

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Warthen Amused, Feliciano Hurt And Vows Revenge

I wanted to update this Pedro Feliciano/Brian Cashman post now that Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen had a chance to weigh in, as did Feliciano himself. Warthen actually got a kick out of Cashman’s comments that he “abused” Feliciano and sort of mocked him. “They didn’t know that when they signed him? That was part of […]

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Is Picard Representing The Victims, Or Reaping Billions For His Own Agenda?

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Lost in all the excitement of the season-opening weekend series against the Marlins, was some news regarding the ongoing clawback lawsuit against the Mets partners by trustee Irving Picard. The Daily News reports that there is mounting criticism over the revenue and fees Irving Picard has been paid for recovering the billions of dollars lost by the victims of the Madoff Ponzi scheme. […]

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The Amazin’ Week Ahead: Phillies/Nationals Edition

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In the first edition of The Amazin’ Week Ahead, we look at the big series ahead against the Philadelphia Phillies, and peek in at our first home series against the Nationals this weekend. The Phillies Pitching Matchups Game 1: Chris Young vs Cole Hamels Game 2: Mike Pelfrey (0-1, 10.38 ERA) vs Joe Blanton Game 3: Jonathan Niese (0-0, […]

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Happy Birthday Gil Hodges

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Happy Birthday Gil Hodges

Gilbert Raymond Hodges April 4, 1924 – April 2, 1972 The Mets reminded us today that Gil Hodges, the Manager of the ’69 Miracle Mets, was born on this date. Sadly, he died at age 47 after suffering a heart attack in 1972. Gil the Teacher and Mentor In addition to being a tremendous and intense athlete […]

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Could This Be The End For The Dynamic Duo?

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  Anthony DiComo of Mets.com says that we may be looking at the end of the Mets Dynamic Duo, Jose Reyes and David Wright, and the possibility that they may not even last the season together is very real and distinct. But now, nearly 10 years after their first encounter, the left side of the […]

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The Foundations Of Success – Part One – The Manager

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Many teams have built their successes on numerous factors. Some teams have prided themselves on strong pitching, others on strong hitting, some on great benches and some on great managers who know how to utilize their players in any situation. Due to the fact the Alderson regime has yet to draft, I cannot speak upon […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: The Happy Recap Edition

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It a Happy Recap edition of “3 Up and 3 Down” as the Mets win their opening series against the Marlins, two games to one. There are many “Ups”, but I’ll give you my three in no particular order, and I’m sure you’ll have three totally different ones: Three Up 1. Terry Collins – We knew Terry […]

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How Good Was Jon Niese?

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Things looked like they were about to get out of hand for young Jon Niese in the first inning of Saturday’s game against Marlins. He was quickly greeted with a leadoff single by Chris Coghlan and after a double by the always dangerous Hanley Ramirez, it was quickly runners on second and third with one […]

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