Tag: April

Farewell to Choo Choo

An article by posted on August 19, 2016 0 Comments
Farewell to Choo Choo

Upon return from a family vacation, I learned that Choo Choo Coleman had passed this week of Cancer down in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Younger Mets fans probably know little of Clarence “Choo Choo” Coleman who was a member of the original 1962 Mets and played for the team for parts of three seasons in the […]

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Addison Reed’s June Swoon

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Addison Reed’s June Swoon

Before Thursday night’s disaster, the Mets were 34-1 when they were leading after seven innings.  After Addison Reed grooved one down the heart of the plate to Adonis Garcia, the Mets record is now 34-2 when leading after seven innings.  It’s hard to get on Reed for the loss as he has been so good this year.  In […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Bounce Back and Sweep Brewers

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Bounce Back and Sweep Brewers

3 Up 1. Matz Keeps Winning In Friday night’s opener, Steven Matz continued his trend of winning by tossing seven strong innings of three-hit ball while allowing just a two-run homer in the first inning off the bat of Chris Carter. It was Matz’s first start after being skipped due to soreness in his elbow, […]

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Woman Alleges Colon Is Not Paying Child Support

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Woman Alleges Colon Is Not Paying Child Support

An exclusive report in the New York Post reveals that Mets’ right-hander Bartolo Colon has a double life that includes two children he had with another woman, Alexandra Santos, who’s asking Colon to pay millions in child support and accusing him of being a deadbeat dad.  From the Post: Colon — who has earned more than $100 million in […]

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Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

An article by posted on May 16, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson Has Been Shift Out of Luck

As you know, one prominent name that was missing from Sunday’s lineup against the Colorado Rockies, was that of right fielder Curtis Granderson. Manager Terry Collins gave his leadoff hitter the day off hoping that a two-day respite will help get Granderson out of the funk that has been plaguing him in recent weeks. Collins is […]

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Early Season Mets Minors Promotion Candidates

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
Early Season Mets Minors Promotion Candidates

Tyler Bashlor, Photo Courtesy of Al Rabon First impressions are everything, especially in the minor leagues. Now that the first month of the season is in the books, teams will now begin to assess those players that made a statement to start the year, and determine who is worth keeping an eye on throughout May. If […]

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Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Down on the Korner, and the Ascension of Michael Conforto

An article by posted on May 1, 2016 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets Podcast: Down on the Korner, and the Ascension of Michael Conforto

The Mets had another exciting week and are off to a 5-1 start to the homestand. April is over, but May brings another terrific edition of Talkin’ Mets. This week I talk to Mark Rosenman, co-author of the book “Down on the Korner: Ralph Kiner and Kiner’s Korner.” Mark and Howie Karpin are the first […]

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Mets Notes: Walker, Conforto, Syndergaard Flying High

An article by posted on April 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Walker, Conforto, Syndergaard Flying High

Neil Walker has six home runs over his last nine games and his seven home runs are tied for the most he’s ever hit in any calendar month. The former Pirate had seven home runs in September, 2013 and seven in July, 2012. Walker is tied for fourth in the majors with his seven long […]

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Dan Warthen Has Some Work To Do

An article by posted on April 12, 2016 0 Comments
Dan Warthen Has Some Work To Do

Before last night’s loss, the Mets led the National League in ERA. After Steven Matz‘ dud last night, the Mets are now ranked sixth. They went from a 2.08 ERA to a 3.40 ERA. It’s a warning of overlying on small sample sizes. It’s also a reminder that it’s really about the process. While it’s […]

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The Boys Are Back In Town!

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
The Boys Are Back In Town!

Strike up the band, the New York Mets are at Citi Field today at 1:10 PM for their home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies! The Mets are 34-20 (.630) in Home Openers, including 4-3 at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom is still slated to start the Mets, but if he gets a call from his wife […]

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Mets Encourage Fans To Arrive Early For Opening Weekend Festivities

An article by posted on April 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Encourage Fans To Arrive Early For Opening Weekend Festivities

In anticipation of big crowds and enhanced security procedures, the Mets encourage fans to take mass transit and arrive early for their opening weekend Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 10 at Citi Field. Pre-Game ceremonies will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Friday and will include raising a National League Championship banner. Below are the […]

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