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The Seligification Of MLB

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
The Seligification Of MLB

When Bud Selig came through town the other day backfiring like a rusty old Buick though a quiet neighborhood, I braced myself for what he might say half hoping he’d signal some disquiet over the recent discrimination lawsuit filed against our excellent COO Jeffrey Scott Wilpon, but there was nothing of the sort. No reservations, […]

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T.J. Rivera Is One Of The Good Guys

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
T.J. Rivera Is One Of The Good Guys

One was a 10 year old boy. One was a professional athlete. Baseball was the common denominator that allowed their paths to unexpectedly intersect last winter. The result is something special. Willem Rathgeber is a boy who loves baseball. A student at Homer Brink Elementary School, in the summer Willem is a Maine-Endwell baseball All-Star. […]

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Selig Says The Wilpons Are Doing Everything Right

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Selig Says The Wilpons Are Doing Everything Right

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” Outgoing commissioner Bud Selig gave Mets owners his full endorsement and said that reducing payroll and building from within is the way to go. “As far as I’m concerned, from my perspective, I think the way the Mets are doing this thing is correct,” Selig […]

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Di-JEST: My Top 10 Fake Mets Headlines

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST:  My Top 10 Fake Mets Headlines

I’ve been a reader of newspapers for as long as I can remember. Born in the Bronx and raised on Long Island I spent years reading the NYC tabloids and then Newsday. Now living upstate I read the local paper to see what streets have sinkholes the size of in-ground swimming pools. I still keep […]

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MMO Fan Shot: A Modest Proposal for Emotion in Baseball

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: A Modest Proposal for Emotion in Baseball

An MMO Fan Shot by Gregory Shaw Baseball has a problem. For over one hundred years, baseball has been played with four bases, nine fielders and zero emotion. So, when you look at the current crop of miscreants like Yasiel Puig, David Ortiz, Jose Reyes and our very own Jenrry Mejia, things get confusing. What the […]

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What’s Wrong With Mejia Showing Some Emotion?

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
What’s Wrong With Mejia Showing Some Emotion?

Recently, fans and people around baseball have been directing criticism towards Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, who has made a name for himself by not only leading the National League in saves since the All-Star Break, but by celebrating each successful save with a unique and explosive celebration. The #MejiaStomp has become popular among Mets fans, as […]

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Mets Are 13th Most Followed MLB Official Team Account

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Are 13th Most Followed MLB Official Team Account

In the social media and Twitter world, Mets fans are known to be very vocal. For those of us that are active on the medium, we are very familiar with the hashtag #MetsTwitter. So when it comes to the actual number of accounts that are following the Mets on Twitter, where does our team rank? […]

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Remembering 9/11: Never Forget

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Remembering 9/11: Never Forget

Time does not heal all wounds. The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day in the back of our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts. Lets take some time to remember those victims and […]

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Olney: ‘Could Be A Quiet Offseason In New York’

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Olney: ‘Could Be A Quiet Offseason In New York’

According to a report filed by ESPN analyst Buster Olney, the Mets and Sandy Alderson expect their 2015 payroll to be similar to their 2014 payroll. Currently, the Mets have the 22nd highest payroll in baseball, sandwiched in between the San Diego Padres and the Chicago Cubs. The magic number for 2014 stands at $89,051,758 and […]

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Farewell Murphy, You’ve Been A Good Soldier and A Class Act

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Farewell Murphy, You’ve Been A Good Soldier and A Class Act

After listening to Sandy Alderson warn military veterans that spending and flexibility would be limited this offseason, during a visit to the Manhattan VA Hospital, and after hearing him say spending doesn’t equate to winning and not to expect any significant free agent signing, I’ve become convinced of one thing… Daniel Murphy is playing his […]

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