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Beer Country Primer for Mets Fans

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Beer Country Primer for Mets Fans

When I was a kid Wisconsin was one of those places that existed in name only. Places like Wisconsin and Minnesota and Kentucky were as unlikely to actually exist as Bora Bora or the Canary Islands or Narnia. In a “tree falling in the forest that no one hears” kind of way, if I wasn’t […]

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Mets vs Brewers: Ike Batting Cleanup, Wheeler Ready To Deal, Lets Get It On!

An article by posted on July 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Brewers: Ike Batting Cleanup, Wheeler Ready To Deal, Lets Get It On!

Mets (35-47) at Brewers (34-50) RHP Zack Wheeler (1-1, 5.06) vs. RHP Johnny Hellweg (0-1, 20.25) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr. LF Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Ike Davis 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis RF Juan Lagares CF John Buck C Omar Quintanilla SS Zack Wheeler RHP Game Notes Zack Wheeler makes the fourth start of his young career and […]

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July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no hitters, walk off home runs and everything […]

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Walkoff Sac Fly Gives Cyclones Extra-Innings Win

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Walkoff Sac Fly Gives Cyclones Extra-Innings Win

It really should have been Johan Santana dangling left arm night based on his injury history with the Mets, but instead Wednesday night at MCU Park in Coney Island was Johan Santana bobblehead night. And the Brooklyn Cyclones did not disappoint, as the team scratched out a 2-1 victory over the Staten Island Yankees in […]

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MMO Spotlight: Josh Satin Has Always Been A Good Hitter

An article by posted on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Spotlight: Josh Satin Has Always Been A Good Hitter

It’s pretty easy rooting for Josh Satin. All the kid has really ever wanted to do is play baseball, and wherever he’s played, he’s excelled. Two things remain consistent about Satin’s baseball run over a lengthy span of years. The kid can hit and more often than not, he’s selected as an all-star. Satin was […]

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Our 100 Loss Season

An article by posted on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Our 100 Loss Season

Over the years there have been plenty of great 1-2 combinations: Ruth and Gehrig, Spahn and Sain, Jackie and Pee Wee, Mays and McCovey, Seaver and Kooz, Newman and Redford, Fielder and Cabrera, Bonds and…Huh? Newman and Redford??? In 1969, veteran Hollywood actor Paul Newman and relative newcomer Robert Redford teamed up to star in one […]

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Cyclones Drop Wild Extra-Inning Contest

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
Cyclones Drop Wild Extra-Inning Contest

Extra-inning games seemed to be the theme of the organization Monday night. The big club won a crazy 13-inning affair over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field, but the Brooklyn Cyclones dropped a 12-inning contest to the Staten Island Yankees at MCU Park in Coney Island. The Cyclones’ 8-7 loss was a wild affair, especially […]

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Check Out These Shots From The B-Mets Doubleheader!

An article by posted on July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Check Out These Shots From The B-Mets Doubleheader!

We already have an amazing photographer on staff in Gordon Donovan, whose photos you often see popping off the page across all of our articles. But you can never have too much good photography around a baseball blog, so I’d like to introduce you all to some work from a new photographer added to our […]

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No. 33 Keeping Hope Alive In Flushing, Queens

An article by posted on June 29, 2013 0 Comments
No. 33 Keeping Hope Alive In Flushing, Queens

There really is something special about going to Citi Field on a day when Matt Harvey pitches. If the Mets are in the midst of yet another miserable season, you’d never know it. Walking into Friday’s game, the excitement and buzz over the main attraction was truly overwhelming. Families and friends all bustled towards the […]

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Cyclones’ Pitcher Honors Father, Family With Glove

An article by posted on June 27, 2013 0 Comments
Cyclones’ Pitcher Honors Father, Family With Glove

Cyclones’ lefty reliever John Mincone is back in Brooklyn this summer, and already he’s off to a similar start as last year’s All-Star campaign. He maybe was a candidate to start the year at a higher level of the minors, but he suffered a bout of tendinitis that delayed his offseason conditioning. He’s settled in […]

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