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Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

An article by posted on August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker Working His Way To Citi Field

In 11 appearances for Double-A Binghamton, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on B-Mets baseball fans. Smoker, has struck out 16 batters and walked just three in 12.0 innings while posting a brilliant 1.50 ERA and 1.15 WHIP. The fireballing left-hander pitched another scoreless inning of relief last night as Binghamton defeated Bowie 9-2. Smoker, 26, […]

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No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

Richard Sandomir of the NY Times writes about the Mets decision to not honor former owner Nelson Doubleday Jr. with a memorial patch. Doubleday, who was a major part of the team for 22 years, passed away in June this year. With New York’s incredible success in the 1980′s, Doubleday is one of the most […]

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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

The Detroit Tigers today announced that Dave Dombrowski has been replaced as General Manager by Assistant GM Al Avila. Avila takes over as executive vice president of baseball operations and will assume all responsibilities related to baseball operations of the club. He will report directly to Tigers Owner Mike Ilitch. “I would like to thank Dave […]

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From Tears Of Sadness To Tears Of Joy

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
From Tears Of Sadness To Tears Of Joy

Not even all the greatest scribes in the world could have dreamed up and written a better script than what has unfolded at Citi Field in the last 48 hours. It is moments like this that makes baseball the greatest sport in the world. Nothing can match it’s drama, nothing comes close to the agony […]

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David Wright Inching Closer To Rehab Games

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Inching Closer To Rehab Games

The good news just keeps coming in for the New York Mets as we get news from the front lines on David Wright. After beginning baseball activities on Tuesday at Citi Field, Wright remained with the team and continued participating in fielding and running drills as well as batting practice. On Friday night, we learned that […]

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David Wright Fields Grounders At Citi Field

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Fields Grounders At Citi Field

David Wright participated in infield practice and fielded grounders at third base before Tuesday’s game at Citi Field. Wright, 32, has missed all but eight games this season while working to comeback and avoid surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. This is the first real sign that Wright has returned to doing at least some baseball […]

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Mets Can Play to Strength of Schedule in August and September

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Can Play to Strength of Schedule in August and September

Coming out of the All Star break the Mets played what was undoubtedly their most difficult stretch of the season. A 10-game slate which included series with each of the division leaders in the National League. The Mets barely made it out of St. Louis winning their only game of the series during a Sunday […]

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There’s Finally Hope in Queens

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
There’s Finally Hope in Queens

“Wait until 2015.” That’s been the phrase we’ve all heard for roughly the past five years as Mets fans. Well now it’s here and tomorrow, when the Mets get set to play their 100th game of the season against the San Diego Padres, they sit just two games back of the NL East leading Washington […]

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A Case Study On Driving Attendance

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
A Case Study On Driving Attendance

I don’t have a background in statistical analysis. Math wasn’t my most fluent subject in grade school. However, I find that it doesn’t take much to look at some statistical facts and draw some insights from them. Over the weekend, the Mets saw stronger attendance numbers than they had all season. Below is a list […]

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MLB Commish Praises Wilpons, Says They’ll Spend When They Can

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Commish Praises Wilpons, Says They’ll Spend When They Can

This is one of those posts where the quotes do all the talking. These particular quotes are from MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, who was at a charity event in New York City today. “I have great faith in the Mets,” said Manfred. “I think Sandy Alderson is one of the most talented baseball executives in […]

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