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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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This Is Our Time… This Is Our Opportunity… Let’s Not Waste It…

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
This Is Our Time… This Is Our Opportunity… Let’s Not Waste It…

As we enter into final week of July, and the final days leading up to the trade deadline, I wanted to share some of my thoughts on the team and the important task at hand for Sandy Alderson. Like most of you, I’m hoping the GM is working the phones and trying to bolster the […]

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Thanks For Nothing, Skip…

An article by posted on July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Thanks For Nothing, Skip…

You win some and you lose some, that’s baseball. But Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Nationals was far more than your garden variety, ho-hum loss… It was a painful punch in the gut and kick in the groin. That one really hurt. We were four outs away from leaving DC just a game out of […]

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Don’t Sleep On Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Don’t Sleep On Lefty Reliever Josh Smoker

In just his first five outings on the pitcher’s mound, Josh Smoker has made a positive impression on Binghamton baseball fans. Smoker, a first round 2007 draft pick of the Washington Nationals, used 11 pitches, 8 of them strikes, and a healthy dose of high heat to retire the three batters in order in his […]

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Wright Remains In Limbo, Alderson Says “No Change”

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Remains In Limbo, Alderson Says “No Change”

David Wright remains uncleared to begin baseball activity, general manager Sandy Alderson told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York on Monday. “No change,” Alderson indicated via email when asked if Wright’s status had changed as a result of his weekly Monday examination with back specialist Robert Watkins in Los Angeles. Two weeks ago, manager Terry […]

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Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

An article by posted on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto Named Eastern League Player of the Week

I wanted to update this excellent post by Christina with the news that outfield prospect Michael Conforto was just named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Conforto, 22, went 7-for-16 (.438) with two home runs, three RBI, and three runs scored in four games this past week, and that was after an impressive performance at […]

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Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Resilient Mets Are Poised For A Second Half Run

The All Star Break, baseball’s hallway point of a long 162 game season, is finally upon us and for the first time since 2010 the Mets remain in the hunt for October baseball as they go into a much needed four day rest. A season that was destined with so much promise and hope has […]

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Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

An article by posted on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Enjoying Significant Attendance and Revenue Increases

Matt Ehalt of The Record reports that the Mets say they have the six largest attendance increase in major league baseball at 7.72 percent overall, with weekend games up 16.38 percent as well. The Mets are averaging 29,284 fans per game at Citi Field, up from 26,860 fans per game in 2014. As I reported last […]

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The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

An article by posted on July 15, 2015 0 Comments
The Final Piece Of The Puzzle

The ’69 World Series saw Jerry Koosman pick up the W in 2 of the 4 Mets victories. His ERA was 2.04 and he allowed only 7 hits in 17 2/3 innings pitched. Ron Swoboda hit .400 and made arguably one of the best catches in Series history. Tommie Agee outdid his teammate and made […]

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