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The Blame Game: Why Are The Mets So Bad, Again?

An article by posted on May 25, 2014 0 Comments
The Blame Game: Why Are The Mets So Bad, Again?

It may be time to revise Mr. Wilpon’s famously coined phrase from “meaningful games in September” to “meaningful games in June”. At this rate, even that seems like a long shot, especially with the team’s annual freefall now beginning before Memorial Day. After a promising 15-11 start that had the marketing department proclaiming that the […]

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Campbell’s Versatility Could Lead To Super Utility Role

An article by posted on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
Campbell’s Versatility Could Lead To Super Utility Role

May 23 Making his first career start in left field, Eric Campbell tied the game with a sac-fly in the second, and then added a stunning game-saving catch in the eighth inning that resulted in a rally-killing double play for the Dodgers. With the Mets trying to preserve a one run lead and Dodgers phenom […]

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Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
Time To Pull Plug On Chris Young Experiment

Guaranteed playing time or not, the Mets commitment to Chris Young should not last too much longer given his recent struggles. At some point the Mets will have to pull the plug on Young and start giving his playing time to more worthy and productive players. For some odd reason manager Terry Collins decided to […]

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The Great Mets Experiment

An article by posted on May 21, 2014 0 Comments
The Great Mets Experiment

Much of the mediocrity we’ve witnessed on the field these past few seasons is the result of policies instituted years ago due to financial hardship on the part of our current ownership group. Late in 2010 Mets ownership cooperated with MLB in a “stay afloat” plan involving a $25 million dollar bridge loan and some important […]

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Mets Were Concerned Montero Was Tipping His Pitches

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Were Concerned Montero Was Tipping His Pitches

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen told Mike Puma of the New York Post that they are concerned that Rafael Montero was tipping his pitches during his major league debut last week against the New York Yankees. Montero, 23, pitched a quality start, allowing three runs over six innings against the Bombers, but the Mets believe he […]

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Where Is Rising Star Juan Lagares? #FireTerry #FreeLagares

An article by posted on May 16, 2014 0 Comments
Where Is Rising Star Juan Lagares? #FireTerry #FreeLagares

Where the heck is Juan Lagares and why isn’t he in the starting lineup every day? Terry Collins has committed countless blunders during his tenure as manager of the Mets, but none of them have stoked the ire of Mets fans, writers and analysts alike, as the way Collins is handling one of the brightest […]

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DeGrom Snaps Mets Pitcher’s Hitless Streak

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
DeGrom Snaps Mets Pitcher’s Hitless Streak

8:05 PM It has happened, folks… At 7:59 PM on Thursday night, during the Subway Series finale at Citi Field, righthander Jacob deGrom stroked a single off Chase Whitley of the Yankees to snap the 0-for-64 hitless streak by Mets pitchers. The former college shortstop lined one in front of center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury to put runners on first […]

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From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Smart Baseball Is Key For Mets

We were riding high on Monday and Tuesday. The offense was clicking, especially with the long ball, and the defense made a few key plays to increase the Mets winning streak to six games over the Yankees. But then last night happened. Before I get long-winded, Masahiro Tanaka is looking like a bona fide ace. […]

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Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

Curtis Granderson showed Met fans the Bronx last night – and it was all good in the hood. The Mets right fielder looked right at home in Yankee Stadium, going 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs in the Mets’ 9-7 win. This was where he enjoyed back-to-back 40-plus homer seasons, which was what appealed […]

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Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon gave up his eighth home run of the season en route to an early shower that saw him allow seven runs, six earned, and failing to complete six innings for the second time in three starts. Colon, who signed a two-year, $20 million contract with the Mets in the offseason, has seen his […]

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