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Alderson Expects Wright To Return When DL Stint Is Up

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson Expects Wright To Return When DL Stint Is Up

Sandy Alderson said David Wright rode a stationary bike on Monday and is now on track to return when his 15-day DL stint is up, reports Zach Braziller of the New York Post. Wright is eligible to return and be activated on April 30, when the Mets open a four-game series against the Washington Nationals […]

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Mets Fans Breathing Life Into A Revived Citi Field

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Fans Breathing Life Into A Revived Citi Field

Citi Field opened it’s gates for the first time in 2009. The Mets were coming off a second disappointing finish in a row to their season that saw them just miss the playoffs on the final game of the season. The Mets still won 89 games and had high hopes for their team entering Citi’s […]

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DeGrom Extends Scoreless Streak, Mets Continue To Excite and Impress

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
DeGrom Extends Scoreless Streak, Mets Continue To Excite and Impress

What can anyone say about Jacob deGrom that we haven’t read or heard a thousand times already? Shall I tell you that he’s a grinder who pitches fearlessly no matter who’s digging in at the plate? Shades of Bob Gibson and Pedro Martinez. Fearless. Or that he’s always thinking and making adjustments as the game […]

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Mets Welcome Back A Groggy 10th Player

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Welcome Back A Groggy 10th Player

We’ve had some tough times us Mets fans. The road to 2015 has been fraught with heartache. We tell ourselves we’re used to it, we can handle it, but it hasn’t been easy. We take solace in whatever consolation may come our way. We’ve been more or less able to plan October events without compunction […]

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Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

Joel Sherman of the New York Post posted a Top 5 list ranking the best managers and baseball executives and I took a look to see what he came up with. Not only did the Baseball Maverick fail to make his top five, but he wasn’t even listed among the five honorable mentions either. I’m […]

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Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

An article by posted on April 5, 2015 0 Comments
Where Are They Now: Catching Up With John Maine

Baseball players tend to disappear after retirement. Without the spotlight of national media, or admiration of thousands of fans, they fade back into mainstream society. They leave only memories, and their absence from the game makes it easy to forget that these guys we watched on TV are still real people. My mission is to […]

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Mets Announce Juan Lagares Has Agreed To 4-Year Extension

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Announce Juan Lagares Has Agreed To 4-Year Extension

Juan Lagares passed his physical and the New York Mets officially announced that they have agreed to terms on a contract that with run through 2019 with a club option for 2020. “This is a place I want to be,” said Lagares. “The Mets signed me when I was 16. I’m really excited for this […]

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Special Feature: A Mets Phenom Turns 30

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Special Feature: A Mets Phenom Turns 30

“There’s no single sport that has the hold on our dreams and fantasies the way baseball does. Sidd has become a symbol, like the cornfield in Iowa.” ~ Myra Gelband, Sports Illustrated It’s now been thirty years since Sports Illustrated pulled off one of the most elaborate and memorable pranks in sports. It was 30 […]

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It’s Do or Die For Terry Collins and He Knows It

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Do or Die For Terry Collins and He Knows It

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, says that there are a few managers on the hot seat as the 2015 baseball season begins, and many more with seats that are lukewarm or getting there. But it’s safe to say there’s only one manager where there’s a book out to verify how hot his seat is. That’s […]

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Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Does Johnny Monell Have Chance To Be Backup Catcher?

Dave in Spain asks… “What are the chances of Monell getting the backup C job instead of Recker? He’s hitting much better in ST, and has more power. With Edgin and Wheeler going to the 60-day DL there will be a 40-man roster spot open.” Daniel McCarthy replies… Johnny Monell has been tearing the cover […]

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