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Thoughts On Luis Castillo’s Release And Reactions

An article by posted on March 18, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets made it official and announced that they have released 35-year-old second baseman Luis Castillo this morning. Castillo had one year left on his contract that will pay him $6 million dollars, but that doesn’t seem to matter considering all things. Here are some comments made by Sandy Alderson while speaking to reporters: “After […]

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Mets Not Interested In Eckstein

An article by posted on March 17, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman, the Mets have made it clear to second baseman David Eckstein that they are not interested in his services. This is not surprising given the fact that the Mets are itching to dump Castillo, one of the few players with almost the exact same type of play as Eckstein. Both of […]

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The Wearin’ O’ The Green At Mets Game (Check This Out!)

An article by posted on March 17, 2011 0 Comments

How cool is this… In this combo of photos, baseball fans celebrate by wearing a variety of green caps and hats on St. Patrick’s Day during a spring training baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets in Fort Myers, Fla., Thursday, March 17, 2011. (Credit: AP Photo) New York Mets second […]

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Speaking Of Tickets… Mets Want You To Be The Tenth Man!

An article by posted on March 16, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets want you to be their Tenth Man! Check out this brand new Mets Personalized Video where you become the star and the MVP! Come on – You know you want to! Original Post 6:00 AM This actually saddened me a little when I read it, but according to the Bergen Record, things weren’t […]

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New York Mets: The Complete Illustrated History – We Have A Winner!

An article by posted on March 14, 2011 0 Comments
New York Mets: The Complete Illustrated History – We Have A Winner!

Congratulations to Dave Jennings of Watertown, CT who won himself a FREE edition of this wonderful new book spanning the 50 year history of the New York Mets! Dave was one of 67 entires that answered correctly from the over 200 responses we received. I’m going to have to make these contests harder in the […]

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From Left Field: Duda Vs. F-Mart?

An article by posted on March 10, 2011 0 Comments

Surprise, surprise. Carlos Beltran is hurt once again. After he resumes baseball activities sometime in the next few days, who knows how long it will take our new right fielder to get in baseball shape? While part of me was hoping Beltran would finally return to the field healthy and productive, the other part of […]

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Cory Vaughn Shows Off His Immense Power

An article by posted on March 9, 2011 0 Comments

In case you missed it, yesterday, Mets prospect Cory Vaughn blasted a two-run homer that still hasn’t landed. The prodigious shot came in the clutch and tied the score late in the game, something Vaughn did a lot last season for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Vaughn had a record setting campaign last season and set franchise records with 14 […]

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Ram’s Rambles: Jose Reyes And OBP

An article by posted on March 6, 2011 0 Comments

See those men pictured above? Jose Reyes and David Wright. Not too far back in the past, Reyes was “The most exciting player in baseball” and Wright was “The Prince of NY.” They are cornerstones of this organization and I hope  I still respect them both as much as I did two or three years […]

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Hey Reyes, Show Me The OBP And Only Then Will We Show You The Money!

An article by posted on March 5, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes, considered by many to be one of the game’s best leadoff men when healthy, is by most accounts from Port St. Lucie, looking great and ready to go. But is he really a great leadoff hitter? Sorry to disappoint you, but a career .335 OBP is far from great and as far as leadoff […]

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Mike Piazza In PSL Today; Talks about Ownership, Wilpons with Reporters

An article by posted on March 5, 2011 0 Comments

Look who’s back!? Mike Piazza is in Port St. Lucie today to coach the Italian baseball team, against the Mets team of prospects.  He seemed to be very cool, calm, and collected.   Before he went to the field to get ready for the game, Piazza did a 10 minute session with reporters.  He talked to […]

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