Tag: baseball

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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Jordany Valdespin: Second Baseman Of The Future?

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

Despite their extra-innings tie, it was great to see some New York Mets baseball today. The Mets came from behind to tie the Atlanta Braves, 5-5, in their opening spring training game at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie. While the scores really mean nothing in spring training, it’s the performance of players on […]

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From Left Field: Terry Collins And The Moneyball Theory

An article by posted on February 23, 2011 0 Comments

On this date in 1934, the Brooklyn Dodgers signed Casey Stengel to a two-year deal to be their manager. Today, 77 years later, Terry Collins will look to the example set by Stengel in running a baseball team. Though they Mets were downright terrible during Stengel’s tenure, the fire and energy he brought as the […]

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A Portrait of the R.A.-tist as a Young Man

An article by posted on February 21, 2011 0 Comments
A Portrait of the R.A.-tist as a Young Man

   Giving us shades of Bob Ross, J.S. Mill along with a bit of Tom Candiotti thrown in there, R.A. Dickey is almost a contradictory baseball player.  He is humble, shy and down-to-earth but is well-spoken and doesn’t mince words in his interviews; he processes his game cerebrally but is not a head case on […]

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