Tag: baseball

Thank You Junior Griffey

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

Last night was a strange night in major league baseball. If you were like me, you turned to the MLB Network to watch Armando Galarraga throw a 28-out perfect game live. While that is going to be the story taking over a lot of sports talk shows today, it cannot be ignored that Ken Griffey […]

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Halladay Throws A No-Hitter… Well That’s Just Perfect!

An article by posted on May 30, 2010 0 Comments

Last night, Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay threw the 20th perfect game in major league history, facing the minimum number of 27 Florida Marlins batters and retiring all of them in order in a 1-0 win. He struck out eleven of them. It was without a doubt, the best performance of his All-Star career. Halladay struck […]

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The Field General – Keith Hernandez

An article by posted on May 28, 2010 0 Comments

During the mid 1980′s my niece and I went to Shea often during the summers – our schedules just worked out that way.  Sitting up in the third tier behind home plate, we had a great view of the whole field.  Hilary would take out her program and write the lineup in it so that […]

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Mets Sweep Phillies After 3-0 Shutout For Fifth Straight Win

An article by posted on May 28, 2010 0 Comments
Mets Sweep Phillies After 3-0 Shutout For Fifth Straight Win

Mike Pelfrey blanked the Phillies for seven innings and Jose Reyes had another big game as the Mets win 3-0 and pulled off a stunning three-game sweep, shutting out the Phillies in all three games. Wow! Game Summary Mike Pelfrey pitched another beauty, and even though he didn’t have his best stuff, he got the groundball or the strikeout whenever […]

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Home Cookin’ Never Tasted So Good

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to the Eastern Division title: The Mets discovered the kryptonite that may derail the Phillies’ season. And the green rock that renders all with super power to mush, lies smack underneath Citi Field.  Suddenly the powerful home run loving Phills routinely squeeze out long fly balls at the […]

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Can The Mets Win With The Wilpons As Owners?

An article by posted on May 25, 2010 0 Comments

When a team in any sport is struggling everyone from the general manager to the coaches/manger to the players take the blame.  In some cases like the Mets it’s true.  Omar Minaya needs to go as does Jerry Manuel and most of his coaching staff.  I know of a certain pitcher making $36 million dollars […]

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Reyes and Wright Are No Longer Mets Cornerstones?

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

 I’ve always been a big fan of Joel Sherman of the NY Post, but I think he really must have been in the midst of a bad hair day when he penned this piece this morning. I warn you that this falls into the category of Wright and Reyes bashing, so if you want to […]

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Omar Minaya Should Have Taken His Own Advice

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

As Jim Nabors in “Gomer Pile” used to say:  “Surprise, Surprise, Surprise.”  He could have been pontificating cryptically on the present wafer thin condition of the Mets’ starting rotation.  A concern expressed by many since there was snow on the ground, and ignored by Omar Minaya, but coming to fruition as June bugs and Vultures are circling. […]

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We Welcome The Yankees To The 2010 Subways Series At Citi Field

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday I read that perhaps there would be more Yankee Fans at Citi Field tonight than Mets fans.  I suppose that is possible, but I’ll leave it to the management to get those figures.    The Yankees haven’t sold out this year either- they’ve got all those empty seats behind home plate. Not sure whether it’s […]

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One Good Thing About Every Mets Game

An article by posted on May 19, 2010 0 Comments

I live in an area where my cable provider doesn’t carry SNY. Where ESPN, FOX and TBS often black out their games and no one around here has the MLB network. I do get NESN, but who wants to hear what the SOX are doing and all those noisy advertisements? For me, this is really […]

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