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Santana Was Feisty Last Night, And I Loved It!

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

Johan Santana was absolutely brilliant last night… no not on the mound, but at the plate. His RBI double in the sixth inning proved to be the difference maker as the Mets topped the Phillies 6-5. On the mound it was a totally  different story as Santana served up four homers, but on this damp […]

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Mets Select LHP Steven Matz and SS Robert Shields On Day One Of Draft

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

As reported on Mets.com, the Mets, selected left-handed pitcher Steven Matz with their first selection, 72nd overall, in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. Matz, a senior at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, NY, went 6-1 with a 0.47 ERA in his first seven starts of the season. In 44 innings, he allowed 11 hits, […]

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Q & A with Michael Shapiro; Author of Bottom of the Ninth

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Please enjoy this interview I recently conducted with Michael Shapiro, author of the new book, “Bottom of the Ninth”. Will Sommer Your book, Bottom of the Ninth, what inspired you to write it? Michael Shapiro I guess the thing that really inspired me to write Bottom of the Ninth was the idea that… What baseball […]

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Eating Raul (Ibanez)

An article by posted on June 4, 2009 0 Comments

Forgive me for being a backseat general manager, but after ever Raul Ibanez home run, do you cringe a little like me? When I perused the market of free-agent corner this winter his name jumped out because of his consistency and veteran leadership (all reports are he is well-liked and respected by his brethren). His […]

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Morning Grind – Braves Are Making Noise, Another Reyes Setback

An article by posted on June 4, 2009 0 Comments

The Morning Grind is the place for Mets fans to sound off on anything and everything! An open thread for ranting and raving about the Mets, completely raw and uncensored! What’s On Our Minds 1. What’s the deal with the Braves? The Atlanta Braves have been very busy in the last 24 hours… First they released 305 […]

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Regarding F-Mart, I Knew This Would Happen!

An article by posted on May 28, 2009 0 Comments

Most of you know by now, about how the recently called-up Fernando Martinez failed to run out a fair popup in front of the plate. It was a stupid mistake and he should have been hauling ass. After the game Jerry Manuel explained, “That was really an unfortunate thing for him, but it was a […]

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Who’s Up For Some Subway Foot Longs?

An article by posted on May 28, 2009 0 Comments

Is it just me, or did you also wake up with a craving for a Subways meatball sub this morning? Step aside Jared, Subways has a new spokesman and his name is Daniel Murphy. Last night, Murphy sold more five-dollar foot longs than Jared has in the last 12 months. With the score tied 3-3, […]

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Metsmerized Today – Escape From L.A. Edition

An article by posted on May 21, 2009 0 Comments

Metsmerized Today is your daily dose of all the Mets news, quotes, and links that you need to know! Okay, okay so nobody expected that we would get swept in L.A. this week, except for Mike Francesa, but it wasn’t all bad news. Yes losing is never good, but losses sometimes lead to good things. […]

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Heroes of 1969: Ron Swoboda, The Heart Of A Lion

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

2009 marks the 40 year anniversary of our first World Championship. With today’s article and continuing through the summer I will pay tribute to some of the heroes of that 69 team. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the […]

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Comedy and Tragedy For The Mets and Their Fans

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

While it was no laughing matter for the Mets and their fans, even the Dodgers’ players themselves found some humor in the Mets horrific display last night. Redding gave us a quality start  and the Mets fought back to tie the game. And then … Two words - Third base. How does one miss it? I have […]

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