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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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Memo to Mets Fans: Enough With The Negativity Already.

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

I must be stupid. I just checked the standings and unless I forgot how to read them, it appears that we are in first place by 2 games and have won 10 out of our last 13. However, based on comments and suggestions by fellow Mets ‘fans’ one would think we were in last place […]

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Chipper Jones Won’t Be Naming Next Kid Citi

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, during a post game interview, Chipper Jones was still fuming over a call at third base that saw Carlos Beltran slide in safely on a steal attempt. Replay video showed that Beltran may have been tagged before touching the base, but that’s baseball. Chipper had plenty to say as he voiced his frustrations and pinned […]

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Addition By Subtraction: The Oliver Perez Dilemma

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

What a difference a week and a half can make. Just ten days ago, we were all throwing stones, pointing fingers and placing blame. Omar should be fired. Wright should be traded. Delgado should be benched. Reyes should stop smiling so much. Things seemingly have changed almost overnight. The same team that was 10-13 and […]

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An Open Letter to Philly Fans

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Dear Philly fans, After seeing John Gonzalez’s letter to Mets fans in the Philadelphia Inquirer, I felt a response was necessary. Okay, we get it, you won the World Series. You’re the best team in baseball and nobody can take that away from you until October. Now the Phillies have won as many World Series […]

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A MetsWrighter’s View of Citi Field

An article by posted on April 18, 2009 0 Comments

Dwight Gooden may not have been at Citi Field to see his nephew hit his 500th career homerun, but I was. I have been to my share of Mets games over the years, but I have never witnessed a player reaching a momentous milestone like that. It was amazing! And the ironic part is, if […]

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Is Big Pelf Really Big?

An article by posted on April 14, 2009 0 Comments

If you’re talking about his stature and his 6’7″ frame, than by all accounts Mike Pelfrey has earned the nickname of “Big Pelf”. However, if the word “big” is supposed to be indicative of his performance level when he takes the mound, well I’m not buying it. Not yet anyway. The Mets must have bought […]

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Book Review: The Complete Game – Win A Free Copy

An article by posted on April 11, 2009 0 Comments
Book Review: The Complete Game – Win A Free Copy

Every year more than dozen new baseball books hit the shelf at this time of the year. If you only have time to read one, then let me suggest Ron Darling’s new book entitled “The Complete Game”. The book is a wonderful look into the life of a major league pitcher. Darling includes his own […]

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Act Two: Big Pelf Takes Center Stage

An article by posted on April 8, 2009 0 Comments

The jubilation of the Mets Opening Day win becomes somewhat tempered tonight, when Mike Pelfrey takes the mound against Edinson Volquez and the Cincinnati Reds. The certainty and confidence we feel whenever it’s Johan Santana’s turn in the rotation is very comforting to say the least. Dayne Perry of ESPN, wrote today that Johan Santana needs to get […]

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And The Winner Is…

An article by posted on March 27, 2009 0 Comments

Field of Dreams   Field of Dreams took on The Natural in the final round of the tournament, and much like Roy Hobbs did in the movie, it knocked the stuffing out of the ball. The final vote tally was 504 – 425. Either movie could have won and I’m sure few would have been […]

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