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Is Sandy Alderson The Next Commissioner Of Baseball?

An article by posted on October 21, 2013 0 Comments
Is Sandy Alderson The Next Commissioner Of Baseball?

Commissioner Sandy Alderson? I get this question asked a lot, and three years ago I would have said yes. But a lot’s happened since then and today I don’t even see him being among the top five contenders. There was a great article on this topic about three months ago by Jayson Stark of ESPN.com, […]

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An Uggly Situation: Sometimes You Have To Tip Your Cap To Your Rival

An article by posted on October 3, 2013 0 Comments
An Uggly Situation: Sometimes You Have To Tip Your Cap To Your Rival

When I heard this morning, that the Atlanta Braves did not include second baseman Dan Uggla on their National League Divisional Series roster, my first inclination was that he was hurt. He wasn’t. The Braves did not include the three-time All-Star on their 25-man roster because of his .179 batting average – the lowest among major league qualifiers this […]

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9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

Here is a story I wrote for The Tablet newspaper of the Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y. We will always remember Mike Piazza‘s “Healing Power of a Swing,” but it turns out the Braves’ pitcher that surrendered the home run, Steve Karsay, grew up just 15 minutes from Shea Stadium. Here’s what Karsay had to say […]

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Mets vs Braves: Flores Battling Fatigue, D’Arnaud Struggling, Gee Tries To Avoid Sweep

An article by posted on September 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Braves: Flores Battling Fatigue, D’Arnaud Struggling, Gee Tries To Avoid Sweep

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Turner Field • 12:10 PM RHP Dillon Gee (10-9, 3.63 ) vs RHP Kameron Loe (0-1, 10.12) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee […]

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Mets vs Braves: Duda Hitting Cleanup, Satin Batting Third Against Righty, It’s Torres Day

An article by posted on September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Braves: Duda Hitting Cleanup, Satin Batting Third Against Righty, It’s Torres Day

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves Turner Field • 7:10 PM RHP Carlos Torres (3-2, 2.77) vs RHP Kris Medlen (11-12, 3.58) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – 3B Lucas Duda – 1B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – RF Matt den Dekker – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS […]

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Dice-K Struggles Again, Bullpen Not Much Better in 13-5 Loss To Atlanta

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Dice-K Struggles Again, Bullpen Not Much Better in 13-5 Loss To Atlanta

Well, some days you’re the fly and some days… you’re the windshield. The Braves came to hit today and Daisuke Matsuzaka gave us a typical performance in the Mets’ 13-5 loss to the Braves. Atlanta got to Dice-K before he could even record an out when Freddie Freeman doubled in Justin Upton and Jordan Schafer. […]

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Mets vs Braves: Dice-K On The Hill, Lagares Batting Fifth, Brown Hits Cleanup

An article by posted on September 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Braves: Dice-K On The Hill, Lagares Batting Fifth, Brown Hits Cleanup

New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Josh Satin – 1B Andrew Brown – RF Juan Lagares – CF Justin Turner – SS Wilmer Flores – 3B Anthony Recker – C Daisuke Matsuzaka – RHP Nice to see Wilmer Flores back after getting some time […]

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MMO Players of the Week: Two Lefties and a Byrd

An article by posted on August 26, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Players of the Week: Two Lefties and a Byrd

This week in Mets baseball started out fairly well. Despite dropping the last two games of a four game set in San Diego, the Mets made the most of their make up game in Minnesota with a 6-1 win and, the following day, put up a performance that seemed to be a promising sign: scoring […]

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Satin Homers, Niese Shines, But Blown Call Hands Mets 4-1 Loss To Braves

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Satin Homers, Niese Shines, But Blown Call Hands Mets 4-1 Loss To Braves

The Mets dropped a heartbreaker to the Braves, 4-1, in 10 innings on Wednesday afternoon after a blown call at first base gave Atlanta an extra out and Chris Johnson blasted a go-ahead three-run homer off reliever Greg Burke. Ugh… Jon Niese started and delivered another solid performance allowing one run in 7.0 innings and racking […]

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Braves vs Mets: Buck Catching Niese, Lagares Leading Off, Brown Batting Cleanup

An article by posted on August 21, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets: Buck Catching Niese, Lagares Leading Off, Brown Batting Cleanup

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Alex Wood (2-2, 2.61) vs Jon Niese (5-6, 4.25) Starting Lineup Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Andrew Brown – LF Josh Satin – 1B Justin Turner – SS Wilmer Flores – 3B John Buck – C Jon Niese – LHP Game Notes […]

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