Tag: Cardinals

Video: Now How About That, For A Foul Ball!

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments

Now, here’s something you’ve probably never seen before. The day was September 15, 1986, and Mike Laga of the St. Louis Cardinals supposedly crushed a foul ball out of the old Busch Stadium. The story goes that there’s never been any video evidence of that happening – until now, Tim McCarver with the honors… Hat tip to […]

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Mets Opt To Keep Izzy As Mentor, Won’t Trade Him

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, the Mets have decided that they want to keep Jason isringhausen rather than trade him before the deadline, despite some interest from other teams including the Cinicinatti Reds. The reasoning behind it is that the Mets feel that Izzy’s experience will serve to mentor yound relievers like Bobby Parnell […]

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This Week It’s Do or Die For The Mets

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments

With the Mets losing the series against the Phillies this weekend, the team has got to win, and they got to win now. Otherwise, the season could very well be over before August comes around.     This coming week, the Mets are facing the Marlins, and the Cardinals. The Mets will face a Cardinals pitching staff that is something not to laugh at.  The […]

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From Left Field: Two Down, Four To Go

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

Today is June 1st, so that marks the one-third point of the season. The Mets are eight games behind the Phillies for first place in the NL East and 6.5 games behind the Florida Marlins for the Wild Card. While some claim it’s still too early to be scoreboard watching, I believe every game counts, […]

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MMO Flashback: 25 Years Later: Gary Carter Debuts In Style

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

Originally posted on April 9, 2010, here is a wonderful post by Ed that will evoke some great memories of Gary while we keep him in our prayers. In 1984, the Mets surprised the baseball world by winning 90 games and finishing in second place in the National League East.  After seven consecutive losing seasons, […]

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Mets Fans Are Loyal No Matter What The Polls Say

An article by posted on March 22, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets were a mediocre team in 2010, finishing the season with a 79-83 record. That mark was the 20th best in baseball (or the 11th worst, if you’re standing on your head while looking at the standings). That was a nine-game improvement over the dismal 2009 season, when injuries turned the Mets into Johan […]

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Izzy Lightning In A Bottle?

An article by posted on February 26, 2011 0 Comments

Jason Isringhausen was one of three members of Generation K, the triumvirate of young pitchers who were supposed to be the ’90s version of Seaver, Koosman and Matlack. Isringhausen had the most success after his initial call-up to the majors in 1995, going 9-2 with a 2.81 ERA in 14 starts. However, injuries took their […]

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Odds Are Albert Pujols And Cards Will Agree On Extension

An article by posted on January 25, 2011 0 Comments
Odds Are Albert Pujols And Cards Will Agree On Extension

Updated Post 1/25 2:00 PM Here is an update from Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLB Trade Rumors on the Albert Pujols situation. We last left off with Pujols essentially giving the Cardinals until the start of spring training to agree to an extension, otherwise he will end all negotiations and test free agency after the season. It […]

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It’s Time To Put Up Or Shut Up

An article by posted on July 12, 2010 0 Comments

The All-Star Game isn’t until tomorrow, but my thoughts have already turned to the post-Break schedule for the Mets.  The Mets are one of nine teams in the hotly contested National League playoff race.  The other eight teams are either leading their respective divisions, leading the Wild Card race or within two games of the […]

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Jerry Manuel Not Nearly This Bad

An article by posted on May 24, 2010 0 Comments

We’ve all seen plenty of head-scratchers from Jerry Manuel this season, and many of his major strategical blunders have been chronicled and well documented on this site, but here’s something that might make you feel more appreciative of the Mets man in the hot seat. The Cardinals have been struggling to score runs this season and […]

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