Tag: Citi Field

Citi Field 2009: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets’ inaugural season at CitiField has mercifully come to an end.  It was quite a mixed bag at the new CitiField. The stadium is one thing, and the performance of the Mets at their new home is a story of its own. The Mets home opener at their spanking new ball park was on […]

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Holliday or Bay In Mets 2010 Outfield?

An article by posted on October 13, 2009 0 Comments

Both Jason Bay and Matt Holiday’s season is now officially over as their teams were eliminated over the weekend, they now have a lot to consider as they are going to be free agents for the first time in both of their careers.  They were successful with both their clubs this year and have been […]

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Johan Santana + Roy Halladay = Championship

An article by posted on October 7, 2009 0 Comments

You’ve heard it again and again and again… Great pitching wins championships. While the Mets spend the next few weeks pondering over what went wrong, I urge them not to waste too much time looking backward. Jeff Wilpon, Fred Wilpon and Omar Minaya have each already stated that they are committed to putting a championship team […]

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Last Call At Citi Field; Mets Sweep Astros 4-0

An article by posted on October 4, 2009 0 Comments

Like a wounded prizefighter hoping to get one last chance at the title, the Mets fought their way through a difficult 2009 season.  They kept getting pushed aside, beaten down and left for dead.  The season might have ended much earlier than Mets fans expected (like July), but at least the Mets gave the hearty […]

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Captain Obvious Speaks About Mets Adjusting To Citi Field

An article by posted on October 3, 2009 0 Comments

In today’s Daily News, Jerry Manuel stated that the Mets must adjust to the dimensions of the ballpark in order to take full advantage of it. To that, I would like to present Manuel (a.k.a. Captain Obvious) with a new award, the “Duh, me!” Award. Of course, the Mets will have to adjust. They obviously […]

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Mets Slash Season Ticket Prices For 2010

An article by posted on October 1, 2009 0 Comments

Earlier today, the Mets issued an official press release announcing that season ticket prices would be cut by more than 10%, while some select locations would see a decrease of over 20%.  There would be no price increase on any seat at Citi Field for those who cannot afford the luxury of season tickets (i.e. […]

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Does Anyone Miss Shea As Much As I Do?

An article by posted on September 22, 2009 0 Comments

The inaugural season for Citi Field ends in a few weeks and to say the least it was a very disappointing first year for the Mets new ballpark.  At the start of the 2009 season I was hoping that with a new ballpark that had not witness disappointments over the last couple of years the […]

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Why Would A Premier Hitter Want To Play In Citi Field?

An article by posted on September 21, 2009 0 Comments

I came across an interesting read last week by Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. Kernan begins by pondering what the Mets will do in the draft now that they will have a top first round pick. He even wonders if there’s any chance that super prospect Bryce Harper falls into the Mets lap because […]

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In a Way, Jeff Passan was Prophetic…

An article by posted on September 18, 2009 0 Comments

I just looked through some notes of mine from the start of the season, and found this article previewing the NL East by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports.  Here is an excerpt of how he felt about the Mets heading into 2009: Two years, two chokes. The Mets have gotten good at this. And, sure, […]

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Will Wright Ever Hit 30 Homeruns Again?

An article by posted on September 15, 2009 0 Comments

I recently was emailed this question by one of our readers. I heard that the Mets will not alter the dimensions of Citi Field next season. Does this mean that David Wright is doomed to be a 10-12 homerun hitter instead of a 30 homerun hitter? I was a little surprised myself when I heard […]

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