Tag: Citi Field

Here’s How Bob Murphy Would Have Called It

An article by posted on June 10, 2009 0 Comments

So much for all that talk about Citi Field being the place where would-be homeruns go to die… Last night, baseballs were flying out of Citi Field like nobody’s business as the Phillies and Mets combined to hit seven homeruns to set a new single game record and smashing the previous high of five at […]

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Is Too Much Being Made Of The Lack Of Home-Runs?

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

The last couple of weeks fans and writers have been talking about the lack of power the Mets have displayed so far this season.  The Mets this year have hit only 34 home-runs.  Obviously the absence of Carlos Delgado has affected the number of home-runs the Mets will hit this season.  Jose Reyes, who also […]

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Mets Notes – Murphy and F-Mart Sit, Sheff and Church Play

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

This afternoon, J.J. Putz underwent successful surgery to remove a bone spur and bone fragments from his ailing right elbow. The Mets said that he is expected to start throwing in about six weeks. The team hopes Putz returns to games in 10 to 12 weeks. There were some rumblings in the Mets blogosphere that […]

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Don’t Blame Citi Field For Mets Power Outage!

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Everyone is blaming Citi Field for the Mets power outage this season, but is that really the case? While researching for another post this morning, I took a look at some Mets team stats and came across some information that some of you may find surprising. I learned that the Mets have hit more homeruns […]

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First Concert At Citi Field

An article by posted on May 30, 2009 0 Comments

NY Daily News reports that Paul McCartney will perform the very first show at Citi Field. He played the very first concert at Shea Stadium 44 years ago. Last fall, McCartney appeared at the final concert held at the now demolished Shea, as a guest star for Billy Joel’s series of shows there. The proposed […]

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Time To Swat Some Nats!

An article by posted on May 25, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight the Mets return to Citi Field, banged up and bruised, but still only a game and a half behind the first place Phillies.  Their next 13 games are to be played exclusively against the Washington Nationals, Florida Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates.  These opponents have a combined record of 53-79.  The Mets must take advantage […]

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How To Make Citi Field More Mets-centric in Four Easy Steps

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

According to Matt Gagne’s article in yesterday’s Daily News, Mookie Wilson is unhappy that the 1986 championship team isn’t celebrated at Citi Field. Gagne quotes Wilson as saying “I was a little surprised I didn’t see anything inside. To not put that in there would be denying part of your past – part of your […]

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Look! Shea Stadium Bases, Home Plate, Pitchers Mound

An article by posted on May 11, 2009 0 Comments

Check out these great tributes to Shea Stadium that are located in the parking lot of Citi Field. These gorgeous plaques mark the spots of first base, second base, third base, home plate and the pitchers mound at Shea Stadium. Nice job by the Wilpons for preserving a little bit of our former and much […]

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The Idiot’s Guide To Citi Field

An article by posted on May 1, 2009 0 Comments

(Author’s note: This is just one man’s unbiased, impartial view of Citi Field. In no way am I implying that I am speaking for all Mets fans. Just my thoughts) After surviving a brutally cold winter in the northeast, last Sunday was one of those beautiful spring days that made it all worth it. Upon […]

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Jo-han, Jo-han, A Pitcher’s Life For Me

An article by posted on April 25, 2009 0 Comments

Amazing. There is no better word to describe Johan Santana. Talk about a stopper – he’s the only guy in the Mets rotation who can win!  (And have a different handshake for every teammate!)  Now I have been following baseball since 1990, and I’ll admit I have never been a fan of pitching. Never gave it […]

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