Tag: Darryl Strawberry

Mets at Pirates: Amazins’ Hoping To Avoid Getting Swept, Gee Ya Think?

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets at Pirates: Amazins’ Hoping To Avoid Getting Swept, Gee Ya Think?

New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, 1:35 PM – PNC Park Dillon Gee (6-7, 4.60) vs. Gerrit Cole (4-2, 3.68) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF John Buck – C Omar Quintanilla – SS […]

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July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no hitters, walk off home runs and everything […]

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2013 All Star Game Menu and David Wright’s Home Run Derby Jersey

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
2013 All Star Game Menu and David Wright’s Home Run Derby Jersey

Here’s a look at David Wright’s All Star Game batting practice jersey… It complete with the “C” as one of the official captains for the Home Run Derby. These are the jerseys that they will be wearing for the Home Run Derby and are different from the actual All Star Game jerseys that do not […]

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Take Me Out To The Brawl Game: Mets’ Greatest Hits

An article by posted on June 12, 2013 0 Comments

One of my fellow writers on MMO sent me a video link to the Ian Kennedy plunked his L.A. counterpart, Zack Greinke, with a high-and-tight pitch. The Dodgers’ pitcher, who fractured his collarbone in a brawl with the Padres earlier this season, was the third player hit in the tense NL West tilt. That 92-mph […]

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DOC – A Memoir: On Sale Now!

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
DOC – A Memoir: On Sale Now!

DOC A Memoir By Dwight Gooden and Ellis Henican  In the mid 1980’s no pitcher was more feared and more dominant than the Mets young superstar, Dwight “Doc” Gooden. Gooden arrived in New York in 1984 as a shy nineteen year old from Tampa and became a pitching sensation overnight, Times Square even held an […]

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Matt den Dekker Ready To Start Playing In Games

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Matt den Dekker Ready To Start Playing In Games

Center fielder Matt den Dekker, who suffered a fractured right wrist during a March 24 Grapefruit League game, is ready to get into games according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Den Dekker was scheduled to DH in a back-field game in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Thursday until heavy rains forced a postponement. Den […]

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Reactions To Mets First Round Selection Dominic Smith

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Reactions To Mets First Round Selection Dominic Smith

Paul DePodesta: Fired up to select Dominic Smith! Chance to hit for average and power while playing great defense. Special human being, too! Keith Law: Smith is one of the best pure hitters in the high school class, showing a smooth left-handed swing with power and a plus glove at first base. When he keeps […]

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The Mets’ Hardscrabble History Of Drafting Outfielders

An article by posted on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets’ Hardscrabble History Of Drafting Outfielders

The Mets have drafted 72 outfielders in the first 5 rounds (top 100 picks) during the 48 year history of the MLB draft. Of those 72, 18 made it to the majors. Of those 18, six of them enjoyed what can only be described as cups of coffee with a variety of teams. They were, […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/22: Alderson Says Wheeler Could Get Promoted After 2-3 Good Starts

An article by posted on May 22, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/22: Alderson Says Wheeler Could Get Promoted After 2-3 Good Starts

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got swept in a doubleheader with Iowa, 2-1 and 6-5 Binghamton dropped to New Britain, 9-3. St. Lucie dropped Dunedin, 5-3. Savannah dropped to Charleston, 2-0.  Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler gets back on the hill this afternoon against the Iowa Cubs. The Mets top prospect is back on-track to pitch […]

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Gooden: If I Had Died After Mets Won Series, I Could Have Saved Many People A Lot Of Grief

An article by posted on May 10, 2013 0 Comments
Gooden: If I Had Died After Mets Won Series, I Could Have Saved Many People A Lot Of Grief

Marc Raimondi of the NY Post writes about Dwight Gooden who has a soon to be released biography entitled, “Doc: A Memoir.” The bio reveals some shocking and even sad details about his life in baseball and the toll that drug addiction took on his career and his life. Gooden believes if he had died […]

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