The All-Star game is behind us, and I’d like to thank Brian McCann for the game-winning hit that will give the Mets home field advantage in the World Series. You think that’s far-fetched? Well, it’s not. The Mets are just 4 games back of Atlanta and have a lot to be optimistic about. Carlos Beltran returns tomorrow in San Fran, and a lot has gone right for the Mets without him. That’s not to say [...]
I find it amazing that even though the National League hadn’t won an All Star game in 13 years prior to last night’s 3-1 victory, they still lead the overall All-Star game series 41-38-2. You take away those 13 years, and the NL was 40-26-1 which is about a .600 winning percentage. All those online sports betting sites must have had some huge payouts after that NL upset. Was it just me, or did anyone else come away [...]
Finally, after 13 years, the National League ended their winless drought and beat the American League 3-1 in last night’s All-Star Game. The Brave’s Brian McCann had the biggest hit of the night when he stroked a three-run double off of White Sox’ reliever Matt Thornton in the seventh inning. The long drive into the right field corner proved to be the turning point of the game and earned McCann the game’s Most Valuable Player honor. Leading 3-1 going into the ninth, things [...]
After last year’s injury plagued season the Mets unveiled a new slogan in Spring Training. That slogan was “prevention and recovery.” They had it posted in the clubhouse in Florida and after last year it was nice to see that the Mets were going to start taking injuries a little more serious. Fast forward to July and it seems that the Mets have forgotten about “prevention and recovery.” I’m talking in regard to Jose Reyes’ [...]
After a blistering month at the plate, third baseman David Wright has been named the National League’s Player of the Month for June. Wright has a spectacular month batting .404 with 11 doubles, 6 home runs and 29 RBIs. Wright joins Howard Johnson as the only Mets ever to win that honor twice in their career. Also, Mets.com reports that Wright became the first player in Mets history to hit at least .400 with 25 or [...]
Johan Santana pitched a complete game shutout, and hit his first MLB home run, and the return of Reyes attributed to the 3-0 win against the Reds. Game Notes Johan Santana had something that Mets fans have not seen in a while – life to his fastball, routinely clocking in at 91 MPH and occasionally hitting 92 MPH. Johan parlayed that increase in velocity that may be a sign his arm is finally approaching 100%, [...]
We usually tend to take our rights and freedoms for granted; as if they were a given. I’ve come to believe, over time, that it’s not so much anyone’s fault but a result of the success of those that have given so much of themselves. Their success in keeping us free, demands that we step back and give proper thanks. The comfort of knowing that here on this Fourth of July 2010, that we can [...]
After trailing the Phillies’ Placido Polanco for most of the All Star balloting period, David Wright has been voted to the 2010 All Star Game as the National League starting third baseman. The NL’s RBI leader will be heading to his fifth straight All Star Game, his fourth as starter. Wright is currently batting .314 with 14 home runs and 64 RBI. “That’s what it’s all about. There’s no greater feeling of a kid wearing your jersey, seeing [...]
Just last week my boss called me into his office and pointed out a mistake I had made. It was something stupid on my part. He gave me an FYI, we talked about it for a couple minutes and I went back to my desk. However, when I returned, I didn’t have to listen to everyone telling me that I suck or hear my co-workers whispering that I never should have been hired. Yes, K-Rod’s [...]
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