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Mets Building Blocks And Question Marks

An article by posted on August 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Building Blocks And Question Marks

During last night’s ESPN telecast of the Mets victory over the Braves, the announcers mentioned that the Mets have several “building blocks” but also several “question marks.” At this point, the question marks far outweigh the building blocks, which is why the team has had moments of mediocrity this season. There is still a month […]

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Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

An article by posted on August 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 2012 Season Will Be A Near Total Loss

Its hard to fathom now, but the Mets had a realistic shot at the playoffs only one month ago.  Since then the team has taken a turn for the worst with a lot of poorly played baseball compounded by additional injuries.  In the process, the current situation has re-highlighted some glaring issues that the team’s […]

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Offense, Not Bullpen, To Blame For Mets Second Half Swoon

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
Offense, Not Bullpen, To Blame For Mets Second Half Swoon

The idea has been beaten to death: The Mets bullpen is the worst in baseball and has been the major reason for the team’s skid to open the second half. But looking a little deeper, it may not totally be the bullpen’s fault. In fact, the pen, mainly Jon Rauch, Josh Edgin and even Manny […]

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Young & Olson Torched In 13-0 Loss To Marlins

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
Young & Olson Torched In 13-0 Loss To Marlins

Chris Young had by far his worst outing of the season, and a struggling bullpen as well as a lack of offense sealed the Mets fate in their 13-0 loss on Wednesday Game Recap Chris Young was absolutely obliterated today, going four and one-third innings allowing seven runs on seven hits with three home runs […]

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Niese Great In Mets 2-1 Win Against Giants

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Niese Great In Mets 2-1 Win Against Giants

Jonathon Niese had a great outing and Ruben Tejada notched his first homer of the season Game Recap Jonathon Niese struggled in the first inning, but after that seemed to get his bearings and really settled into a groove. Niese would wind up going seven innings, allowing one run on three hits, walking two and […]

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Mets Swept Away By Nationals 5-2

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Swept Away By Nationals 5-2

Jeremy Hefner started off the game rough, and the offense was stifled on the whole by Stephen Strasburg in their sixth loss in a row, 5-2 to the Nationals. Game Recap Jeremy Hefner, filling in the rotation in the spot vacated by the designation of Miguel Batista was hit hard in the early innings, giving […]

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Despite Late Rally, Mets Fall Short In 4-3 Loss To Nationals

An article by posted on July 18, 2012 0 Comments
Despite Late Rally, Mets Fall Short In 4-3 Loss To Nationals

Chris Young was victimized in late innings as has been the theme, the bullpen faltered and despite a ninth inning rally including two solo home runs, the Mets lost the second game of the series, 4-3. Game Recap Chris Young had a pretty solid outing, going six innings allowing two runs on six hits, walking […]

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Game # 8,020 Was 20/20. And What It Tells Us About The Second Half

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Game # 8,020 Was 20/20. And What It Tells Us About The Second Half

It had taken 8020 games but it finally happened. When David Freese swung and missed at a 3-2 change-up from Johan Santana, the Mets accomplished something we wondered if we’d ever get to see: A No-Hitter by one of our own. Be it ESPN, MLB Network, SNY or any local newspaper, the underlying theme was […]

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Who Is The Mets First Half Hero?

An article by posted on July 9, 2012 0 Comments
Who Is The Mets First Half Hero?

The Mets enter the All Star break today in a position few, if any, fans envisioned.  With forty-six wins under their belt, the Mets reside in third place in the NL East and just out of the final wild card spot.  How did this happen you ask?  Well here are a few of your favorites […]

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Papel-Bombed: Reactions To Last Night’s Improbable Comeback!

An article by posted on July 6, 2012 0 Comments
Papel-Bombed: Reactions To Last Night’s Improbable Comeback!

Wow, still on a big-high from last night. I woke up happy and ready to take on the day this morning. The hell with breakfast, I’m brimming with plenty of energy. We’ve always called the Mets-Phillies match-ups a big rivalry, but let’s face it, it’s tough to call the last five years anything more than a […]

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