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From Left Field: Mets Say Goodbye To Pro Player…Dolphin…Sun Life Stadium

An article by posted on September 7, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Mets Say Goodbye To Pro Player…Dolphin…Sun Life Stadium

The Mets will play their final game ever this evening at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. It was a short-lived history, since the Marlins were brought into the league as an expansion team in 1993. Coming into the last game, the Mets are 73-72 in games played on the road against the Marlins. […]

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From Left Field: Greg Dobbs Shows Remorse For Striking Fan With Foul Ball

An article by posted on August 31, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Greg Dobbs Shows Remorse For Striking Fan With Foul Ball

I’m not usually too keen on tipping my cap to players not wearing Mets uniforms, but this could not be overlooked. In an incident that was sort of forgotten in the Mets doubleheader sweep of the Marlins two days ago, Marlins third baseman Greg Dobbs did something that transcends the sport. In the ninth inning […]

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From Left Field: Mets Have Knack For Making No-Name Pitchers Look Great

An article by posted on August 24, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Mets Have Knack For Making No-Name Pitchers Look Great

So Steve Carlton picked up the win last night for the Philadelphia Phillies… Actually, it was rookie Vance Worley, throwing a Carlton-like game, who picked up the win. During their history, the Mets always seem to have a knack for losing to no-name pitchers. Granted, Worley is on fire right now, but there’s no reason […]

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Looking Toward 2012: Parnell Or Beato For Closer?

An article by posted on August 18, 2011 0 Comments

Now that Jason Isringhausen has recorded his 300th save, Terry Collins told reporters that he would start weaning one of his younger relief pitchers—Bobby Parnell or Pedro Beato—to become the team’s pitchers. Izzy was just what this team needed this year, whether it was his ability to get clutch outs in big spots or the […]

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From Left Field: Carlos Beltran Update

An article by posted on August 12, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Carlos Beltran Update

After hearing his name every single day for quite awhile a few weeks ago, Carlos Beltran has almost become a forgotten figure in New York. Maybe it just seems that way since almost every post was Beltran related, but even so Beltran’s association with the Mets is history. Anyway, here’s a Beltran update. In 11 […]

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From Left Field: Huntington’s Cam Maron Hitting Well In Mets Minors

An article by posted on August 2, 2011 0 Comments

The tradition of Long Island baseball continues to grow as more local young men are making themselves known around the minor leagues. Huntington’s own Cam Maron joins the list. After graduating from Hicksville High School, Maron was drafted by the New York Mets in the 34th round of the 2009 MLB Draft. Ironically, he grew […]

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From Left Field: Poor Umpiring May Haunt Mets

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Poor Umpiring May Haunt Mets

As the eternal optimist I am when it comes to the Mets, I’m not giving up hope until the team is mathematically eliminated. Even with a Carlos Beltran trade looming, who knows? The team can get hot. They gutted out two clutch wins in Cincinnati so far and can make a statement with two more. […]

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From Left Field: Justin Turner Engages Fans On Twitter

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: Justin Turner Engages Fans On Twitter

Recently, many professional athletes have made communicating via Facebook and Twitter part of their daily routines. While some of these athletes are known for being controversial, others, like Justin Turner of the Mets, do it for the fans. “I just enjoy doing it and getting the fans involved and trying to get them a little […]

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Mets Have Some Risky Rental Players

An article by posted on July 13, 2011 0 Comments

With the trade deadline fast approaching, the Mets still appear uncertain about whether they’ll be buyers or sellers. Eventually, they’ll have to make a decision, and if they wind up being sellers, they possess several risky trade targets—possibly too risky to be thought of as rental players. The first of course is Jose Reyes. Though […]

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Wright Hopefully Not Going Anywhere

An article by posted on June 30, 2011 0 Comments

If the Mets could only keep one of their young superstars to be the face of the franchise for the next decade, would you choose Jose Reyes or David Wright? This is a very difficult question since each comes with a certain price tag and skillset. In a perfect world, the Mets will be able […]

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