Tag: from left field

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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From Left Field: Late Inning Comebacks Nice, But We Need Some Killer Instinct

An article by posted on June 9, 2011 0 Comments

It’s funny how the two players that we all figure will be traded by the end of the season—Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran—are carrying the New York Mets. After Reyes’ go-ahead triple Tuesday night, Beltran came through with a game-tying double off Kameron Loe in the eighth inning last night. However, it hasn’t just been […]

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From Left Field: Two Down, Four To Go

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

Today is June 1st, so that marks the one-third point of the season. The Mets are eight games behind the Phillies for first place in the NL East and 6.5 games behind the Florida Marlins for the Wild Card. While some claim it’s still too early to be scoreboard watching, I believe every game counts, […]

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From Left Field: What Happens When Wright, Davis and Pagan Return?

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

Though setbacks have delayed their return to action, Angel Pagan, David Wright and Ike Davis will eventually be healthy enough to play. In fact, Pagan is expected back in the lineup this Friday. While last night’s game was a poor indicator, the Mets have actually played some good baseball without three of their regulars players. […]

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From Left Field: Murphy Is Clutch

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments

You ever the get the feeling when you’re watching a Mets game that the batter will hit a home run on the next pitch? Well, I can’t say this is completely true about last night, but I was pretty close. After the debacle of a call by Marvin Hudson that erased Jose Reyes’ one-out triple, […]

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From Left Field: I Have An Addiction

An article by posted on April 13, 2011 0 Comments
From Left Field: I Have An Addiction

I have an addiction. Unfortunately, many young men my age have bigger problems than I do. Some have fallen to drug or alcohol addictions, which is always a sad situation. They have their whole lives ahead of them, but they succumb to their addiction. I have an addiction. The first part of dealing with an […]

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