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Mike Piazza Jersey on Display at the 9/11 Memorial

An article by posted on September 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Jersey on Display at the 9/11 Memorial

Today marks the 15th anniversary of Mike Piazza‘s most important home run.  In the first game back in New York after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, he hit a two-run home run off Steve Karsay to give the Mets a 3-2 lead: The home run is often credited with helping New Yorkers, especially Mets fans, in […]

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Mets Set Franchise Home Run Record, Continue Winning

An article by posted on September 18, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Set Franchise Home Run Record, Continue Winning

With Curtis Granderson‘s two game-saving home runs in last night’s 3-2 win over the lowly Twins, this year’s Mets team officially shattered the franchise’s single-season team home run record, which now sits at 201. The team came in tied with the 2006 Mets, who racked up 199 homers over a full season. Granderson’s second home […]

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Remembering September 11

An article by posted on September 11, 2016 0 Comments
Remembering September 11

I can’t believe that its been 15 years since that awful and unforgettable day. I guess it’s true what they say, time does not heal all wounds. The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day in the back of […]

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Mets Winning Streak Snapped As They Fall to Braves 4-3

An article by posted on September 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Winning Streak Snapped As They Fall to Braves 4-3

The New York Mets (75-67) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (55-87) by a score of 4-3 at Turner Field Saturday evening. With a Cardinals win, the Mets fall a half-game behind the Cardinals for the second wild-card spot.  Pitching: Bartolo Colon was on the hill for the Mets tonight and he pitched a good […]

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Mets Blast Their Way to Sweep of Reds in 6-3 Win

An article by posted on September 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Blast Their Way to Sweep of Reds in 6-3 Win

The New York Mets (74-66) defeated the Cincinnati Reds (57-81) by a score of 6-3 Wednesday afternoon at Great American Ballpark. This puts the Amazins only half a game behind the Cardinals for the second wild card spot for now. Offense: Jose Reyes started the game off with a bang, cracking a home run on the […]

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Neil Walker Homers To Salvage Series In Mets 3-1 Win

An article by posted on August 7, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Homers To Salvage Series In Mets 3-1 Win

The New York Mets (57-54) defeated the Detroit Tigers (61-50) by a score of 3-1 at Comerica Park Sunday afternoon.  With the win, the Mets will temporarily move to 8.5 games back of the Washington Nationals for the division lead. Pitching: Jacob deGrom was on the mound for the Mets today and he was in […]

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Bruce Powers Mets to 4-1 Win Over Yankees

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Bruce Powers Mets to 4-1 Win Over Yankees

The New York Mets (56-52) defeated the New York Yankees (54-54) by a score of 4-1 Thursday night in the Bronx. With the Cardinals’ loss, the Mets pull within one game of the second NL Wild Card spot. Offense: The Mets spoke softly until Kelly Johnson‘s big stick lined a “Yankee Stadium home run” to […]

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Flores Enraged, Collins Ejected After Umpires Overturn Home Run Call

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Flores Enraged, Collins Ejected After Umpires Overturn Home Run Call

During Saturday night’s 7-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies, Wilmer Flores hit what looked like his 11th home run of the season, a deep shot to left field to lead off the ninth inning. However, as left fielder David Dahl went back to the wall to try and catch it, a young fan reached over the […]

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Mets Retire Mike Piazza’s Number With Uplifting Ceremony

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Retire Mike Piazza’s Number With Uplifting Ceremony

The New York Mets officially retired Mike Piazza’s #31 in a special pre-game ceremony on Saturday, July 30 at Citi Field. The Mets have four other retired numbers (#37 for Casey Stengel, #14 for Gil Hodges, #41 for Tom Seaver and #42 retired by every MLB team for Jackie Robinson). Mets players all wore jerseys and […]

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Mets Bats Silent Yet Again As Rockies Win 6-1

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Bats Silent Yet Again As Rockies Win 6-1

The New York Mets (53-49) were defeated by the Colorado Rockies (51-52) at Citi Field by a score of 6-1. The Miami Marlins were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals tonight, so we won’t lose any ground on them in the standings, and the Nationals play the Giants at 10:15 tonight. Pitching: Steven Matz had […]

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Congratulations To Mike Piazza On Hall of Fame Induction Day!

An article by posted on July 24, 2016 0 Comments
Congratulations To Mike Piazza On Hall of Fame Induction Day!

Congratulations to Mike Piazza who will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame along with fellow inductee Ken Griffey Jr. on Sunday afternoon. MLB Network will exclusively televise all the festivities live from Cooperstown, New York beginning at 12:00 PM, followed by the Induction Ceremony and the acceptance speeches at 1:30 PM. Piazza joins […]

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