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What is the ONE Thing the Mets Must Do This Offseason

An article by posted on October 23, 2013 0 Comments
What is the ONE Thing the Mets Must Do This Offseason

For all my fellow Mets fans, opinions have been flying fast in the blogosphere, twitterverse, and any other media I may have forgotten to mention. And all this is occurring before the World Series has even started! No Free Agents can change teams right now, no player has been tendered, yet you would think from […]

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Beltran Doesn’t Rule Out A Return To The Mets

An article by posted on October 6, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran Doesn’t Rule Out A Return To The Mets

Carlos Beltran told Mike Puma of the NY Post that he wouldn’t be against a return to the Mets when he becomes a free agent this offseason. “Maybe I’ll see you, maybe I won’t,” Beltran said laughing when asked about a return to the Mets. “I’m going to listen to everybody and we’ll see what […]

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Mike Piazza’s Most Memorable Mets Moments

An article by posted on September 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mike Piazza’s Most Memorable Mets Moments

Below are several memorable moments during Mike Piazza’s Mets tenure. May 22, 1998 – Acquired by the Mets from the Florida Marlins in exchange for minor leaguers Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnall and Geoff Goetz. May 23, 1998 – Makes his Mets debut at Shea Stadium, going 1-4 with an RBI double in a 3-0 win over Milwaukee. June […]

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Lets Retire No. 31 While We’re At It…

An article by posted on September 26, 2013 0 Comments
Lets Retire No. 31 While We’re At It…

On Sunday, September 29 at Citi Field, Mike Piazza, the greatest home run-hitting catcher of all-time, will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame. Piazza will become the 27th member of the Mets Hall of Fame during the Mets Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony prior to the 1:10 PM game against the Milwaukee Brewers […]

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Bobby Parnell Has Lost 30 Pounds Since Herniated Disk Ordeal

An article by posted on September 25, 2013 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell Has Lost 30 Pounds Since Herniated Disk Ordeal

According to Adam Rubin on Twitter, Mets closer Bobby Parnell has lost 30 pounds since he began suffering from the herniated disk. However, Collins also added that team doctors believe that Parnell will be ready to go by Spring Training. The hard-throwing righthander had surgery to repair the herniated disk in his neck on September 10. The procedure […]

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A Q&A With FSL Player of the Year Dustin Lawley

An article by posted on September 24, 2013 0 Comments
A Q&A With FSL Player of the Year Dustin Lawley

This was an interesting season for the St. Lucie Mets. In the first half they finished in second place, eight games out of first and missed making the playoffs.  In the second half, they fought and nearly pulled off a miracle at the end before running out of time.  It was a very good season for […]

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Wright Returns With A Bang, Passes Piazza On Mets All-Time Homer List

An article by posted on September 21, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Returns With A Bang, Passes Piazza On Mets All-Time Homer List

Rust? What rust? David Wright had sort of a triumphant return last night as the Mets beat the Phillies 6-4 in the opening game of their weekend series. Wright had terrific night at the plate and showed no rust from his seven week layoff going 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBI, and a run scored. […]

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Remembering and Honoring September 11

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Remembering and Honoring September 11

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 our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts. Every single day, Americans are still dying because of […]

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9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

Here is a story I wrote for The Tablet newspaper of the Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y. We will always remember Mike Piazza‘s “Healing Power of a Swing,” but it turns out the Braves’ pitcher that surrendered the home run, Steve Karsay, grew up just 15 minutes from Shea Stadium. Here’s what Karsay had to say […]

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Cyclones Lose Heart Breaker In 16 Innings

An article by posted on August 28, 2013 0 Comments
Cyclones Lose Heart Breaker In 16 Innings

No one said moving into first place would be easy for the Brooklyn Cyclones. But with the Abderdeen Ironbirds losing Tuesday night, the Cyclones could have moved a half game into first place had they won. It took 16 innings – the longest game of the season for Brooklyn – but the Cyclones fell 5-3 […]

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