Tag: home run

Reevaluating the Past and My Fandom

An article by posted on August 26, 2010 0 Comments

After Jesse Orosco struck out Marty Barrett, I lost my passion for the Mets. I don’t know why, but its never been the same. I just didn’t care as much in 1987 as I did in all the previous years, and with each passing year I cared less and less. In 2007 I started rooting […]

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Mets Offense Stifled Again, Lose 3-2 To D’Backs

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

On a day where R.A. Dickey delivered another quality start, the Mets offense couldn’t manage any offense against Arizona and fell short of a bid for a comeback, losing 3-2, ensuring their second straight losing series on the road. Game Notes R.A. Dickey went to the mound today, and in the dead air of Arizona […]

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A Mets “Magic Moment” Turns 30

An article by posted on June 14, 2010 0 Comments

The date June 14th, as a sports fan, holds significance for me personally.  Sixteen years ago today, the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks in a seven game series on home ice to end their then-54 year Stanley Cup drought.  I always remember dancing in the streets (literally) by Madison Square Garden with fellow […]

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Dickey Solid, Carter Homers, Mets Top O’s 5-1

An article by posted on June 11, 2010 0 Comments

R.A. Dickey and his knuckleball were highly effective today, and Chris Carter hit his first home run in the MLB as the Mets beat the Orioles 5-1. Game Notes R.A. Dickey was as effective today as he was wild and that was what made his knuckle ball as good as it has been since his […]

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Ike Strikes Late, Mets Walkoff With 2-1 Win In Extras

An article by posted on June 9, 2010 0 Comments

In a great pitching performance by Mike Pelfrey, the Mets continued their home winning streak, defeating the punchless Padres in 11 innings. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey was outright dominant today, letting up 1 run on 5 hits with no walks and 6 strikeouts in NINE innings. Outside of the first inning, where Pelfrey gave up […]

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Mets Comeback Against Marlins To Win 7-6

An article by posted on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets completed their three-game sweep of the Marlins this afternoon at Citi Field, where they fought back from a 5-run deficit to win 7-6. They continue their success at home, and improve their record at Citi Field to 22-9. Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi looked good through the first three innings, until his second time […]

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Castillo Placed On 15 Day DL

An article by posted on June 4, 2010 0 Comments

For the past week, Luis Castillo, has been playing through a bone bruise on his left foot that has caused him to be out of the lineup of a few games. Well finally the injury turned out to be too much to play through and Castillo was placed on the 15 day disabled list. Alex […]

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Homefield Advantage Paying Dividends for the Mets

An article by posted on May 24, 2010 0 Comments

As we are approaching the end of the second month of the second season in the newly constructed Citi Field, it appears as if the Mets have finally figured out their new gem and how to use it to their advantage.  Initially the new ballpark drew concerns from about every Mets fan in the United […]

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Mets Fall Below .500, Lose 7-5 To Marlins

An article by posted on May 15, 2010 0 Comments

Mets drop game three of the series to the Marlins 7-5. Mets drop to one game below .500, lose their fourth straight game, and lost their first five road series series this season. Game Summary John Maine did not continue his stream of quality starts as the first twelve pitches he threw in the game […]

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Mets Could Have Six Players With 20+ Home Runs This Season

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

Last season was one of frustration and futility where home runs and the Mets were concerned. A brand new ball park was held to blame for the lack of oomph in the Mets offense and many were convinced that David Wright would never eclipse 15 homers in a season again. If this season has shown […]

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