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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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Watch D’Arnaud Hit His First Major League Home Run

An article by posted on August 25, 2013 0 Comments
Watch D’Arnaud Hit His First Major League Home Run

Congratulations to Mets top prospect Travis d’Arnaud who got just enough of a Rick Porcello fastball to send it over the left-center field wall for his first career home run. It was a two-run shot in the fourth to put the Mets ahead 3-2 at the time, and after a hearty round of congratulations from his teammates, […]

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Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Takes The Hill Coming Off His 12 Strikeout Performance

An article by posted on August 20, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Takes The Hill Coming Off His 12 Strikeout Performance

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Brandon Beachy (2-0, 4.50) vs. Zack Wheeler (5-2, 3.43) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game […]

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Surprise, Surprise. A-Rod Gets Plunked In Return To Fenway

An article by posted on August 19, 2013 0 Comments
Surprise, Surprise. A-Rod Gets Plunked In Return To Fenway

I rarely post anything that isn’t Mets related, but I hope people had a chance to watch yesterday’s game between the Yankees and Red Sox in Fenway Park. Another chapter was written into one of the most storied rivalries in sports. In the second inning, Alex Rodriguez walked to the plate engulfed in a tidal […]

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Mets vs Padres: D’Arnaud, Flores, Lagares In Tonight’s Future Laden Lineup

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Padres: D’Arnaud, Flores, Lagares In Tonight’s Future Laden Lineup

Mets at Padres • 8:40 PM • Petco Park RHP Jenrry Mejia (1-2, 2.22) vs. RHP Edinson Volquez (8-10, 5.80) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Travis d’Arnaud – C Juan Lagares – CF Omar Quintanilla – SS Jenrry Mejia – RHP Game Notes […]

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Mets Activate Travis d’Arnaud, Place John Buck On Paternity Leave

An article by posted on August 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Activate Travis d’Arnaud, Place John Buck On Paternity Leave

The Mets have officially activated catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud after recalling him from Triple-A Las Vegas and then placed John Buck on paternity leave. He will make his much anticipated major league debut tonight against the San Diego Padres. “It will be nice to see him in a New York Mets uniform,” Mets general manager Sandy Alderson […]

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