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Mets Liked Abreu’s Approach, Could Join Bench This Season

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Liked Abreu’s Approach, Could Join Bench This Season

April 2 Mets GM Sandy Alderson discussed why he signed Bobby Abreu during his press conference today, citing that “his approach at the plate made him very attractive to us.” Alderson said that he could see the 41-year old veteran as a potential fifth-outfielder who could be “a guy off the bench” for the Mets […]

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MLB Opening Series: Another Reason I am Glad to be a Mets Fan

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
MLB Opening Series: Another Reason I am Glad to be a Mets Fan

The 2014 MLB season opened on Friday with a matchup of the big dollar Los Angeles Dodgers vs. the upstart Arizona Diamondbacks. A division matchup. A big market team vs. an upstart rival with a payroll roughly half of its opponent. It seems this should be a game for MLB to showcase. And it did….sort […]

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Tommy John Surgery Pioneer Dr. Jobe Passes Away

An article by posted on March 9, 2014 0 Comments
Tommy John Surgery Pioneer Dr. Jobe Passes Away

On Friday, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. Frank Jobe passed away at the age of 88. Jobe’s experimental surgery to fix a pitcher’s elbow was one of the biggest medical breakthroughs in sports and one that changed baseball forever.  It was in 1974 when Jobe transplanted a tendon to replace the […]

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No Mets Games On ESPN Sunday Night Baseball To Begin 2014

An article by posted on January 15, 2014 0 Comments
No Mets Games On ESPN Sunday Night Baseball To Begin 2014

The Mets are not scheduled to appear on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball for the first few months of the season according to a press release issued by the network. There’s always the chance that the Mets will have games broadcasted on the fly during the second half of the season, which we’ve seen a lot […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

Last night as I was getting comfortable on my couch, I was scanning the twitterverse and lo and behold what breaking news did I see but the unofficial announcement that the Mets had signed veteran starting pitcher, Bartolo Colon to a 2-year/$20 million dollar contract pending a physical. Obviously this set Mets Twitter on the […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Granderson

An article by posted on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Granderson

When the news broke late Friday morning that the Mets had finally came to an agreement with outfielder, Curtis Granderson I admit I did the proverbial  “happy dance” while driving in my car. Yes Granderson is not the “savior” that the Mets need to help this team escape from mediocrity as well as ineptitude. But […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: May The Farce Be With You

An article by posted on November 27, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: May The Farce Be With You

A long long time ago, in a stadium directly across from Citi Field was a place where fans were born and memories were created. That was before the dark times – BEFORE THE MADOFF… It is funny when you watch one of your all time favorite movies that you can attribute certain quotes to specific […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Hope For The Best, But Expect The Worst Edition

An article by posted on November 10, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Hope For The Best, But Expect The Worst Edition

I have been a Mets fan since my birth 41 years ago, and in that time I have seen more than a handful of highs – and more than my share of lows. I have lived through Frank Taveras and Alex Trevino, Bob Bailor and Bruce Bosclair, Rich Rodriguez and Tony Tarasco, and now Lucas […]

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Beltran and the Cardinals Heading to the World Series

An article by posted on October 19, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran and the Cardinals Heading to the World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals are going to the World Series after a 9-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers to take the best of seven series, four games to two. It will be the Cardinals’ fourth trip to the Fall Classic in the last ten years. Overall, this is the 19th National League Championship for the Cardinals, […]

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An Ode To Whitestone Mike

An article by posted on October 17, 2013 0 Comments
An Ode To Whitestone Mike

You know when I was just a teenager, I was the drummer in a band we called Andromeda. Yes, I’m aware that some Swedish band has since swiped our name, but that’s okay as I heard they were heavy metal too. I also wrote dozens of songs, mostly on the backs of napkins at 3:00 […]

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