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Days Like These

An article by posted on July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Days Like These

When the day arrives, and it’s clear Zack Wheeler has “figured it out,” this will be the day he will appreciate most. New York Mets fans will prefer to reflect on Wheeler’s first MLB start, six shutout innings vs. Atlanta, but Sunday will be one of those starts that will educate the Mets rookie most […]

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Zack Wheeler And Why Hype Can Be A B**ch

An article by posted on June 30, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler And Why Hype Can Be A B**ch

Andy Martino of the Daily News weighs in on the problem with hype, projection, unrealised expectations, and something about Mike Pelfrey being the devil. It is dehumanizing, what happens to phenoms like Zack Wheeler over the long arc of a professional baseball career. In the minor leagues, you are an abstraction, a blank screen onto […]

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No. 33 Keeping Hope Alive In Flushing, Queens

An article by posted on June 29, 2013 0 Comments
No. 33 Keeping Hope Alive In Flushing, Queens

There really is something special about going to Citi Field on a day when Matt Harvey pitches. If the Mets are in the midst of yet another miserable season, you’d never know it. Walking into Friday’s game, the excitement and buzz over the main attraction was truly overwhelming. Families and friends all bustled towards the […]

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Bullpen Wastes A Solid Start By Harvey In Mets 6-4 Loss To Nats

An article by posted on June 29, 2013 0 Comments
Bullpen Wastes A Solid Start By Harvey In Mets 6-4 Loss To Nats

The Mets lost to the Nationals tonight by a score of 6-4 at Citi Field. Matt Harvey started the game and was, of course, fantastic, pitching 7 innings of 1-run ball and striking out 11 Washington hitters. Ross Detwiler was pretty good as well for the Nationals, giving up 3 runs (2 earned) in 5 […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Hug Somebody… It’s Harvey Day!

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals vs Mets: Hug Somebody… It’s Harvey Day!

Nationals (39-39) at Mets (32-43) LHP Ross Detwiler (2-6, 4.18) vs RHP Matt Harvey (7-1, 2.05) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., LF Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Marlon Byrd, RF Josh Satin, 1B John Buck, C Juan Lagares, CF Omar Quintanilla, SS Matt Harvey, P Game Notes Matt Harvey (7-1, 2.05) leads the National League in strikeouts (121), and […]

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Byrd’s Late Two-Run Jack Propels Mets To 3-2 Win Over The Rockies

An article by posted on June 27, 2013 0 Comments
Byrd’s Late Two-Run Jack Propels Mets To 3-2 Win Over The Rockies

Well, how about that? This was an excellent team effort for the win tonight in Colorado and it wrapped up an excellent road trip for our New York Mets. Whether these games will matter down the line or not, it’s nice to see our team banding together and playing some decent baseball for an extended […]

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Collins Will Adjust Rotation If Harvey Starts All Star Game

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Will Adjust Rotation If Harvey Starts All Star Game

Pitching coach Dan Warthen told Mike Puma of the New York Post that he would adjust the rotation to allow Matt Harvey to start the All Star Game if Bruce Bochy gives him the nod. “That is 20 days away, a lot could change,” Collins said, referring to postponements that could alter the rotation. “But […]

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Mets Need To Get Out Of Wheeler’s Way

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need To Get Out Of Wheeler’s Way

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s some sage advice for a franchise who oftentimes ends up making a good situation bad, and a bad situation worse. The Mets have always been an organization that loves to get their grubby little hands into everything. Sometimes their meanderings are harmless, but every now and then […]

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2013 All Star Game: Give Matt Harvey The Damn Ball

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
2013 All Star Game: Give Matt Harvey The Damn Ball

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York wrote what I felt was one of the strongest arguments in making the case for Matt Harvey starting the All Star Game for the National League. He first compares Harvey, who he calls the NL’s Justin Verlander, to last season’s NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey: Through 16 starts, […]

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June 18, 2013 Was A Turning Point For The New York Mets

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
June 18, 2013 Was A Turning Point For The New York Mets

They say that every great run of success usually had its roots in a turning point. Looking at Mets history you can say we’ve had quite a few turning points – both good and bad. Gil Hodges and Tom Seaver were certainly turning points for the Mets – when they went from lovable losers to […]

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