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Why Do You Still Watch?

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Why Do You Still Watch?

You  might be frustrated and disgusted by watching the Mets lose to the Nationals, but it is far better than not having any Mets to watch at all. October has to be the worst month because there’s baseball, but baseball without the Mets. At least in November there’s the start of the free-agent season, highlighted […]

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Remembering and Honoring September 11

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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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Mets GM Praises Allan Dykstra Who Becomes A Free Agent This Winter

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Mets GM Praises Allan Dykstra Who Becomes A Free Agent This Winter

After a season in which Allan Dykstra put together a .274/.436/.503 line with a career-high 21 home runs and 82 RBIs for the Binghamton Mets, the first baseman/designated hitter is eligible to be a minor league free agent this winter. In his third year of Eastern League action since the Mets acquired him from the San Diego […]

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9/11 Home Run from the Other Side

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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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Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Stop Slide, Mets Remember 9/11

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Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Stop Slide, Mets Remember 9/11

Nationals at Mets • 7:10 PM Zack Wheeler (7-4, 3.38) vs Dan Haren (8-13, 5.23) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Josh Satin – 3B Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Ruben Tejada – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Preview The Mets did better last night than […]

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Parnell Has Successful Surgery To Repair Herniated Disk

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Parnell Has Successful Surgery To Repair Herniated Disk

Before tonight’s game against the Washington Nationals, the Mets announced that closer Bobby Parnell had surgery to repair the herniated disk in his neck. The procedure was performed by renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Robert Watkins in California. Dr. Robert Watkins has treated more professional athletes with spinal injuries than any other surgeon in the world. […]

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Mets Victimized By Long Ball Again In 6-3 Loss To Nationals

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Mets Victimized By Long Ball Again In 6-3 Loss To Nationals

With the Tragic Number at 2, the “Playoff Push” is in serious jeopardy… The Mets (64-79) lost to the Nationals (75-69) Tuesday night by a score of 6-3. Dillon Gee got the start for New York and quickly put himself in a hole, giving up a run in each of the first three innings, including a […]

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Remembering Mike Piazza And The Return Of Our National Pastime

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Remembering Mike Piazza And The Return Of Our National Pastime

The Mets. The Braves. Late September. This is what a pennant race is all about. It was the 148th game that season and the defending NL Champion Mets were surging. We’d cut the lead from 13 ½ to just 5 ½ and now the first place Braves were coming to town. At least, that’s what […]

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Turner Getting MRI On Hamstring This Morning

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Turner Getting MRI On Hamstring This Morning

Mets utility infielder Justin Turner, who left Tuesday’s game after six innings with right hamstring tightness, will get an MRI this morning and be evaluated by team doctors. Turner later told reporters,”I came in and the trainer said to shut it down,” according to ESPN New York. “I’ve never had any hamstring problems before. Hopefully it’s […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Gee Looks For 12th Win, Lagares Batting Second, Murphy Third

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Nationals vs Mets: Gee Looks For 12th Win, Lagares Batting Second, Murphy Third

Nationals at Mets • 7:10 PM Dillon Gee (11-9, 3.53) vs Jordan Zimmermann (16-8, 3.30) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Justin Turner – 3B Matt den Dekker – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Game Preview The […]

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