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Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

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Jon Matlack, the Mets’ Underrated Lefty

Jon Matlack’s career record of 125-126 may be as mediocre as you can get, but Matlack was a much, much better than average major league pitcher. In fact, he was one of the very finest lefthanded pitchers ever developed by the Mets’ organization. His other career marks – a 3.18 lifetime ERA (better than Steve […]

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Mets Welcome Back A Groggy 10th Player

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Mets Welcome Back A Groggy 10th Player

We’ve had some tough times us Mets fans. The road to 2015 has been fraught with heartache. We tell ourselves we’re used to it, we can handle it, but it hasn’t been easy. We take solace in whatever consolation may come our way. We’ve been more or less able to plan October events without compunction […]

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Opening Day From Verizon Suite

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Opening Day From Verizon Suite

It was an awesome experience to be able to take in the Mets opening day game on Monday against the Phillies from the Verizon Wireless Suite. We can’t thank the company enough for this awesome experience and opportunity to watch the game from such a unique perspective. The Verizon suite is located just above the […]

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Harvey Drills Utley Between The Numbers, Both Benches Warned

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Drills Utley Between The Numbers, Both Benches Warned

In whats shaping up to be a wild one at Citi Field tonight between the Mets and the Phillies, both benches got a warning from plate umpire Alfonso Marquez in the fifth inning after Matt Harvey drilled Chase Utley in the back with a pitch. Utley had already homered and singled off the Mets ace, but that […]

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Cuddyer Leaves Game After Taking Pitch Off Hands

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Leaves Game After Taking Pitch Off Hands

Left fielder Michael Cuddyer left the game in the bottom of the second inning after he was hit by a pitch right on the hands by Phillies starteer David Buchanan. Cuddyer was in obvious pain as he held and shook his left hand. Terry Collins and trainer Ray Ramirez came right out and quickly decided […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (SNY)

Matt Harvey will make his second start of the season tonight when he takes on the Phillies at Citi Field at 7:10 pm. He will be opposed by David Buchanan for Philadelphia. Here are the starting lineups: New York Mets RF C. Granderson (L) 3B David Wright (R) 1B Lucas Duda (L) LF Michael Cuddyer […]

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“No-Blemish” Blevins Emerges As Key Weapon In Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
“No-Blemish” Blevins Emerges As Key Weapon In Mets Bullpen

Throughout this past offseason, the Mets had been scouring the market for someone who can come in and get the big lefties out. On March 30th, they traded outfield prospect Matt den Dekker to the Washington Nationals and in return the Mets received lefty reliever, Jerry Blevins. The very next day, as luck would have […]

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Collins Says Mets Should Be Expected To Win

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Mets Should Be Expected To Win

The Mets have been very outspoken this off-season about their expectations. They are confident, and they believe they can experience a lot of success this season. Speaking to reporters today before the game, Terry Collins says that he is not worried about the added pressure that they have put on themselves. “We have huge expectations, […]

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Home Opener Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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Home Opener Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 1:10 PM

Here we go! After a 3-3 road trip to open the season, the New York Mets return home to Citi Field to take on the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:10 PM. Reigning NL Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom (0-1, 3.00 ERA) gets the starting nod will oppose ex-Met Aaron Harang (1-0, 0.00). The game will […]

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The Story of My First Mets Opening Day

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The Story of My First Mets Opening Day

I love my wife.  And I met her at a Mets game.  True story.  She was a blogger, as was I, and we were both going to “Build-A-Bear Night” at Citi Field on August 1, 2009.  So we decided to meet up on the Promenade Level before the game.  Of course, we had our new […]

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