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The Best Last Plane Ride Ever

An article by posted on 20/10/2016 0 Comments
The Best Last Plane Ride Ever

James Blagden is an awesome illustrator and baseball fan.  He takes real accounts of events that occurred in baseball history (example: Dock Ellis talking about throwing a no-hitter while on LSD) and animates it with the narration being heard in the background.  He used his unique talent to capture the flight back to New York […]

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Few Things Shock Me In Baseball… Then There’s Justin Turner

An article by posted on 19/10/2016 0 Comments
Few Things Shock Me In Baseball… Then There’s Justin Turner

Few things surprise me in baseball, mostly because in my 40 years of watching the game I’ve learned that almost everyday something happens that has never happened before. Baseball is a sport that loves its records and everyday it seems new ones are set and old ones are broken. Nothing is ever what it seems. […]

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10 Years Since Endy Made The Catch

An article by posted on 19/10/2016 0 Comments
10 Years Since Endy Made The Catch

Ten year ago today, Endy Chavez made an unbelievable catch that will always be remembered as one of the best in Mets history and in Major League Baseball postseason history. Leaping as high as he could over the fence in left field to rob Scott Rolen of a go-ahead home run and then having the […]

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Trade Bruce For The Right Reasons

An article by posted on 19/10/2016 0 Comments
Trade Bruce For The Right Reasons

Jon Heyman recently reported that a rival executive thinks the Mets might consider trading Jay Bruce once they pick up his 13 million dollar contract option after the season. This news really isn’t all that shocking. Mets fans have been speculating for months that this might be a possibility depending on the outcome of the […]

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Tebow Picks Up His First AFL Hit on Tuesday

An article by posted on 18/10/2016 0 Comments
Tebow Picks Up His First AFL Hit on Tuesday

Mets outfielder Tim Tebow finally picked up his first hit in the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday night, going 1-for-4 with two strikeouts while hitting into a double play. Tebow stroked a single to left field and is now 1-for-16 in five AFL games with eight strikeouts. It was the first time Tebow hit a ball to […]

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The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

An article by posted on 18/10/2016 0 Comments
The Window to Re-Sign Cespedes is Closing

Back in the 1998 offseason, neither the Mets nor Mike Piazza were messing around. Before the end of the World Series, which is the time players could file for free agency, the Mets made the 30 year old Piazza the highest paid player in the sport by giving him a seven year, $91 million contract. […]

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Harper: Mets Need Kenley Jansen To Keep Up With Cubs

An article by posted on 18/10/2016 0 Comments
Harper: Mets Need Kenley Jansen To Keep Up With Cubs

John Harper of the Daily News makes his case for the Mets signing free-agent closer Kenley Jansen this offseason. “If the Mets want to take a huge step toward re-claiming that supremacy next year and beyond, they should make a big splash this off-season by signing Kenley Jansen,” writes Harper who argues that adding Jansen will put […]

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MLB Exec Thinks Mets Could Deal Jay Bruce

An article by posted on 18/10/2016 0 Comments
MLB Exec Thinks Mets Could Deal Jay Bruce

There’s absolutely no question that the New York Mets will exercise the $13 million dollar option on outfielder Jay Bruce as soon as the World Series comes to an end. That much is clear. What isn’t so clear is what happens next. Clearly, Bruce had a rough go of it in New York, a city […]

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Alonso Ranked Fifth Best Power Hitter in ’16 Draft Class

An article by posted on 18/10/2016 0 Comments
Alonso Ranked Fifth Best Power Hitter in ’16 Draft Class

Baseball America released its 2016 Draft Report Card on Monday, compiling lists of various top five categories, including fastest runner, best defensive player, and best pure hitter. Under the category of “Best Power Hitter”, the Mets’ 2nd round draft pick Peter Alonso is ranked fifth among this year’s drafted players. Alonso, 21, is the lone […]

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Mets Should Re-Sign Fernando Salas

An article by posted on 17/10/2016 0 Comments
Mets Should Re-Sign Fernando Salas

With Addison Reed and Jeurys Familia in the fold, the Mets have their eighth and ninth innings guys set up for next season. In 2016, that tandem was the best in baseball. However, it was also the most taxed. The duo pitched more innings than any other reliever combination in the major leagues. The main […]

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