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Steroids And Baseball, Continued

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

The following paragraph is part of a letter that I wrote – it was published in the New York Times on January 26, 2004. “President Bush mentioned the issue of steroids in sports in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 21, 2004. As a lifelong baseball fan, I am very concerned about […]

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MetsMerized Player Of The Week! (Week 9)

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

Nine weeks into the season already? I can’t believe it myself. In random baseball news, Armando Galarraga threw only about the 390,000th non-perfect game in major league baseball, nothing special. John Maine is on the DL with a weak shoulder and now Perez because his knee hurts. Uh…no comment. At least he’s not taking up […]

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Mets Select Starting Pitcher Matt Harvey In First Round

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets selected RH pitcher Matt Harvey from UNC with the seventh overall pick of the 2010 MLB Draft. Tale Of The Tape North Carolina, Junior Birthdate: 3/27/89 Height: 6-4 Weight: 225 lbs. Bats: R Throws: R MLB – Scouting Report Fastball: Harvey was throwing his fastball up to 96-97 mph and sustaining the velocity deep into his […]

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Instant Replay Now Needed More Than Ever In MLB

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

While there’s no need to reiterate the botched call by first base umpire Jim Joyce in yesterday’s should-have-been perfect game by Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga, I will.  One out away from a pitcher’s ultimate personal feat, Galarraga allowed an infield hit to Indians short stop Jason Donald.  A scene that will run through the minds […]

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Mets Top Pick Steven Matz Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

Long Island, New York native Steven Matz, the Mets’ top pick in the 2009 draft, underwent Tommy John elbow surgery on Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York according to several reports that have now been confirmed by his agent Rob Martin. The young 18 year old left-hander injured his elbow while […]

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On a Brighter Note

An article by posted on April 1, 2010 0 Comments

We are now a weekend away from the start of the 2010 Major League Baseball Season and New York Mets fans all over the planet are pulling out their remaining hair and saying to anyone who will listen “Oh no, here we go again”.. Well not so fast. True the season will start with a […]

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Come on, April!

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

We’re just five days from the start of Opening Day.  We Mets fans have had to endure a lot of anguish these past few seasons, and so far nothing has given us significant indication that 2010 will be a successful season.  In fact, the injuries are continuing to mount, and the rotation still has a […]

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MLB 2010 Predictions from “Vegas Rich”

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The final countdown to the beginning of the MLB season has begun in earnest as we are now 6 days from opening night on ESPN where the Yankees face the Red Sox in what looks to me as it should be some of the closes races for all the divisions in recent years. CC Sabathia […]

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Mets Claim Manny Acosta Off Waivers

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are continuing their effort to create a bullpen. MLB.com reports that the Mets have claimed veteran right-handed reliever Manny Acosta off waivers from the Atlanta Braves. A person familiar with the workings of the Mets said as much on Tuesday. The Braves had hoped to reassign Acosta, 28, to their Minor League camp if […]

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A Few More 2010 MLB Staff Predictions

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

Here are few more 2010 MLB predictions, before we unveil all of our 2010 Mets predictions later today. Which MLB free agent will be the biggest bust in 2010? Jeff S. –  John Lackey Dave L. – Kelvim Escobar Tom S. – Joel Pineiro Satish R. – Randy Wolf Michael B. – Joel Pineiro Rob […]

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