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Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

An article by posted on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
Will Mets Face Punishment For Excessive Champagne Celebrations?

While this is one of the last things I want to discuss on the verge of what has just happened, it might be something to keep in the back of our minds. Arash Markazi of ESPN wrote a nice piece about the evolution of celebrations in baseball, detailing the progression from beer to the champagne […]

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Mets Add Matt Reynolds To NLDS Roster, Ruben Tejada Won’t Require Surgery

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Add Matt Reynolds To NLDS Roster, Ruben Tejada Won’t Require Surgery

The New York Mets officially announced they have added infielder Matt Reynolds to their National League Division Series roster after the unfortunate injury to Ruben Tejada in Game 2 of the series. The Mets also announced that Tejada will not require surgery. So great to hear that, Tim Stauffer was designated for assignment to make […]

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Bad Umpiring And Big Payouts Make For a Dangerous Mix On the Field

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Bad Umpiring And Big Payouts Make For a Dangerous Mix On the Field

It took MLB years of wrangling to institute a policy for home plate collisions after Buster Posey was sidelined by a particularly brutal one in May of 2011. The rule states: A runner may not run out of a direct line to the plate in order to initiate contact with the catcher, or any player, […]

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Mattingly Says Slide Wouldn’t Have Been Big Deal If It Were Wright

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mattingly Says Slide Wouldn’t Have Been Big Deal If It Were Wright

Dodger’s manager Don Mattingly defended Chase Utley‘s slide which broke Ruben Tejada‘s leg and ended his season. Mattingly argued that it was a good baseball play, and said that Mets’ fans would not have an issue with it if David Wright made a similar slide. “If it would have been their guy, they would be […]

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All The Pressure Is On Los Angeles

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
All The Pressure Is On Los Angeles

According to the so-called baseball experts and talking heads, before this season started, the Mets weren’t supposed to be here. They had no business even sniffing an NL East crown let alone winning it. Here we are though, mere days away from the first Metropolitan playoff game in nine years. The Mets are playing with […]

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Hansel Robles Will Appeal Suspension

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
Hansel Robles Will Appeal Suspension

Mets right-handed reliever Hansel Robles will appeal the three-game suspension handed down by MLB on Thursday. That should still keep him available for the remainder of the Mets regular season. Robles’ suspension came as a result of throwing a baseball toward the head of Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp on Wednesday. MLB ruled that Robles’s pitch was “intentional.” Before that […]

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The Final Push For Home-Field Advantage

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
The Final Push For Home-Field Advantage

Here we are… 159 games down, three to go. The New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in a dead tie for home-field advantage, with each team boasting the same 89-70 record. “We’re going to play to win as many games as we can and to try to get home-field advantage in the […]

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Mets To Celebrate Fan Appreciation Weekend At Citi Field

An article by posted on September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets To Celebrate Fan Appreciation Weekend At Citi Field

The New York Mets, 2015 NL East Division Champions, will celebrate their Amazin’ fans throughout Fan Appreciation Weekend in the final three regular season games this weekend when the Mets host the Washington Nationals. The weekend begins with Free Shirt Friday at 7:10 p.m. followed by Super Saturday at 7:10 p.m. and concluding with Family […]

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Mets Matters: The Importance Of Not Letting Up

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Matters: The Importance Of Not Letting Up

Coming off an emotionally charged series with the Washington Nationals to fortify themselves as the leaders of the National League East, it would be understandable for the team to come in a little sluggish when going against a team like the Atlanta Braves the following day. Especially after having to wait out a two hour rain […]

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It’s Gut Check Time For The Mets

An article by posted on September 7, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Gut Check Time For The Mets

“It’s going to be a big series. It’s two really good teams going at it. And they’re playing good baseball. We could have very easily come out of here with three wins. We come out with one. But we’ve got to turn the page and get ready for D.C.” – David Wright There are 26 […]

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Lucas Duda To Rejoin Team Monday For Nationals Series

An article by posted on September 6, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda To Rejoin Team Monday For Nationals Series

According to Lynn Worthy of the Press & Sun Bulletin, first baseman Lucas Duda has completed his rehab assignment with Double-A Binghamton and is heading to Washington D.C. to rejoin the team on Monday when the Mets begin a critical three-game series with the Nationals. Duda played all nine innings and went 1-for-3 with an RBI […]

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