Tag: New York Mets

You Tell ‘em Beltran’s Comin! And Hell’s Comin’ With Him!!

An article by posted on July 15, 2010 0 Comments

In the most emotionally charged scene in the movie ‘Tombstone’ Wyatt Earp, played brilliantly by Kurt Russell, screams to Ike Clanton, ‘You tell ‘em I’m comin! And Hell’s comin’ with me!’ When the Mets headed north from Florida and embarked on the 2010 season, none of us were optimistic. By the time Spring Training ended […]

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Let’s Do This Thing

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

The All-Star game is behind us, and I’d like to thank Brian McCann for the game-winning hit that will give the Mets home field advantage in the World Series. You think that’s far-fetched?  Well, it’s not.  The Mets are just 4 games back of Atlanta and have a lot to be optimistic about.  Carlos Beltran […]

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Steinbrenner Passes, But His Legacy Will Endure

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

“It was a beautiful thing to observe, all 36 oars working in unison.’’ – late Cardinals announcer Jack Buck quipping he had seen George Steinbrenner’s yacht. It is a timeless quote about a timeless subject, George M. Steinbrenner, the demonstrative, cantankerous and blustery owner of the New York Yankees, who died today of a heart […]

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A Victim of Circumstance

An article by posted on July 10, 2010 0 Comments

When I first heard rumbling during Spring Training that pitching phenom prospect Jenrry Mejia may be brought up with the big club to make Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya look good…erm, uh…I mean of course to get Mejia adjusted to major league hitting, well, I was dead set against the idea.  See, while the Mets […]

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Looking Just a Few Days Ahead

An article by posted on July 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are going to be playing for first place this weekend.  Not against the Phillies, but against a resurgent Braves team that is making it feel like the early part of the decade when these two teams were battling for NL East dominance.  And if Jonathan Niese and the Mets can take the rubber […]

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Welcome Back Veterans – Thank You Fred Wilpon

An article by posted on July 5, 2010 0 Comments

We usually tend to take our rights and freedoms for granted; as if they were a given. I’ve come to believe, over time, that it’s not so much anyone’s fault but a result of the success of those that have given so much of themselves.  Their success in keeping us free, demands that we step […]

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Mets Livan On The Edge, Go Down 2-1 In Ninth

An article by posted on July 1, 2010 0 Comments

Ryan Zimmerman’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning gave the Washington Nationals a 2-1 victory over the Mets, who wasted a solid start from Johan Santana. Game Notes Johan Santana rebounded nicely and gave the Mets all you could ask for pitching seven solid innings and allowing just one earned run. He let up six hits, a walk and […]

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These Marlins Have Become Our Nemesis

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

Remember a few years back when the Braves were rolling to 14 straight division titles, and the Mets seemingly lost 80% of their games against Atlanta?  Thankfully time and Atlanta’s mediocrity for a few years has evened that back out, but now the Mets have a new regular nemesis–the Florida Marlins. The Mets, who lost […]

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I Hate To Bring This Up, But…..

An article by posted on June 23, 2010 0 Comments

This is one of those posts that may incite a riot, but I’ll knock wood, and cross my fingers and toes when I say what I have to say…..that the Mets have had no serious injuries yet this season to key players.  We won’t count Carlos Beltran, who had surgery back in January, or Jose […]

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Jose Reyes Is The Leader Of The Pack

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

Look in the dugout during a Mets game.  If you see Jose Reyes smiling, laughing and dancing, you know the Mets are winning and contending.  If you see him anyway else, they are probably losing.  We saw it happen in 2006.  Reyes led the Mets with 194 hits, batting .300.  He hit 37 doubles, 19 […]

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