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Sprinting to the Finish: The Culture of Losing

An article by posted on September 20, 2013 0 Comments
Sprinting to the Finish: The Culture of Losing

Six weeks ago, an unidentified Mets executive – and really, how many are there – told Mike Puma of the Post that the front office was pleased with the work of Terry Collins and his staff. Then he said this: “I think they’re doing a good job of sprinting to the finish line.” Sure, if […]

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Remembering Bob Murphy On His Birthday

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments

MMO wants to send a Happy Birthday shout-out to the late great Bob Murphy (1924-2004). “Murph” would have been 89 years old today and I can’t begin to tell you how often I think about him each season. Today’s game broadcasts have become so noisy and are just a non-stop barrage of promos and product pitches. […]

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Giants vs Mets: Wright Won’t Play In This Series, Wheeler Faces Former ‘Mates

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 0 Comments
Giants vs Mets: Wright Won’t Play In This Series, Wheeler Faces Former ‘Mates

GIANTS (69-81) at METS (67-82) RHP Yusmeiro Petit (3-0, 2.53) vs. RHP Zack Wheeler (7-5, 3.22) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B Lucas Duda – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Matt den Dekker – RF Travis d’Arnaud – C Ruben Tejada – SS Zack Wheeler – […]

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Harvey Will Avoid Surgery, Elects To Rehab Elbow

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Will Avoid Surgery, Elects To Rehab Elbow

Update 2:20 PM According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Matt Harvey has opted to rehabilitate the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and avoid surgery for now. “The diagnosis apparently was positive enough whereby Harvey is expected to try rehab for now, then begin a throwing program in one-to-two months,” Heyman said. Harvey still […]

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Pedro Feliciano Wants To Be A Perpetual Met

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
Pedro Feliciano Wants To Be A Perpetual Met

Longtime Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano has been with the Amazin’s for the majority of his major-league career, only taking a two-year, $8 million hiatus from Flushing courtesy of the New York Yankees. Even so, he’s never thrown a major league pitch for any team other than the Mets. Perpetual Pedro is back in orange and […]

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Featured Post: Breaking Backman

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Breaking Backman

Passion is a powerful force. It reveals the extremely fine line between good and evil; friend and foe; master and slave. Passion turned Walter While, your average high school science teacher into Heisenberg, a maniacal drug-dealing assassin in khakis and a pork pie hat. Passion is Walter Wayne Backman’s worst enemy — and slim hope. […]

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David Wright Nominated for 2013 Roberto Clemente Award

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright Nominated for 2013 Roberto Clemente Award

The New York Mets, Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of Major League Baseball, today announced that David Wright was named the club’s 2013 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Wright is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player […]

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Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

An article by posted on September 14, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

As I speculated before the weekend, David Wright is indeed planning to return during the San Francisco Giants series beginning on Tuesday. Both Wright and Terry Collins staunchly defended their rationale in attempting to have the third baseman return from a strained right hamstring this season, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “It’s […]

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Yankees Officially Announce Deal With WFAN

An article by posted on September 12, 2013 0 Comments
Yankees Officially Announce Deal With WFAN

The New York Yankees made it official and announced that they have reached a multi-year broadcast agreement with CBS Radio for Yankees games to be broadcast on WFAN beginning in 2014. Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon said Tuesday that the team is “negotiating with numerous parties” regarding its radio-broadcast rights for next season and beyond, but […]

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Remembering and Honoring September 11

An article by posted on September 11, 2013 0 Comments
Remembering and Honoring September 11

Time does not heal all wounds. The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day in the back of our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts. Every single day, Americans are still dying because of […]

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