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There Goes Willie Mays, The Best There Ever Was: Say Hey Kid Turns 82

An article by posted on May 7, 2013 0 Comments
There Goes Willie Mays, The Best There Ever Was: Say Hey Kid Turns 82

A member of the SABR once said, “There are 499 ballplayers. And then there’s Willie Mays.” It was way back in the summer of 1973. Camera Day. I was a few months shy of turning 8 years old. My dad nudged me closer to the railing along the third base line so no grown-ups would […]

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The Grand Slam Single: Robin Ventura Returns To The Scene Of The Crime

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
The Grand Slam Single: Robin Ventura Returns To The Scene Of The Crime

The Chicago Tribune discussed Tuesday’s homecoming of sorts for Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura and his coach Joe McEwing. Both were teammates for two seasons with the Mets including the 2000 team that won the National League, but lost to Yankees in the World Series. “It was a great time,” said Ventura, who played for […]

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Mets vs Braves Preview: Niese On Hill, Tejada Leads Off, Duda Cleanup, Spin Batting Eighth

An article by posted on May 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Braves Preview: Niese On Hill, Tejada Leads Off, Duda Cleanup, Spin Batting Eighth

Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada, SS Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Lucas Duda, LF John Buck, C Ike Davis, 1B Marlon Byrd, RF Jordany Valdespin, CF Jonathon Niese, LHP Game Notes The Mets earned their first win in Atlanta when trailing in the ninth inning since September 18, 1993. Friday night David Wright tied the […]

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Mets Twitter is Becoming a Trending Topic

An article by posted on May 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Twitter is Becoming a Trending Topic

When logging on to Twitter, you’ll often notice the most popular topics bandied about are a daily redundancy of Justin Bieber, a sporting event or athlete that is making news, and middle-schoolers telling you what not to do on a first date. However, every once in a while a hash tag like #MetsBandNames or #MetsYouveForgottenAbout […]

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Mets vs Marlins: Wright Batting Third, Baxter Leading Off, Hefner On The Hill

An article by posted on April 30, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Marlins: Wright Batting Third, Baxter Leading Off, Hefner On The Hill

Starting Lineups Game Notes Last night’s 15-inning game was the longest in Mets-Marlins history. The two teams had played two 12-inning contests, last on September 6, 2011 when the Mets won 7-4 in Miami. Last night’s game was the longest in club history since a 2-1 win over the Cardinals in a 20-inning affair on April 17, 2010 […]

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Mets vs Marlins: Wright Out With Stiff Neck, Mets Try To End Four Game Slide

An article by posted on April 29, 2013 0 Comments
Mets vs Marlins: Wright Out With Stiff Neck, Mets Try To End Four Game Slide

Starting Lineups New York Mets Mike Baxter RF Justin Turner 3B Daniel Murphy 2B Lucas Duda LF John Buck C Ike Davis 1B Ruben Tejada SS Jordany Valdespin CF Matt Harvey RHP Miami Marlins Juan Pierre LF Donovan Solano 2B Giancarlo Stanton RF Placido Polanco 3B Greg Dobbs 1B Justin Ruggiano CF Rob Brantly C […]

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Open Thread: Phillies vs Mets at 7:10 PM – Lets Get It On!

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments

Starting Lineup Mike Baxter – RF Ruben Tejada – SS Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Jordany Valdespin – CF Dillon Gee – RHP Game Notes The Mets have scored 110 runs in their first 20 games (5.5 runs per game). The […]

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BA Hot Sheet: Montero and Tapia in the Team Photo

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
BA Hot Sheet: Montero and Tapia in the Team Photo

This week’s Baseball America Prospect Hot Sheet included two Mets right-handers: Rafael Montero, rhp, Mets: The rules of the game allow for New York to put off a 40-man decision on the 22-year-old Montero until after the 2014 season. Necessity may dictate a callup this season, given the way that Montero has pitched at Double-A Binghamton. […]

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Armed and Ready: Marcum To Start Saturday, Niese On Sunday

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Armed and Ready: Marcum To Start Saturday, Niese On Sunday

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, team officials are saying that lefthanded starter Jon Niese reported no issues and is set to return to the rotation on Sunday against the Phillies. “A little swollen, but it feels good,” Niese describe the injury Thursday morning. Manager Terry Collins said they didn’t want Niese to break […]

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Wright Named Official Spokesman For 2013 All Star FanFest

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Named Official Spokesman For 2013 All Star FanFest

Updated 12:15 PM David Wright on Wednesday joined New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Mets favorites in kicking off this year’s All-Star Game festivities at City Hall, with less than three months to go before the Midsummer Classic at Citi Field. Wright was named Major League Baseball’s official spokesman for the T-Mobile All-Star […]

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