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Ground Control, Is Sheffield Next, Who Stole The Good Tarp?

An article by posted on June 24, 2009 0 Comments

Joel Pineiro aka The Beast That Swallowed New York was unbelievable last night.  The sinker-baller stymied the New York Mets, and induced 22 ground outs in a 3-0 shutout Tuesday night at Citi Field. It was his second shutout of the season, and he didn’t allow a runner past second base. The Mets didn’t even hit a […]

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Barack, Bellies and Baseball

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

For one night this summer, the Brooklyn Cyclones will be transformed into the Baracklyn Cyclones, honoring the 44th President of the United States with a night of patriotic partying at the ballpark. The landmark game will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd – the “Inaugural Tuesday” of the 2009 New York-Penn League season – and […]

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There Will Be More Gut Wrenching Losses…

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Howie Rose called it the worst regular season loss in franchise history and that none ever hurt this bad. He should know, he’s seen them all. I find it amazing that not one Mets player expressed outrage last night… Certainly, you could tell by the looks on their faces that they were shell-shocked, but not one […]

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Required Morning Reading – It’s in Their Heads

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

Mets fans should read the following article in today’s New York Times. Basically, Gary Matthews Sr. (“Sarge”), now a Phillies broadcaster, says he expects our most recent and disastrous series against the Phils will pretty much be the formula for the rest of the year, even though we now still have more wins than losses […]

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Q & A with Michael Shapiro; Author of Bottom of the Ninth

An article by posted on June 9, 2009 0 Comments

Please enjoy this interview I recently conducted with Michael Shapiro, author of the new book, “Bottom of the Ninth”. Will Sommer Your book, Bottom of the Ninth, what inspired you to write it? Michael Shapiro I guess the thing that really inspired me to write Bottom of the Ninth was the idea that… What baseball […]

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Beltran Vs LaRoche – Ding, Ding, Ding, Round 3

An article by posted on June 7, 2009 0 Comments

Round One On Friday June 4th after the Mets got swept by the Pirates, Carlos Beltran said he was embarrassed. “We have to play better. There’s no doubt we have to play better. I mean, we have to take this personally. It can’t happen. It can’t happen us being able to come here and lose three games […]

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Omir Santos: Did We Catch Lightning In A Bottle?

An article by posted on June 6, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have been socked with too many injuries and a fair share of adversity so far this season. When that happens, it becomes so hard to spot some of the good things that have also emerged out of all the drama and upheaval. One such positive has been the outstanding pitching of Livan Hernandez. Who could […]

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J.J. Putz Will Have Surgery And Miss 8-12 Weeks

An article by posted on June 5, 2009 0 Comments

As reported by the Mets, reliever J.J. Putz will have surgery to remove a bone spur in his right elbow and miss at least two months. The NY Post writes, The team confirmed Putz’s decision after the former All-Star closer had his ailing elbow examined by team doctors this morning in New York. Putz, who […]

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Is There A Doctor In The House?

An article by posted on June 5, 2009 0 Comments

Help Wanted – Experienced and licensed health-care professionals needed to resuscitate an organization that is in now on life support. After yesterday’s bombshell that Jose Reyes had been re-examined and lo and behold a new injury was discovered, Mets fans are justifiably worried. Reyes it seems, has a torn tendon in his hamstring, but I […]

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Jose Reyes Has Torn Hamstring

An article by posted on June 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to a tweet by Kevin Burkardt: Reyes has a tear in his right hamstring tendon. Add SS to the list of Mets needs. Wow, I hate to say it, but the Mets have done it again, and again, and again… More to come on this… Adam Rubin confirms ; Jose Reyes has a small […]

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