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Former Met Dock Ellis Dies

An article by posted on December 20, 2008

AP is reporting that former Mets pitcher Dock Ellis, has died in California from a liver ailment, according to his former agent, Tom Reich. Ellis, was probably best known for claiming that in 1970, he pitched a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates while under the influence of LSD. He was 63 years old. Ellis went 138-119 with a […]

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Here Come The All New Buffalo Bisons

An article by posted on December 17, 2008

On Tuesday, the Buffalo Bisons unveiled their totally cool logo for the 2009 season. Not only does it hearken back to their earliest traditions, but they incorporated the Mets colors and signature skyline and baseball stitches in it as well. The final product is a kick-ass design that fully recognizes the new partnership between the Mets […]

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DONE DEAL! METS SIGN K-ROD TO 3-YEAR CONTRACT

An article by posted on December 9, 2008

Original Post: 3:05 PM The New York Mets agreed to a three-year deal with free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez, a source told ESPN on Tuesday. Rodriguez’s deal, worth $37 million plus additional incentives, is pending a physical. It is a one-year increase over the two years and $24 million the Mets are said to have initially […]

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Drinks, Steaks, and Francisco Rodriguez

An article by posted on December 8, 2008

There must be nothing better than an ice cold beer in a frosty mug, and a perfectly grilled medium rare steak, to satisfy your appetite while you are negotiating a huge, multi-million dollar contract. That’s exactly what Omar Minaya and his entourage did during the waning hours of Sunday night with their special guest, free agent closer Francisco Rodriguez. No word […]

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No Sour Grapes For Johan Santana

An article by posted on November 11, 2008

When the Mets went after Johan Santana last off season, some Mets fans were stoked, while others thought we either gave up too much to get him, or that we paid him too much to keep him. Fast forward 12 months later… I think it’s safe to say that there’s not one Mets fan who […]

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Carlos Beltran Named Best Centerfielder In Baseball

An article by posted on November 3, 2008

Bill James who is as venerated and respected as they come, especially from MLB statisticians, analysts and baseball junkies everywhere, just unveiled his selections for the 2008 Baseball Fielding Awards. Carlos Beltran was named the best fielding centerfielder in baseball for the second time in his career. Here is what Bill James had to say… Center Field – Carlos Beltran, […]

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This Weekends Probables – It’s The Final Countdown

An article by posted on September 26, 2008

Here we go Mets fans! It’s been quite a year of ups and downs for the Mets, but we are still alive and well and that’s all that matters. The Mets enter the final three games in second place and only one game behind the Philadelphia Phillies. They are in a flat-footed tie with the […]

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Mets Move Triple-A Team From New Orleans To Buffalo

An article by posted on September 20, 2008

As reported in the Buffalo News, the Buffalo Bisons have called a press conference for Monday morning in Dunn Tire Park to officially announce the New York Mets will be their new parent club next season. “This is great news for Buffalo sports fans. The Mets and Bisons are a natural marriage, and one that […]

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What A View From the Top!

An article by posted on August 15, 2008

After doing what was expected necessary, our New York Metropolitans find themselves sitting atop the NL East. Clutch hitting, a stellar rotation, and a bullpen that saves games (for a change) all played pivotal roles this week. It also helped that Manny was being Manny in L.A. instead of Boston. And I would also like […]

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Do You Believe In Magic?

An article by posted on July 11, 2008

For the first time in 2 years, the Mets are on a 6 game winning streak. They are a game and a half out of first. David Wright, after being shafted by the players, is going to the All Star game. And most importantly, Jerry Manuel is a gangsta. Okay, so it’s a 6 game […]

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