Tag: NL East

The Cardinals and Mets Rivalry

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

With all the injuries to the 2009 Mets reminding me of the 1987 Mets, and with the St. Louis Cardinals in town for a big four game series, it got me thinking about the great Met-Cardinals rivalry of the mid 1980′s. To borrow a line from Keith Hernandez “You kids out there who are new […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves (Record in last 10 games, 6-4; games gained/lost on div. leader in last 10 games, -2) I think you know what the braves were up to this week on the field. Off the field however, they called up Kris Medlen to take Jo-Jo Reyes’s spot in the rotation after he lasted 3 innings […]

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NL East Weekday Roundup

An article by posted on May 8, 2009 0 Comments

The NL East had a bit of an eventful week, as the Mets swept both the Braves and the Phillies, the Braves swept the Marlins, and the Nationals had some crazy games against both Houston and Los Angeles. The Week That Was (Record in parenthesis shows record in mid-week series’) Atlanta Braves (2-2) @ Marlins […]

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Act Two: Big Pelf Takes Center Stage

An article by posted on April 8, 2009 0 Comments

The jubilation of the Mets Opening Day win becomes somewhat tempered tonight, when Mike Pelfrey takes the mound against Edinson Volquez and the Cincinnati Reds. The certainty and confidence we feel whenever it’s Johan Santana’s turn in the rotation is very comforting to say the least. Dayne Perry of ESPN, wrote today that Johan Santana needs to get […]

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Phillies Are Crowned NL East Champs

An article by posted on September 27, 2008

Any chance of the Mets trying to win the division has just come to an end. Only moments agao, the Philadelphia Phillies have defeated the Washington Nationals. As reported on phillies.com, closer Brad Lidge sealed Saturday’s 4-3 Phillies win over the Nationals and captured a second straight National League East title — Philadelphia’s first back-to-back […]

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I’ll Flip You For It

An article by posted on September 20, 2008

The Mets won a coin toss against the Brewers today to determine home-field advantage for a potential one-game wild card playoff between the two teams. If the Mets and Phillies tie for first place and have better records than the runners-up in the other divisions, then the Mets will be the NL East champions based […]

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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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