Tag: Opening Day

Baby, Baby, Baby, You’re Out Of Time

An article by posted on December 22, 2011 0 Comments
Baby, Baby, Baby, You’re Out Of Time

What did I say was going to happen before Opening Day? <scratches head> Oh yeah, this… You’re obsolete my baby, my poor discarded baby, I say baby, baby, baby you’re outta time…. The Wilpon’s have always loved slogans… The Team, The Time… Your Season Has Come… We need one for the 2012 Mets… What’cha got?

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Johan Santana May Not Be Ready By Opening Day

An article by posted on December 14, 2011 0 Comments

Last night during the Mets Holiday Party, Mets GM Sandy Alderson sounded less confident than he has in the past regarding starting pitcher, Johan Santana. “We do have some question marks, of course, with Santana being one of them,” general manager Sandy Alderson said Tuesday at the team’s annual Christmas party. “We think he’s going […]

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All Star Week: Celebrating Carlos Beltran!

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
All Star Week: Celebrating Carlos Beltran!

This afternoon, NL manager Bruce Bochy announced that Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran will start as the National League’s designated hitter and bat second in the All Star Game. “I like the fact that he is a switch hitter,” Bochy said of Beltran during the All-Star Game press conference. “He gives you another dynamic in that two […]

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What Are The Odds Jose Reyes Is Still With Mets Next Opening Day?

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
What Are The Odds Jose Reyes Is Still With Mets Next Opening Day?

Jose Reyes is really lighting up the Mets blogosphere today with several posts debating the merits of giving him an extension that will keep him in Flushing. But what are the odds that that can really happen? Is there a number that would make both sides happy? MetsBlog was asked if 5 years at $85-95 […]

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From Left Field: Why Harris over Hairston and Duda?

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins prefers to use Willie Harris as the Mets’ Opening Day left fielder. Jason Bay will begin the year on the disabled list and won’t return until April 9 at the earliest. The Mets will carry young slugger Lucas Duda in Bay’s spot and will expect […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Big Hopes, Big Injuries, Bigger Heads

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today we discuss: Opening Day, how to follow the Mets this season, and the sad case of Barry Bonds. Are there any two words sweeter to a baseball fan than, “Opening Day?” On Friday, we get to utter it, with one caveat: It’s a night tilt. How awful is that? Opening Day […]

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Opening Day Just Days Away

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

This weekend, I ventured down to Port St. Lucie to catch two late-March Spring Training games. It’s been a routine trip I make each year, typically toward the end of March, that way I can catch as close to the Opening Day lineup as possible. The Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 16-3, Thursday, March […]

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And Then There Was One…The Almost Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments

With today’s news that Luis Hernandez, Nick Evans and Pat Misch were placed on waivers, the opening day roster is essentially in place, with the last bench spot expected to be going to newly minted super-utility man Daniel Murphy. The last expected bullpen slot is a footrace between Blaine Boyer, who appears to have a […]

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Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Dueling Aces!

An article by posted on March 28, 2011 0 Comments
Mets 2011 Opening Day GFX: Dueling Aces!

Yes, yes, yes, I know, I know, our true ace, Johan Santana is on the mend. But in his place we have two pitchers who will fill in admirably while he’s gone. For now, they are our co-aces and both of them know they have a lot riding on them this season. BIG PELF! Mike […]

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Carlos Beltran Played RF, Ran Bases, Had A Couple Of Hits

An article by posted on March 27, 2011 0 Comments

Rich Couthino of MetsBlog.com summarizes how today went for Carlos Beltran who played five innings in a minor league game, hitting, running the bases, and fielding his position in right field. Carlos Beltran continued his journey towards Opening Day, playing five innings in right field during a minor league game in Port St. Lucie. In […]

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