Tag: Opening Day

Collins Names Mike Pelfrey Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on January 19, 2011 0 Comments

Updated 12:45 PM I’m here at Citi Field where Terry Collins officially tabbed Pelfrey as his Opening Day starter. The Mets open the season against the Marlins who have given Pelfrey problems over his career. I’ll have much more on this and other player news later today. Original Post 11:30 AM Freshly armed with a […]

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From Left Field: Young’s In, Who’s Out?

An article by posted on January 18, 2011 0 Comments

Finally, the Mets have signed Chris Young to a one-year deal. Rumors of the Mets’ interest had been circulating for much of the offseason, but the deal is done. So with the addition of Young, that begs the question: What should we expect the pitching rotation to look like? In my last post, I gave […]

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Mr. Wilpon, Tear Down This Wall.

An article by posted on September 23, 2010 0 Comments

According to this report by Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, Citi Field, the toughest ballpark in which to hit home runs in the National League is not expected to have any dimension changes or altered wall heights for 2011, according to a source familiar with the plans of New York Mets officials. Before the start […]

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The pressure is kind of off

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Sure, we’re all thrilled that the Mets continued their Opening Day dominance on Monday with a win over the Marlins to start the 2010 season.  It was a very complete performance with Johan Santana, Fernando Nieve and K-Rod holding the Marlins to one run; and our hitters, starting with David Wright belting a first-inning two-run […]

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Just Not The Same Buzz For Opening Day

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

I attended my 7th opening day yesterday.  It was the perfect day for baseball, and the Mets looked great.  David Wright floated back into the heavens and made everyone breathe a deep cleansing breath of relief, and Johan Santana looked almost like the vintage ace of old.  So then why was I not completely ecstatic? […]

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Optimists Have Their Day In The Sun

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, opening day, the optimists ruled. The naysayers out there already have their rebuttals. “You had Santana pitching, you should have won. Now lets see what you’ve got”. Perhaps they are right. Certainly 2009, nor this most recent spring training has given even the most loyal Mets fans some ill conceived notions that this team […]

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2010 Gets Off To A Great Start!

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

I know this is a positive post and it’s only been one game but that was a big and important win for the Mets and the fans.  After the disaster of last year the Mets needed this first win behind their ace and they got that win!  Jason Bay had a good 1st day, going […]

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Opening Day Magic Continues As Mets Top Marlins 7-1

An article by posted on April 5, 2010 0 Comments

Game Summary If everyday was Opening Day for the New York Mets, oh what a wonderful world it would be. The Mets continued their season opening mastery with a 7-1 victory over the Florida Marlins for their fifth straight Opening Day win and improved their overall record to 32-17, both Major League records. Game Highlights Johan Santana outdueled […]

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Here’s To Another Memorable Mets Opening Day

An article by posted on April 5, 2010 0 Comments

Our New York Mets have had their share of great memories on Opening Day despite losing their first eight in a row. Since then you could say that the Mets own Opening Day.  Here are some memorable moments to set the right mood for todays opener against the Marlins at 1:00 PM. Enjoy… The Mets […]

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Opening Day Lineup and Preview: Mets Vs. Marlins

An article by posted on April 4, 2010 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel has announced his Opening Day lineup for tomorrow: 1. Alex Cora SS 2. Luis Castillo 2B 3. David Wright 3B 4. Mike Jacobs 1B 5. Jason Bay, LF 6. Gary Matthews Jr. CF 7. Jeff Francoeur RF 8. Rod Barajas C 9. Johan Santana P Observations: Gary Matthews Jr. gets the starting nod […]

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