Tag: Pedro Martinez

All-Time “He Was Good Until He Went to the Mets” Team

An article by posted on July 15, 2016 0 Comments
All-Time “He Was Good Until He Went to the Mets” Team

“He was good. Until he went to the Mets.” If you’re a Mets fan, there’s a solid chance you say or hear that sentence at least ten times per year. The Mets have had several notable occurrences of “He Was Good Until He Went To The Mets” syndrome over their five decades of play, and […]

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Bartolo Colon Notches A Special Victory

An article by posted on April 17, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Notches A Special Victory

With the Mets 6-5 win in Friday night’s contest with the Cleveland Indians, RHP Bartolo Colon notched his 219th career victory. He moves up the career wins list and is now tied for 77th all-time. Another achievement took place with win number 219 however, as Colon tied fellow Dominican native, former Met, and Hall of […]

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Commissioner Manfred Needs to Lift the Ban, But Not on Pete Rose

An article by posted on December 20, 2015 0 Comments
Commissioner Manfred Needs to Lift the Ban, But Not on Pete Rose

He was arguably the greatest natural hitter of his generation. He was idolized by hometown fans and feared by those he competed against. He was the one guy opposing pitchers vowed not to be beaten by. His batting stance was copied in ball fields and backyards across the country. He was a World Series champion. […]

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MLB Players React To Chase Utley Breaking Ruben Tejada’s Leg

An article by posted on October 11, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Players React To Chase Utley Breaking Ruben Tejada’s Leg

There are no shortage of reactions from around baseball on the dirty take-out slide by Chase Utley that resulted in a broken leg for Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada. Terry Collins – “Broke my shortstop’s leg, that’s all I know. I’m not going to get into it. It’s over. It’s done. Not much we can do […]

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I’m Ready For The Return Of Harvey Days

An article by posted on January 8, 2015 0 Comments
I’m Ready For The Return Of Harvey Days

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN listed righthander Matt Harvey among his 15 Most Interesting People of 2015. “After six straight losing seasons and some serial belt-tightening under the Wilpon family, the Mets have legitimate reason for excitement behind their young pitching nucleus.” “A lot hinges on the performance of Harvey, who displayed ace-caliber stuff and serious […]

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True Mets Fans Don’t Settle – The Billboards Are A Go!

An article by posted on January 8, 2015 0 Comments
True Mets Fans Don’t Settle – The Billboards Are A Go!

What may have seemed like an impossible mission only two weeks ago, came to fruition tonight as the $5,000 funding needed to erect two billboards on Roosevelt Ave. was exceeded with well over a week left to go. Gary Palumbo, who decided he had had enough of the way Mets ownership has embarrassed and mishandled […]

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Deal or No Deal?

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Deal or No Deal?

There’s an old saying in baseball, “Pitching wins championships”. As far as I can remember, that quote always rang true even if it was often overused. If you looked at the history of the game, you’d be hard pressed to find championship winning teams that were lacking in the pitching department. You don’t even have […]

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Spring Shots: Mets Baseball in Port St. Lucie

An article by posted on February 11, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Shots: Mets Baseball in Port St. Lucie

Many Mets players are already in Port St. Lucie and the number keeps growing everyday. Pitchers and catchers don’t report until February 15 and the position players until February 20, but that hasn’t stop some Mets from trying to get a step ahead. Here are some of the sights from Tradition Field as posted by the […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Granderson

An article by posted on December 8, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Granderson

When the news broke late Friday morning that the Mets had finally came to an agreement with outfielder, Curtis Granderson I admit I did the proverbial  “happy dance” while driving in my car. Yes Granderson is not the “savior” that the Mets need to help this team escape from mediocrity as well as ineptitude. But […]

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The Curtis Granderson Story: Have We Seen This Movie Before?

An article by posted on December 7, 2013 0 Comments
The Curtis Granderson Story: Have We Seen This Movie Before?

We’ve been waiting all winter for our team to do something. Yesterday, our inactive front office became active by signing Curtis Granderson for 4 years/$60 million. But is the waiting over? Will this be our only major move or will it be the first of several? Is this the first baby step in bringing a winner […]

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