Tag: Ron Darling

Book Review: Game 7, 1986 by Ron Darling

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Book Review: Game 7, 1986 by Ron Darling

Ron Darling takes a detailed stroll down memory lane for a night most Met Fans see as one of the greatest evenings in the history of the organization.  Darling, however, looks back on it differently.  Recall the events with the former Major League pitcher and current SNY analyst as he remembers not only this evening, […]

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Syndergaard Is Syn-Sational

An article by posted on April 21, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Is Syn-Sational

What an amazing transformation Met fans are able to witness as Noah Syndergaard is quickly blossoming into the conversation as one of the best starting pitchers in the game. Syndergaard is rounding into quite a complete pitcher, featuring an arsenal of plus pitches in his four-seam fastball, sinker, changeup, curveball, and his new toy, a […]

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Stroll Down Memory Lane: Mets Top Prospects From 1983

An article by posted on January 16, 2016 0 Comments
Stroll Down Memory Lane: Mets Top Prospects From 1983

  The Baseball America archives go all the way back to 1983 for their annual Top 10 prospect lists and I thought it would be fun to take a look at what those players became. We will first look at the Mets Top 10 from 1983, seeing where BA missed and the ones they were right about. […]

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Goosebumps. So Many Goosebumps.

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Goosebumps. So Many Goosebumps.

“This Mets team right now, it doesn’t matter who comes off the bench. Everyone contributes.” – Ron Darling. I couldn’t have said it any better myself. It is quite possible that, a year from now, I won’t be able to remember a specific, standout home run hit by Lucas Duda, Travis d’Arnaud, or Curtis Granderson […]

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Top 10 Met Moments From the First Half

An article by posted on July 17, 2015 0 Comments
Top 10 Met Moments From the First Half

As we prepare for the final 73 games of the New York Mets’ (regular) season, this seems like as good a time as any to take a quick look back at the club’s ten best moments of the first three months of 2015. Honorable Mention: Noah Syndergaard’s Debut (May 12) Though it may have been […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Down Goes Philly, Break Out The Brooms

An article by posted on April 16, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Down Goes Philly, Break Out The Brooms

3 Up 1. Mets Are Fired Up! Mets ace, Matt Harvey, not only elevates the play of his teammates, but he elevates their passion to win as well. Tuesday night’s match-up was a contest to see who had more fire, more of a burning desire to win. As important as it was for the Mets […]

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Featured Post: Selig Declares Baseball A “Social Institution”

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Selig Declares Baseball A “Social Institution”

Bud Selig sat with SNY’s Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling and Gary Cohen during the early innings of Tuesday night’s 9-1 bashing of the Miami Marlins.  They discussed issues facing not only the Mets, but baseball as a whole and the back and forth was interesting to say the least.  The crew had their take on a […]

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July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

An article by posted on July 3, 2014 0 Comments
July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no hitters, walk off home runs and everything […]

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Darling Regrets Not Reading True New Yorkers Letter

An article by posted on May 8, 2014 0 Comments
Darling Regrets Not Reading True New Yorkers Letter

In a harsh rebuke of the front office, New York Post columnist Mike Vaccaro points out how the Mets vowed in the spring of 2013 that this was going to be the year they blew the dust off their wallets and jumped back into the game, act like they own a team based in New […]

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Open Letter From Mets: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

An article by posted on April 30, 2014 0 Comments
Open Letter From Mets: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

By now, most of you should have received the email from the Mets, encouraging you to prove that you are “real” fans and to sign a pledge of support. The letter, which was signed and sent by Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling, Cleon Jones, Ed Charles, Jerry Koosman, and Doc Gooden, read as follows: To True New […]

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Gary, Keith and Ron: Mets Broadcast Team Ranks No. 4

An article by posted on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
Gary, Keith and Ron: Mets Broadcast Team Ranks No. 4

Awful Announcing ranked all 30 major league baseball broadcasting teams and the San Francisco Giants took the top spot.   1) San Francisco Giants – 3.46 -Duane Kuiper (play by play) -Jon Miller (play by play) -Dave Flemming (play by play) -Mike Krukow (analyst) Most popular grade: A (74% of voters) Vin Scully and the Los […]

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