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There’s Something Amazin’ Going On In New York This Summer

An article by posted on 19/09/2015 0 Comments
There’s Something Amazin’ Going On In New York This Summer

I’ve written about the New York dynamic and the bitterness it tends to spur from Mets/Jets/Islanders crowd towards the Yankees/Giants/Rangers crowd in two different books now. It’s been going on forever. Howie Rose told me in two different interviews about the difference in recognition, credit, comparison, and pretty much everything else when it comes to […]

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Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

An article by posted on 18/05/2015 0 Comments
Some More Managerial Options For The Mets

Couple of years back I wrote a piece where I detailed several alternatives to Terry Collins as Manager of the NY Mets. You can read it here if you are so inclined. Well, here we are two years later and wouldn’t you know it, Terry is still our manager. I guess none of the options I […]

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MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

An article by posted on 22/04/2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

On this day in Mets history, 45 years ago, Hall of Famer Tom Seaver tossed his 19-strikeout gem against the San Diego Padres and set the major league record with 10 straight strikeouts to end the game. It happened on April 22, 1970 and our own Stephen Hanks was there. Here is an article he […]

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MLB To Launch Investigation Into Rash of Positive Stanozolol Results

An article by posted on 15/04/2015 0 Comments
MLB To Launch Investigation Into Rash of Positive Stanozolol Results

Commonly sold under the name Winstrol (oral) and Wonstrol Depot (intramuscular), Stanozolol is a synthetic anabolic steroid that began to be widely used in sports during the 80’s but which has actually been around since 1962. It was in fact the steroid that Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson tested positive on in 1988. As of 4/14, […]

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Mets New Lineup Would Result In One Additional Win

An article by posted on 08/04/2015 0 Comments
Mets New Lineup Would Result In One Additional Win

The Mets’ unorthodox starting lineup on Opening Day had many in a tizzy and it was the big story on Tuesday while the team enjoyed a day off. Whose idea was it? Terry? Sandy? Mr. Met? All of the above? In a report by Marc Carig of Newsday, team sources insisted that the adjusted lineup […]

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MLB to Allow Local Games to be Streamed on Phones and Tablets

An article by posted on 20/03/2015 0 Comments
MLB to Allow Local Games to be Streamed on Phones and Tablets

MLB is finally going to  about to allow the ability to stream local baseball games on smartphones and tablets — including Mets games in New York, provided you already subscribe to SNY through a standard cable provider, Josh Kosman of the New York Post reports. “Major League Baseball is expected to announce in the next few days […]

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New Citi Field Scoreboard Is Real and It’s Spectacular

An article by posted on 18/03/2015 0 Comments
New Citi Field Scoreboard Is Real and It’s Spectacular

There it is… The Mets tweeted an image of our new state of the art scoreboard, featuring one of the largest high-definition digital screens in any sports venue in the country. The Daktronics digital video board is 62% larger than the original screen and measures a whopping 5,670 square feet . Said Chief Operating Officer […]

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Mets Should Start Considering Extensions For Some Players

An article by posted on 05/02/2015 0 Comments
Mets Should Start Considering Extensions For Some Players

History has shown us the best way, and most economical, is to build from within and complement your core with free-agent signings and trades. The Mets have a young, but largely unproven core of talent outside of David Wright. I wrote the other day how the Mets should consider extending Lucas Duda if he duplicates […]

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Mets Billboard Design Unveiled

An article by posted on 26/01/2015 0 Comments
Mets Billboard Design Unveiled

Mets fan Gary Palumbo unveiled the final design for the billboards that will go up by Citi Field in Queens and Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. The goal was to raise awareness that the Mets are now ready to contend and become relevant again after fans were asked to be patient for six long […]

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Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

An article by posted on 21/12/2014 0 Comments
Mets Odds To Win World Series Are 25:1

In their latest Baseball Futures, leading online sports bookers Bovada, cast the Mets with 25/1 odds to win the World Series, tied with the White Sox, Yankees and Royals. Twelve other teams were favored in front of them with the Dodgers, Red Sox and Nationals the heavy favorites, respectively. Los Angeles Dodgers – 15/2 Boston […]

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