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Cliff Lee…The Final Word…Really.

An article by posted on June 26, 2010 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, before the blogosphere erupted with stories about the Mets trading for either Cliff Lee or Roy Oswalt, I wrote an article here on MMO, The New Mets Ace In The Hole. Since then there have been more Cliff Lee/Roy Oswalt stories than Charlie Sheen has DUI’s. I think Michael Branda (Jessup) […]

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Doug’s Dugout: Wilpon Could Give Green Light On Lee

An article by posted on June 26, 2010 0 Comments

In Doug’s Dugout today I talk about interleague play and the tab for Cliff Lee: For anyone who thinks interleague play is for the birds, they never had the Birds of Baltimore on their schedule….or the Indians and Tigers.  If the Mets can win the series against the Twins this weekend, after splitting six games with the […]

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Steroids And Baseball, Continued

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

The following paragraph is part of a letter that I wrote – it was published in the New York Times on January 26, 2004. “President Bush mentioned the issue of steroids in sports in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 21, 2004. As a lifelong baseball fan, I am very concerned about […]

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Angel Pagan Or Carlos Beltran: A Great Problem To Have

An article by posted on June 23, 2010 0 Comments

Many Mets fans on this site, spent a great deal of time debating whether outfielder Angel Pagan was capable of playing leftfield everyday or if he was nothing more than a good fourth outfielder. We had posts that wanted him as the leftfielder so that we could go after a starting pitcher over the winter […]

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Mets Acquire Jorge Padilla

An article by posted on June 20, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have acquired outfielder Jorge Padilla from the Blue Jays, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com (via Twitter). There’s no word on what Toronto will receive on the deal at this time. Padilla, 30, has a slash line of .330/.405/.459 with four homers for Toronto’s Triple A affiliate this season. He came to the […]

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Mets Renaissance Playing in the Bronx

An article by posted on June 19, 2010 0 Comments

Did any of us think this would be possible some six weeks back? We’ve won eight straight, 12 of 13, and we just shut out our favorite team to hate in the Bronx! What a game! What performances! Gamesmanship, strategy, decision-making, fundamentals…concepts we only could have wished for last year at this time. Mets fans […]

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Players Doing Their Part, Time For Fans And Management To Do Theirs

An article by posted on June 15, 2010 0 Comments

Today is June 15th and the NY Mets are currently 1 1/2 games out of first place in the division.  Pre-season analysts regarded the 2010 Mets as a cellar team, questioning Omar Minaya’s lack of motivation during free agency and through the countless “On Paper” comparisons of this 2010 Mets team with the 2008 World […]

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Maine Closing In On Return To Mets

An article by posted on June 14, 2010 0 Comments

In a rehab start for Double-A Binghamton yesterday, John Maine pitched four scoreless innings allowing just one hit and two walks, while striking out five. According to Anthony Coleman of the Trenton Times, Maine’s velocity topped out at 88 mph. Maine didn’t seem too concerned. “I don’t really worry about velocity. It’s just looking at swings, […]

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Reyes and Francoeur Homer To Beat Orioles 3-1

An article by posted on June 12, 2010 0 Comments

Mets take two against the Orioles on the road winning 3-1. First back-to-back road wins for the Mets since late July of last year. Mets also go six games over .500 on the season. Game Summary Mets imported arm, Hisanori Takahashi had his fifth major league start with the Mets. And for the first time, […]

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A Lesson In Mets History

An article by posted on June 11, 2010 0 Comments

I’m a fan of history. Whether it be baseball or Mets history or the history of our nation, I love how history provides us with a template for the future. We tend to have short attention spans in this new media digital age. We tweet, surf the web and instant message while texting all at […]

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